Parent to Parent
Provides emotional support and information to families of children with special needs and/or disabilities.
LEARNING THAT YOUR CHILD HAS A DISABILITY can be a traumatic experience. Parents have many questions and concerns in coping with their child's needs and their own feelings. Personal support from another parent, who has a child with a similar needs, can be helpful in coping with these challenging experiences and feelings. Helping Parents (volunteer mentors) are available to provide support and information.
Matching parents in one-to-one relationships with trained, experienced parents, based on similar diagnoses and family issues
Providing personal support which is different than the support professionals can provide Information and education about disabilities and referral to services in the community
Patty Carey- Parent to Parent Coordinator
Phone 783-01131 ext 108