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Learning Exercise

Material: National Parent Information Network (NPIN)
Submitted by: Tamarah Ashton on Jan 25, 2001
Date Last Modified: Jan 25, 2001
Title: Virtual Resource File for Parents
Description: Clearly, the quickest way for parents to gather information about parenting their child, their child's disability, or any other needed resources is through the use of the Internet. Gathering a group of highly informative sites to recommend to parents can become a useful tool.
Type of Task: Individual, Supplemental activity, Unsupervised
Time Required approximately 1 hour outside of class
Topics: Websites related to parenting issues for children with disabilities.
Course: Working with Families
Audience: College Upper Div Major
Prerequisites Skills: Ability to navigate the World Wide Web
Basic knowledge of subject area
Learning Objectives: To gather information on parenting resources
Text of Learning Exercise:
1. Use the NPIN website ( to help you create a resource
directory for parents of students with disabilities.

2. Locate at least four (4) other sites related to parenting issues.

3. Begin a resource file of your findings. Follow the headings below for each
of your entries.

Disability area:
Age of child:
Description of this site's resources:
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