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Parent Resources

Parent Resources

For further information and/or guidance contact any of the following:
     Exceptional Children's Assistance Center (ECAC)
     This is a training and information center that provides free information
     and assistance with educational issues to parents of children with
     disabilities. They offer a lending library, newsletter, and a Parent Info
     Line answered by parents. Telephone toll free 800.962.6817 or
     704.892.1321. 
     
     Family Support Network of North Carolina (FSN)
     Family Support Network of North Carolina promotes and provides
     support for families with children who have special needs. A directory
     is provided that enables families to search for national and state
     organizations. Telephone toll free 800.852.0042.
   
     The Families and Advocate Partnership for Education (FAPE) is a
     project funded by the U.S. Department of Education to provide
     parents, administrators, service providers, and policy makers with
     information about the implementation of IDEA '97.
     
     Office of Civil Rights (OCR)
     The U.S. Department of Education - Office of Civil Rights provides
     answers to questions most frequently asked about disability
     discrimination. 

     Information on exceptional children's services, policies, and procedures.

     Autism Society of North Carolina Information and support for families of children with autism.

     Autism Speaks
    Seeks to bring about increased awareness, research and funding of autism spectrum disorders.

    LD Online
    Information and resources about learning disabilities and attention disorders.