Exceptional Children

NCDPI Exceptional Children Division

Procedural Safeguards: Handbook on Parents' Rights
It is important that you understand the Procedural Safeguards (legal rights) provided for you and your child with a disability. In this document, the Procedural Safeguards are on the left side of the page and explanations in more user-friendly language are on the right side of the page. Acronyms and terms often used in special education and resources for parents are in the appendices.

NC Policies Governing Services for Children with Disabilities

Exceptional Children's Assistance Center (ECAC)
This is a training and information center that provides free information and assistance with educational issues to parents of children with disabilities. They offer a lending library, newsletter, and a Parent Info Line answered by parents. Telephone toll free 800.962.6817 or 704.892.1321.