Starting POINTS for Parents is an interactive online community for parents of children with disabilities Providing Opportunities for Information Networking, Training and Support as they learn, share and connect about how to support the educational and developmental needs of their children. Starting POINTS offers parents, educators and other advocates for children with disabilities a wide variety of tools and resources. As a safeguard for community members, user-registration is required before users may access some of the interactive options available on the site.
By registering with Starting POINTS for Parents, users become members of the Starting POINTS community. In addition to being able to obtain information from the site (a resource available to all users, registered and non-registered), community members can also:
Community Member Agreement
Parents of children with disabilities have a passion for obtaining the information they need to support their children’s learning and improve their educational outcomes, and then for sharing that information with others. Starting POINTS for Parents is designed to assist parents and others both give and receive information and support related to meeting the educational and developmental needs of their children with disabilities.
Starting POINTS for Parents was a concept of the Parent Information Center of NH and the Maine Parent Federation. The site was developed as a resource for Parent Centers thanks to support and funding accessed by the North East Parent Center Assistance and Collaboration Team, a project of the Statewide Parent Advocacy Network, NJ from the Office of Special Education Programs, Grant XXX.
United We Stand of New York