TATS supports families in gaining knowledge and understanding of policies and procedures that promote their full participation in the education of their children who have unique needs.
Family COS Brochure – A guide for families with descriptions of the Child Outcomes Summary process and information about families’ participation.
TATS Talks to Families
Briefs for families of young children with unique needs with information about Pre-K-program options, the Individual Educational Plan (IEP), and the transition process.
- TATS Talks 1 – About Disabilities, IDEA, Services for Children
- TATS Talks 2 – About continuum of services and options for Pre-K
- TATS Talks 3 – About IEP – Parents’ rights and roles
- TATS Talks 4 – Transition from Early Steps to School System
- TATS Talks About Transition to Kindergarten – About IEP’s and Services
- TATS Talks About Transition to Kindergarten – Part 2 – About Skills, Options, Parent Involvement
Child Development Milestones
National Center for Disease Control (CDC) is one of several organizations that provides research-based and/or evidence-based information. The information on the CDC site is free, downloadable, and/or printable. Most informational flyers and brochures are available in both English and Spanish and several are available in other languages upon request. The links listed here are some examples of the resources available on the CDC website:
- CDC – Positive Parenting Tips
- CDC – Child Development Facts
- CDC – Child Development Monitoring and Screening
- CDC – Developmental Milestones
- Milestone Tracker – Free Downloadable Resource
Materials TATS has created to help families promote development as they nurture and play with their children.
Tips for Family Engagement
Partnering with Families – Tips for Teachers developed by The National Center on Quality Teaching and Learning for Office of Head Start