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Translated Materials – Spanish

PACER offers bilingual workshops, individual assistance and translated publications focusing on issues facing families from diverse backgrounds. The following publications have been translated into Spanish.

Interactive

NEW! Special Education: What Do I Need to Know? (Spanish version)
A 37 minute audio/video (translated in Spanish) overview of special education created to help parents of children with disabilities understand what special education is, how a child might get into special education, how to resolve disagreements, and what role parents play. 2009.
Developed by PACER Center, it is funded in part by a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education.

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Books

Early Childhood Transition Guidebook - Spanish Version pdf icon (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. Also available in English and Somali. 2011.
square $3.00 | 10+ copies, $2.50 each  | PHP-a40s

Special Education Mediation - Spanish Version
Jointly developed by the CADRE Project, a national technical assistance project on alternative dispute resolution and the ALLIANCE Project, this guide is for parents on how to use mediation to resolve education disputes. Mediation is a process in which the parents and educators work with a neutral third party to resolve disagreements and reach mutual solutions. 2005.
square $3 | 10+ copies, $1 each  | ALL-3s

Thoughts About My Child - Spanish Version
Families can organize information about a young child with disabilities: daily routine, likes and dislikes, skills, unique characteristics, birth and health history, needs, names of medical or school professionals, health/human services numbers, etc.
square $1.50 | 10+ copies, $1 each  | PHP-a17s

Working with Doctors: A Parent's Guide to Navigating the Health System - Spanish Version
Created to help parents become effective advocates for their children in the health care system. It focuses on communication skills with medical professionals, maintaining records, and other important issues. 2003.
square $8 | 10+ copies, $6 each  | HIAC-h11S

Booklets Free to Download pdf icon

pdf icon Accessible Instructional Materials: Basics for Families - Spanish Version
This booklet helps parents decide whether their child needs accessible instructional materials (AIM), what specialized format the student needs, how to access these materials, and what supports the student needs to use AIM. 2011
square $2 | 10+ for $1.50 each | STC-23s

Facilitated IEP Meetings: An Emerging Practice - Spanish Version
This publication was a joint project of the Alliance and CADRE, the national technical assistance center on alternative dispute resolution. The booklet introduces parents to facilitated IEP meetings and distinguishes IEP facilitation from mediation. The guide describes how families can prepare for facilitated IEP meetings and answers frequently asked questions about the process. 8 pages. 2004.
$3 | 10+ copies, $2 each | ALL-26s

Information Cards

IEP Meeting Parent Tip Card - Spanish Version
Laminated cards with questions to ask during your child's Individualized Education Program (IEP) meeting, as well as questions to ask about the IEP process. 2014.
square $0.25 | 100+ copies, $.20 each (please call for shipping and handling pricing)  | PHP-a45Sp

Parent Information Cards - Spanish Version
Laminated 3 x 5-inch cards detailing parent rights and responsibilities in special education as well as topics of discussion for IEP development that parents can bring with them to their child's IEP meetings. 2010.
square $0.25 | 100+ copies, $.20 each (please call for shipping and handling pricing)  | PHP-a39s

Activity Cards

image of Family Fun Reading Activity Cards publication Family Fun Reading Activity Cards
These activity cards help your child develop literacy skills that are important for reading and learning success. You can do these fun skill-builders at home, in your neighborhood, and on the go! For children in grades K-3. 2012.
square $4 | 10+ copies, $2.50 each | 100+ copies, $2 each  | PHP-a43s

image of Let's Talk Activity Cards - Spanish Version publication Let's Talk Activity Cards - Spanish Version
Let’s Talk is an easy and fun way for parents 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.
square $4 | 10+ copies, $2.50 each | 100+ copies, $2 each  | PHP-a27s

Let's Talk and Count! Activity Cards - Spanish Version
Let’s 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 child’s vocabulary and speaking skills, as well as increase your child’s early math skills. No special supplies are needed, just you and your child.
square $4 | 10+ copies, $2.50 each | 100+ copies, $2 each  | PHP-a41s

Handouts squareFree to Download pdf icon | $1.50 per request | 10+ copies, $.50 each

A Family Guide to Participating in the Child Outcomes Measurement Process ALL-71s
Accessing County Children's Mental Health Services For Your Child - Spanish Version PHP-c84S
Acronyms and Agencies - Spanish Version ALL-48s
Assistive Technology for Infants, Toddlers, and Young Children with Disabilities - Spanish Version PHP-c212s
Attending Meetings to Plan Your Child's IEP - Spanish Version PHP-c27s
Attending Meetings to Plan Your Child's Individualized Education Program (IEP) - Spanish Version ALL-8s
Checklist: Preparing for and Attending Mediation PHP-c200s
Childhood Skills Checklist - Spanish Version PHP-c76s
Common Views About Bullying - Spanish Version BP-1SP
Communication in the Special Education Process - Spanish Version PHP-c82s
Evaluation: What Does It Mean for Your Child? - Spanish Version - Minnesota Version PHP-c2s
Evaluation: What Does It Mean for Your Child? - Spanish Version - National Version ALL-11s
Evidence-Based Practices at School: A Guide for Parents ALL-68s
Functional Behavioral Assessment and Positive Behavioral Interventions: What Parents Need to Know - Spanish Version PHP-c79s
How Will I Know If My Child Is Making Progress? - Spanish Version - Minnesota Version PHP-c78s
How Will I know if My Child is Making Progress? - Spanish Version- National Version ALL-13s
IEP and Bullying - Spanish Version BP-4SP
Informed Parent Consent for Pre-School and School-Aged Children with Disabilities - Spanish Version ALL-40s
Learning to Communicate: A Timeline for Typical Development - Spanish Version PHP-c69s
Minnesota Due Process Options PHP-a25s
Notifying School Administrators of Harassment Concerns - Spanish version BP-5s
Notifying the School About a Bullying Incident - Using a Template Letter Spanish version BP-19s
Prior Written Notice - Spanish Version ALL-43s
Promising Practices - Fluency: Helping Your CHild Read and Understand - Spanish Version ALL-47s
Record Keeping and Bullying - Spanish Version BP-3SP
Related Services - Spanish Version ALL-52s
Residential Programs for Children with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders: Things for Parents to Consider - Spanish Version PHP-c85s
School Accommodations and Modifications - Spanish Version - Minnesota Version PHP-c49s
School Accomodations and Modifications - Spanish Version - National Version ALL-15s
School Records and Parents' Rights - Spanish Version PHP-c41s
Simple, Inexpensive Devices Can Assist in Communication - Spanish Version - Minnesota Version PHP-c72s
Simple, Inexpensive Devices Can Assist in Communication - Spanish Version - National Version ALL-16s
Special Education Evaluation - Spanish Version ALL-10s
Students' Perceptions of Instruction in Inclusion Classrooms: Implications for Students with Learning Disabilities - Spanish Version ALL-42s
Talk to Your Child About Bullying - Spanish Version BP-2SP
The Challenges of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders - Spanish Version PHP-c86s
Tips for Transition Planning - Spanish Version PHP-c80s
Tips to Support Reading and Writing for Children with Significant Disabilities PHP-c206s
Tips to Support Reading and Writing, Every Child Needs a Voice PHP-c207s
Tips to Support Reading and Writing, Every Writer Needs a Pencil PHP-c208s
Understanding the Special Education Process - Spanish Version - National Version ALL-17s
Your Action Plan Against Bullying! - Spanish translation BP-25s
Your Action Plan, Spanish version BP-25(1)s
Your Child with a Disability Can Take Part in Extracurricular Activities ALL-70s

Brochures

pdf icon Bookshare Brochure - Spanish Version
Bookshare is a free, accessible online library with eBooks and reading tools for your child with a print disability. This brochure provides more information on Bookshare’s materials, how to start using them, and who is eligible to access the library.
FREE | STC-26s

pdf icon Effective Advocacy: Guidelines to help parents help their children
A brochure for organizations or individuals who help parents develop the skills they need to advocate effectively for their children with special needs. 2001.
square $1 | 10+ copies, $.50 each | PHP-a13s

pdf icon Who We Are
Summarizes PACER's projects, workshops, and resources. 2010.
FREE | PHP-c37s

Video

Here to Stay (Llegaron para Quedarse)
Produced by PACER - A video for professionals that shows a glimpse of four Hispanic families' journeys through the special education process.
$35 | Rental, $10  | VID-27

Book and Audio

Child Development Booklets
This series of five booklets teach and encourage parents of young children (birth to age 5.) All are simply worded and beautifully illustrated with photos of children and families of various ethnic/cultural groups. 2000. (See Translations for Hmong and Spanish.)
$5 | 10+, $4.50 each | 100+, $4 each

Written in the child's voice, engaging booklets with focus on development.

I Am My Child's First Teacher  |  LPA-35S
English, Hmong, Spanish
Hopeful and supportive, this booklet focuses on the strengths developed and the challenges faced by many parents of a young child with a disability.

Lovable Me! A Guide to Your Baby  |  LPA-32S
English, Hmong, Spanish

Lovable Me! A Guide to Your Preschooler  |  LPA-34S
English, Hmong, Spanish

Lovable Me! A Guide to Your Toddler  |  LPA-33S
This engaging, encouraging booklet presents ways parents help children learn through everyday activities.

My Child Has a Disability  |  LPA-36S
English, Hmong, Spanish

Audio

FAMILY STRENGTHS Series Audio Tapes
Accompanies Family Strength Series Books. Covers the text from the book series. All five books are on a single tape. 2001.
$3 | 10+ copies, $2 each | 100+ copies, $1 each  | LPA-38S

Record Keeping Folders

Special Education Record Keeping Folders
Parents can keep important papers related to their child's education plus helpful tips on working with your child's school. 2004.
square 1-10, $10 each | 11-100, $8 each | 101-500 copies, $7 each | 501+ copies, $5 each  | PHP-a5s

Workshop/Training Curricula

Families are Important: An Early Childhood Curriculum - Spanish Version
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-45s

IDEA 2004 for Families and Advocates (Draft) - Spanish Version
This curriculum covers seven key areas of IDEA 2004: Definitions, Evaluation, Individualized Education Program (IEP), Least Restrictive Environment (LRE), Private School Placement, Procedural Safeguards, and Placement in an Interim Alternative Educational Setting (IAES). 95 slides, 2009.
$15 | CD-Rom  | ALL-35s

Is Your Child a Target of Bullying? Intervention Strategies for Parents of Children with Disabilities
The appealing design and easy-to-understand, common-sense suggestions are sure to inform and encourage families as they address bullying issues. 33 slides. 2003. CD-Rom.
$15 | CD-Rom: English OR Spanish version  | ALL-19s

No Child Left Behind and Students with Disabilities - Spanish Version
This curriculum addresses components of the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) such as assessments, school choice, supplemental services, and teacher qualifications in the context of students with disabilities. 97 slides, 2007.
$15 | CD-Rom  | ALL-27s

Positive Behavioral Interventions - Spanish Version
This curriculum introduces families to a new way of thinking about their child’s behaviors and about the need to advocate for behavioral instruction. Professionals find very useful. 37 slides, 2006.
$15 | CD-Rom  | PBI-5s

Understanding ADHD
This curriculum provides information for parents, teachers and others about ADHD including behavior management, strategies for parents, and instructional strategies for teachers. It can be used in total as a three-hour workshop, or as a series of shorter trainings for community education purposes. The curriculum consists of four units that can be used as short workshops or as the foundation for discussion groups related to each topic area. 59 slides, 2007.
$15 | CD-Rom  | ALL-22s

 

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