• Information & Referrals

    We provide information about disabilities and direct you to the resources you need for service or additional information.

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  • Education & Training

    Workshops and trainings are coordinated and presented on topics relevant to the issues facing persons with disabilities and their families.

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  • Advocacy Group

    A statewide grassroots network of individuals and organizations designed to promotes appropriate education and supports individuals...

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  • Peer to Peer

    Our trained, knowledgeable staff are parents of children with disabilities or individuals with disabilities. They are here to provide you with the support you need.

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Programs

A system of resources has been developed to provide up-to-date, detailed information on disabilities.

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Resources

A list of important resources available.

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Our Mission

To assist and strengthen individuals with disabilities and their families through a coordinated network of resources, services and supports.

Upcoming Events

Trigger Awareness & Management

Trigger Awareness & Management

We have partnered with Families Helping Families of Greater Baton Rouge (FHFGBR) and asked Danica Savoie from Touchstone ABA to present on functions of behavior, how to collect Antecedent-Behavioral-Consequence (ABC) data, and motivations.

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Living with a Disability - An Awareness Forum

Living with a Disability - An Awareness Forum

The forum will offer insights into what it is like to be a high school student with a disability and the unique challenges they face. This event was spearheaded by an LHS student with a disability who wanted to express how his life is different to his peers.

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Teen Advocacy Meeting

Teen Advocacy Meeting

Workshop held March 7th from 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

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The Affect Project

The Affect Project

A social group for teens with chronic illnesses and/or disabilities. Meets last Tuesday of every other month. Next meeting TBA.

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The Lagniappe Club

The Lagniappe Club

Next Meeting Wednesday March 13, 2019. Dinner at Grub Burger Bar & Grill.

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Gumbo Regional Games

Gumbo Regional Games

2019 Gumbo Regional Games include track and field competition for youth & adults with physical or visual disabilities.

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Behavior Management in the Home & at School

Behavior Management in the Home & at School

Thursday, March 14, 2019. 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM. Lafayette Public Library

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Parent Support Group

Parent Support Group

Meets the last Tuesday of every other month. Location and Time TBA.

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Families Helping Families Spring Newsletter 2019