This page is designed to serve as a resource site for Parents and Families of Children with special needs.
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Links & Resources
Below you will find a list of links that may be of interest to you.
CCS Parent Advisory Council
CCS PAC mission is provide high quality of educational services to students with disabilities and prepare students to be productive and responsible members of their community. To become a member of the council please access the above link and then access the link under the CCS Parent Advisory Council/(PAC) to submit your information on the Google Form.
Exceptional Children Transportation For Parents
Exceptional Children Transportation helpful information for parents.
Parentally Placed Private School Children with Disabilities
Information for parents concerning private schooling.
Common Acronyms for Exceptionalities
A listing of commonly-used terms, and their abbreviated acronyms, are provided here as a help in recognizing the vocabulary that may be used during the evaluation process.
Exceptional Children’s Assistance Center Website (ECAC)
Exceptional Children’s Assistance Center is North Carolina’s Parent Center and is committed to improving the lives and education of ALL children. Established in 1983, Exceptional Children’s Assistance Center offers a variety of projects and services designed to meet the needs of NC parents, families, students, educators, and other professionals.
Frequently Asked Questions
A listing of questions and answers about services that may be available to students with special needs.
Initial Evaluation Process
Initial Evaluation Parent Letter
The evaluation process looks at areas where you child may be experiencing difficulties in, at school. This evaluation is necessary in order to determine if your child is eligible for Exceptional Children’s (EC) Services based on NC State Guidelines.
Information concerning the Surrogate Parent program and how you might help.
Parent’s Rights and Handbook
If you have concerns pretaining to the education of a student with a disability select the link above to access the Public Schools of North Carolina Parent Resources website to assist you with a dispute.
Procedural Safeguards:Handbook on Parents’ Rights
The handbook contains information that will help parents understand legal rights for you and your child with a disability.
Salvaguardias de procedimiento:Manual sobre los derechos de los padres
El manual contiene información que ayudará a los padres a entender sus derechos legales para usted y su niño con una discapacidad.
Exceptional Children's Services
2463 Gillespie Street
Fayetteville, NC 28306
Phone: (910) 678-2440
Fax: (910) 678-2620
Dr. Pamela Adams-Watkins