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Discover how assistive technology can be used to help you or your child achieve his/her full educational potential.Learn More

Get insight on the special education process with this great overview from the Pennsylvania Department of Education.Learn More

Become an expert on behaviors in the home and in school and they pertain to your child’s intellectual/developmental disability.Learn More

Be proactive! Early intervention may be a key strategy to remedying and/or preventing problem behaviors and other negative effects of your child’s disability.Learn More

Financial stability is a basic right for all of us, regardless of whether or not we have a disability. Take charge of your finances today while following your passions.Learn More

This section provides a wealth of information on Individualized Education Plans (IEPs). Learn about you and your child’s legal rights in the special education process.Learn More

Learning disabilities come in all shapes and sizes. So, when it comes to the educational needs of your child, it’s a good idea to be informed!Learn More

Parenting your child while advocating for their educational rights can be tiresome. Find support from others who have been in your shoes.Learn More

Understand how the special education system applies to you, and gain insight on how to navigate it.Learn More

Basic Toolkit: Need a quick overview of the special education process? Click Here


Terms & Ancronyms

GOFor your reference, we have provided a brief list of commonly used terms and acronyms. For a more comprehensive list, please visit PaTTAN’s glossary.


GOTry out these fun quizzes on topics like special education, learning disabilities, disability awareness, and more. Test your knowledge and become a master!


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