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TASH

TASH is an international association of people with disabilities, their family members, other advocates, and professionals fighting for a society in which inclusion of all people in all aspects of society is the norm. TASH is an organization of members concerned with human dignity, civil rights, education, and independence for all individuals with disabilities.

TeachingLD

TeachingLD is a service of the Division for Learning Disabilities (DLD) of the Council for Exceptional Children. DLD is the largest international professional organization focused on Learning Disabilities. The purpose of TeachingLD is to provide trustworthy and up-to-date resources about teaching students with Learning Disabilities.

Technical Assistance ALLIANCE for Parent Centers

The Technical Assistance ALLIANCE for Parent Centers (the ALLIANCE) is an innovative partnership of one national and six regional parent technical assistance centers, each funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP). These seven projects comprise a unified technical assistance system for the purpose of developing, assisting, and coordinating the over 100 Parent Training and Information Centers (PTIs) and Community Parent Resource Centers (CPRCs) under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. The national and regional parent technical assistance centers work to strengthen the connections to the larger OSEP Technical Assistance and Dissemination Network and fortify partnerships between Parent Centers and education systems at local, state, and national levels.

Teens Against Bullying

Teens Against Bullying is a teen-friendly site developed by the PACER Center about bullying; how to recognize it, prevent it, and respond to it.  Much of the content is by teens for teens.

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The Advocacy Institute

The Advocacy Institute is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization dedicated to the development of products, projects and services that work to improve the lives of people with disabilities.

The Brain Injury Association of RI

The mission of the Brain Injury Association of Rhode Island is to prevent brain injury and to enhance the lives of those affected by brain injury. Our membership includes brain injury survivors, their families and friends, health-care professionals, physicians, providers of brain injury rehabilitation, and other advocates. 

The Career Map

The Career Map is a handy pocket sized booklet to help job seeking obtain and maintain employment. This tool was developed by Rhodes to Independence with support from the Youth in Transition committee. (pdf)

The DETER Strategy for Taking Tests

To do well on a test, you must have good knowledge of the information that is being tested. But you must also have a strategy for taking the test that allows you to show what you know. The DETER strategy can help you do your best on any test. Each letter in DETER reminds you what to do. 

The Frostig Center

The mission of The Frostig Center, formerly Life Success for Children with Learning Disabilities, is to improve the lives of children with learning disabilities through an integrated program of primary research, professional development and consultation, and the Frostig School - See more at: http://frostig.org/about-frostig/mission-statement/#sthash.iyW8gJSg.dpuf

The OSEP Spanish Glossary of IDEA Terms

The OSEP Spanish Glossary of IDEA terms is a tool for translating the specialized terms and jargon found in education and early intervention from English to Spanish.  This glossary was developed by the Region 1 Parent Technical Assistance Center@SPAN under a cooperative agreement with the US Department of Education Office of Special Education Programs.  It provides translators with a list of agreed-upon Spanish translations that are to be used across regions and cultures, to minimize the confusion that results when families see varied translations of the same terms when looking for resources to advocate for their children. 

The Parent Support Network

The Parent Support Network is an organization of families supporting families with children, youth, and young adults who experience or are at risk for serious behavioral, emotional, and/or mental health challenges.

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Tips for Teachers

Tips for Teachers on Communicating with Parents How can I handle “tough” conversations? 

Transitions

An interactive skit/workshop for youth (14-21) with disabilities, and their families, that are transitioning through RI High Schools and preparing for the future. This workshop helps families understand some of the services and supports that may be available and helps to explore options in adulthood.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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