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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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Student Confidentiality: Guidance for Educational Interpreters
June 24, 2019

Student Confidentiality: Guidance for Educational Interpreters

This document has been developed to clarify for local educational agencies (LEAs) the important liability issues that may be present when providing sign language interpreters in settings that involve the sharing of confidential information by a student who is deaf or hard of hearing (e.g., when interacting with outside agencies, crisis response and management, in-school therapy and counseling).
Pennsylvania's PBIS System: Recognition 2018-2019 School Year
June 4, 2019

Pennsylvania's PBIS System: Recognition 2018-2019 School Year

The Pennsylvania Positive Behavior Support Network (PaPBS) is pleased to announce the 2019 recipients of recognition for high fidelity implementation of Positive Behavior Interventions and Support (PBIS). The PaPBS Network recognition system annually identifies and publicly distinguishes Pennsylvania’s Program Wide (PW) and School Wide (SW) sites for successful implementation of PBIS.
PA Agenda for Students Who Are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, or Deaf-Blind: A Summary of Accomplishments
June 4, 2019

PA Agenda for Students Who Are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, or Deaf-Blind: A Summary of Accomplishments

This document contains a summary of accomplishments for each area of the Pennsylvania Agenda for Students who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, or Deaf-Blind.
Pennsylvania Agenda for Students Who Are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, or Deaf-Blind
June 4, 2019

Pennsylvania Agenda for Students Who Are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, or Deaf-Blind

The Pennsylvania Agenda for Students Who Are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, or Deaf-Blind contains a set of goals and activities designed to ensure positive educational outcomes for all Pennsylvania students who are deaf, hard of hearing, or deaf-blind.

Click here for a Summary of Accomplishments
Extended School Year Services in Pennsylvania
May 22, 2019

Extended School Year Services in Pennsylvania

This guide contains a comprehensive compilation of documents that will provide direction, respond to questions, and guide parents and local education agencies in making determinations about ESY services.
Is Your Child Having Difficulty in School? A Guide to Communicating With School Staff
May 22, 2019

Is Your Child Having Difficulty in School? A Guide to Communicating With School Staff

Is your child having difficulty in school? This information guide provides parents with a path for effective communication with school staff.
Secondary Transition: Customized Employment (Spanish)
May 22, 2019

Secondary Transition: Customized Employment (Spanish)

This fact sheet describes the process of customized employment for students with disabilities. Available in English and Spanish.
Secondary Transition: Entitlement vs. Eligibility (Spanish)
May 22, 2019

Secondary Transition: Entitlement vs. Eligibility (Spanish)

This fact sheet provides an explanation of the difference between entitlement for services and eligibility for services. Available in English and Spanish.
 
Secondary Transition: Preparing for Employment
May 22, 2019

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: Understanding Self-Advocacy
May 22, 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. 

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