Learn how to build clear communication with your child’s doctors, from the very first appointment.
School is probably where your child will spend most of his time other than home. These tips can help school personnel feel like they are part of your team.
Learn strategies to prepare for your child’s Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) meeting.
Learn how to work with the professionals who can help your child, from a parent who has been there.
Learn how to build a circle of support for yourself, your family and your child.
Explore the options for how your child who is deaf or hard of hearing can learn to communicate with others.
Assembling books with information about your child can help the people in your life get to know him
Read about possible troublesome behaviors of children with disabilities and strategies for dealing with them.
People can say insensitive things about your child with a disability. Here are some ways you can deal with it.
A former principal offers advice to help support your child’s school or child care in making emergency plans.
Use this social sharing site to find and share quality information.
Learn how to find the right public school and what steps to take to enroll your child.
Learn how to find the right people to care for your child.
An experienced parent points out that sometimes we are so busy helping our kids develop, we forget to let them develop on their own.
Learn how to organize your child’s medical information and why it’s so important.
Learn strategies for talking with your child’s doctor.
Learn how to find quality information online and save it so you can access it later.
Learn about the “medical home” concept.
No one wants to think about it, but it is imperative to make legal preparations in the event of a parent or caregiver’s death or disability.
A notebook to organize important information about your child can help you feel more confident and in control.
Learn about person-centered planning and how the model can help your family.
An experienced parent gives advice on how to plan for a more positive life for you and your family, now and in the future.
Find resources to create emergency evacuation and shelter-in-place plans.
You and your family need to be ready to care for a child with a disability in case a primary caregiver has a medical emergency.
Get tips for creating successful playdates that help your child connect with peers.
One of the writers of this site shares how she has helped her child with a disability build friendships.
Learn how to get help from ECI Respite and other services that give caregivers a break from the stress of caring for a family member with a disability.
Military families move a lot. These links and resources can help make it easier.
Get a host of links to resources
Learn the importance of speaking up for what your child needs, and get tips to help you do it.
Learn some new ways to interact and have fun with your 3- to 5-year-old at home.
Make the most of the time you spend with your infant or toddler at home.
Moving your family can be difficult, but a little planning can make it easier.
Smooth transitions between learning environments lead to better outcomes for children. These ideas can help.
If you take care of someone else, it’s very important to take care of yourself, too. This advice can help.
If you can’t find a parent support group that meets your needs, here are advice and tips to start your own.
Even the pros can find it challenging. These resources can make toilet training easier.
Here’s what you need to know to get your child with a disability enrolled in a new Texas school.
Understand your child’s transition from a preschool program to kindergarten.
Learn how and why to record information about all aspects of your child’s development.