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2019 Family Engagement Video Contest!!!

In honor of Family Engagement Month coming up in November, the Exceptional Children’s Assistance Center (ECAC), is sponsoring a video contest for North Carolina public schools to highlight their innovative approaches to Family Engagement. Thanks for all you do to support and encourage families! 1. How to

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NEW LISTSERV FROM the NC DPI EC Division!: Exceptional Children Information for Parents

  “The Exceptional Children Division (ECD) at the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction is  pleased to announce a communication tool for parents to receive information from the Division. A new listserv, Exceptional Children Information for Parents, has been developed as a method to ensure parents have access

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Important Changes Coming to NC Medicaid!

North Carolina Medicaid has contracted with private health plans to manage care for most people with Medicaid and NC Health Choice (CHIP) coverage. NC Child, Legal Aid of NC, Disability Rights NC, Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy, Pisgah Legal Services and the NC Justice Center have teamed up

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FREE EVENT! From the Kitchen Table to the Community Family Leadership Summit

Apply NOW for This Unique Leadership Opportunity! Join us for this interactive, inspiring, and informative leadership summit!   Saturday, June 1, 2019 – Sunday, June 2, 2019   Guilford Technical Community College Greensboro, NC   Participants will receive meals and lodging at no cost. A $150 participation

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Check Out Our New Dyslexia Videos Series on YouTube!

ECAC is excited about our new Dyslexia Video series created in partnership with the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction’s Exceptional Children’s Division. The videos feature North Carolina families and provide parents and other interested individuals information about the characteristics of dyslexia and how dyslexia is

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Your voice is needed for children’s health care in NC!

Want to join a group of parents and caregivers speaking up for kids’ health care? NC Child is excited to announce the creation of a Parent Advisory Council (PAC). The PAC’s goal is to make sure that Medicaid and NC Health Choice provides the health care your children

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INCLUSION INSTITUTE! A FREE Training for Parents & Professionals! Saturday, January 12, 2019

    Join us for this interactive, inspiring, and informative half-day event! Parents of children with disabilities, educators, and professionals are all welcome.     We will address these questions and more: What does inclusion look like at school and in the community?  What guides decision-making about

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Join our Youth Leadership Team! Youth ages 14 and up are encouraged to participate!

ECAC recognizes the power and value of the voice and ideas of young people. ECAC is launching a Youth Leadership Team (YLT) to help us design projects, programs, and resources that are created for youth, by youth. ECAC will work in partnership with the group to coordinate opportunities and

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You’re Invited! ECAC Library Drop In Event • November 1st from 10 a.m to 4 p.m.

All are welcome to drop in at our Davidson office and pick up books for FREE, as we are making room for new materials.  Come by to meet ECAC staff, enjoy refreshments, and pick up some new reading material for winter! 907 Barra Row • Suites 102/103 • Davidson,

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The 2019 Matthew C. Graziadei Achievement Scholarship Award package is now available!

For the 20th year, the Exceptional Children’s Assistance Center (ECAC) is pleased to announce the opening for nominations, for the Matthew C. Graziadei Achievement Scholarship, to an Outstanding North Carolina High School Senior with a Disability. This award includes a $1,500 scholarship to be used

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