17 Apr
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My Inclusion ABC’s | Graphic by Kristin Weins

The latest graphic from Kristin Weins, an educator, inclusion coach, and author of My Gratitude Jar, lists the best practices for quality teaching. Check out the graphic below. What would you add to the list? Please feel free to share the graphic. You can download it for free HERE.

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winter-spring newsletter
09 Feb
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PA Deaf-Blind Project

Deaf-Blindness is a condition of a combined vision and hearing loss, requiring specific instructional strategies that address the presence of both sensory impairments. Under a federal grant, administered through the Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network (PaTTAN), the Pennsylvania Deaf-Blind Project offers a variety of training, technical assistance, and resources to assist educators and families […]

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winter-spring newsletter
09 Feb
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Families to the MAX (F2MAX)

Project MAX, an educational initiative to increase learning opportunities for students with complex needs across PA, is in its final year! For the last five years, the PEAL Center and Hispanos Unidos para Niños Excepcionales (HUNE) have worked together with PA Training and Technical Assistance Network (PaTTAN) to learn and share the tenets of MAX, […]

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winter-spring newsletter
09 Feb
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See New Possibilities with a Parent Advisor

Families are the best advocates for their children with disabilities and special health care needs. PEAL Parent Advisors assist parents and other caregivers by: — Helping them understand their rights — Reviewing IEPs and other documents to assist families to provide meaningful input — Sharing resources about an issue or concern — Connecting families with […]

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winter-spring newsletter
09 Feb
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Extended School Year (ESY) Essentials

Juanita has a goal in her IEP about increasing her reading skills. She has made good progress on this goal but after the summer break, some of the progress is lost. It takes 6 weeks into the new school year until her skills are back to where they were at the end of the last […]

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DRP Election Day Hotline
06 Nov
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Election Day Hotline for Voters with Disabilities

Disability Rights Pennsylvania (DRP) has an Election Day Hotline for voters with disabilities who encounter problems at their polling place. You may call the Hotline between 7:00 AM and 8:00 PM. DRP Election Day Hotline: 717-839-5227 or email: electionday@disabilityrightspa.org If you cannot reach Disability Rights Pennsylvania on Election Day, call the Election Protection Hotline: 1-866-687-8683. […]

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