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Family Resources

Great Schools

This website offers articles on a variety of topics, such as disabilities, academics, and learning issues. This website provides worksheets and has videos available for viewing. The videos offer a range of advice for numerous topics.

Disability Awareness: 10 Things Parents Should Teach Their Kids About Disabilities

This website has information primarily directed towards parents regarding how to talk to their children about their peers who have special needs.

Michigan Alliance for Families

This website provides information, support, and education to families of children and adults with disabilities form birth through age 25 currently in the educational system. The purpose of the project is to increase the involvement of families in their children's education and in the educational system in general.


This resource is designed just for parents with questions about special education.

Special Education Guide

This website lists other websites that may be useful to parents. It is a resource for parents to learn the language of special education so they can be effective advocates for their child. The website covers resources and breaks down the different categories or areas of special education.

Teaching Your Child About Peers with Special Needs

This website has information about how to talk to children about their peers with special needs. Parents and teachers can foster a positive view by talking with children about how people with disabilities are not so different and encourage friendships.

Understood - For Learning and Attention Issues

The goal of Understood is to help parents whose children, ages 3–20, are struggling with learning and attention issues.