Fact Sheets and Publications
You are just one step away from great resources! Parents Reaching Out offers family friendly materials in English and Spanish. Our publications are designed to provide information and resources for informed decisions as families work with systems to create successful opportunities for children and young adults. Please use the appropriate link to view a publication. Publications are available in Adobe .PDF format. You will need the Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and print these files. If you have selected to save the information to your local hard drive, please give the download time to complete. Download times will vary depending on your Internet connection and traffic at our website.
If you do not find the information you need on our website, we invite you to visit the Parent Technical Assistance Center Network. The portal includes a Parent Center Network search function. You can type in a topic such as “alternative dispute resolution” or “individualized education programs” and instantly search the websites of all 107 Parent Centers across the country. Since the search will bring up resources from across the country, please be aware that education regulations vary by state and some information may be state-specific.
For a printed copy of a publication or our PRO CD containing the entire set of publications or if you experience difficulties retrieving these downloadable publications, please contact us at 505-247-0192 or Toll Free in NM 1-800-524-5176 or email@example.com.
Use our category list below with descriptions of publications or if you already know which publication you are looking for, you can visit our complete A-Z publications page of titles without descriptions.
This section features our six book Family Connections Series based on the Epstein Model of School, Family and Community Involvement. You’ll also find materials for Project FLECHA (Family Leadership in Education, Culture and Healthcare Access) and Parent to Parent.
Positive Directions for Student Behavior offers tools for building success for children and young adults through positive behavior supports, functional behavior assessment, and behavior improvement plans.
Discover great tools for effective communication in this section that includes our Book of Acronyms, Telling Your Story and more.
Next Steps to Success provides important information for families of children who are transitioning from Early Intervention services to pre-school and school environments.
Create learning environments that help children and youth succeed in school with tools included in our Book of Ideas, Practical Inclusive Education, Response to Intervention (RTI), and more.
This section features our PRO Handbook of Parental Rights and Special Education Procedures and other booklets of interest to families of children with disabilities and the educators or service providers who are part of the IEP Team. Topics cover secondary transition, extended school year, school funding and more.
Health Care Access
This section offers family friendly tools to navigate the health care system. Books include DD Waiver Application, DD Waiver Allocation, Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and information about Home and Community Based Waivers in New Mexico.
Families as Faculty These Materials are Not Available in Spanish
Materials used in the Families as Faculty program are featured on this page including the FAF Student Handbook, Host Family Handbook, OT and Nursing Handbooks.
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