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Description: Autism Speaks announced the results of the National Housing and Residential Supports Survey. The first-of-its-kind survey is a snapshot of the current housing and support needs of the rapidly growing number of young adults and adults with autism.
Description: Parent Centers receive many calls and emails each year from people looking for materials on disability awareness. People need these materials for many different reasons, from classroom instructional units, to Girl Scout information fairs, to school reports. This resource page provides just a sample of selected materials available from different organizations.
Description: This guide will help people with disabilities and their families and caregivers prepare for emergencies. It also includes information about resources and organizations that can help individuals impacted by disasters in the recovery process.
Description: This article is available in the TTAC Telegram Vol. XVI Issue: 4 April/May2012 on pages 16-17.
Description: This article is available in TTAC Telegram Vol. XVI Issue: 2 Nov/Dec 2011 on pages 17-19.
Description: ¿Qué es el acoso?, Acoso por Internet, ¿Quién está en riesgo?, Prevenir el acoso, Responder ante el acoso, Recibir ayuda ahora (A federal government website managed by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.)
Description: This site includes sections on: What is bullying, Cyber Bullying, Who is at Risk, Prevent Bullying, Respond to Bullying and Get Help Now. (A federal government website managed by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.)
Description: Bullying is a serious problem with horrible consequences if left unchecked. The good news is that you can do lots to stop it. We hope that the resources listed in this article are useful to you in that effort.
Description: Bullying is repeated aggressive behavior that can present in the form of threats, physical assault, and intimidation that is intentional and involves a difference in power and/or strength.Bullying is a common experience for many children and adolescents. Surveys indicate that as many as half of all children are bullied at some time during their school years, and at least 10% are bullied on a regular basis. This site includes FAQs, Facts for Families, Clinical Resources, Research and Training,...
Description: The Cyberbullying Research Center is dedicated to providing up-to-date information about the nature, extent, causes, and consequences of cyberbullying among adolescents. Cyberbullying can be defined as “Willful and repeated harm inflicted through the use of computers, cell phones, and other electronic devices.” It is also known as “cyber bullying,” “electronic bullying,” “e-bullying,” “sms bullying,” “mobile bullying,”...
Description: STRYVE, or Striving To Reduce Youth Violence Everywhere, is a national initiative led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to prevent youth violence before it starts among young people ages 10 to 24. STRYVE’s vision is safe and healthy youth who can achieve their full potential as connected and contributing members of thriving, violence-free families, schools, and communities. STRYVE’s goals are to: Increase awareness that youth violence can and should be...
Description: If your child has been diagnosed with a learning disability, there are many things you can do to support him. Here are 10 ideas to get you started!
Description: Si su hijo tiene problema en el aprendizaje, hay muchas cosas que Ud. puede hacer. Ofrecemos diez sugerencias para empezar.
Description: This is a visual lecture called Concussions 101. The symptoms of a concussion can be tough to recognize, for kids in particular. Watch this video to learn the basics you need to know to make sure you take care of that awesome brain of yours, as much as you take care of the rest of your body.
Description: A developmental delay is when your child does not reach these milestones at the same time as other children the same age. If your child is not developing properly, there are things you can do that may help. Most of the time, a developmental problem is not something your child will “grow out of” on his or her own. But with help, your child could reach his or her full potential! English and Spanish versions are on the same document.
Description: This guidebook presents what you need to know before your child's third birthday. It was developed in Minnesota and is based on federal and state guidelines, but may contain some information that differs from the transition process from Part C to Part B in Virginia.
Description: Guía Informativa de Niñez Temprana en Transición, Lo que usted necesita saber antes del tercer cumpleaños de su niño. It was developed in Minnesota and is based on federal and state guidelines, but may contain some information that differs from the transition process from Part C to Part B in Virginia.
Description: When children are young, they learn by listening and talking with their parents, relatives, babysitters, and others. If you and your child are more comfortable with Spanish, then sing, talk, and read with your child in Spanish. This will build your child's speaking, listening, and understanding skills. These skills will later help him or her speak and read English.
Description: Los niños pequeños aprenden escuchando y hablando con sus padres, con sus familiares, con los encargados del cuidado infantil y con otras personas. Si usted y su niño se sienten más a gusto con el español, cante, converse y lea con su hijo en español. Así, se fortalecerán sus habilidades de hablar, escuchar y comprender. Estas habilidades le ayudarán más adelante a hablar y a leer en ingles.
Description: As a parent, you are your child's first and most important teacher. When parents and families are involved in their children's schools, the children do better and have better feelings about going to school. In fact, many studies show that what the family does is more important to a child's school success than how much money the family makes or how much education the parents have.
Description: Los padres son los primeros maestros y los que ejercen mayor influencia en las vidas de los niños. Por eso es muy importante que los padres desarrollen y mantengan enlaces fuertes con las escuelas de sus hijos. Cuando los padres y las familias se involucran en las escuelas, los niños tienden a destacarse más y sus opiniones sobre la escuela son más positivas. Para que los niños puedan tener éxito en la escuela, los padres y las familias deber participar activamente en el aprendizaje de los...
Description: In the U.S. educational system, teachers and school leaders believe that a strong partnership between the home and school will help children succeed in school. Teachers welcome input from the parents about their children, such as information about what the child likes to do or what they are good at. Teachers also understand that each student is different and learns differently, and that no one knows your child better than you do. You may provide some insight that will help the teacher work more...
Description: En el sistema educativo de los Estados Unidos, los maestros y los directores de las escuelas creen que un vínculo sólido entre la familia y el hogar ayuda a que los niños tengan éxito en la escuela. Los maestros valoran la información que les dan los padres sobre los niños, como qué le gusta hacer al niño o en qué se destaca. Los maestros también saben que cada estudiante es diferente y aprende de manera diferente, y nadie conoce a su hijo mejor que usted. Usted puede brindar información que...
Description: Parent involvement in a child's education is crucial. When parents get involved in their children's education, children are more likely to do better in school, be better behaved, have more positive attitudes toward school, and grow up to be more successful in life.
Description: La participación de los padres en la educación de sus hijos es muy importante. Cuando los padres participan en la enseñanza de sus hijos, por lo general los hijos obtienen mejores resultados en la escuela, se portan mejor, y tienen actitudes más positivas hacia la escuela y crecen para ser más exitosos en la vida.
Description: Parents often find themselves at school for parent-teacher conferences around this time of year. For many families, this is your first opportunity to sit down one-on-one with your child's teacher to talk about school progress. It's important to use this time to share your impressions of the school year, and to ask any questions you might have.
Description: Los padres suelen asistir a la escuela para la reunión entre padres y maestros aproximadamente en esta época del año. Para muchas familias, esta es la primera oportunidad de reunirse individualmente con el maestro/a de su hijo/a para conversar sobre el avance en los estudios. Es importante que aproveche la reunión para compartir sus impresiones del año escolar y para hacer todas las preguntas que tenga.
Description: During the academic year, most schools in the U.S. invite parents to come in for regular parent-teacher conferences. If you have received a note advising you that your child's teacher wants to schedule a meeting with you, don't panic. This is a standard part of the school's efforts to build a strong partnership between parents and teachers. Whether your child is having a positive or negative experience in school, parent-teacher conferences will help you and your child's teacher find ways to work...
Description: Durante el año escolar, la mayoría de las escuelas de los Estados Unidos invitan a los padres a asistir a reuniones frecuentes entres padres y maestros. Si usted ha recibido una comunicación en la que el maestro/a de su hijo/a le dice que quiere reunirse con usted, ¡no se asuste! Esta es una práctica estándar de los esfuerzos que realiza la escuela para crear un vínculo sólido entre padres y maestros. Tanto si su hijo está teniendo una experiencia positiva o negativa en la escuela, las reuniones...
Description: There are many people at your child's school who are there to help your child learn, grow socially and emotionally, and navigate the school environment. Here's a selected list of who's who at your school: the teaching and administrative staff as well as organizations at the district level. You might want to keep this list handy all year long.
Description: En la escuela de su niño hay muchas personas dedicadas a ayudarlo a aprender, crecer social y emocionalmente, y transitar por el ambiente escolar. Este artículo ofrece una lista selecta sobre quién es quién en su escuela: el personal docente y administrativo así como las organizaciones a nivel de distrito. Le recomend
Description: In some cases, a child’s developmental problems may be evident from birth. In other instances, it may take several months to realize that developmental milestones are not being met. Early intervention is the term used to describe services that reach a child early in his or her development, usually from birth through age three. Intervention is vital during this very early time because there a child learns and develops at the fastest rate during the first few years. It’s important not...
Description: En algunos casos, los problemas del desarrollo de un niño/a son evidentes desde el nacimiento. En otros, puede tardar varios meses darse cuenta de que los hitos del desarrollo no se están alcanzando. La intervención temprana es el término usado para describir servicios que se le dan al niño/a temprano en su desarrollo, generalmente desde el nacimiento hasta los 3 años. La intervención es vital durante esta primera etapa, ya que el niño/a...
Description: En esta sección le ofrecemos varios recursos para maestros y padres dirigidos a fortalecer la asociación entre la escuela y el hogar. Desde la reunión de la noche de regreso a la escuela hasta las conferencias de padres y maestros, tenemos muchas ideas para que dé comienzo.
Description: This section offers numerous resources for teachers and educators in order to strengthen the school-home partnership. From back-to-school night to parent-teacher conferences, we've got lots of ideas to get you started! .
Description: 3E Love, LLC. is a social entrepreneurial experiment to change the perception of disability. The company was started by siblings Annie & Stevie Hopkins in 2007 with the intent of promoting their unique symbol and social model of disability. The company's trademarked International Symbol of Acceptance (wheelchair heart logo) is the drive behind it's social mission to provide the tools for others to embrace diversity, educate society, and empower each other to love life.
Description: While any child can be a target of bullying, children with disabilities and conditions, such as Tourette Syndrome, can be especially vulnerable. Research concerning children with disabilities and bullying indicates an increased risk for children with special needs.
Description: This guide has been written for anyone who has been touched by brain injury, whether mild or severe, family or friend. It is the goal of this guide to provide survivors, caregivers and loved ones with step-by-step tools they need to travel the incredible journey of recovery. This guide is not meant to be read at one sitting. We hope you will find the information you need at the time in which you need it. (San Diego Brain Injury Foundation)
Description: Se ha escrito esta guía para cualquier persona afectada directa o indirectamente por una lesión cerebral, ya sea leve o severa, familiar o amigo. El objetivo es brindar a los sobrevivientes, cuidadores y seres queridos los instrumentos necesarios para recorrer paso a paso el increíble trayecto de la recuperación. La intención no es leer esta guía en una sentada. Esperamos que encuentre la información que necesita en el momento en que la necesite.
Description: Welcome! In an effort to assist sports organizations, coaches, and parents to provide a safer sports environment for the brain, we have developed the “CLF Concussion Checklist.” You will find ten categories that every organization must address, and within each category SLI has provided a number of innovative ways to make the games safer. Make sure your program addresses every category to the best of your ability.
Description: ACHIEVES offers this resource to school systems to help make sure that individuals who provide educational support to children have a good understanding of the challenges that may surface after a concussion is diagnosed and of the steps needed to help these students ACHIEVE a successful recovery. This toolkit highlights the vital roles and responsibilities of each stakeholder within a school, household, and athletic/recreation program when assisting in the prevention, recognition, and management...
Description: If you have recently learned that your child has a developmental delay or a disability (which may or may not be completely defined), this message may be for you. It is written from the personal perspective of a parent who has shared this experience and all that goes with it.
Description: Si Ud. ha llegado a saber recientemente que su niño está atrasado en su desarrollo o tiene una discapacidad (la cual puede o nó estar completamente definida), este mensaje puede ser para Ud. Está escrito desde una perspectiva personal de una madre que ha compartido esta experiencia y todo lo que va con ella.
Description: CPIR (Center for Parent Information and Resources) offers a suite of resource pages that can help you find answers and people who can help–specifically, through the early intervention system that’s available in every state. Early intervention is an effective way to help very young children (birth to the third birthday) catch up or address specific developmental concerns as soon as possible in their lives.
Description: El nacimiento de un niño es un evento lleno de emociones que le cambiará la vida por completo. Un nuevo bebé hermoso llega a su hogar, familia, y comunidad. Es un tiempo para celebrar. Sus familiares conocen al niño y se preguntan: ¿Va a ser un futbolista, será una famosa cantante, va a descubrir la cura para el cáncer, o se convertirá en el presidente de los Estados Unidos?
Description: Early intervention is full of terms that people constantly use in writing and in conversation, and it’s important to know what those terms mean. We are pleased to provide this handy reference to early intervention terminology, and hopes it helps our readers quickly connect with the meaning of pivotal words and phrases in the field.
Description: Los padres tienen el derecho de no estar de acuerdo con el sistema escolar, como hemos discutido en la página Derecho de No Estar de Acuerdo. El sistema escolar tiene el mismo derecho—el de no estar de acuerdo con ciertas decisiones o acciones de los padres en cuanto a la identificación, evaluación, o ubicación de su niño, o la provisión de una educación pública gratis y apropiada al niño. Pero, ¿cuáles opciones...
Description: This resource (PDF) contains documents and websites (in English and Spanish) about Advocacy, Early Intervention, Special Education (2 through 21 years), Transition and Information on Specific Disabilities.
Description: Apoyo para padres y madres de niños con necesidades especiales
Description: This website supports extraordinary individuals and their families. You’ve likely landed here because a loved one recently received an autism diagnosis, or you’re concerned that someone in your life may be on the autism spectrum. You need good advice, quality information and real help.