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We at Central Florida Parent Center have a very sad announcement to make.

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AN IEP?


Talk with another parent, one who has received extensive training in the IEP process! We can help you to plan your participation in your child’s IEP.

Yes, these smiling ladies are IEP Coaches for CFPC!

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Confused?IEP what?

Sometimes we don't even know what we don't know!
If you need some basic information about special education, this might help.

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Hawke Blog

Follow one father's story....

Read Wilbur's latest entry

LiveWebinars

Central Florida Parent Center offers training through live webinars on topics related to Special Education.

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AWARE

Project

  • What is a PTI?
  • Funded by US Dept of Education
  • Our 30-County Area
  • Online Project Overview


IEP Coaching

For Parents

  • One-on-One Assistance
  • By Phone, Computer, or in Person
  • Learn Strategies from Expert Parents
  • Minimize Frustration and Maximize Services!

Training

Available

  • CFPC Webinars
  • Webinars with Guest Speakers
  • Online Workshops
  • In-Person Workshops


Resources &

Information

  • Online Library (Publications)
  • Agencies & Organizations  
  • National, State, & Local Resources
  • Searchable Database

Other Important Information on our Site


The AWARE project is funded under a grant from the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP).  However, the contents of our website and our other materials do not necessarily represent the policy of the U.S. Department of Education and you should not assume endorsement by the federal government.

A MESSAGE TO EDUCATORS (and other professionals!)
WHO VISIT OUR SITE

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Need Support?

 

Need emotional support or help with your child's IEP?  We have trained volunteer parents who are eager to help!

We have two parent-matching programs here at CFPC. 

Click here to have a volunteer call you.
Click here if you would like to volunteer.

 


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Parent Involvement

 

Encouraging the Involvement of Parents of Children with Disabilities

A Four-Part Series of Online Trainings Developed Specifically for Educators

This series was created through a collaborative partnership between the Florida Department of Education and the State Personnel Development Grant at Florida Gulf Coast University, with input from parents at the Central Florida Parent Center.

Click here to watch the series.


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Welcome to Holland

 

"I am often asked to describe the experience of raising a child with a disability ..."

View a moving presentation of Emily Perl Kingsley's beautiful essay.

Click here to see the presentation.

 

 

Testimonials

to all at cfpc
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Message #612 . . . Posted 07/30/2015

To all at Central Florida Parent Center,

You all have worked so hard to help so many families, and to make sure that all the children got everything they needed to succeed and to guide them in ove...

Terry West
Invaluable service

Message #611 . . . Posted 07/29/2015

Kendall has been my IEP coach for over a year and her help has been invaluable. I have called her up crying and panicking at a complete loss about what my options and next steps were when fighting for mo...

Kristine Benson
Please say it ain't so

Message #610 . . . Posted 07/29/2015

I am so sad to hear that Central Florida Parent Center did not get the renewal of their grant application for PTI. They have been invaluable to me and I have been able to help so many other families. Thi...

Paula Keyser
I have been blessed...

Message #609 . . . Posted 07/29/2015

I have been blessed to receive assistance from your agency. Please let me know if and how I can help. Hugs..Shawna

Shawn Jackson
Parent
Your services made a difference

Message #608 . . . Posted 07/29/2015

The trainings I received from CFPC made an impact not only with my family but with others that I helped along the way. I've used you as a resource to many families as part of my job providing them with y...

Barbara Aikens
NAMI Greater Orlando

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