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This page serves as a kind of search engine for parents, family members, or disability professionals to find educational consultants, psychologists, educational diagnosticians, health care providers, academic therapists, tutors, speech language therapists, occupational therapists, coaches, advocates, and attorneys for children with disabilities within their state. This also provides information on...

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This toolkit, created by the Autistic Self Advocacy Network, is designed to help you access communication evaluations and tools for effective communication for people with communication-related developmental disabilities. These may include autism, apraxia, cerebral palsy, and other developmental disabilities that affect communication.

Link: https://odpc.ucsf.edu/communications-paper

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Michael Macione, an Educational Audiologist, composed this article to provide some tips for parents of children who are hard of hearing or have another hearing disability. Educational Audiologists conduct evaluations specifically for students in school who are having hearing issues. This guide has information on some of the things to...

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Social media is an important tool that can be leveraged to help families acquire needed assistive technology (AT) for their children. This handout discusses ways to use social media to reach out to one's community to "crowdfund" when other resources are not available to pay for a needed support. This...

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Finding the funds to acquire needed assistive technology (AT) is often a primary concern for families and educators. There may be alternative ways to find AT through a reuse program. This handout discusses programs for acquiring AT that involve refurbishing, loans, and device exchange. This resource was created for PACER...

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Early Intervention (EI) is a program that supports families with children from birth through age two. EI teams work with families to identify possible areas of delay in their child’s development. This document outlines some of the rights that parents have under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), regarding...

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Parenting a child or children with special needs can be a struggle, but can also be incredibly emotionally rewarding. This “handbook” offers resources for parents at every stage of the journey of caring for their special needs children. From learning more about special needs to picking a school, planning a...

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Cerebral Palsy Guidance has many pages with information on how to navigate the world with a child who has cerebral palsy, including transition to adulthood, assistive technology (AT), and exploring college. This page gives advice on the steps to take when exploring college options, as well as a list of...

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The Partnerships for Action, Voices for Empowerment (PAVE) is a parent organization for those with children with disabilities. It is a hub for parents and family members to find support and learn from various resources on how to navigate home and school life for their child with a disability. Resources...

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Living with a learning disability can be a source of great frustration if it’s not fully understood – especially during a child’s school-age years. These disabilities have very little to do with a child’s behavior or level of intelligence. Rather, it comes down to understanding that people who live with...

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