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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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Education Leader - Special Education Paraprofessional Supports in Inclusive Schools
November 1, 2019

Education Leader - Special Education Paraprofessional Supports in Inclusive Schools

School leaders play a critical role in establishing effective education practices for all students. A common challenge in this role relates to establishing and sustaining the effective use of paraprofessional support for students with disabilities. This issue of Special Education Leader focuses on how, through strategic planning and active supervision, special education leaders can support special education paraprofessionals.
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.
BSE Bulletin - Fall 2019
October 21, 2019

BSE Bulletin - Fall 2019

This quarterly bulletin provides news from the Pennsylvania Department of Education’s Bureau of Special Education.
PA Agenda for Students Who Are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, or Deaf-Blind: A Summary of Accomplishments
October 17, 2019

PA Agenda for Students Who Are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, or Deaf-Blind: A Summary of Accomplishments

This document contains a summary of accomplishments for each area of the Pennsylvania Agenda for Students who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, or Deaf-Blind.
Parents' Rights: Understanding the Procedural Safeguards Notice (Spanish)
October 1, 2019

Parents' Rights: Understanding the Procedural Safeguards Notice (Spanish)

This brochure provides in Spanish a summary of the rights of parents whose children receive or may be eligible to receive special education services.
Teachers' Desk Reference: Assistive Technology
October 1, 2019

Teachers' Desk Reference: Assistive Technology

This issue of Teachers' Desk Reference provides an overview of assistive technology and how it can benefit students both in school and in their everyday lives.
Functional Behavioral Assessment Process
October 1, 2019

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. 
MTSS: Needs Assessment and Implementation Tool
October 1, 2019

MTSS: Needs Assessment and Implementation Tool

This tool can be used to assist in determining the level at which MTSS has been implemented in a school. 
Using Time Trials to Improve Student Performance
October 1, 2019

Using Time Trials to Improve Student Performance

This rack card provides information about the use of time trials as a practice procedure to build fluency and automaticity.

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