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Federation for Children with Special Needs


Contact Information

Director of Health Issues
1135 Tremont Street
Suite 420
Boston, MA 02120

1-800-331-0688 (Voice - In-state only)
617-236-7210 (Voice)
617-572-2094 (FAX)

Internet Resources


Abstract

The Federation for Children with Special Needs provides information, support, and assistance to parents of children with disabilities, their professional partners, and their communities. The Federation is committed to listening to and learning from families, and encouraging full participation in community life by all people, especially those with disabilities. The Federation promotes active and informed participation of parents of children with disabilities in shaping, implementing, and evaluating public policy that affects them. The Federation believes in the power of parents helping parents and has infused a proven model of peer support throughout all its work. Most Federation staff members are parents or family members of children with disabilities and people with disabilities.

Publications

Call to order "Literacy Resource Guide for Families and Educators" and "A Parent's Guide to Special Education"

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Notes


Audit

Date Entered: 7/1/1997
Date Edited: 3/11/2013
Date Revised: 8/7/2006 10:54:21 AM
Health Referral Number: HR2177
Accession Number: DP91A0839

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