Office Closure

Due to severe weather, our office will be CLOSED Wednesday, August 26th and Thursday, August 27th. Continue to check your email and our Facebook page for any updates and/or additional office closures. We pray for the safety of everyone.

The Family Tree

The Family Tree

The Family Tree operates a center designed to enhance the quality of life for individuals and families over the course of life through education, counseling...Visit the website

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Empowerment Program - Travel Stipends

Empowerment Program - Travel Stipends

Financial support to attend behavorial health workshops and conferences. Help provided to pay for: transportation, hotels, and meals.

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Louisiana Developmental Disabilities Council

The Governor's Office of Disability Affairs (GODA) will hold its annual Conference via Zoom on July 23-24, 2020... the eve of the 30th Anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990👏👏 ✔The conference will feature interactive sessions on education, employment, healthcare, housing, transportation, and emergency preparedness, among other topics!

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Planning for Success in Early Steps Webinar

Planning for Success in Early Steps Webinar

webinar - August 25, 2020 at 11:00 am

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LPS Forum with the director of Special Education

LPS Forum with the director of Special Education

The director of special education is hosting a forum to respond to frequently asked questions regarding students with disabilities. The forum will be limited to the first 100 parents who respond to this form. Parents will be notified via email with an invitation to join the Zoom meeting on August 24, 2020

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LA Dept. of Ed.

LA Dept. of Ed.

LDOE providing back to school resources for students with disabilities

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Lafayette Schools Delayed Opening

Lafayette Schools Delayed Opening

Lafayette Parish schools start day pushed back to September 8

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Acadia Parish Schools delayed opening

Acadia Parish Schools delayed opening

Acadia Parish schools start day pushed back to September 8

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Iberia Parish Schools delayed Opening

Iberia Parish Schools delayed Opening

Iberia Parish schools start day pushed back to September 8

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BESE Rules Regarding Schools Reopening

BESE Rules Regarding Schools Reopening

BESE is meeting to adopt emergency rules (per the CDC) for the minimum emergency standards for school re-openings this Fall. Make sure your voice is heard...

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Masks Available

Masks Available

Thanks to the generosity of the Governor’s Office, Families Helping Families of Acadiana received face masks to provide free of charge to our families in our community...

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LA LEND Program

LA LEND Program

The LA LEND Program is seeking Mentor Families for the Acadiana program. For the 20-21 program year, LSUHSC is partnering with ULL in hosting a satellite LA LEND program. LA LEND is seeking to recruit families that may be interested in participating as a Family Mentor for trainees in Lafayette. . What is LA LEND?...

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LA Believes

LA Believes

The Louisiana Department of Education releases school re-opening guidelines for the 2020-2021 school year. The guidelines are listed by Phases 1-3 and note that local leadership will "make decisions based on the unique needs in their community."

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