Parent Information

The Arizona Department of Education (ADE) partners with Raising Special Kids (RSK) to strengthen and improve the delivery of parent training and assistance in special education so that parents of children with the full range of disabilities understand their roles and responsibilities in special education and increase their knowledge and skills for participation and decision-making in special education. Statewide parent information and training are offered on various topics to assist parents in:

  • understanding the special education process
  • working with professionals to understand and support their child
  • learning advocacy skills to appropriately participate in meetings

RSK also offers:

  • Special Education resource documents on a variety of topics
  • A local, regional and national disability resource directory
  • Access to a DVD lending library featuring special education and disability topics
  • Regional support teams in Northern Arizona, Central Arizona and Southern Arizona
  • A toll-free help line (1-888-877-5910) for parents staffed by trained and knowledgeable specialists
  • All information, training and support provided in English and in Spanish

Visit the Raising Special Kids website for additional information.

Offices in:
Flagstaff – Phoenix – Tucson – Yuma

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