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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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Is Your Child Having Difficulty in School? A Guide to Communicating With School Staff
November 1, 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.
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.
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.
Pennsylvania's Schoolwide Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports System: Defining and Managing Challenging Behaviors
May 1, 2019

Pennsylvania's Schoolwide Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports System: Defining and Managing Challenging Behaviors

This publication focuses on "clearly defined and consistently implemented systemic procedures for dealing with misbehavior," a critical feature of an effective schoolwide behavior system.
The Pennsylvania Deaf-Blind Project
May 1, 2019

The Pennsylvania Deaf-Blind Project

This brochure provides information about deaf-blindness and the Pennsylvania Deaf-Blind Project. Through PaTTAN, the Pennsylvania Deaf-Blind Project offers a variety of training, technical assistance, and resources to assist educators and families in the areas of assessment, instruction, and family involvement activities.
Secondary Transition: Promoting Independent Living While Still in School
May 1, 2019

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.
 
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.
HUNE: Early Warning Systems (EWS) to Increase Graduation Rates of Students with Disabilities
May 1, 2019

HUNE: Early Warning Systems (EWS) to Increase Graduation Rates of Students with Disabilities

This publication is about Early Warning Systems(EWS) for students to increase graduation rates for students with disabilities.
Leadership in Literacy: Promoting Systemic Change to Build Success in Reading Achievement for ALL Students
August 1, 2019

Leadership in Literacy: Promoting Systemic Change to Build Success in Reading Achievement for ALL Students

This card describes training that is designed to ensure that principals deepen their understanding of the Science of Reading and Theoretical Models and promote and support their staff in increasing reading achievement for all students.
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. 

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PaTTAN - East