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Update on PACER’s Executive Director Search

PACER Center’s Board of Directors is excited to be working with nationally-recognized executive search firm CohenTaylor on their Executive Director search. The process is in early stages, and a position profile will be posted when completed. Any inquiries can be sent to Katie Erickson at [email protected].

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2022 Annual Benefit, PACER Center - Champions for Children with Disabilities

Featuring 3x Grammy Award-winning Pentatonix

Saturday, November 5, 2022
Minneapolis Convention Center
Silent Auction: 6-7:50 p.m. | Program: 8 p.m.

Join us in-person on November 5th to support and celebrate PACER’s work on behalf of children with disabilities and their families and all students who experience bullying. We will also be recognizing the legacy of PACER’s co-founder and executive director, Paula Goldberg, who passed away earlier this year.

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Project KITE Applications for Fall 2022 are now being accepted!

A Free assistive technology training and coaching program for parents and educators designed to increase the independence and inclusion of young learners with disabilities.

Learn More and Apply Online Today

Application deadline is Monday, September 30, 2022

National Bullying Prevention Center

National Bullying Prevention Month (NBPM) and Unity Day

NBPM held during October; Unity Day is Wednesday, October 19

A month long event to prevent childhood bullying and promote kindness, acceptance, and inclusion. On October 19th, plan to wear and share the color orange — as a tangible representation of the supportive, universal message that our society wants to prevent bullying, and is united for kindness, acceptance, and inclusion.

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PACER's National Parent Center on Transition and Employment

College Options for Students with Intellectual Disabilities

Explore helpful information from PACER Center and Think College about inclusive, postsecondary education programs for young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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Children's Mental Health and Emotional or Behavioral Disorders Project

Does My Child Have an Emotional or Behavioral Disorder?

What to Look for: Among all the dilemmas facing a parent of a child with emotional or behavioral problems, the first question-whether the child's behavior is sufficiently different to require a comprehensive evaluation by professionals-may be the most troublesome of all. Even when a child exhibits negative behaviors, members of a family may not all agree on whether the behaviors are serious.

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Categories / Programs

Special Education Information / IEP / 504 Plans National Bullying Prevention Center National Parent Center on Transition and Employment Children's Mental Health and Emotional or Behavioral Disorders Project Simon Technology Center Health Information Center Early Childhood Family Information Housing Newsletters Publications

Workshops / Live Stream Events

Register for Journey through the Stars! Pt 2
Sep
24

CANCELLED: Tech for Girls Club : Journey through the Stars! Pt 2

Saturday, September 24, 2022 from 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM CST

Location: Online Web Streaming

 
Register for Smart Devices for Smart Schedules
Sep
28

Smart Devices for Smart Schedules

Wednesday, September 28, 2022 from 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM CST

Location: Online Web Streaming

 
Register for Young Adults and Social Security Benefits: What you need to know
Oct
6

Young Adults and Social Security Benefits: What you need to know

Thursday, October 6, 2022 from 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM CST

Location: Online Web Streaming

 
Register for Hot Tips: Is Your Child's IEP Individualized and Appropriate
Oct
11

Hot Tips: Is Your Child's IEP Individualized and Appropriate

Tuesday, October 11, 2022 from 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM CST

Location: Online Web Streaming

 
Register for Back to School Stress: Tools and Apps to Minimize School Stressors
Oct
13

Back to School Stress: Tools and Apps to Minimize School Stressors

Thursday, October 13, 2022 from 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CST

Location: Online Web Streaming

 
Register for Proactive Crisis Planning for Children with Mental Health Challenges
Oct
13

Proactive Crisis Planning for Children with Mental Health Challenges

Thursday, October 13, 2022 from 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM CST

Location: Fergus Falls, MN

 

Help Support PACER & Others

Facebook Buy & Sell Group - MN Special Needs Equipment for Sale

Find equipment and assistive technology after its initial use. Items such as, communication devices, walkers, adaptive switches and toys, motorized cars (that can be adapted), adapted keyboards, etc. Join Today!

Join Survey Monkey Contribute today!

PACER is excited to announce our partnership with SurveyMonkey Contribute and a new way for anyone to support PACER programs! Sign up and you will receive surveys by e-mail from SurveyMonkey customers who need your opinion. For every survey you take, SurveyMonkey will donate $0.50 to PACER, and you'll get a chance to win $100 in an instant-win game.

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