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Hiking with a child who uses a wheelchair has its challenges and its opportunities. The first time we tried hiking with our daughter Lydia, we knew nothing about what it would take.
In preschool, it was Miss Patti. In elementary school, it was Elizabeth Patrick, Kathy Samuels, and Marlene Fisher.
This week the nation seemed to breathe a sigh of relief when on Tuesday a Minnesota jury delivered the verdict declaring Derek Chauvin guilty on all counts in the death of George Floyd.  After a ye

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The Office of Planning, Research & Evaluation
Mar 2015

This document, published by The Office of Planning, Research & Evaluation, helps us und

The National Center on Dispute Resolution in Special Education
Jan 2015

The Quick Guide to Special Education Dispute Resolution Processes for Parents of Children & Youth (Ages 3-21), available in both English and Spanish and published by The National Center on Disp

Jul 2010

It is essential that all families participate actively in decisions related to their child's education!

PEAK Parent Center
Mar 2012

The Individualized Education Program (IEP) process can sometimes feel like a daunting and overwhelming process.

Regional Parent Technical Assistance Centers
Jan 2009

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) requires that each State establish and maintain an advisory panel for the purpose of advising the State special education staff regarding

Additional Resources

A Day In Our Shores -

ADDitude Magazine -

Ashley Clark <> -

Beyond Consequences -


Home and Community Positive Behavior Support Network -

Homework Lady -

National Geographic Family -

Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services -

Parent Center Hub -

Return to School Planning Guide -

Sami Toews, an assistant professor of special education at California State University Northridge -

The Arc Chapters of Colorado -

The Initiative, Maria Manriquez, Outreach Director maria@theinitiativeco.org

The Ultimate Parent Guide for Protecting Your Child on the Internet  -

Understood -

Visions & Voices Together, Charmaine Thanner -

Wrightslaw -

Yellow Pages for Kids -

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