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Contact a Parent Educator

We help parents find the best options ECAC’s Parent Educators are experienced family members of individuals with special needs who are familiar with connecting to resources and support in North Carolina. Contact one of our Parent Educators by filling out the form below or by calling (800) 962-6817. Online Form – ECAC Parent EducatorPowered by … Read more

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Help us connect you with those in need of your services We refer families to you when: a family or individual is in need of your services; you have information that could help a family or group of individuals; and/or you provide assistance that is outside of ECAC scope, but we know families need. Please … Read more

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We look forward to speaking with you! Use our contact form below or contact our offices directly. Contact Form Click here to view the Spanish Contact Form (Formulario de contacto) Online Form – ECAC Contact Us


You can make a difference. Make a donation to ECAC in four convenient ways! via Credit Card or PayPal  You can make an online donation using your credit card or PayPal account.  You can make a standard contribution or recurring contribution in any amount.  The button below will take you to the PayPal website. Donate … Read more

Work with a Parent Educator

Parent Educators can assist you, even when you don’t know what you’re looking for! How can Parent Educators help? Helping parents find the best options Educating parents is at the core of what we do. When you have a child with special needs, between home, medical, school, and the community, there are a million puzzle … Read more

Upcoming Events Calendar

Join us for an upcoming training or event! View all upcoming ECAC events below by month, week, or a full listing. You can also filter by category or location and search for specific events. If you are interested in scheduling a workshop in your area, please contact our workshop coordinator. CategoryECAC Parent TrainingNC Deaf-Blind Project … Read more

Meet our Team

Get to know our dedicated and friendly team members—committed to empowering families and improving lives! Rachel Bettis Materials Clerk Nicole Bougie Military Outreach Parent Educator Hannah Bridges Parent Educator, Western Region Doreen Byrd Lead Parent Educator Aimee Combs PTI Assistant Manager Paula Hutchison Multicultural Outreach/Administrative Assistant Jana Kranz Accounts Payable Karen Laughlin Parent Educator, Southeastern … Read more