To assist parents and caregivers of children with disabilities.
- Identifying Sensory Challenges: Recognizing Sensory Processing Disorder
- What You Need to Know About Concussions
- Key points on “Behaviors that make us crazy
- Vestibular Cheat Sheet– is your child craving vestibular input or avoiding it?
- Is It Inclusion? Is your child in an inclusion class? What is an inclusion class?
- Occupational Therapy in the Educational Setting
- Am I a Personal Space Invader? Do you or your child get too close to others? Look for these clues to see if you are getting in others personal space.
Additional Parent Resources
- The Mid-State Early Childhood Direction Center (ECDC) provides information, referral and support to families and professionals working with children, both typically developing and those with special education needs, ages birth through five.
- The Early Intervention Program is a family centered program for infants and young children ages birth to three, with developmental delays or who have a diagnosed condition with a high probability of developmental delay. The program emphasizes the earliest possible identification of infants and toddlers with disabilities.
- Family Resource Network Tompkins County was founded by parents to enhance the lives of individuals with special needs and their families, empowering them to lead productive independent lives within the community.
- Families Together in the Southern Tier Program supports families with cross systems needs in Chenango, Delaware, Otsego and Broome counties.
- David’s Refuge: A non-profit bed-and-breakfast retreat in Manlius, NY for parents or caregivers of children with special needs or life-threatening illnesses.
- Jowonio School
- NYS Early Intervention Program
- Southern Tier Early Intervention
- Tompkins County Health Department Children with Special Care Needs (CSCN)
- Special Education News
- Special Needs Network
- Special Education Guide: a resource for parents and educators of children with disabilities for mastering the terminology, procedures and best practices in special education.
- The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the professional, scientific, and credentialing association for more than 150,000 members and affiliates who are audiologists, speech-language pathologists and speech, language, and hearing scientists.
- The American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc advances occupational therapy as the preeminent profession in promoting the health, productivity, and quality of life of individuals and society through the therapeutic application of occupation.
- The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is an individual membership professional organization representing more than 80,000 member physical therapists (PTs), physical therapist assistants (PTAs), and students of physical therapy. APTA seeks to improve the health and quality of life of individuals in society by advancing physical therapist practice, education, and research, and by increasing the awareness and understanding of physical therapy’s role in the nation’s health care system.
- The Health Administration Project is a young informational resource that strives to inform on the topic of health administration and management.
- Guide to Teaching Different Patient Populations the body of students who require special education services encompasses individuals with a wide variety of impairments, disorders and learning differences. Keeping informed about common conditions and strategies that can be useful for teaching students with special needs can make the job easier and the educator more effective in providing the best possible learning environment for all of their students.