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Resources & Publications

Resources and Publcations offered by Statewide Parent Advocacy Network.

Resources & Publications

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 18:06

Family Involvement Inventory

Education, Parent Involvement & Leadership
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 17:43

Definition of Family & Community Engagement

Education
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 00:58

Ready by 21

Self Advocacy/Youth, Transition
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 00:54

Inclusive Youth Leadership Guidebook

Disabilities, Inclusion, Self Advocacy/Youth, Transition
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 00:41

Juvenile Justice Resource Hub

Education, Juvenile Justice, Self Advocacy/Youth
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 00:07

Improving the Educational Outcomes of Children in Out-of-Home Placements

Child Welfare & Prevention, Disabilities, Education, Self Advocacy/Youth
Monday, March 31, 2014 - 18:41

Is On-Line Learning Right for My Child with a Disability

Disabilities, Education
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 03:09

Early Intervention Special Education & Health Resources

English
Education
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 02:59

Early Intervention Process Chart (English)

English
Disabilities, Early Intervention, Education, Health/Mental Health
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 20:07

I CAN! - Cheryl Cuddihy

Disabilities, Education, Inclusion
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 22:09

OCR Data Snapshot: School Discipline, Restraint, & Seclusion

Behavior/Social-Emotional Learning, Disabilities, Inclusion, National, Restraint/Seclusion/Aversives, Self Advocacy/Youth
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 21:13

Frequently Asked Questions on Restraint & Seclusion

Behavior/Social-Emotional Learning, Bullying Prevention & Intervention, Disabilities, Education, Health/Mental Health, Inclusion, National, Restraint/Seclusion/Aversives
Saturday, March 1, 2014 - 17:03

5. EI and Transition to Preschool

Early Intervention
Saturday, March 1, 2014 - 17:01

4. What Happens If We Don't Agree

Early Intervention
Saturday, March 1, 2014 - 01:41

3. EI Services

Early Intervention
Saturday, March 1, 2014 - 01:35

2. The EI Process

Early Intervention
Saturday, March 1, 2014 - 01:28

1. Step by Step Beginning The Journey

Early Intervention
Friday, February 21, 2014 - 22:53

LRE Settlement with NJ DOE agreement

Disabilities, Education
Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 04:45

Pre-IEP Meeting Letter from Parents to IEP Team

Disabilities, Education, Inclusion, Self Advocacy/Youth
Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 04:37

IEP Meeting Checklist for Parents

Disabilities, Education, Transition
Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 02:34

IEP Meeting Checklist for Parents of Pre-Schoolers

Disabilities, Education, Parent Involvement & Leadership
Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 00:36

SPAN Guide to Services for Students with Disabilities: IDEA, Section 504, NJ State Code

Disabilities, Education, Inclusion, Transition
Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 00:26

Planning for Adult Life Program

Disabilities, Self Advocacy/Youth, Transition
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 01:22

IDEA Special Education Resolution Meetings

Disabilities, Education, Parent Involvement & Leadership, Self Advocacy/Youth
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 00:45

IDEA Special Education Due Process Complaints/Hearing Requests

Education, Parent Involvement & Leadership, Self Advocacy/Youth
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 00:38

IDEA Special Education Mediation

Disabilities, Education, Parent Involvement & Leadership, Self Advocacy/Youth
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 00:30

IDEA Special Education Written State Complaints

Disabilities, Education, Parent Involvement & Leadership, Self Advocacy/Youth, Transition
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 - 16:47

The State of Learning Disabilities-2014

Disabilities, Education, Inclusion, National, Parent Involvement & Leadership, Self Advocacy/Youth, Transition
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 - 14:41

Does Class Size Matter?

Education, Inclusion, National
Sunday, February 16, 2014 - 02:03

NE-PACT Region 1 Parent TA Center Overview

Disabilities, Education, Family Strengthening/Family Support, Parent Involvement & Leadership, Self Advocacy/Youth
Sunday, February 16, 2014 - 00:34

Women's Health Tips Brochure

Health/Mental Health
Saturday, February 15, 2014 - 23:31

Communicating Prevention Messages to Diverse Women

Health/Mental Health
Saturday, February 15, 2014 - 22:45

Improving Pregnancy Outcomes in Essex County Project Overview

Family Strengthening/Family Support, Health/Mental Health
Monday, January 27, 2014 - 03:00

Think College

Disabilities, Education, Transition
Monday, January 27, 2014 - 00:23

Eligibility Criteria for Adapted Physical Education Services

Disabilities, Education, Inclusion
Monday, January 27, 2014 - 00:19

Adapted Physical Education

Disabilities, Education, Inclusion
Sunday, January 26, 2014 - 23:52

PARCC Assessments Parent Brochure: Accessibility and Accommodations for Special Populations

Disabilities, Education, National, Parent Involvement & Leadership, Transition
Friday, December 6, 2013 - 21:22

Affordable Care Act Marketplace Enrollment Tips!

Health/Mental Health
Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 13:22

Inclusion Works: Improving Literacy Achievement!

Education, Inclusion
Sunday, November 17, 2013 - 16:47

Harassment, Intimidation & Bullying of Students with Disabilities in School

Bullying Prevention & Intervention
Sunday, November 17, 2013 - 16:43

Inclusion of Children with Special Needs in After School & Summer Programs Resource Guide

Child Care & After School Care, Disabilities, Education
Sunday, November 17, 2013 - 16:40

NJ Map to Inclusive Child Care Resources

Child Care & After School Care
Sunday, November 17, 2013 - 16:35

Special Education State Performance Plan & Annual Performance Report

Education, Parent Involvement & Leadership
Sunday, November 17, 2013 - 16:31

Assistive Technology & Transition to Adult Life

Education, Transition
Sunday, November 17, 2013 - 16:29

Assistive Technology in Special Education for Educators

Education
Sunday, November 17, 2013 - 16:27

Assistive Technology in Special Education for Students & Families

Education
Sunday, November 17, 2013 - 16:22

Early Intervention & Special Education Timeline

Education
Sunday, November 17, 2013 - 16:16

Early Intervention Questions & Answers by Disability Rights NJ

Education
Sunday, November 17, 2013 - 16:10

Preschool Special Education Q&A by Disability Rights NJ

Education
Sunday, November 17, 2013 - 16:07

Special Education Guide en Espanol - Disability Rights NJ

Education
Sunday, November 17, 2013 - 16:05

Special Education Guide - Disability Rights NJ

Education
Sunday, November 17, 2013 - 15:58

Positive Student Profile

Education
Sunday, November 17, 2013 - 15:49

IEP Questions for the Team to Ask Tool in Chinese

Education
Sunday, November 17, 2013 - 15:43

IEP Meeting Checklist (IEP會議檢查清單) (Chinese)

Chinese
Education
Sunday, November 17, 2013 - 15:40

IEP Pre-Meeting Letter to District

Education
Sunday, November 17, 2013 - 14:25

Help for the Costs of Raising a Child with Special Needs

Disabilities, Family Strengthening/Family Support, Health/Mental Health
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 18:35

National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth (NAEHCY)

Child Care & After School Care, Child Welfare & Prevention, Education, Family Strengthening/Family Support, Juvenile Justice, Self Advocacy/Youth, Transition, Welfare/TANF
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 18:23

National Center for Homeless Education

Child Care & After School Care, Child Welfare & Prevention, Education, Family Strengthening/Family Support, Welfare/TANF
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 18:18

OSEP Letter on Education of Children with Disabilities Who Are Homeless dated 8/5/2013

Child Welfare & Prevention, Disabilities, Education, Family Strengthening/Family Support
Monday, September 30, 2013 - 13:18

Healthy Bodies: A Guide for Puberty for Children with Disabilities

Disabilities, Health/Mental Health, Transition
Friday, September 6, 2013 - 13:39

Common Core Assessment Myths and Realities

Education
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 - 13:21

Encouraging independence is critical for kids with special needs

Transition
Sunday, August 25, 2013 - 19:19

Seeds to Success: Youth Farmstand Program

Disabilities, Education
Sunday, August 25, 2013 - 17:56

Club Hero

Disabilities
Sunday, August 11, 2013 - 23:05

Girlshealth.gov

Health/Mental Health, Self Advocacy/Youth
Sunday, August 11, 2013 - 22:35

NIDA for Teens

Health/Mental Health, Self Advocacy/Youth, Transition
Monday, August 5, 2013 - 14:53

MTV's 'World of Jenks' Tackles Cancer, Autism...

Behavior/Social-Emotional Learning, Disabilities
Monday, August 5, 2013 - 01:09

Healthy Bodies Toolkit

Disabilities, Self Advocacy/Youth
Sunday, July 14, 2013 - 21:59

Foster Club

Behavior/Social-Emotional Learning, Child Welfare & Prevention, Disabilities, Education, Juvenile Justice, Self Advocacy/Youth, Transition
Sunday, July 14, 2013 - 21:53

Foster Club

Child Welfare & Prevention, Disabilities, Education, Juvenile Justice, Self Advocacy/Youth, Transition
Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 13:51

Bright Futures for Families

Health/Mental Health
Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 13:49

healthcare newsletter-children with special needs

Health/Mental Health
Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 13:46

Family Voices-National

Family Strengthening/Family Support, Health/Mental Health, Parent Involvement & Leadership
Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 13:44

Medicaid Managed Care changes

Health/Mental Health
Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 13:43

Special Child Health Services Case Management Unit

Health/Mental Health
Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 13:41

Health Site Interactive for Kids and Families

Health/Mental Health
Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 13:39

Disability information for families and children

Disabilities, Health/Mental Health
Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 13:37

Exceptional Parent Magazine's yearly resource guide on specific conditions

Disabilities, Health/Mental Health
Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 13:36

National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities

Health/Mental Health
Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 13:34

Family Healthcare Story Book

Health/Mental Health
Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 13:30

NJ's Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund

Health/Mental Health
Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 13:26

Preparing for a Hospital Stay

Health/Mental Health
Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 13:23

Transition to Adult Life On-Line Resource Guide

Transition
Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 13:21

Transition Tip Sheet for Teens-Spanish

Transition
Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 13:14

Healthcare Financing Factsheets-Spanish

Health/Mental Health
Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 13:11

Health Care Financing Factsheets English

Health/Mental Health
Sunday, June 16, 2013 - 20:07

Where to get help for PTSD- National center for PTSD

Behavior/Social-Emotional Learning, Bullying Prevention & Intervention, Child Welfare & Prevention, Disabilities, Health/Mental Health, Self Advocacy/Youth
Sunday, June 16, 2013 - 18:52

PTSD Isn't Just a War Wound: Teens Suffer Too

Behavior/Social-Emotional Learning, Bullying Prevention & Intervention, Disabilities, Health/Mental Health, Self Advocacy/Youth
Friday, May 24, 2013 - 21:00

Do I Tell My Boss? Disclosing your Disability at Work

Disabilities, Health/Mental Health, Self Advocacy/Youth, Transition
Friday, May 24, 2013 - 20:20

How to Eat Healthy-Wiki-How

Disabilities, Family Strengthening/Family Support, Health/Mental Health, Juvenile Justice, Parent Involvement & Leadership, Self Advocacy/Youth, Transition, Welfare/TANF
Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 19:42

Bergen County Teen Resource Guide (Department of Public Health)

Behavior/Social-Emotional Learning, Bullying Prevention & Intervention, Child Welfare & Prevention, Disabilities, Education, Health/Mental Health, Juvenile Justice, Self Advocacy/Youth, Transition, Welfare/TANF
Thursday, May 9, 2013 - 14:43

Helping Children Cope in the Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy

English
Behavior/Social-Emotional Learning, Education, Health/Mental Health
Saturday, May 4, 2013 - 00:46

The Gateway to Social Opportunities

Behavior/Social-Emotional Learning, Bullying Prevention & Intervention, Disabilities, Education, Family Strengthening/Family Support, Health/Mental Health, Inclusion, Parent Involvement & Leadership, Self Advocacy/Youth, Transition
Monday, April 29, 2013 - 06:59

Transition Checklist for Parents/Caregivers

Disabilities, Education, Family Strengthening/Family Support, Health/Mental Health, Juvenile Justice, Parent Involvement & Leadership, Self Advocacy/Youth, Transition
Monday, April 29, 2013 - 06:24

Transition Checklist for Teens

Disabilities, Education, Health/Mental Health, Juvenile Justice, Self Advocacy/Youth, Transition

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