[R-0079] S7. Family and Community

Citation: PACER Center: Champions for Children with Disabilities. (2013). Website. Retrieved from http://www.pacer.org/

Abstract: The mission of PACER Center (Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights) is to expand opportunities and enhance the quality of life of children and young adults with disabilities and their families, based on the concept of parents helping parents.

Integration: Instructors can provide students with a link to this website so they can learn more about resources for parents of children with disabilities.

Content Focus: Collaboration; Engaging in Informed Advocacy for Children and the Profession; Child, Family, and Community

Notes: Among the projects and materials described and available on this website are

The Dispute Project Overview [http://www.pacer.org/disputeresolution/]

Early Childhood Family Information and Resources Project [http://www.pacer.org/ec/]

The Simon Technology Center [http://www.pacer.org/stc/]

Accessible instructional Materials: A Technical Guide for Families and Advocates [http://www.pacer.org/stc/pubs/STC-22.pdf]

Early Childhood Transition Guidebook [http://www.pacer.org/parent/php/PHP-a40.pdf]

Free handouts for parents can be retrieved from http://www.pacer.org/publications/earlyChildhood.asp