Family Resource Center
on Disabilities

Providing Parents of Children with Disabilities with Information, Training, and Assistance

Getting Help with IEP

Are you a parent navigating special education services? Seek IEP support from an experienced FRCD Parent Trainer. Unlock knowledge on special education rights through virtual training sessions. Empower your team by requesting specialized special education parent advocacy training.
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Family Resource Center on Disabilities (FRCD) es un modelo de apoyo y empoderamiento para las familias del Área Metropolitana de Chicago que tienen niños con discapacidades. Dedicado a garantizar que cada niño reciba la educación y los servicios de calidad que merece, FRCD ofrece una gran cantidad de recursos y orientación a los padres que navegan por el complejo panorama de la educación especial. Al prestar servicios en ocho condados de Illinois (Cook, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry y Will), FRCD es un socio vital en el camino hacia brindar a los niños con discapacidades la oportunidad de llevar una vida adulta productiva e independiente.

Family Resource Center on Disabilities Brochure

The Family Resource Center on Disabilities (FRCD) stands as a beacon of support and empowerment for families in the Chicago Metropolitan Area who have children with disabilities. Dedicated to ensuring that every child receives the quality education and services they deserve, FRCD offers a wealth of resources and guidance to parents navigating the intricate landscape of special education. Serving eight Illinois counties – Cook, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, and Will – FRCD is a vital partner in the journey towards providing children with disabilities the opportunity to lead productive and independent adult lives.

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FRCD Webinars

Discover a wealth of knowledge and support through the Family Resource Center on Disabilities’ (FRCD) webinars and in-person presentations, meticulously crafted to empower parents in navigating Illinois Special Education. Unravel the complexities of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), gaining a comprehensive understanding of your child’s educational rights and entitlements. Dive deep into the intricacies of crafting Individualized Education Programs (IEPs), tailored to meet your child’s unique needs and aspirations. Explore the significance of early intervention and support services, laying a solid foundation for your child’s educational journey. Delve into the nuanced realms of IDEA and discipline, equipping yourself with strategies for effective behavioral intervention. As your child approaches adulthood, embark on a seamless transition journey, equipped with insights and resources to navigate this pivotal phase. Empower yourself as a parent advocate within the special education system, armed with knowledge and confidence to champion your child’s rights and aspirations. Join FRCD’s presentations and unlock a world of support, guidance, and advocacy in your journey through the Illinois Special Education System .

FRCD Resources

Discover our Special Education resource page, dedicated to assisting parents in advocating for their children with disabilities.

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