This family resource page is maintained by Wright School's Liaison Teacher/Counselors, and is designed to provide parents and caregivers with information regarding the Wright School program and other helpful ideas and resources. The Wright School Parent Handbook and some of the documents in the Strategies sections are in Adobe PDF format, which can be viewed and printed using Adobe Acrobat Reader.

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Click here to read parent/guardian strategies Click here to see a list of current Parent Workshops Click here to download the Wright School Parent Handbook

 

While we share these internet resources with you, Wright School does not endorse any particular website and cannot be responsible for broken links or inaccurate information.

http://www.fsnnc.org - Family Support Network of North Carolina promotes and provides support for families with children who have special needs

http://www.wrightslaw.com/ - Wrightslaw - Parents, educators, advocates, and attorneys come to Wrightslaw for accurate, reliable information about special education law, education law, and advocacy for children with disabilities (not affiliated with Wright School).

http://www.dpi.state.nc.us/parents/ - This Parent, Family, and Community Involvement Information web-page represents one of the many state-wide initiatives to educate, inform, and advocate for strengthening the role of parents, families, and communities as involved, enabled, and empowered leaders, decision-makers, teachers, volunteers, and experts about their children and the needs of the communities. If we are to leave no child behind, we must bring every parent, family and community along.

http:// www.cidd.unc.edu/services - Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (CIDD). The CIDD provides an array of clinical services for children and adults who have or are at risk for developmental disabilities.

Our interdisciplinary faculty and teams offer assessment, consultation, and treatment options for individuals with behavioral, learning, and developmental needs across the lifespan. Emphasis is on individuals and their families who have intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, traumatic brain injuries, cerebral palsy, and genetic or medical conditions which impact development, health, and independent living.

http://www.ecac-parentcenter.org/ Since 1980, The Exceptional Children’s Assistance Center (ECAC) has grown from an all volunteer parent organization to a full service Parent Training & Information Center serving families in North Carolina with more than 25 full and part-time staff and offices throughout NC. All services are provided at no charge to parents and families.

http://www.disabilityrightsnc.org/ Disability Rights Disability Rights North Carolina (DRNC) is an independent, private not for profit organization
designated by the Governor on July 1, 2007 to ensure the rights of all state citizens with disabilities through individual advocacy and system change.

DRNC (formerly Carolina Legal Assistance) is part of a national system of federally mandated independent disability agencies. While we receive federal money, DRNC is completely independent of state government. We are also independent from the disability service system in order to be free of any conflicts of interests, which would undermine our capacity to advocate vigorously on behalf of the human and legal rights of people with disabilities.

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