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American Indian Virtual Roundtable Discussion

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Are you an American Indian/Native American parent or caregiver of a child with a disability, special health care need or learning difference? Have you experienced successes or challenges finding resources for your child, navigating the IEP/504 process or supporting your child through difficult transitions? If so, we want to hear from you! As North Carolina’s … Read more

Tool Time Tuesday – October

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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 … Read more

Rol de los Padres en Educación Especial

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Únase a los educadores de padres de ECAC para una presentación informativa diseñada para ayudar a los padres a comprender sus derechos y roles en el proceso del IEP. Los participantes aprenderán cómo prepararse para las reuniones y participar en ellas, cómo comprender y hacer preguntas, y cómo reconocer los diferentes roles de los padres … Read more

Parents Role in Special Education

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Join ECAC’s Parent Educators for an informative presentation designed to help parents understand their rights and roles in the IEP process. Participants will learn how to prepare for and participate in meetings, how to understand and ask questions, and how to recognize the different roles of parents and school staff. We will also discuss the … Read more

Informed Effective Parents

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This webinar provides parents and families with a broad base of information about special education laws and includes tools and strategies for writing effective IEPs, effective communication skills, record keeping, and the steps to take if you disagree. Upon completion, attendees will be able to: · Identify the knowledge and skills needed to be informed … Read more