This article published in Disability Scoop outlines the sharp divide between parents and also between parents and school officials regarding the provision of in-person services to students with disabilities. The article focuses on parents whose children attend District 75 programs and are mandated to receive services during the summer. Please note Chancellor Carranza's comments regarding this issue. Apparently, there are no easy solutions. Original Article: https://www.disabilityscoop.com/2020/... READ MORE >>
The Metropolitan Parent Center (MPC) is one of only four Parent Training and Information Centers (PTIC) in all of New York State, providing information, training, and one-to-one support to families of children ages 0-26 with the full range of disabilities, and to the professionals who work with them. The MPC helps parents gain the skills and knowledge to help their children develop academic and functional skills that lead to independent productive adult lives.
Funded through the U.S. Department of Education under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), the Metropolitan Parent Center is part of a nationwide network of Parent Training and Information Centers in the United States, as well as a member of the NYS Parent Center Network. READ MORE >>