Resources to Share with Parents
IN*Source - The mission of IN*SOURCE is to provide parents, families, individuals and service providers in the state of Indiana the information and training necessary to help assure effective educational programs and appropriate services for individuals with disabilities.
Transitioning from Early Intervention to the Schools - This resource from understood.org helps parents determine what future steps to take after finding out their child is eligible for early intervention services. It outlines the process and documentation as well as explains the difference between an IFSP (Individualized Family Service Plan) and an IEP (Individualized Education Plan).
IEP vs. 504 plan - This resource from understood.org outlines and summarizes key differences between Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) and 504 plans. Both plans offer formal help for K–12 students who are struggling in school.
ARC of Indiana - The mission of The Arc of Indiana is committed to all people with intellectual and developmental disabilities realizing their goals of living, learning, working and fully participating in the community.
Learning Two Languages - Speaking two languages is like any other skill. This parent resource from ASHA describes the benefits of children learning more than one language.