Resources to Share with Families

Upcoming Event

Are You School Staff (Teacher, Administrator, Support) A Family Member  A Student  Who can provide PaTTAN with feedback to inform their initiative efforts to support Students with significant cognitive disabilities image. Click on image to go to flyer for more information
 Conference Title Date Location Future Conference Dates
Pennsylvania Department of Education Conference March 2-4, 2022 Hybrid/Hershey Lodge March 1-3, 2023
AAC Talks Web Conference May 13, 2022 Virtual May 12, 2023
PaTTAN Literacy Symposium June 14-16, 2022 PaTTAN Harrisburg TBD
Pennsylvania Deaf-Blind Project's Family Learning Conference June 24-25, 2022 Hybrid/State College TBD
National Autism Conference August 1-4, 2022 Hybrid/State College TBD
PA Community on Transition Conference August 10-11, 2022 Virtual TBD
HELIX: High Expectations for Low Incidence Disabilities November 14-16, 2022 Hybrid/State College TBD
Equity is MTSS (MTSS Conference and PA PBS Implementers' Forum)     TBD
PDE Computer Science for ALL - PA Summit (#CSForALLPA)     TBD
Special Education Leadership Summit     TBD
 

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Other Resources for Families
                                                           
Accelerated Learning Through an Integrated System of Support. Click on image to go to page                                                   Tough Questions and Some Answers, About Fighting COVID Slide While Accelerated Student Learning image. Click on image to go to article    



image of Enhancing School Engagement and Attendance for Students with Disabilities.  Click here to go to publications webpage.                                                I'M DETERMINED Families You made it to the right place, we are glad you're here. As family members, you are an important part of your student's success no matter their age. Explore resources and events that will help you support your child along their journey image. Click on image to go to page.   


                              




Attention Pennsylvania Transition Stakeholders! Please help the Pennsylvania Community on Transition learn more about how youth with disabilities set goals and plan for adulthood. Click this link to learn more and access a short survey. Click on image to go to  https://fs25.formsite.com/3fHiZQ/tvvh0zzrca/index.html                                      Spanish version of Attention Pennsylvania Transition Stakeholders! Please help the Pennsylvania Community on Transition learn more about how youth with disabilities set goals and plan for adulthood. Click this link to learn more and access a short survey. Click on image to go to  https://fs25.formsite.com/3fHiZQ/tvvh0zzrca/index.html 



                                                                   


Your Voice, Your Story, Your Future. Family Engagement in your Transition Planning image. Click on image to go to you tube video.                                                            Opening Doors to College video. Click on link to go to page.  

             
                                                           Partnerships in Employment Erik W Carter What Matter Most Research on Elevating Parent Expectations image. Click on image to go to PDF

                                                                            

Resource to share with children!

Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine image. Click on image to go to PDFGetting a COVID-19 Vaccine image Spanish translation. Click on image to go to PDF in Spanish

 
   

Family Guides for Learning at Home                                                                                                       Guías Familiares para aprendiendo en casa

          Seek Common Ground Family Guides image of youtube video. Clik on image to go to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xRNMsUw0yvs&feature=youtu.be                                                                                                      Seek Common Ground Family Guides Spanish version image.  Click on image to go to youtube video  of youtube video. at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fDHGjHyCN9s&feature=youtu.be    



 

PaTTANPODS:


Parent Consultants: Supporting Family-School Partnerships for Student Success image. Click on image to go to video.                                                                                Options to Resolve Differences Between Families and Schools. Click on image to go to video                                                                       

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Frequently Asked Questions about Attorney Participation at Special Education Mediation. Click on image to go to PDF



image of the FAMILIES TO THE MAX TIP SHEET: Presuming Competence. Click on image to go to https://www.pattan.net/Publications/Families-to-the-MAX-Tip-Sheet-Presuming-Competence                                                              Image of FAMILIES TO THE MAX Tip Sheet-Access to the General Education Curriculum. Click on image to go to Publications page.


New Resource for Secondary Transition:

      Transition Discoveries logo. Click on image to go to webpage.                                                              PA Secondary Transition logo image. Click on image to go to https://www.pasecondarytransition.com/                              

    National Center on Improving Literacy logo. Click on image to go to page https://improvingliteracy.org/family

   





The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) is part of the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services. ODP provides supports and services to improve the lives of individuals with intellectual disabilities (IDD) and/or Autism.  Supports may include waivers (benefits and services), such as Medical Assistance/Medicaid; Community Living; Infant Toddler, and Family, as well as other services. To determine if you or your child is eligible for ODP services, follow this guide:ODP Services guide. Click Here for eligibility and contact information                                                                               Does Your Child Have a Hearing and/or Vision Concern? Watch this brief video: Family Resource Group.




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PDE Guidance

 
PA COVID-19 Compensatory Services publication image. Click on image to go to Publications page