A library collection hosted by CPIR Developed by NAPTAC | Native American Parent Technical Assistance Center New resources being developed by LDAH | Leadership in Disabilities and Achievement of Hawaii September 2020 The training and briefs that NAPTAC created for Parent Centers included specific worksheets, group activities, and resource lists, all of which are designed […]
2nd edition, March 2020 A publication of the Native American Parent Technical Assistance Center (NAPTAC) Compiled by Joann Sebastian Morris for NAPTAC Download this resource list in Word (77 kb) Download this resource list as a PDF (219 kb) Visit the Native American Resource Collection This resource list has been compiled expressly for Parent Centers […]
The Native American Parent Technical Assistance Center (NAPTAC) produced a rich collection of materials for Parent Centers to use in planning and conducting outreach to the Native American families of children with disabilities in their service regions. CPIR has integrated half of this enormous collection into the Hub and held this webinar, where we took a tour of the resources within.
Developing an Understanding of American Indians/and Alaska Natives: Historical Trauma — In this brief, NAPTAC examines what historical trauma is and describes its monumental impact on Native people, culture, and health. Parent Centers can use this information to deepen their understanding of Native communities and to inform outreach and training activities.
The State of Native Education: Facts for Parent Centers — This brief shares key findings from the National Indian Education Study (NIES) report released in March 2017. Understanding the academic performance of American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) students in reading and mathematics, as well as their exposure to Native culture in school and in the home, provides […]
(2018) | Useful to Parent Centers and other service providers in reaching and serving youth with disabilities who are Native American or Alaska Natives. Visit the full Native American Resource Collection Reaching Out to American Indian and Alaska Native Youth with Disabilities is a guide that comes from NAPTAC, the Native American Parent Technical Assistance Center. […]
This summary infographic presents the findings of the 2017 State of Native Youth Report: Our Identities as Civic Power, from the Center for Native American Youth (CNAY). It will support Parent Centers in: (1) working with youth with disabilities who are American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN); (2) understanding what Native youth have identified as the major issues facing young people in their community; (3) expanding outreach to and relationships with Native communities; and (4) adapting youth-oriented trainings to include Native voices that will resonate with AI/AN youth.
This infographic summarizes the findings of the report “Native Nations and American Schools: The History of Natives in the American Education System,” written by the National Indian Education Association (NIEA). The Native American Parent Technical Assistance Center is pleased to summarize the report’s findings in the short, easy-to-read format of an infographic.
This brief describes the importance of resilience in Native communities and suggests ways that Parent Centers can share the skills that reinforce resilience with Native parents of youth with disabilities.
This message is written directly to Native American youth and focuses on the importance of resilience in life. Ten skills for building resilience and the ability to bounce back from setbacks are discussed.