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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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15 Ways for Job Coaches to Presume Competence in Students
January 5, 2022

15 Ways for Job Coaches to Presume Competence in Students

Presuming competence in students is an important step in helping them to become independent. This publication lists ways to help job coaches keep this in mind as they are on-the-job with students.

2023 PDE Conference Brochure
November 28, 2022

2023 PDE Conference Brochure

This brochure highlights the keynoters for the 2023 PDE Conference. 
2023 PDE Conference Date Saver
February 4, 2022

2023 PDE Conference Date Saver

This flyer is a date saver for the 2023 PDE Conference, which will take place March 1-3, 2023.

A Family's Introduction to Early Intervention in Pennsylvania
May 12, 2021

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. Requests for copies are available through Early Intervention Technical Assistance (EITA) at eita@pattan.net.

Also available in Spanish.
A Family's Introduction to Early Intervention in Pennsylvania (Spanish)
May 12, 2021

A Family's Introduction to Early Intervention in Pennsylvania (Spanish)

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. Requests for copies are available through Early Intervention Technical Assistance (EITA) at eita@pattan.net.

Also available in English.
Alternatives to Suspension and Expulsion
October 1, 2018

Alternatives to Suspension and Expulsion

Despite their widespread use, disciplinary exclusions are largely ineffective in reducing problem behaviors. This product provides information about implementing alternative consequence strategies and reducing the need for suspension and expulsion.
An Introduction to Applied Behavior Analysis
November 1, 2019

An Introduction to Applied Behavior Analysis

This booklet describes the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), how ABA is used in education, and different educational approaches that use the principles of ABA.
Annotated IEP Companion Checklist
January 18, 2022

Annotated IEP Companion Checklist

The purpose of this document is to support the participation, development, and implementation of an Individualized Education Program (IEP). Each section provides questions to help guide discussion. Utilize the IEP Planning Notes column to support your planning and participation for an upcoming IEP meeting.
Annotated IEP Companion Checklist for English Language Learners
November 1, 2022

Annotated IEP Companion Checklist for English Language Learners

This publication is a guide for English language development specialist. Its purpose is to support the participation, development, and implementation of an Individualized Education Program (IEP). Each section provides questions to help guide discussion. English Language Development Specialists can utilize the IEP Planning Notes column to support their planning and participation for an upcoming IEP meeting.

Annotated Positive Behavior Support Plan
October 17, 2022

Annotated Positive Behavior Support Plan

For a student with an Individualized Education Program (IEP), the positive behavior support plan is integrated within the IEP document. However, while focusing on behavioral interventions, the team may find it helpful to develop all components of the plan at one time. For this reason, the annotated positive behavior support plan includes relevant components of Section VI of the IEP document: program modifications and specifically designed instruction, related services, and supports for school personnel provided for the child. These may serve as reminders for the IEP team to consider in designing the positive behavior support plan.

Also available in Spanish.



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