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 is an introductory workshop that will help parents and other participants to understand how the special education process works, how they can prepare for a positive IEP (Individualized Education Program) approach to supporting their student’s mental health needs in school through the use of interventions and other supports along with learning how to handle IEP team disagreements.
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