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American Indian Parent Network

Did you know that the dropout rate for American Indian students is the highest in the state for any minority group? About 60 percent of American Indian students drop out of school before reaching graduation. Both federal and state laws mandate that American Indian children must receive education that acknowledges their heritage and culture.

Would you like information about education or mental health services? Do you need to know more about your child's special education program or Section 504 accommodations? Do you have questions about school discipline? Are you unsure of your rights?

If so, the American Indian Parent Network can help! The American Indian Parent Network provides workshops and individual assistance to parents and professionals, including those from the Bureau of Indian Affairs and tribal and charter schools.

The American Indian Parent Network offers:

Workshops for Parents and Professionals
Special Education rights and responsibilities
Section 504 accommodations
Mental health resources
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
Positive behavioral interventions
Managing difficult behaviors
Effective communication

Parent to Parent Support
Referral to another parent
Referral to support groups

Culturally Competent Services
American Indian Staff
Diversity training
Culture-specific workshops

 

Individual Assistance - Speak with an American Indian advocate to:
Discuss your child's needs and services
Plan an effective educational program
Learn about your rights

Written Information
Resource library of materials
Materials on education, legislation and mental health services
Information on disabilities

Indian Family Resource Consultants
Advocacy
Information
Support

 

 

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