Teaching the Behaviors You Want
Autism Distance Education Parent Training -- This is a fantastic set of modules on behavior management, created by the University of California, Davis. It presents many useful strategies that will be effective with all children -- not just children with autism.
Would you like help to understand the world of Special Education?
Need a Dictionary of all those terms and acronyms?
Information on updates to laws, rules, court cases?
Agency for Persons with Disabilities-Comprehensive community resource directory created and maintained through Florida's Agency for Persons with Disabilities
Florida Department of Health Portal to Disability-Related Information & Resources
Behavior Management/Social-Emotional Development
- Parenting Coach
- Infant-Toddler Social/Emotional Well Being
- Positive Solutions for Families of Young Children with Challenging Behaviors
Reading and Math
A Child Becomes a Reader Booklet - Parent help for kindergarten through 3rd grade
Big Dreams - Family Booklet about Reading from National Institute for Literacy
Book List - Recommended for parents and educators on learning disabilities, ADHD and other topics.
Dad's Playbook: Coaching Your Child to Read - Simple skills from National Institute for Literacy
Help Your Child Learn to Read - Booklet from National Institute for Literacy
La Lectura es lo Primero - Cómo ayudar a su hijo a aprender a leer, National Institute for Literacy
Tips for helping Your Elementary-aged Child with Math Homework You can do it!!
Pre-K / Early Childhood
Kindergarten: Should I hold my child back? - Research from NAEYC about whether to delay entry into Kindergarten
Parent Tips for Reading to Your Child - Tips to make storytime a learning time
Parent Tips for Motivating Young Writers - Ways to encourage your child to write more
Welcome to the World - Overview of Your Growing Child Booklet
Learn the Signs -- Act Early - Development and Disability information from the Center for Disease Control
Central Florida Parent Center - Provides parents of children with disabilities with information, training, assistance, and support
CHADD Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder - Education, advocacy and support
Do2Learn - Communication cards, print resources and more for children with special needs
Florida Developmental Disabilities Council - Encourages opportunities for persons with developmental disabilities and families to enhance their quality of life within their communities
Parent Center Hub- Information on disabilities, IDEA, and No Child Left Behind (as it relates to children with disabilities)
National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability/Youth - Source for information about employment and youth with disabilities. Partners include experts in disability, education, employment, and workforce development