Siskin outreach services provide disability information to families, professionals, and college students through a dynamic array of programs that weave through the Institute’s other areas of focus. Outreach services include family support, lending library and student training rotations for professionals in the fields related to early childhood development, early intervention, and special education.
Our family support team offers free information and resources to families with children of all abilities. We walk families through the process of finding the resources and supports they need for their children with special needs. Let us help you find community assistance and information you need.
Our free lending library is a place where community members can find current resources on parenting and educating children with special needs. The library houses a growing collection of more than 6,000 books, DVDs, videos and periodicals on disability topics and can be accessed through our online Lending Library. The library includes a wealth of information on a topics related to children of all abilities.
Professional Training and Consulting
Through the Siskin Center for Child and Family Research, technical assistance opportunities are offered to professionals on evidence-based intervention strategies for young children with and without disabilities. We have defined different levels and options of technical assistance to help you design your training program. Our researchers have traveled the world helping organizations better serve children with and without disabilities.
Student Training Rotations
Our center equips future educators and health professionals with knowledge, resources and experiences to help them serve children with special needs and their families.
Siskin Children's Institute seeks to affirm the dignity and worth of every person. It is, therefore, the policy of the Institute to practice and ensure the fair and equitable treatment of all constituents with respect to race, religion, ethnicity, national origin, political belief, socio-economic status, age, gender, sexual orientation, or disability. The Institute promotes the full realization of this policy through all organizational practices including admission and participation in programs and services.