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Distance Learning & Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources for Families

PACER is here to help! PACER’s parent advocates, assistive technology specialists, bullying prevention associates, and all staff are available to assist families and professionals. Call 952-838-9000 or email [email protected] for assistance.

PACER Resources on Distance Learning and COVID-19


New Expanded Learning Center on Dispute Resolution with Schools

PACER’s new and expanded Dispute Resolution page offers information and resources on special education procedures and timelines, record keeping and organization, building effective parent-teacher relationships, communication tips and strategies, and more.

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National Bullying Prevention Center

Carmen’s Corner

A series of educational videos designed for young audiences kindergarten through third grade. It features characters from PACER’s Kids Against Bullying puppet program, highlights key concepts of bullying prevention, and promotes social-emotional learning. Educator guide and student worksheets accompany each video.

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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 Building Websites
Jan
23

Tech for Teens Club : Building Websites

Saturday, January 23, 2021 from 10:00 AM - 11:30 PM CST

Location: Online Web Streaming

 
Register for Incorporating Movement to Support Focus in Young Learners
Jan
26

Lunch and Learn : Incorporating Movement to Support Focus in Young Learners

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CST

Location: Online Web Streaming

 
Register for What's So Special about Turning Three?
Jan
26

What's So Special about Turning Three?

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 from 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM CST

Location: Online Web Streaming

 
Register for Shining a Light on Family Resilience
Jan
28

Lighting the Way to Family Resilience : Shining a Light on Family Resilience

Thursday, January 28, 2021 from 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM CST

Location: Online Web Streaming

 
Register for Ways to Help Your Teen Stay Organized
Jan
28

Ways to Help Your Teen Stay Organized

Thursday, January 28, 2021 from 6:30 PM - 7:45 PM CST

Location: Online Web Streaming

 
Register for Mad Scientist: Chemistry Experiments
Jan
30

Tech for Girls Club : Mad Scientist: Chemistry Experiments

Saturday, January 30, 2021 from 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM CST

Location: Online Web Streaming

 

Help Support PACER & Others

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

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