PACER Center began in 1977 with one program called Parents Helping Parents. It is a nonprofit organization located in Bloomington, MN, and for 46 years its mission has been to educate and support parents and families who have children with disabilities. Today PACER is nationally recognized for its ongoing work and dedicated staff. They provide a wide variety of services not only to children but to their parents, siblings, grandparents, and other family members. PACER also has educational information in Hmong, Spanish, and Somali. Their current workshops are all Online Web Streaming and are free. You must register in advance online and then you will receive directions on how to join the workshop on the day of the event.
Their Toll-Free number is 800-537-2237.
This workshop is to help parents be confident in their understanding of their parental rights and responsibilities is situations that may arise when having a disagreement with their school district. Participants can also get a clear understanding of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Minnesota special education laws and much more. There will be question and answer time to help increase your knowledge of how to resolve the disputes in the the special education system.
Please Note: PACER maintains an archive of past Live Stream Events that you can review at this link: https://www.pacer.org/livestream/archive.asp