Parent Resources

The following links are provided for parents who are seeking information on learning problems of students in school.  If you find a broken link (page will not load) please contact Mark Tucker, Special Services Director, Washington Northeast Supervisory Union.  802-454-9924.

Autism Speaks - A resource for families of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder https://www.autismspeaks.org/ 

LD Online - A resource for families of children with identified learning disabilities http://www.ldonline.org/

Dyslexia at Mayo Clinic - A medical summary of the learning condition commonly known as Dyslexia http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/dyslexia/basics/definition/con-20021904 

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder - Definition and treatment information from the National Institute of Mental Health http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/attention-deficit-hyperactivity-disorder-adhd/index.shtml

Executive Functioning Issues - An overview of Executive Function processing and its relationship to ADHD https://www.understood.org/en/learning-attention-issues/child-learning-disabilities/executive-functioning-issues

Speech-Language Therapy - An overview of the types of disorders that children exhibit in their use of speech and language http://kidshealth.org/parent/system/ill/speech_therapy.html

Emotional Problems - Children today are increasingly being identified in school as having EMotional Disorders.  What does this mean?  What does it look like in a child? https://www.healthychildren.org/English/health-issues/conditions/emotional-problems/Pages/default.aspx

Parent’s Rights in Special Education – Federal and State laws related to Special Education, and parent’s rights under those laws, are explained in the downloadable document Parent's Rights In Special Education 2009.  If you have questions, please contact Mark Tucker, Special Services Director Washington Northeast Supervisory Union.  802-454-9924.

504 Rules and Regulations – Section 504 of the Americans With Disabilities Act provides certain assurances of access to education for students with disabilities who are not otherwise eligible for Special Education.  Download a copy of these rules and regulations here.  If you have questions, please contact Mark Tucker, Special Services Director, Washington Northeast Supervisory Union.  802-454-9924.

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