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About Us

 

                            Who are we?

The Parent Resource Center is part of a network of centers in Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, and Kentucky started by the Parent Education Advocacy Training Center (PEATC).  The PRC provides information, referrals, workshops and other educational opportunities,  and consultation on special education issues, to parents and teachers of children with disabilities.  

Additional services   

  • Coordinates Early Intervention Public      Awareness Campaign (Child Find)

  • Provides a Lending Library

  • Assists with research on subjects upon request

  • Serves on the Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC)

  • Facilitates workshops for parents, teachers, and community members

  • Maintains PRC web site
     

 

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Our goal is to provide support for families with children with special needs.

  We want to meet this goal by:

  • Promoting comfortable relationships between parents, educators, and the community

  • Helping parents to better understand their child's special needs

  • Helping parents better understand the special education process

  • Serving as an information source for services that are available to families and children with special needs