• Raising Special Kids provides many parent training activities for a “one-stop shop” for parents to increase their knowledge and skills for participation and decision-making in special education. The resources at Raising Special Kids include:

    • State-wide parent information and training on various topics to assist parents in:

     
       Understanding the special education process
       Working with professionals to understand and support their child
       Learning advocacy skills to appropriately participate in meetings
     
    • Special Education resource documents on a variety of topics
     
    • Local, regional, and national disability resource directory
     
    • Access to a DVD lending library featuring special education and disability topics
     
    • Regional support teams in Northern Arizona, Central Arizona, Southern Arizona
     
    • A toll-free help line (888.877.5910) for parents staffed by trained and knowledgeable specialists
     
    • All information, training and support provided in English and in Spanish raisingspecialkids.org