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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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Supporting Families after Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Florence has caused incredible damage to North Carolina families. While our Wilmington office was left relatively unscathed, we know that many families were not as fortunate. We understand that in some areas, the storm has disrupted many aspects of daily life. School cancellations and school closures can

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Meet Our New PTI Manager! ECAC welcomes Caché Owens to the team.

ECAC is pleased to introduce Caché Owens as the new Parent Training and Information Center (PTI) Manager. Caché is very passionate about making sure families have the resources they need to navigate their children’s school years and beyond. A parent herself to a child with special needs, Caché is looking

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Final Rule on Significant Disproportionality: Compliance Date Postponed until July 1, 2020

The U.S. Department of Education has postponed the compliance date for implementing the significant disproportionality regulations by two years, from July 1, 2018, to July 1, 2020. In February 2016, the U.S. Department of Education took a critical step toward addressing widespread disparities in the

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CONGRATULATIONS to Cameron Jarvis, Winner of The 2018 Matthew C. Graziadei Achievement Scholarship Award!

CONGRATULATIONS to Cameron Jarvis, winner of The 2018 Matthew C. Graziadei Achievement Scholarship Award! The Exceptional Children’s Assistance Center is proud to offer the Matthew C. Graziadei Achievement Scholarship Award annually to a North Carolina high school senior with a disability. The award includes a $1,500 scholarship

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Worried that Your Child May be Retained?

 At this very moment, many parents are very worried about the possibility that their child might be required to repeat their current grade. Many of these parents have received one or more letters notifying them that their child was at risk for retention because they

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There’s Still Time to Line Up Summer Camp for Your Child!

Each year the Family Support Program at the University of North Carolina School of Social Work creates a directory of summer camps and programs for children who have various disabilities. The 2018 Summer Camp Directory also includes tips for conducting your search and questions to ask to

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