Exceptional Children's Programs Parent/Family Support

  • Circle of Parents

    Circle of Parents provides a friendly, supportive environment led by parents and facilitated by a trained group leader. It’s a place where anyone in a parenting role can openly discuss the successes and challenges of raising children with special needs. It’s a place where you can find and share support.
                                           Circle of Parents for February 2020 (English)                                          Circle of Parents for February 2020 (Spanish)                                       
    The Arc of North Carolina is committed to securing for all people with intellectual and developmental disabilities the opportunity to choose and realize their goals of where and how they learn, live, work and play. 

     The Autism Societyof North Carolina
    The Autism Society of North Carolina is committed to providing support and promoting opportunities which enhance the lives of individuals within the autism spectrum and their families. 

    ExceptionalChildren's Assistance Center
    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 NorthCarolina
    Families benefit from the help and support that other families can provide and from information about their child's special needs and available resources. With this information, families can make informed decisions about services and support.The Family Support NetworkTM of North Carolina is a statewide network of affiliated local programs. 


    First in Families of North Carolina:
    Providing family support to people with developmental disabilities and traumatic brain injuries since 1996. 


    NC DPI Exceptional Children Division PARENT RESOURCES http://ec.ncpublicschools.gov/parent-resources