Co-Teaching Connection

Resources - Parents/Families/Community

The Beach Center on Disability

Affiliated with the University of Kansas, its goal is helping individuals with disabilities and their families through research, teaching, technical assistance, and community service. The website also has many resources to help professionals work effectively with families.

The National Parent Network on Disabilities

Offers clear information about disabilities, including information on laws and procedures.


A comprehensive guide for parents on IEPs, including general information, related case law, links to related sites, and examples of appropriate and inappropriate IEP goals and objectives.

The North Central Regional Educational Laboratory

Dedicated to integrating services for students and their families. At this site, you can learn collaboration issues that arise when school professionals work with individuals from social services, health services, and other community agencies.

• The Families and Advocates Partnership for Education( FAPE) project

Fosters collaboration among parents, advocates, and others to ensure that students with disabilities receive appropriate services. At the website you can find many additional links as well as many materials in languages other than English (e.g., Spanish, Vietnamese).

• NEA’s Parent’s Guide to Testing at Your Child’s School

Provides general information about high stakes testing, questions to ask about mandated testing, and recommendations for helping their children do well on tests.

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