Organization Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted Mar 13, 2020

  PUBLIC INFORMATION RELEASE March 13, 2020RE: Organization response to COVID-19 pandemicRaising Special Kids provides critical programs and services information, training, mentoring and family support) to families of children with...

Raising Special Kids and Mesa Public Schools to develop MPS Special Education Advisory Council

Posted Jan 17, 2020

Click here to view Press Release Mesa Public Schools and Raising Special Kids are pleased to announce a new project in parent and family engagement as we embark on the creation of the Mesa Public Schools Special Education Parent Advisory...

2019 Stand Up For Families Annual Campaign Kickoff

2019 Stand Up For Families Annual Campaign Kickoff

Posted Nov 21, 2019

Since 1979, Raising Special Kids has served Arizona families with individual assistance, parent mentoring, training, connection to community resources, and provided critical information tailored to their child’s specific diagnosis or...

Exactly Where We Needed to Be

Exactly Where We Needed to Be

Posted Oct 29, 2019

In her presentation at the Third Annual Raising Special Kids Symposium: Systems and Strategies for Managing Behavior, Stacey Gordon, whose alter ego is Julia, the lovable Sesame Street-dwelling Muppet with autism, shared some of many times...

Susan Voirol to be Presented the 2019 Families First Award at the Raising Special Kids Symposium

Susan Voirol to be Presented the 2019 Families First Award at the Raising Special Kids Symposium

Posted Oct 15, 2019

Susan Voirol has been named the 2019 Families First Award recipient by Raising Special Kids. This award is presented to an individual who has shown exemplary support for Arizona families raising children of all ages who have...

Thank You for Participating in the Raising Special Kids and NAU-IHD Statewide Forums

Posted Oct 3, 2019

The DES Division of Developmental Disabilities, Raising Special Kids and the Northern Arizona University Institute for Human Development would like to thank all members, families, community stakeholders and...

Raising Special Kids Comments on ADE Waiver Request

Raising Special Kids Comments on ADE Waiver Request

Posted Jan 24, 2019

SUMBITTED ELECTRONICALLY January 24, 2019 Audra Ahumada, Deputy Associate Superintendent of Assessments Arizona Department of EducationAssessment Section1535 W. Jefferson, Bin 6Phoenix, Arizona 85007 RE: Raising Special Kids public...

What’s on The Menu [of Assessments]? Why is it important? What do you need to know about it?

Posted Jan 14, 2019

The decision to give Arizona public schools a menu of assessment options to choose from was made in 2016 by the Arizona legislature with the passage of ARS 15-742. To adhere to the new Arizona law, the Arizona State Board of Education then...

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