Northwest Indiana Special Education Cooperative
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NISEC, along with the Parent Network, continually seeks out resources that may offer additional information to help support and guide parents of students with special needs. Educational resource links are also provided to aid teachers and other NISEC staff members in their pursuit to provide quality education and related services to exceptional children. Links are changed from time to time as new sites of interest become available.

Activities

Educational

Financial

  • SSA: Social Security Administration

Resources

  • ASK: About Special Kids
  • Center of Possibilities: Striving to improve the quality of life for young children and adults with developmental disabilities and their families.
  • FEMA:  Have a plan before disaster strikes.
  • Geminus:  A non-for-profit organization which provides services for the Regional Mental Health Center throughout Lake County, Indiana; Geminus Head Start for Lake and Porter Counties.
  • InSource: Indiana Resource Center for Families with Special Needs
  • IPAS - Indiana Protection and Advocacy Services:   To protect and promote the rights of individuals with disabilities, through empowerment and advocacy.
  • Parent Roadmaps to the Common Core Standards:  The Council of the Great City Schools' parent roadmaps in English language arts/literacy and in mathematics provide guidance to parents about what their children will be learning and how they can support that learning in grades K-8.
  • Providers' Network, Inc.: Linking Indiana families to people, information, and resources within their own communities.
  • Yahoo Group NWI Parents of Special Needs Children: This is a group of parents of kids in Northwest Indiana with any type of special needs.  Feel free to chart, share information, meet new people who truly know where you're coming from, offer support, vent, or brag about an accomplishment your child has made.

NISEC  •  2150 West 97th Place  •  Crown Point, IN 46307
Phone (219) 769-4000  •  Fax (219) 769-4563  •  TTD (219) 662-2149