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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


Registration is Open - EX.I.T.E. Camp (EXploring Interests in Technology and Engineering)

EXITE Camp Video
  • A 5-Day Camp in August for middle school girls (6th-9th grades in the fall) with disabilities.
  • It's FREE.
  • Camp runs July 22 to August 5 from 9 AM to 4 PM. Camp may be held virtually through Zoom due to COVID-19.
  • Do amazing experiments, make friends that will last a lifetime, discover how science, technology, engineering and math can be cool and exciting.

Register Today!

National Bullying Prevention Center

Friends of PACER’s Virtual Run, Walk, Roll Against Bullying

A free month long event during April in which everyone can run, walk, roll, stroll, bike, hike, wheel, indoor and outdoor, with a collective goal of reaching 24,901 miles, the distance around the world.

Register for Free Today


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

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Workshops / Live Stream Events

Register for How Can I
Apr
13

How Can I "See" My Provider?

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 from 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM CST

Location: Online Web Streaming

 
Register for Part 1: Evaluation and Eligibility
Apr
14

Understanding Special Education : Part 1: Evaluation and Eligibility

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 from 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CST

Location: Online Web Streaming

 
Register for Getting Ready for Kindergarten: Ways to Support Your Young Child's Learning
Apr
15

Getting Ready for Kindergarten: Ways to Support Your Young Child's Learning

Thursday, April 15, 2021 from 4:30 PM - 5:45 PM CST

Location: Online Web Streaming

 
Register for Your Family's First Telehealth Visit
Apr
20

Your Family's First Telehealth Visit

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 from 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM CST

Location: Online Web Streaming

 
Register for Part 2: The IEP (Individualized Education Program)
Apr
21

Understanding Special Education : Part 2: The IEP (Individualized Education Program)

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 from 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CST

Location: Online Web Streaming

 
Register for ABC's of the IEP for Students with Reading or Writing Disabilites
Apr
22

ABC's of the IEP for Students with Reading or Writing Disabilites

Thursday, April 22, 2021 from 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM CST

Location: Online Web Streaming

 

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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