Providing Special Education Resources
Timely and accurate information is one of the keys to successful intervention strategies at school. HOPE serves its clients as a valuable special education resource. We evaluate the needs that parents have in working with their children and then recommend the resources relating specifically to the challenges at hand.
Many of the special education resources that we recommend are ones that we have found helpful in raising our own children with special needs. These resources include information, web addresses, and literature on the following:
- Asperger’s Syndrome
- Pervasive Development Disorder
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- Anxiety, Depression and other mental health issues
- Tourette Syndrome
- Down Syndrome
- Individual Assistance Plans (IAP or IAT)
- Individual Education Plans (IEP)
- School & Private Educational Based Assessments
- 504 Plans
Helping You Through the Maze of Information
The sheer volume of information on learning disabilities, mental illness, brain injury, cognitive disabilities, and other special needs can be overwhelming, – especially for a new parent on a steep learning curve. Tapping HOPE’s knowledge and experience shortens the learning process and helps identify exactly the literature that will be most helpful.
Educating yourself about your child’s needs can provide insight, encouragement, and information. Here are some recommended books and web sites to get your started. Check back often for new additions!