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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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Dynamic Learning Maps (DLM) Quick Start Guide for Assessors
November 9, 2020

Dynamic Learning Maps (DLM) Quick Start Guide for Assessors

For the 2020-2021 school year, the Bureau of Special Education (BSE) announced Dynamic Learning Maps® (DLM®) Alternate Assessment System Consortium at the University of Kansas as the new alternate assessment vendor. All 2020-21 PASA training, enrollment, and test administration will be completed through the DLM website. This quick start guide can be utilized by DLM Assessors.
 
Dyslexia and Early Literacy Intervention
March 6, 2017

Dyslexia and Early Literacy Intervention

This publication was developed by the Pennsylvania Dyslexia Pilot Project to provide information, encouragement, and resources to parents and advocates of children with dyslexia.
Dyslexia Screening and Early Literacy Intervention Pilot Program
March 6, 2017

Dyslexia Screening and Early Literacy Intervention Pilot Program

The Pennsylvania Department of Education has established an early literacy intervention and dyslexia pilot program to provide evidence-based early screening using evidence-based services for students with potential risk factors for early reading deficiencies. This publication describes the pilot project and its goal of providing extra support to students, so they don’t have reading difficulties.
Early Intervention Brochure
August 14, 2019

Early Intervention Brochure

This Early Intervention child find and family information brochure is a statewide public awareness document. The brochure includes common language to describe Early Intervention so parents know that their child receives Early Intervention services regardless of where they live throughout the state. The brochure can be used by any child find referral source for public awareness activities. Additional copies are available through Early Intervention Technical Assistance by contacting connecthelp@tiu11.org.
Early Intervention Program Guidance for Developing a Behavior Support Policy
June 30, 2011

Early Intervention Program Guidance for Developing a Behavior Support Policy

This publication provides guidance for writing a positive behavior support policy which is required for all Early Intervention programs to give program-wide guidance on developing individual behavior support strategies, goals, and plans.
Early Intervention Supports and Services
June 30, 2011

Early Intervention Supports and Services

This fact sheet was developed by the Pennsylvania Departments of Education and Public Welfare, Office of Child Development and Early Learning, to provide guidance on Early Intervention supports and services (birth to age five), including those needed during transition.
Early Intervention Supports and Services: Facts for Families
June 30, 2011

Early Intervention Supports and Services: Facts for Families

This parent fact sheet was developed by the Pennsylvania Departments of Education and Public Welfare, Office of Child Development and Early Learning, to provide families an overview of Early Intervention supports and services (birth to age five). Updated 8/12/2013
Early Intervention Teachers' Reference Guide: Positive Behavior Supports and Interventions
June 30, 2011

Early Intervention Teachers' Reference Guide: Positive Behavior Supports and Interventions

This Teachers’ Reference Guide focuses on developing Positive Behavior Support policies and plans to address challenging behaviors.
Early Intervention Tips for Early Education Providers
June 30, 2011

Early Intervention Tips for Early Education Providers

This fact sheet describes how the early intervention system works and how early education providers can help young children and their families get the help they need. Please note: This publication is the updated version of "The Child Care Provider's Guide to Early Intervention Services in Pennsylvania."
Early Numeracy in the Primary Grades
February 27, 2018

Early Numeracy in the Primary Grades

This flyer distributes information about an upcoming series of training events focused on math content found within the K-2 Pennsylvania Academic Standards.
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