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It's an understatement to say that it's a tremendous challenge to return to school for the third time during COVID.

Joint Planning and Advisory Council Meets Virtually this Thursday, August 12

Mississippi's Joint Planning and Advisory Council meets virtually this Thursday, August 12, from 10 a.m. until noon.

Heartfelt Thanks to Legacy Education and Community Empowerment Foundation, Inc.

We are thankful that the Legacy Education and Community Empowerment Foundation, Inc (LEACEF) highlighted mental health in July.

An Update on the Latest Treatment Strategies for Suicidal Adolescents and Parents/Caregivers - Aug. 11

Dr. Spirito will overview the role of substance use in adolescent suicidal behaviors, describe treatment techniques and use treatment strategies in this free webinar.

Joint Planning and Advisory Council Meeting - Aug. 12

The Joint Planning and Advisory Council meeting will be held virtually. The meeting is scheduled for Thursday, August 12, 2021, at 10:00 a.m.

Providing Peer Support in Crisis Services - Aug. 18

Join Cheryl Gagne on Wednesday, August 18 for a free webinar on peer support for people experiencing crisis.

Virtual: Bring Your IEP and Other School Questions - Families as Allies - Aug. 19

This hour is open for any family member to drop in for all or some of the time to ask questions or get feedback about IEP issues and other school situations.

Live at the Virtual Barbershop: Supporting Black Students in the Classroom - Aug. 27

Join African-American male leaders from the sector as they explore the relevance of the U.S. education system to the needs of the Black community.

Parent Café - Families as Allies - Aug. 31

Participants explore their strengths, learn about the Protective Factors, and create strategies to help strengthen their families.

2021 Creating Your Own Path: Successful Transitions for Persons with Autism - Sept. 9

In this presentation, Dr. Schall will discuss her research regarding the impact of COVID-19 on the lives of employed individuals with ASD and the importance of using trauma informed care to ensure that individuals with ASD are able to return to work and school safely.

Mississippi Trauma-Informed Care Virtual Conference - Sept. 22

Participate in up to 8 Keynotes and 15 Breakout Sessions encourage new coping strategies and resiliency for service providers during this three day conference.

Find rental assistance programs for your location | Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Federal rental assistance is being distributed in communities to help landlords and renters who are struggling to keep up with rent and other bills.

Mississippi ABLE

The official site of the Mississippi ABLE Program Administered by the Mississippi ABLE Board and the Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation Services.


Disability Rights Mississippi (DRMS) has filed a lawsuit against the Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC) for inhumane and discriminatory conditions and practices in correctional facilities.