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Families with Special Needs

The EAP can help employees and their families with issues surrounding the challenges of parenting children with special needs.  EAP provides information, referrals and consultations.  For more information or to discuss parenting issues, contact the EAP toll-free at 1-800-322-5327 or email at eap@umassmed.edu.

Here are some websites for further information:
Education.gov for Families with Special Needs Children
CDC: Learn the Signs. Act Earlyfather running and pushing son in wheelchair laughing
Mass.gov Parent Information on Special Education
RI.gov Children with Special Needs
Americans with Disabilities Act-Information Regarding Child Care
Disabilities and Health
Federation for Children with Special Needs
The Arc of Massachusetts
Family Ties of Massachusetts
Military Families with Special Needs
Special Olympics
Bullying Among Children with Disabilities and Special Needs
A Parent Guide to Special Education, the IEP Process and School Success
Accommodation Ideas for Learning Disabilities - Job Accommodation Network (JAN)