Welcome to the Parent's Resource Pages. Here are some community resources and services for our Boston Public Schools families. Click on the icons to find out more about each organization.Click to view site:Transportation
Where's My School Bus? Every bus is equipped with a GPS system that allows you to locate the school bus in real-time when it is on the road in the morning and afternoon.Community / Organizations
The Federation for Children with Special Needs provides information, support, and assistance to parents of children with disabilities, their professional partners, and their communities.15 nonprofit organizations have joined forces to support parents of children with learning and attention issues throughout their journey.Triangle assists people with disabilities by providing vocational evaluation and training, employment, social development, and residential services.Part of Triangle, a disability service agency, IMPACT focuses on abuse prevention. The program is committed to creating safe and healthy communities for people of all abilities.I.C.E. Initiative offers grants to college-school partnerships to support eligible public high school students with intellectual disabilities, ages 18-22, to increase their academic and career success by being included in a college or university community of learners.Provides information, support and referral services to individuals with various forms of mental illness and their families.Parent University focuses on child development, what children are learning in schools, advocacy, parent leadership, and effective parenting skills.
HERN is a part of Special Education and Student Services within the Boston Public Schools. We hope to provide a complete program for students who are temporarily without homes. Our goal is to help students have stable experiences in schoolCommunity Sports and Recreation Children and adults can participate in Spaulding Adaptive Sports programs under the supervision of adaptive sports professionals as well as Spaulding therapists, providing the perfect environment to try a new sport or get back to one you have always loved. Our trained staff will help identify activities most appropriate for each participant, based on his or her capabilities.
Resources at Home & moreThe following resources and articles provide information about summer reading and summer learning loss. Plus you'll discover great activities to encourage kids to learn, read, and have fun in the summer sun..Bullying can happen anywhere and to anyone. Help stop bullying at school, online, and in the community. For more information, visit StopBullying.gov
Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) provides support for military families with special needs. Amongst many other supports, EFMP ensure special needs families are not sent to locations that lack adequate medical or educational resources.Read&Write for Google Chrome™ is a Chrome extension created by Texthelp to support reading and writing.
Business Ideas for People with Disabilities
The Small Business Administration (SBA), local chambers of commerce, state vocational agencies, veteran business organizations, and others provide guidelines, seminars, and assistance for people with disabilities in launching a business. This site will provide you a list of useful resources for you (or your child of transition age) with ideas and guidelines in starting your own business.
(Thank you DDCC for sharing this with us!)
The DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Inter-networking, and Technology) Center is dedicated to empowering people with disabilities through technology and education. It promotes awareness and accessibility