Parent Portfolio Notebook (PPN)
Some of the documents below are available in PDF versions, which requires Adobe Reader software. If you do not have Adobe Reader, you can download the free Adobe Reader here to view these documents.
The Parent Portfolio Notebook was designed by parents and their professional partners to assist parents in describing their qualifications. The Parent Portfolio Notebook was developed by the Family Resource Center Network of Los Angeles County (FRC’N’LAC)
We invite you to download the PPN and adapt it for use in your community. Please acknowledge Family Resource Centers Network of California as the source.
The Abilities, Skills and Knowledge Passport (ASK PASSPORT) system is used to categorize your personal development of abilities, skills and knowledge. It is endorsed by the Family Resource Center Network.
We invite you to download the ASK Passport and adapt it for use in your community. Please acknowledge Family Resource Centers Network of California as the source.
Family-to-Family Support Centers
These documents provide information about the variety of family-to-family support service centers in California.
Health Care Connections
This guide provides families and professionals a description of managed care plans, private health care plans and public programs for which children with special health care needs may be eligible. There are tips on choosing the right plan and health care provider, working with your child’s care providers, keeping records, and advocating for your child when things go wrong. Health Care Connections was developed through a collaboration of four Family Resource Centers in Northern California.
Health Care Connections is available in English, Spanish and Chinese on the Family Voices of California website. Click on Projects.
Early Start Publications
The Department of Developmental Services has posted a number of their publications on their website. To review the list of publications and download them, visit DDS Early Start web site.
Family Resource Centers Network of California Reports
FRC Capacity Assessment Highlights
Stakeholder Report Highlights
Summary Stakeholder Report
Summary Strategic Plan Report