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image of tools and the words Tool Time, Tuesdays at noon


Sep 07 2021


12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
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Tool Time Tuesday – September

Our Tool Time Segments are 30 minutes or less and will feature a resource or a tool that you can add to your toolbox to help you advocate for your child and make informed decisions. Every Tuesday at noon, ECAC staff and/or Community Partners will select a tool or resource to talk about, explain how you can use it and where you can find it.

9/7 Healthy Eating for Kids

Getting children to eat healthy foods can be an incredibly challenging task. Please join us for some practical tips on encouraging wholesome, nutritious choices for your child’s diet to foster a healthy relationship with food that can last a lifetime!

Presented By:

Danielle Hamilton

Parent Educator


9/14 Help Line for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs

Join us to learn how the Help Line staff work with families to locate local services or resources that best support the needs of their child ages birth to 21 with special needs. This segment will include a review of the state CYSHCN resources website and materials such as: “Finding Resources and Services for Your Child/Youth with Special Needs “ information card and the “Help Line Referral Flow Chart Guide

Presented By:

Nikki Hinnant, M.S.

Family Outreach & Help Line Coordinator
Division of Public Health, Children and Youth Branch, NC DHHS
Gwen Bartley,
Director of Amazing Grace Advocacy


9/21 Finding the Right Dental Home for Your Child

All children should have a dental home by age one, however that isn’t always easy for a child with special healthcare needs. The Children and Youth Branch of NC DHHS has developed a checklist to help parents find a dental home that’s a good fit. Join us to find out about the checklist and the accommodations appropriate for your child.

Presented by:

Debbye Krueger, BS, RDH

Program Consultant
Children and Youth Branch


9/28 Accommodations for Executive Functioning Challenges

Accommodations for challenges with working memory, attention/focus, and organization can come from a variety of places. We’ll explore how parents, students, and teachers can get creative with accommodations to support executive functions on IEPs and 504 Plans.

Presented By:

Karen Laughlin

Parent Educator


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