Publications

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At PaTTAN, our goal is to provide educators with a breadth of publications that are grounded in proven best practices and a deep research base, reflecting a commitment to school improvement. PaTTAN offers publications on a variety of topics, all focused on improving educational results for students with and without disabilities.

Whether you are just starting out in the field of education, or you want to improve upon the work you and your team are already doing, let PaTTAN support you with the expertise of our educational consultants. Pennsylvania educators, school administrators, and families can view, download, and order PaTTAN publications mailed to their school or home.

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Secondary Transition: The Importance of Employment - Why Work?
January 1, 2019

Secondary Transition: The Importance of Employment - Why Work?

This fact sheet provides guidance for parents when discussing the important of employment with their child.
Also available in Spanish.
Secondary Transition: The Importance of Employment - Why Work? (Spanish)
July 1, 2018

Secondary Transition: The Importance of Employment - Why Work? (Spanish)

This fact sheet provides guidance for parents when discussing the important of employment with their child.
Also available in English.
Secondary Transition: Understanding Self-Advocacy
April 18, 2019

Secondary Transition: Understanding Self-Advocacy

This fact sheet provides guidance for parents on how to discuss self-advocacy with their child.
Also available in Spanish. 
Secondary Transition: Understanding Self-Advocacy (Spanish)
April 18, 2019

Secondary Transition: Understanding Self-Advocacy (Spanish)

This fact sheet provides guidance for parents on how to discuss self-advocacy with their child.
Also available in English. 
Secondary Transition: Promoting Independent Living While Still in School
May 1, 2018

Secondary Transition: Promoting Independent Living While Still in School

There are many aspects of independence for a young person with a disability and family members to consider. Independence can be defined as the ability to decide how a person wants to live, participate, and access community resources, as well as the level of supports that a person may need to be successful. This fact sheet assists in beginning the discussion.
 
Secondary Transition: Promoting Independent Living While Still in School (Spanish)
May 1, 2018

Secondary Transition: Promoting Independent Living While Still in School (Spanish)

There are many aspects of independence for a young person with a disability and family members to consider. Independence can be defined as the ability to decide how a person wants to live, participate, and access community resources, as well as the level of supports that a person may need to be successful. This fact sheet assists in beginning the discussion.
Also available in English.
Secondary Transition: Preparing for Employment
May 1, 2018

Secondary Transition: Preparing for Employment

When family members have high academic and employment expectations for their children with disabilities, the youth experience greater success in those critical areas. Family members’ awareness of their children’s potential employability and the importance of work are likely to influence positive employment outcomes for youth with disabilities.
Secondary Transition: Preparing for Employment (Spanish)
May 1, 2018

Secondary Transition: Preparing for Employment (Spanish)

When family members have high academic and employment expectations for their children with disabilities, the youth experience greater success in those critical areas. Family members’ awareness of their children’s potential employability and the importance of work are likely to influence positive employment outcomes for youth with disabilities.
Secondary Transition: Post-Secondary Education Expectations
July 1, 2018

Secondary Transition: Post-Secondary Education Expectations

This fact sheet provides information for parents to assist them in advising their child about what to expect of a post-secondary educational experience.
Also available in Spanish.
Secondary Transition: Post-Secondary Education Expectations (Spanish)
July 1, 2018

Secondary Transition: Post-Secondary Education Expectations (Spanish)

This fact sheet provides information for parents to assist them in advising their child about what to expect of a post-secondary educational experience.
Also available in English.

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