You Are Not Alone

_________________________________Alert! Alert!  Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date.The new address of You Are Not Alone at the CPIR is: http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/notalone/_________________________________For Parents When They Learn That Their Child Has … [Read more...]

The Unplanned Journey

_________________________________Alert! Alert!  Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date.The new address of The Unplanned Journey at the CPIR is: http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/journey/_________________________________ When You Learn That Your Child Has a Disabilityby … [Read more...]

Disability Groups

_________________________________Alert! Alert! Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date. The new address of Disability Groups at the CPIR is:http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/disabilitygroups/ _________________________________Updated October 2010 | Links checked, … [Read more...]

Parent Groups

_________________________________Alert! Alert! Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date.The new address of Parent Groups at the CPIR is:http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/parentgroups/_________________________________Updated October 2010Families with a child who has … [Read more...]

Resources Especially for Military Families

_________________________________Alert! Alert! Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date. The new address of Resources Especially for Military Families at the CPIR is:http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/military/_________________________________ Updated August … [Read more...]

A financial resource guide for parents of children with disabilities

Need a financial planning guide?  Who doesn't? The PACER Center has updated its Possibilities: A Financial Resource for Parents of Children and Youth with Disabilities Financial Planning Guide for 2011.  First published in 2004 by the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) and PACER, this financial planning guide is now in an online format and includes more content relevant to parenting transition-age youth with disabilities. Topics include … [Read more...]

Organize your child’s medical records

This 2-page brief gives great suggestions and several step-by-step instructions for getting your child's medical records and then organizing them. (Posted July 26, 2011) http://www.pacer.org/health/pdfs/HIAC-h17.pdf   … [Read more...]

Is your child’s behavior caused by a disability?

Read more about how problem behavior and disability may coincide. Another great Wrightslaw article. http://www.wrightslaw.com/nltr/11/nl.0215.htm … [Read more...]

Who Can Help?

by Elaine Mulligan                     Here at the National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NICHCY), we like to think of ourselves as your central source of information and resources on special education. We work hard to give you the most accurate and accessible information about: • the laws and procedures that guide the special education process • the best practices for serving students with disabilities in … [Read more...]

NOTICE: NICHCY is going away, but its resources are not. Find hundreds of legacy NICHCY publications, as well as our training curriculum on IDEA 2004, in the Center for Parent Information and Resources' Library at http://www.parentcenterhub.org/resources. This website will remain available until September 30, 2014. After that date, web visitors will be automatically redirected to http://www.parentcenterhub.org.