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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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Family Q&A on Evaluation/Reevaluation During COVID-19 (Spanish)
August 6, 2020

Family Q&A on Evaluation/Reevaluation During COVID-19 (Spanish)

The purpose of this document is to answer several frequently asked questions that families of students with disabilities have had during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Also available in English.
Fit and Healthy for Life: Physical Education for Students With Disabilities
April 1, 2019

Fit and Healthy for Life: Physical Education for Students With Disabilities

This publication explains adapted physical education and its requirements as defined by the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) of 2004.
Formative Assessment: Monitoring the Progress of Students with IEPs
October 1, 2018

Formative Assessment: Monitoring the Progress of Students with IEPs

Progress monitoring is the ongoing process of collecting and analyzing data to determine student progress toward attainment of educational goals. This fact sheet outlines the seven steps of progress monitoring.
Functional Behavioral Assessment
August 1, 2019

Functional Behavioral Assessment

Functional Behavioral Assessment (FBA) is a student-centered team process used in instances when behavior negatively impacts a student’s learning or that of the student’s peers. This brochure provides information about FBA.
Functional Behavioral Assessment Process
April 21, 2021

Functional Behavioral Assessment Process

Functional Behavioral Assessment (FBA) is a process of gathering information to understand the function (purpose) of behavior in order to write an effective Positive Behavior Support Plan. This publications explains the FBA process and includes a worksheet, which walks IEP teams through the steps of the process.
General Due Process Hearing Timelines for When the Parent Files a Complaint
October 1, 2019

General Due Process Hearing Timelines for When the Parent Files a Complaint

This publication provides information about the General Due Process Timelines in the case where a parent files the complaint. 
Guidelines for Calculating Educational Environment for Federal Special Education Reporting
August 1, 2019

Guidelines for Calculating Educational Environment for Federal Special Education Reporting

The purpose of this document is to guide Individualized Education Program (IEP) teams in calculating the Educational Environment in Section VIII of the IEP, for PennData reporting.
Guidelines for Dyslexia Screening and Early Literacy Intervention Pilot Program
August 10, 2014

Guidelines for Dyslexia Screening and Early Literacy Intervention Pilot Program

Act 69 of 2014, the Dyslexia Screening and Early Literacy Intervention Pilot Program became effective on June 26, 2014 (24 P.S. Article XVII-C). This Act requires the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) to establish dyslexia and early literacy intervention pilot program. The following guidelines and procedures detail requirements for school districts who wish to be considered for this pilot program. 
Health and Safety Plans in Pennsylvania Schools: What Families Need to Know
August 5, 2020

Health and Safety Plans in Pennsylvania Schools: What Families Need to Know

The purpose of this document is to provide basic information about the Health and Safety Plans that LEAs are required to develop prior to the reopening of schools.

Also available in Spanish.
Health and Safety Plans in Pennsylvania Schools: What Families Need to Know (Spanish)
August 5, 2020

Health and Safety Plans in Pennsylvania Schools: What Families Need to Know (Spanish)

The purpose of this document is to provide basic information about the Health and Safety Plans that LEAs are required to develop prior to the reopening of schools.

Also available in English.
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