Interagency Coordinating Council for Children and Youth (ICCCY) Will Meet on June 22

The Interagency Coordinating Council for Children and Youth (ICCCY) will meet on June 22 at 10:30 a.m. The meeting is open to the public.

Attend the Virtual Screening and Discussion of MPB's 'Mysteries of Mental Illness'

MPB invited Families as Allies to the screening and discussion of the documentary 'Mysteries of Mental Illness' on June 29th at 7 p.m.

Special Master Submits Report in US v. Mississippi Lawsuit

Dr. Michael Hogan, the Special Master appointed to review plans in US v. Mississippi has released his report on those plans.

Mississippi woman was a homeless, couch-surfing alcoholic. Now she's a Lyceum Scholar Award winner with a full ride to Ole Miss.

After a series of traumatic pregnancies, Stacey Spiehler began a descent into alcoholism during a bout of mania.

Public Hearing for Mississippi Administrative Code Title 23, Part 223 - June 11

From the Division of Medicaid: The Mississippi Division of Medicaid will hold a public hearing on Mississippi Administrative Code Title 23, Part 223, Rules 1.3, 1.5, 1.8, 2.5, and 6.1-6.6. The hearing will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 11, 2021, via teleconference.

Procedural Safeguards and Dispute Resolution - June 15

This webinar will review your options if you want to seek a formal resolution with the district related to your childs IEP.

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Supportive Coaching for Parents Supporting Other Parents - June 16

Monthly meeting and online gathering to coach and support parents who are helping other parents in any system.

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2021 Virtual Mississippi disAbility MegaConference - June 17

Due to COVID-19, the MegaConference will be held virtually. Four outstanding speakers will inspire and inform you. The first session will begin at 9:00 a.m., with sign-in beginning at 8:30 a.m. You may attend one, two, three, or all sessions.

Interagency Coordinating Council for Children and Youth - June 22

The Interagency Coordinating Council for Children and Youth (ICCCY) is statutorily mandated to oversee the system of care for children's mental health in Mississippi. The Council meets twice annually.

Get the Scoop on What the Hinds County MAP Team and NFusion Metro has to Offer - June 23

This event will be in the NFusion Metro Parking Lot, 1815 Hospital Drive, Jackson, MS. We hope to make this a fun event where local residents can meet all of the Hinds County MAP Team members and the NFusion Metro staff and enjoy a delicious scoop of ice cream!

Mississippi Families for Kids: Youth Leadership Camp - July 12-16

The Mississippi Families for Kids Youth Leadership Camp is an annual week-long day camp that is held for middle and high school children in Jackson and surrounding areas.

How to build your baby's mental health: Mini Parenting Master Class

A psychologist's tips on helping your child to feel safe and protected.

Office of Special Education Programs Technical Assistance Network

OSEP funds discretionary projects under the IDEA. For more information on the discretionary projects funded by OSEP (and to search projects by location or topic area) visit the IDEAs that Work website. 

Ask the Expert: Parenting Tips for Children with Anxiety - Psych Hub

Dr. Anne Marie Albano wrote the parenting guides on the treatment of childhood anxiety disorders, social phobia, and school refusal behavior.

TRACK Guide (Transition Resources to Advocate through Community Knowledge) - Disability Connection

A resource guide designed to assist students with disabilities in South Mississippi in transitioning out of the school system to community engagement.

Justice Department Cracks Down On Shortened School Days

Students with disabilities in one district will no longer be restricted to shortened school days under an agreement reached with the U.S. Department of Justice.