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~The Hawke Collection


Here you will find the answers to most questions commonly asked regarding the special education process.

~About.com Fatherhood!

Feeling a need for a better connection with other fathers? Do you have special needs as a father? Then look into being a part of a fathers’ support group and find friendship, help and direction for your important role as a dad.

~Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD) Resource Directory

The APD Resource Directory is a tool for individuals to learn about the available resources & organizations available in their local, programs offered throughout the state, and nationwide resources. The goal is that by providing a collection of resources, including a direct link to that specific site, people will be able to easily and efficiently locate any type of service they need.

~All Pro Dad

The mission of Family First is to strengthen the family by establishing family as a top priority in people's lives and by promoting principles for building marriages and raising children.

~Assistive Technology

Technology: Becoming an Informed Consumer

The Center for Special Education Technology, The Council for Exceptional Children, Reston, Virginia.

~ Building the Legacy / Construyendo el Legado: A Training Curriculum on IDEA 2004

The Building the Legacy/Construyendo el Legado training curriculum was

produced by NICHCY at the request of the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) at the U.S. Department of Education. The curriculum is intended to help all those involved with children  with disabilities understand and implement the IDEA 2004, the nation's special education law.


~Center for Effective Collaboration and Practice

It is the mission of the Center for Effective Collaboration and Practice to support and promote a reoriented national preparedness to foster the development and the adjustment of children with or at risk of developing serious emotional disturbance.  

~Central Florida "D.A.D.S." - Dads Appreciating Down Syndrome

Our mission is simple... to assist and support, through

fellowship and action, the fathers and families of

individuals with Down Syndrome.


~CPIR - Center for Parent Information & Resources

The Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR) serves as a central resource of information and products to the community of Parent Training Information (PTI) Centers and the Community Parent Resource Centers (CPRCs), so that they can focus their efforts on serving families of children with disabilities.

~Communicating with Your Child's School Through Letter Writing

Letters provide both you and the school with a record of ideas, concerns, and suggestions.

Putting your thoughts on paper gives you the opportunity to take as long as you need to:

~State Your Concerns

~Think Over What You've Written

~Make Changes

~Dad Labs

Headquartered in Austin, Texas, DadLabs is an information and entertainment company that fosters the father/child relationship through media,

~"D.A.D.S." - Dads Appreciating Down Syndrome

Dads Appreciating Down Syndrome, or D.A.D.S., is an organization of fathers of children who happen to have Down syndrome. We hesitate to call our self a “support group”, even though we do, in many ways, support each other. We prefer to think of D.A.D.S. as an “action group.”

~Dads Behaving Dadly Project

Chronicling the Fatherhood Revolution

Welcome to the Dad's Behaving Dadly Project! The project's mission is to write a book which chronicles the real lives of active, engaged fathers in the United States & Canada.

~Divorced Fathers Network Advocates of Shared Parenting

The men and women involved in the Divorced Fathers Network believe in cooperative relationships between former spouses. Why? Because research shows that co-parenting provides children with the best chance to be successful adults.

~Exceptional Student Education

We hope this information is helpful and informative and will familiarize you with the services and procedures of Exceptional Student Education (ESE) in the Collier County Public Schools.  Collier County has 5,980 students with disabilities. If you do not find the  information that you are looking for, please contact us at 239-377-0108.

~Facebook Fathers

~Family Cafe

The Family Cafe Annual Conference began with a simple idea. Why not bring together individuals with disabilities and their families with state agencies, non-profit organizations and other service providers, so families could network with each other, learn what services are available to them, and find out the best way to go about accessing those services?

~Father Involvement - Children With Disabilities

Although very little research has been conducted with fathers of children with disabilities, existing studies suggest that having a disabled child may have important implications for fathers' well-being and involvement with their children. Click for file.

~Fathers & Families

Fathers and Families® improves the lives of children and strengthens society by protecting the child’s right to the love and care of both parents after separation or divorce.

~Father's/Men's Rights

Menstuff® has gathered the following father's and men's rights

organizations including divorce and custody firms by state.

~For Fathers Project

For Fathers Project celebrates the importance of fatherhood through

photography, film & other artistic mediums.

~Just a Daddyo

~National At-Home Dad Network

It is the mission of The National At-Home Dad Network (formerly Daddyshome, Inc.), a 501c3 non-profit corporation, to provide support, education and advocacy for fathers who are the primary caregivers of their children.

~National Center for Fathering

We believe every child needs a dad they can count on. The research is clear: children thrive when they have an involved father—someone who loves them, knows them, guides them, and helps them achieve their destiny. At the National Center for Fathering, we inspire and equip men to be the involved fathers, grandfathers and father figures their children need.

~National Fatherhood Leaders Group

The mission of the National Fatherhood Leaders Group is to provide collaborative leadership to support individuals and organizations working to build and sustain the fatherhood field and to raise the awareness of the importance of fathers in the lives of all children and families.

~NRFC - National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse

The NRFC promotes and supports Responsible Fatherhood in an effort to advance the fatherhood movement, and support fathers and families. The long-term goals of the NRFC are to have its efforts help support the emergence of more well-functioning, economically independent families and stronger communities in line with the long term-goals of OFA—family self- sufficiency and economic independence.

~Savvy Daddy

Welcome to Savvy Daddy, a web community for dads whose kids rock our worlds!


The Multiagency Network for Students with Emotional/Behavioral Disabilities

~South Florida Parent Center Resources

~The Dad Man

Fathers are a powerful, yet largely untapped resource in our society. On this site, you will learn how men can be better fathers, and how everyone can activate fathers to help enrich and strengthen our families, communities, organizations, workplaces, and schools.

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