Life After High School: A Two-Part Training to Help Families and Young People Get Ready

Making the move from high school to what happens next can be confusing. Making that transition during a worldwide pandemic has added challenges. This training provides key information for families to ensure that school-based services are providing what students with disabilities need to launch adult lives that meet their goals for further education, work, and independent Read More

Quick Takes: Video Shorts about School-Based Services

Quick Takes: Video Shorts about School-Based Services PAVE provides information and resources to families on various social media platforms, including Instagram. Find half-minute videos, called Instareels, by following PAVE_Empowers. These quick takeaways will help you learn basic special education vocabulary and student/family rights. We help you know what you need to know and where to Read More

Family Advocacy and Student Rights

PAVE provided a virtual parent training in collaboration with the Washington State School for the Blind, posted to YouTube May 24, 2021. This Talk o Tuesday presentation includes an overview of student rights, IEP trouble-shooting tips for family advocates, and key information about the process of an Individualized Education Program (IEP). A few tips are Read More

Why Supporting PAVE is Important

It’s true, we have been finding our way since we closed our main office since March 23rd.  Each day, we are adjusting our life-work balance while many are supporting their children with their education and medical needs at home.    All of our staff bring their lived experience as parents, family members, siblings, and community allies with them Read More

Transition Training Series: Preparing for High School and Beyond (In English and Spanish)

English Video Last month, PAVE partnered with Clark County to start the Family Training Series for families and educators supporting individuals with disabilities.  It is offered by the Clark County Developmental Disabilities Program, the Clark County Parent Coalition, the Vancouver, Camas, and Evergreen School Districts, PAVE, and ESD 112. While the information in the sessions Read More