How to use the Education System

The following resources are offered to assist you in dealing with school personnel on issues related to adoption or special needs.

The Best of Adopted Child: Issues Children Face in School

  • A collection of 10 Adopted Child newsletters outlining ideas to help teachers address adoption issues in school.
  • Cost is $15
  • Order from: Adopted Child, PO Box 9362, Moscow, ID 83843 (208) 882-1794 

The Adopted Child in the Classroom

  • A 90 minute audiocassette for teachers detailing a discussion of the needs of adopted kids in the classroom. Cost is $11
  • Order from: Adopted Child, PO Box 9362, Moscow, ID 83843 (208) 882-1794 

The Right to Special Education in Pennsylvania
A Guide for Parents

  • Written by Ellen Mancuso, Len Rieser and Janet F. Stotland, a manual written for parents to help them understand the law in PA in relation to special education as well as tools to help approach and advocate with schools.
  • (Cost for parents is free, bulk orders for $5 per copy).
  • Order from: The Education Law Center – PA Suite 610, 801 Arch St. Philadelphia, PA 19107 215-238-6970