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Memo Re: Harmful Effect

PVUSD Parent Rights (English/Spanish Version)

 

Pent Positive Network of Trainers

The Positive Environments, Network of Trainers is a California Positive Behavior Initiative designed to provide information and resources for educators striving to achieve high educational outcomes through the use of proactive positive strategies.

 

 

California Department of Education, Special Education Division
The California Department of Education, Special Education Division, website provides all the latest information regarding state initiatives, legislation, policy, and resources.

Center for Applied Special Technology
This state-of-the-art site is devoted to exploring the uses of technology to support achievement for special needs learners.

 


 

 

Center for Effective Collaboration and Practice
This is a federally-funded resource for information regarding services and practices that work for children and youth with emotional or behavioral challenges.

 

 

Federal Office of Special Education
The Federal Office of Special Education Programs website provides the latest information regarding national special education issues.  The site includes a training kit with overheads on IDEA implementation.  Information regarding federal grants and a database of over 1,200 projects funded by the department are available.

 

 

 

International Dyslexia Association
The largest organization devoted to reading disabilities (dyslexia).  The site provides many useful documents, links, and related information for parents and professionals.

 

 

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
NICHD is part of the National Institute of Health and sponsors research related to learning disabilities and other reading/literacy related issues.  The site includes excellent summaries of research findings, publications for parents and professionals, and conference information.

 

 

Policymaker Partnership for Implementing IDEA
The Policymaker Partnership is one of four linked projects funded by the United States Department of Education´s Office of Special Education Programs.  These projects are designed to deliver a common message about the 1997 IDEA amendments to four specific audiences:  policymakers, local administrators, service providers, and families and communities.  Extensive information about IDEA can be found on this website.

 

Schwab Foundation for Learning
The largest learning disabilities-related support organization in California.  The site is loaded with useful information.  Links, documents, and more.

Eulexic Reading Therapy & the Orton-Gillingham Method

Eulexic Reading Therapy’s online “teletherapy” uses  a combination of high-tech and low-tech tools to provide Orton-Gillingham-based structured literacy reading therapy. Orton-Gillingham therapy is the leading approach to helping children overcome dyslexia and other reading, spelling, and writing difficulties. Developed , Orton-Gillingham is considered the “gold standard” for therapy with almost 35 years of research supporting its effectiveness. Orton-Gillingham is a personalized and comprehensive approach to reading, writing, and spelling therapy widely accepted as the world’s most effective way to help struggling readers and writers.

CAPTAIN

The California Autism Professional Training and Information Network (CAPTAIN) is a cross agency network developed to support the understanding and use of evidence based practices (EBPs) for individuals affected by Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) across the state of California.