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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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Manifestation Determination Worksheet
May 31, 2019

Manifestation Determination Worksheet

A Manifestation Determination is a process, required by the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA 2004), which is conducted when considering the exclusion of a student with a disability that constitutes a change of placement.
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.
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. 
The Pennsylvania Advisory Committee on Education of Students Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired (PACES-BVI)
May 22, 2019

The Pennsylvania Advisory Committee on Education of Students Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired (PACES-BVI)

This fact sheet outlines the vision, mission, membership, and responsiblities of PACES-BVI.
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.
Special Education Process Q&A Compendium
May 15, 2019

Special Education Process Q&A Compendium

This Question and Answer Compendium is a collection of frequently asked questions received by the Bureau of Special Education (BSE) regarding the implementation of Title 34 Part B Code of Federal Regulations and Title 22 PA Code Chapter 14 and 711 State Regulations. Questions related to this Compendium should be directed to the BSE.
A Family's Introduction to Early Intervention in Pennsylvania
May 1, 2019

A Family's Introduction to Early Intervention in Pennsylvania

This booklet explains how to request Early Intervention services; eligibility criteria; rights and responsibilities; individualized family service planning for ages birth to three; and individualized education planning for ages three to school age. For copies, please contact connecthelp@tiu11.org.

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