The Ally - 3/24/21: Stand Together When Horrific Things Happen
It's been a difficult week as our nation reels from two mass shootings. The loss of life and depth of grief are hard to fathom. There are no easy answers and words seem so hollow. At the same time, we remain committed to facing difficulties directly and together.
In state news, it was also hard to learn about allegations related to New Summit School. We don't have any information other than what has been shared publicly. We will share any updates that are shared with us.
Procedural safeguards may seem like a dry topic, with long explanations and terms that are useless to your family. So why is it important and how will it help your child? Procedural safeguards are the rights that protect you.
Webinar by Mississippi Parent Training and Information Center: Parents have important rights if they disagree about whether the requirements of Part C of the IDEA are being followed. Join us and learn about your rights and what options are available if you have a problem.
Are you the family member/caregiver of a child or youth with disabilities/special health care needs and live in Mississippi?
If you are, you may be eligible to participate in a survey examining the impact of the pandemic on access to resources in our state. Participation takes approximately 10 minutes and you will have the opportunity to receive a $25.00 gift card if eligible.