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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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Pennsylvania's Schoolwide Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports System: An Introduction
June 1, 2019

Pennsylvania's Schoolwide Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports System: An Introduction

This booklet describes Schoolwide Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (SWPBIS), provides an SWPBIS model and a Response to Intervention model, and explains why an SWPBIS system is necessary.
Pennsylvania's Schoolwide Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports System: Behavioral Expectations
June 1, 2019

Pennsylvania's Schoolwide Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports System: Behavioral Expectations

Creating, defining, and teaching a set of schoolwide expectations to all students lays the foundation for creating a positive school climate by acknowledging and celebrating students for meeting those expectations. This publication focuses on one of the nine critical features of the development of an effective schoolwide behavior system: Clearly defined behavioral expectations.
Reevaluation Process for Students with Disabilities
June 1, 2019

Reevaluation Process for Students with Disabilities

This fact sheet describes the steps involved in the reevaluation process for students with disabilities.
Secondary Transition: Post-Secondary Education Expectations
June 1, 2019

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.
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. 

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