SUPAC Summaries / Tools & Tips

SUPAC Summaries /  Tools & Tips

SUPAC Summaries

SUPAC Summaries are designed to provide parents, professionals, and community members with timely pertinent information on special education and disability topics including resources, and regulations. If you have a topic you would like to see covered in our newsletter or would like to receive an electronic or hard copy please contact us by email supac@syr.edu or phone 315-443-4336 or toll free at 877-824-9555.
SUPAC Summaries: Spring 2015 Diploma and Credential Options for Students and DisabilitiesThis issue explains the multiple graduation and exiting options available to students with disabilities.

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SUPAC Summaries: Fall 2015 Universal Design for LearningUniversal design for learning (UDL) is a framework to improve and optimize teaching and learning for all people based on scientific insights into how humans learn, and is becoming more popular in education. It is inspired by universal design in architecture and is based on three basic principles. This issue provides information for parents to learn about the three principles of UDL, answers to popular questions about UDL, and helpful sources and websites.

Tools & Tips

SUPAC Tools & Tips are designed to provide parents and caregivers with advice on special education topics and promote parent involvement. If you have a topic you would like to see covered in our newsletter or would like to receive an electronic or hard copy please contact us by email supac@syr.edu or phone 315-443-4336 or toll free at 877-824-9555.
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Bullying and Children with Disabilities
This issue discusses types of bullying, why children bully, the impact of bullying and what to do if you think your child is being bullied.
How Parents Can Help Young Children with Academics & Reading at Home
There are many things that parents can do to support their children’s academics at home. In this issue of SUPAC Tools & Tips, you can learn more about how to support your young child with reading at home. This is the first issue in a series focusing on how to support children’s academics.
Tips for Building Effective Relationships with Your Child’s SchoolThis issue of SUPAC Tools & Tips provides strategies for parents/caregivers to use before, during, and after a meeting with their child’s school team. Use these checklists to plan and learn ways to build and maintain positive and effective relationships.

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SUPAC Tools & Tips: 15 Ways to Keep Kids Busy and Learning During the Winter BreakThis edition of SUPAC Tools & Tips discusses ideas for activities that will keep your kids (Kindergarten-5th grade) learning and their minds working all while having fun during winter break.
Tools & Tips: Transition Planning Timelines and TasksThese checklists offer a timeline of events that may need to be considered during a student’s transition process. Not all items will be applicable to all students, and these lists serve as optional planning tools.

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