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Preparing Students with Disabiliites for College Success, A Practical Guide to Transition Planning

Author: 
Stan Shaw, Joseph Madaus, Lyman Dukes
Publisher: 
Brookes Publishing
Type: 
Book
Notes: 
This selection has sound advice on how to prepare students with disabilities to successfully transition from high school to college. Different tools and strategies are provided here to help students reach their highest potential and to become independant adults.

Educational Advodacy for Children with Autism

Author: 
Mulick, James A.; Butter, Eric M.
Publisher: 
John Wiley & Sons; (2002)
Type: 
Article
ID: 
3848
Price: 
$0.00
Location: 
ED 40
Notes: 
Details information needed to prepare for advocating for an ABA program vs. undefined school program.

Wrights Law From Emotions to Advocacy the Special Education Survival Guide, Second Edition

Author: 
Wright, Pam; Wright, Pete
Publisher: 
Harbor House Law Press; (2002)
Type: 
Book
ID: 
3743
Price: 
$30.00
Location: 
Lending Library; Danvers
Notes: 
NEW 11/03 This book will teach you to plan, prepare, organize and get quality special education services. The user friendly format includes strategies, tips, references, warnings, internet resources and contact info for hundreds of information groups.

Parents Guide Developing Your Childs IEP

Author: 
Rebhorn, Theresa
Publisher: 
NICHCY; (10/2002)
Type: 
Article
ID: 
3726
Price: 
$0.00
Location: 
ED 23
Notes: 
A comprehensive guide to the IEP process, deciding placement, participating in the IEP meetings.

Massachusetts Advocates for Children

Author: 
None
Publisher: 
None
Type: 
Factsheet
ID: 
2999
Price: 
$0.00
Location: 
Resource Drawer - Advocacy Folder
Notes: 
09/16/03 INFO UPDATED Factsheet describing the center.

Somerville Special Education Advocacy Project

Author: 
None
Publisher: 
None
Type: 
Brochure
ID: 
3461
Price: 
$0.00
Location: 
Resource Drawer - Advocacy Folder - Somerville Special Education Advocacy Project
Notes: 
Brochure provides basic information about the project.

Advocacy Associates, Inc.

Author: 
Curran, Noreen
Publisher: 
None
Type: 
Brochure
ID: 
2996
Price: 
$0.00
Location: 
Resource Drawer - Advocacy Folder
Notes: 
Brochure describing advocates. Brochure updated 08/06/02.

Autism Facts and Strategies for Parents

Author: 
Janzen, Janice E.
Publisher: 
Therapy Skill Builders; (1999)
Type: 
Book
ID: 
3409
Price: 
$48.00
Location: 
Lending Library; Danvers
Notes: 
NEW 05/30/02 This book is written for parents who have just discovered their child has autism or PDD.

Sibling Needs Helpful Information for Parents

Author: 
Timmons-Schubert, D.
Publisher: 
Sibling Information Network
Type: 
Article
ID: 
2416
Price: 
$0.00
Location: 
SIB 12
Notes: 
Excellent article and resources (book review, advocacy information, parents' questions, arguing, and play time) including what to tell children at specific ages. Includes warning signs - when to seek outside help from a pediatrician or mental health professional.

Coping with the Special Education System: Getting the Services Your Child is Entitled to Through the Public School System

Author: 
Mass Advocacy Center
Publisher: 
None
Type: 
Article
ID: 
3344
Price: 
$0.00
Location: 
ED 57
Notes: 
Tips for overwhelmed, intimidated parents. Gives concrete steps to take in difficult situations. Very empowering.

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