Workshops Understanding Special Education IEP Process Transition from IFSP to IEP Procedural Safeguards and Parent Rights Recordkeeping Problem Solving Signing to Children Transition from IEP to Adulthood
What is the Parent to Parent Network? Connects families Provides a safe place for parents to meet and talk Supports the idea that all families have the right to come to their own decision regarding communication options and other relevant decisions.
Parent to Parent Resources The Parent to Parent Handbook. Connecting Families of Children with Special Needs. By: Betsy Santelli, Florene Stewart poyadue, and Jane Leora Young Parent to Parent Video By: Child Development Media, Inc. 5632 Van Nuys Blvd, Suite 286, Van Nuys, CA 91401, (818) 994-0933, Fax (818) 994-0153
Parent to Parent Organizations Partners for Success Beach Center on Families and Disabilities Family Net Works The Arc of Montgomery County, MD New Jersey Statewide Parent to Parent Parent to Parent of PA Parent to Parent of Virginia Common Bonds of West Virginia
Putting The Pieces Together Manage Network Network Trainers Family Matching Follow Up With Support
Mentor Family They will listen and support families They are not experts Provide support through understanding and shared experiences Friendships Training
Characteristics of a Mentor Family Parent of a child who is Deaf or Hard of Hearing Genuine desire to assist another family Empathetic Non-judgmental Positive energy Hopeful outlook
Requesting Family Parent of a child who is Deaf or Hard of Hearing Feeling connected One to one matches Friendship Support