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items are free to young adults, high school or older, with disabilities and their families.
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Other Early Childhood ProjectsProject KITE (Kids Included through Technology are Enriched) is a training curriculum for parents and teachers of young children with disabilities with a goal to promote inclusion for children with disabilities through the use of technology.
PACER's Early Childhood Project is dedicated to providing parents of children with disabilities, ages birth through 5 years, the confidence, knowledge, and skills needed to help their children obtain the education, health care, and other services that are mandated by law.
Families are Important: An Early Childhood Curriculum
This training curriculum describes the early intervention process and the family's role in developing an Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP). 51 slides. 2007.
$15 | CD-Rom | ALL-45
Choices: Opportunities for Life
The information in this booklet can help parents think about the steps involved in encouraging decision making skills in their young children with disabilities. 2009.
$6 | 10+ copies, $5 each | PHP-a31
Early Childhood Transition Guidebook (download for free)
Helps parents understand the process that guides their child's transition from infant and toddler intervention services to other early childhood services at age three and includes strategies to use for a successful transition. 2010.(See translations for Somali and Spanish.)
$3.00 | 10+ copies, $2.50 each | PHP-a40
Families are Important! An Early Childhood Guidebook for Families of Young Children
Helps families of children with disabilities or delayed development understand Minnesota's early intervention system and how to access services for their child. 2014.
$7 | 10+ copies, $5 each | PHP-a9
Helps parents who have just learned their child has a disability to maintain high expectations for the child's future while challenging the low expectations of others. 2009.
$3 | 10+ copies, $2.50 each | PHP-a34
I Wish I Knew Then What I Know Now
New! Advice from over twenty parents of children with disabilities, sharing what they have learned while navigating health care, education, and social support systems and what they would do differently if they did it all again. 2012
$6 | 10+ copies, $5 each | PHP-a42
Possibilities: A Financial Resource for Parents of Children with Disabilities (download for free)
a booklet first published in 2004 by the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) and PACER, has been revamped and expanded in an online format. This guide offers tips and information on organizing financial records, managing money, dealing with debt, preparing income taxes, saving for college, preparing youth for adult employment, and more. Each section includes links to additional resources. 2011
FREE | Online Only | WEB-1
Handouts Free to Download | $1.50 per request | 10+ copies, $.50 each
Let's Talk Activity Cards
Let's Talk is an easy and fun way to interact and help your child be ready for reading. These cards will help build your child's vocabulary and speaking skills-the first steps in learning to read. No special supplies are needed, just you and your child. (See Translations for Spanish.)
$4 | 10+ copies, $2.50 each | 100+ copies, $2 each | PHP-a27
Let's Talk and Count! Activity Cards
Letís Talk and Count! is an easy and fun way for parents to interact and help your child be ready for reading and counting. These cards will help build your childís vocabulary and speaking skills, as well as increase your childís early math skills. No special supplies are needed, just you and your child. (See Translations for Spanish and Hmong and Somali.)
$4 | 10+ copies, $2.50 each | 100+ copies, $2 each | PHP-a41