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The Family Tree

The Family Tree

The Family Tree operates a center designed to enhance the quality of life for individuals and families over the course of life through education, counseling...Visit the website

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Empowerment Program - Travel Stipends

Empowerment Program - Travel Stipends

Financial support to attend behavorial health workshops and conferences. Help provided to pay for: transportation, hotels, and meals.

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Louisiana Developmental Disabilities Council

The Governor's Office of Disability Affairs (GODA) will hold its annual Conference via Zoom on July 23-24, 2020... the eve of the 30th Anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990👏👏 ✔The conference will feature interactive sessions on education, employment, healthcare, housing, transportation, and emergency preparedness, among other topics!

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April is Autism Awareness Month

April is Autism Awareness Month

You can follow the social media hashtags #WorldAutismAwarenessDay2021, #AutismAcceptance, and #AutismAcceptanceMonth all month long for stories and information from around the world celebrating awareness, acceptance, and inclusion of people with autism spectrum disorders.
LA Rare Action Network

LA Rare Action Network

Sharing on behalf of the Louisiana Rare Action Network: In order to make meaningful change in the lives of rare disease patients and their families in the state of Louisiana, we need you!

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ACT 421 - Children's Medicaid Option

ACT 421 - Children's Medicaid Option

provides for a program through which children with disabilities can access Medicaid-funded services regardless of their parents' income.

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Special Education Webinars - April

Special Education Webinars - April

Thursday April 1, 7, 15, and 21st.

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Introduction to Early Steps

Introduction to Early Steps

We are excited to offer you a unique webinar! Gain knowledge of Louisiana's Part C program! Thursday April 28th from 10:00am - 11:00am.

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Navigating the IEP: Part 1

Navigating the IEP: Part 1

Join us for this new FREE interactive training as we navigate the different sections of the IEP. Tuesday April 20, 2021 at 10:00 am

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Helpful Tip - Enable Dictation in Microsoft Word

Helpful Tip - Enable Dictation in Microsoft Word

Quick tip: Press the windows Key and H keys at the same time.

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Impact of Covid 19 on the special education service delivery

Impact of Covid 19 on the special education service delivery

If you have a child receiving Special Education Services: Sharing on behalf of the Governor's Advisory Council for Disability Affairs Education Subcommittee: Education Staff Link: Click Here
Ramp Program

Ramp Program

Did you know Lafayette Consolidated Government’s Community Development Department has a Ramp Program that is funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban …

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LA Developmental Disabilities Council - Exec. Director Position

LA Developmental Disabilities Council - Exec. Director Position

The Louisiana Developmental Disabilities Council is seeking a compassionate leader to drive needed changes in Louisiana’s service delivery system for persons with developmental disabilities...

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LA Dept. of Ed.

LA Dept. of Ed.

LDOE providing back to school resources for students with disabilities

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Masks Available

Masks Available

Thanks to the generosity of the Governor’s Office, Families Helping Families of Acadiana received face masks to provide free of charge to our families in our community...

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LA LEND Program

LA LEND Program

The LA LEND Program is seeking Mentor Families for the Acadiana program. For the 20-21 program year, LSUHSC is partnering with ULL in hosting a satellite LA LEND program. LA LEND is seeking to recruit families that may be interested in participating as a Family Mentor for trainees in Lafayette. . What is LA LEND?...

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Calendar of Events

15 Apr 2021
10:00AM -
SPED FAQ 2.0
20 Apr 2021
10:00AM -
Navigating the IEP: Part 1
21 Apr 2021
01:00PM -
Dispute Resolutions
28 Apr 2021
10:00AM - 11:00AM
Introduction to Early Steps
27 May 2021
01:00PM - 03:00PM
ASD and Applied Behavior Analysis Therapy