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Extractions: Maine Parent Federation Maine Parent Federation is a private non-profit organization that provides information, support and training to parents and professionals through numerous grant funded projects. In existence since 1984, MPF is physically located in Manchester, Maine, (for directions , click here) but assistance is available on a statewide basis. Through its projects, individuals can receive information about: specific disabilities, parenting issues, education, services, support groups and other resources available to assist families and professionals within the home, school and community. MPF services are offered at no cost to parents and professionals. Regular office hours are Monday - Friday 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. If you are unable to call during this time, please email us and someone will get back to you. All contact information are listed at the bottom of the page. SPIN The Statewide Parent Information Network (SPIN) is the oldest and best known project of Maine Parent Federation. SPIN is the federally funded Parent Training and Information Center for Maine under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Through SPIN, parents of children with disabilities and the professionals who work with children and families are provided information, referral, support and training. MPF is also home to Project FREE.
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Extractions: The SPIN staff has experience as parents of children with disabilities and have access to a wide range of information. They are available to answer requests for information or to help parents find the answers to more complex problems. SPIN also collaborates with parent organizations, state agencies and other organizations in Maine to expand opportunities available to families. The Parent Connection SPIN publishes a newsletter every three months which provides information on upcoming events, workshops, and articles of interest to parents of children with disabilities. Information SPIN provides information to parents and professionals concerning needed services, educational rights, and specific disabilities through a toll free statewide telephone number, 1-800-870-SPIN(7746). SPIN also maintains a TDD, a telecommunication device for individuals with hearing impairments. SPIN provides assistance to parents who wish to network with other families with similar interests and who wish to join existing parent support groups.
Extractions: LD OnLine introduces the LD OnLine Yellow Pages ! This exciting new venture brings information about professionals who serve children and adults with learning disabilities and/or ADHD. If you are a professional interested in listing your services, sign-up online now! Select a State Alabama Alaska American Samoa Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Guam Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Puerto Rico Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota
Distance Learning Resources And Links Central Florida Consortium of Higher education resources for Learning About Distance education Last updated June 3, 1996 United States Department of education sites, AskERIC, National parent Information Network and the Department of education, instructional resources and info on intellectual property education Network of maine. This page http://pegasus.cc.ucf.edu/~cfche/distance.html
Extractions: Professional Opportunities United States Department of Education This is the homepage of the United States Department of Education located in Washington DC. Links include Guides for teachers, funding opportunities, contacts, publications and links to other resources Educom This is the Web site of the distributors of the electronic newsletter, Edupage and Educom Review. It represents a Consortium of educational institutions committed to transforming education through technology ERIC On-Line Clearinghouse This site is the same ERIC as in libraries, Educational Resources Information Center. Links include those to other gopher and Web sites, AskERIC, National Parent Information Network and the National Library of Information FIRN Florida Education Resource Network This site is the homepage for the E-mail network constructed and used in Florida specifically for teachers. This site also has links to the Florida Department of Education, instructional resources and info on State and Federal government Florida Educator's Cyberspace Navigator This site is produced by a joint effort between the Florida Statewide Systemic Initiative (SSI) and the Florida Information Resource Network (FIRN). It has great links to Florida Government information
WPL Homeschooling And Education Resources FAQs, support groups by state (6 listed for maine, 01/02 This report, based on datafrom the parent Survey of the National Household education Survey Program http://www.waterboro.lib.me.us/homeschool/home.htm
WPL Maine Education Resources for the topics of government, education, history, literature University of SouthernMaine (Gorham/Portland Waterboro Elementary School parent information handbook http://www.waterboro.lib.me.us/maineedu.htm
Extractions: Thank you for your interest in 9-1-1 education for children. Below you will find several resources to support 9-1-1 education in your classroom. 9-1-1 Education for Children Curriculum 9-1-1 for Children offers lesson plans, discussion questions, background information, and activities to support 9-1-1 education in the classroom. Videos For Loan Speakers If you are interested in having a 9-1-1 dispatcher make a presentation at your school, contact the Bureau by email to email@example.com , or by phone, 1-888-448-3803, at least 2 weeks in advance. Make sure you tell us the name of the school, its location, contact information and the date requested (if known). The Bureau will try to match you up with a 9-1-1 educator from your area. Letter to Parents You may find the following letter helpful to let parents know that 9-1-1 was taught in your classroom. Many parents are still unaware of the availability of 9-1-1 service in Maine or about its proper use. It also refers them to this web site for more information.
Extractions: Welcome to ELM's Community Connections area. Here you will find a growing library of resources for parents and community members on the Maine Learning Results, the Maine Educational Assessment ( MEA), classroom practice and other relevant topics in education.To help you get started, browse through our parent's glossary of jargon-free terms. What are the Maine Learning Results? Introduction to the Maine Learning Results for Parents - is a colorful, down-to-earth brochure published by the Maine PTA. This link takes you to the PTA home page. Click on the "Maine Learning Results" button in the left-hand navigation bar. ELM's Maine Learning Results Database - is at the heart of the Electronic Learning Marketplace web site. Search by word or groups of words to enter into Maine's content standards and performance indicators. How do you know your child is learning? CRESST's Parents' Page - is a great place to start an in-depth exploration for information on student assessment.
Extractions: Under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act 1995-2001 Allocation: '95-'01 Authorized: '95-'01 Funds Missed: $153.5 million $568.4 million $414.9 million 2001 Allocation: Possible 2002 Increase: Possible 2002 Allocation: $25.1 million $21.4 million $46.5 million SOURCES: Council for Exceptional Children reprint of aggregated actual allocations from U.S. Department of Education and full funding estimates derived by Fiscal Planning Services, Inc. based on information from IDEA Funding Coalition data. FY2002 appropriation under Harkin-Hagel plan estimated by American Association of School Administrators Federal and State Government Links
Kent State University Parent Resources Delaware parent education Resource Center http//www.childinc.com/DPERC.htm.DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA maine Special education http//www.state.me.us http://fpsrv.dl.kent.edu/ecis/Web/Parent Resources/ParentResource.htm
Extractions: Alabama's Early Intervention System www.rehab.state.al.us/intervention.htm Alabama Department of Education Alabama Special Education Alabama Preschool Handbook http://www.alsde.edu/documents/65/Handbook_0-5_wDisabilitiesP.pdf ADRS Early Intervention Systems Office Locations http://www.rehab.state.al.us/ei_offices.html ALASKA Alaska Department of Education http://www.educ.state.ak.us/tls/sped/ Alaska Maternal, Child and Family Health (Early Intervention) http://www.hss.state.ak.us/dph/mcfh/SectionMCFH.htm Alaska Special Education http://www.educ.state.ak.us/tls/sped/ ARIZONA Arizona Community and Family Health Services
Extractions: National Alpha One, directed by people with disabilities provide ervices and products that create opportunities for people with disabilities to live independently. ALLTech is a nationally recognized center that provides training, consultation, and technical assistance in the areas of assistive technology, specialized software, Web accessibility, and universal design in education. MADSEC is the professional association of members who serve the educational needs of Maine children with disabilities Maine CITE is a statewide project designed to help make assistive and universally designed technology more available to Maine children and adults who have disabilities. The home page of the Maine Department of Education.
ALLTech™ Home resources Useful Links, maine Department of education. The home pageof the maine Department of education. maine parent Federation/SPIN. http://www.mecats.org/resources_a/links.htm
Extractions: and Tips Maine National Alpha One, directed by people with disabilities provide ervices and products that create opportunities for people with disabilities to live independently. MADSEC is the professional association of members who serve the educational needs of Maine children with disabilities Maine CITE is a statewide project designed to help make assistive and universally designed technology more available to Maine children and adults who have disabilities.
Maine State Resources parent Teacher Association (PTA) Jeffrey M. Pierce, President maine PTA or policiesof the Department of education, nor does NICHCY State resources maine http://www.nichcy.org/stateshe/me.htm
Extractions: The offices listed on this state sheet are primarily state-level offices. Even if an office is not close to your home, they can usually put you in touch with resources in your community, as well as provide you with information and assistance about disability issues in your state. If you find that an address or number has changed or is incorrect, please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know. Each state sets eligibility ages for services to children and youth with disabilities. For current information concerning this state, please contact the office listed under Department of Education: Special Education United States Senators
State Wide Resources 2342269 PENQUIS CAP AUTISM/PDD parent/PROFESSIONAL SUPPORT 366-5302 CATHOLIC CHARITIESOF maine 1-800 APPROPRIATE DISPUTE RESOLUTON IN SPECIAL education 1-800 http://www.gearparentnetwork.homestead.com/Resources.html