Families Helping Families Region 7 mission is to provide information and referral, education and training and peer to peer support to individuals with disabilities or special needs and their families.
Families Helping Families Region 7 vision is to strengthen, support, and empower individuals with disabilities or special needs and their families.
**Seating is limited. To register for this conference participants must reserve their spot by March 17, 2014.
To attend this event or for more information please contact:
Monica Sullivan or Brenda Watkins
318-226-4541 or 877-226-4541
Parent Involvement Speaker:
Education Director of the Children’s Coalition
As a parent, how can I better support my child in Special Education?
Community Support Speaker:
Louisiana Choices Program Director
“Effective Wraparound Support” Home, School and Community
Special Education Speaker:
Dr. Sheila Lockett, Special Education Director of Caddo Parish Schools
“How do the Common Core Standards support children with IEP’s”
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Families Helping Families Region 7 is a non-profit family resource center. We are a group of families who, through our own experiences, promote peer support and advocacy and are committed to alleviating hardships of other families who have members with disabilities or special needs. The term, "special needs", includes physical, mental, emotional, behavioral and/or academic issues.
Families Helping Families Region 7 is affiliated with the Statewide Family Resource Network which has established family-directed centers in every region of Louisiana. These centers are unique because they are directed and staffed by parents and family members of individuals with disabilities or special needs.
Families Helping Families Region 7 is a family directed resource center for families who have children with disabilities or special needs, adults with disabilities or special needs and professionals.
Families Helping Families Region 7 staff are available to answer questions and provide support.