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, 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?
Parent Websites from Florida's Department of Education
Parent Involvement-ESE in Florida- This website provides students with disabilities and their families with resources and information to assist with making educational decisions. There are also personal stories of the accomplishments and achievements of some of Florida's most remarkable exceptional students.
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