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Transforming words into deeds, knowledge into action... that's what our interactive handbooks are all about. Each one combines detailed, ready-to-use information to support parents of children with special needs, along with hands-on worksheets, quizzes, and other exercises.

Features include:

  • plenty of important information laid out in a clear, comprehensible style
  • charts, worksheets, progress logs, and lots of other exercises and fill-ins that help families set achievable goals -- and follow through
  • cut-out reference cards to fill in with important reminders, a customized education plan, appointment times, or other information
  • a sturdy, full-color cover and 32 pages of information readers will refer to again and again.

Make sure you're giving parents of children with special needs support that's always on hand.

Clear, straightforward text makes important concepts easy to understand.

Understanding Special Education Under ESSA, IDEA And Section 504; A Parent's Handbook in English (EM94462)K and Spanish (EM95707)K empowers parents to advocate for their child. This interactive resource:

  • encourages parents to work with school personnel to get their children the services they need
  • includes straightforward answers to commonly asked questions
  • provides tips for encouraging one's child in school
  • includes an education glossary and sources of additional information.

32 pages, 8 1/2" x 11"
Item no. (EM94462)K

Our handbooks help parents become better informed and more
involved in their child's education!

Helping Children With Learning Disabilities; A Parent's Handbook in English (EM92827)K and Spanish (EM92960)K explains different types of learning disabilities, possible causes, symptoms, where to find help, and how parents can help their child succeed. This interactive resource:

  • helps parents prepare for IEP meetings, and record phone numbers and appointments
  • covers the Federal Special Education Law and parents' rights
  • includes a glossary of terms related to learning disabilities.

32 pages, 8 1/2" x 11"
Item no. (EM92827)K

Handbooks provide an ongoing reference to help parents manage
their child's education and chart progress.

Helping Your Child Manage ADHD -- Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder; A Parent's Handbook in English (EM93897)K and Spanish (EM94996)K provides a clear explanation of ADHD, its possible causes, and diagnosis. This interactive resource:

  • acknowledges the challenges ADHD poses to children and their families
  • includes worksheets that help parents monitor their child's behavior, set goals, and more
  • features a detachable reference card for important contact and medication information.

32 pages, 8 1/2" x 11"
Item no. (EM93897)K

Our handbooks combine detailed information with hands-on
worksheets, quizzes, and exercises!

Helping Your Child With Autism Spectrum Disorder; A Parent's Handbook in English (EM94839)K and Spanish (EM96076)K features exercises and research-based advice to highlight the causes, risk factors, and red flags of ASDs. This interactive resource:

  • explains how ASDs are diagnosed
  • describes current treatment options
  • provides tips on how to nurture their child's education and understand their child's actions
  • offers tips on communication, managing strong emotions, and handling stress.

32 pages, 8 1/2" x 11"
Item no. (EM94839)K

Clear, straightforward text makes important concepts easy to understand.

Helping Your Child With Dyslexia; A Parent's Handbook (EM92044)K guides parents to a
better understanding of dyslexia. This interactive resource:

  • provides them with practical strategies to
    help their child succeed
  • offers an overview of dyslexia and describes symptoms that may be evident at various
    grade levels
  • explains diagnosis, emphasizing the
    importance of early detection
  • discusses common coexisting disorders
    and available services.

32 pages, 8 1/2" x 11"
Item no. (EM92044)K

Our handbooks give parents confidence to actively participate in their child's special education.

Special Education In High School -- A Guide To Success And Transition Planning; A Parent's Handbook (EM92448)K offers information about the evolving role of special education during the teen years. The handbook:

  • discusses special education laws related to teens, IEPs, and the transition after high school
  • offers insight into developing a transition plan, setting goals, and achieving academic success
  • provides helpful advice on encouraging independence, preparing for the workplace, discussing social challenges, and more.

32 pages, 8 1/2" x 11"
Item no. (EM92448)K

Interactive features make handbooks ideal for ongoing reference!

Middle School Transition -- For Your Child With Special Needs; A Parent's Handbook (EM91600)K helps parents prepare for the transition to middle school and encourage their child's academic success. This interactive resource:

  • provides parents with an overview of federal laws designed to serve children with disabilities, individualized education programs (IEPs), least restrictive environments (LREs), physical education, and transition services
  • provides parents with tips on supporting homework success
  • offers advice on helping children build social connections and respond to bullying.

32 pages, 8 1/2" x 11"
Item no. (EM91600)K

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