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At PaTTAN, our goal is to provide educators with a breadth of publications that are grounded in proven best practices and a deep research base, reflecting a commitment to school improvement. PaTTAN offers publications on a variety of topics, all focused on improving educational results for students with and without disabilities.

Whether you are just starting out in the field of education, or you want to improve upon the work you and your team are already doing, let PaTTAN support you with the expertise of our educational consultants. Pennsylvania educators, school administrators, and families can view, download, and order PaTTAN publications mailed to their school or home.

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Watch Me Grow Brochure - Traditional Chinese
July 6, 2020

Watch Me Grow Brochure - Traditional Chinese

This Early Intervention child find and family information brochure is a statewide public awareness document utilized by all Infant/Toddler and Preschool Early Intervention Programs. The brochure includes common language to describe Early Intervention so parents know that their child receives Early Intervention services regardless of where they live throughout the state. The brochure can be used for families, early care and education agencies providers, physicians, child find activities, etc. Additional copies are available through Early Intervention Technical Assistance (EITA) by contacting Laura Copenhaver, "lcopenhaver@tiu11.org(lcopenhaver@tiu11.org)":lcopenhaver@tiu11.org
BSE Bulletin - Spring 2020
June 26, 2020

BSE Bulletin - Spring 2020

This quarterly bulletin provides news from the Pennsylvania Department of Education’s Bureau of Special Education.
The Transition Process From Early Intervention to School-Age Programs (Spanish)
May 29, 2020

The Transition Process From Early Intervention to School-Age Programs (Spanish)

This publication explains what parents/guardians can expect to experience when their child approaches the transition from preschool early intervention to a school-age program.

This publication is also available in English.
The Pennsylvania Deaf-Blind Project (Spanish)
May 28, 2020

The Pennsylvania Deaf-Blind Project (Spanish)

This brochure provides information about deaf-blindness and the Pennsylvania Deaf-Blind Project. Through PaTTAN, the Pennsylvania Deaf-Blind Project offers a variety of training, technical assistance, and resources to assist educators and families in the areas of assessment, instruction, and family involvement activities.

This brochure is also available in English.
Pennsylvania SICC Annual Report 2018-2019
April 20, 2020

Pennsylvania SICC Annual Report 2018-2019

The Pennsylvania State Interagency Coordinating Council (SICC) for Early Intervention annual report includes data  required by state and federal law. The annual report summarizes Early Intervention data on the number of children served in each county in Early Intervention, the settings where children receive services and supports, and the state and federal funding utilized for Early Intervention.
Special Education in Pennsylvania 2018-2019
March 3, 2020

Special Education in Pennsylvania 2018-2019

A Focus on Data-Driven Programs and Services

This booklet highlights some of the 2018-2019 programs and services provided by the Pennsylvania Bureau of Special Education (BSE) for Pennsylvania students with disabilities who received special education services.
BSE Bulletin - Winter 2020
February 1, 2020

BSE Bulletin - Winter 2020

This quarterly bulletin provides news from the Pennsylvania Department of Education’s Bureau of Special Education.
Extended School Year Services in Pennsylvania
January 31, 2020

Extended School Year Services in Pennsylvania

This guide contains a comprehensive compilation of documents that will provide direction, respond to questions, and guide parents and local education agencies in making determinations about ESY services.
Pennsylvania Special Education Advisory Panel (SEAP)
January 31, 2020

Pennsylvania Special Education Advisory Panel (SEAP)

This flyer details the purpose, duties, and other information about the Special Education Advisory Panel (SEAP).
Teachers' Desk Reference: Using Instructional Time Effectively
January 31, 2020

Teachers' Desk Reference: Using Instructional Time Effectively

This issue of Teachers' Desk Reference provides teachers with strategies for efficient and effective use of engaged time to increase the amount of time that students experience successful academic learning.

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