Parent Resources

Many educational companies are providing limited-time free access to educational programming. This website shows a collection of such resources in alphabetical order, with a description. These resources have not all been vetted by IDOE or NEISEC, nor should this be considered an endorsement. 

7 Tips to Help Parents Make Summer Reading Fun

There are many ways to prevent the summer slide. Giving children access to books plays a critical role in warding off summer learning loss. When students keep reading, they keep learning.


FREE online space program created specifically for family learning

In celebration of National Space Day on May 1, 2020, PCG is excited to announce the launch of our Online Space Program beginning with a project created in partnership with the Aldrin Family Foundation, ShareSpace Education, and NASA

35 Virtual Camps and Activities for Children

Check out this PDF with clickable links for virtual camps and activities for children. 

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is a law ensuring services to children with disabilities throughout the nation. IDEA governs how states and public agencies provide early intervention, special education and related services to more than 6.5 million eligible infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabilities. 

Children and youth (ages 3-21) receive special education and related services under IDEA Part B.

Indiana's Special Educational Law, commonly referred to as simply "Article 7", contains Indiana's Special Education rules.  

Per Article 7, documentation must be provided in the native language of the parent. The Procedural Safeguards and Parent Rights are available in the following languages:

Navigating the Course: Finding your way through Indiana's Special Education Rules 

This companion to Indiana's Article 7 was written to provide an overview and a practical resource to help parents, advocates, school personnel, and students understand the requirements of Indiana’s special education rules, found at 511 IAC 7-32 through 48, commonly known as Article 7. This document is intended to serve as a companion guide to Article 7 and is not a substitute for Article 7.   English | Spanish  

Parent support for children with autism


IRCA Free Parent Zoom Meetings for the Summer of 2020.

This summer, the Indiana Resource Center for Autism staff, in conjunction with autism leaders from school districts across Indiana, and others will present on topics identified by family members to be of particular interest. Register in advance for these webinars (

1905 North Range Rd.

Bloomington, IN  47408-9801


Director: Cathy Pratt, Ph.D, BCBA


Phone: (812) 855-6508

Fax: (812)855-9630

Special Education Parent Support



Phone: 1 (800) 332-4433






1607  Dowling St. Kendallville, IN 46755