Person County


Rene Morrison

GCF Family Support Services ® Calendar of Events

Community Events

Social Media Connections

Support Groups

Resources for Person County


Disability Rights NC

Exceptional Children’s Assistance Center

NC Council on Developmental Disabilities




Autism Society of America

Autism Society of North Carolina

Autism Speaks

Benefits Enrollment Center – Duke University Division of Community Health – helps low-income seniors and persons with disabilities find and enroll in all the benefits program for which they are eligible.


Summer Camp Directory

Autism Society of North Carolina

Victory Junction

Care Notebook- Organize all the paperwork associated with having a family member with special needs


Exceptional Children’s Assistance Center (ECAC) - Care Notebook

Family Voices

National Center for Medical Home Implementation – Building Your Care Notebook

Seattle Children’s Hospital – The Center for Children with Special Needs – Build a Care Notebook for Your Child

Charter Schools – list of Charter Schools in North Carolina

Child Care Services Association



College Resources for Students with Disabilities

College Scholarships and Financial Aid for Students with Disabilities

North Carolina Post-Secondary Education Options for Students with I/DD

Think College – College Options for People with Intellectual Disabilities


Earl Bradsher Preschool Center

Emergency Preparedness Plan

American Red Cross – Preparing for Disaster for People with Disabilities and other Special Needs

FEMA - Emergency Planning

Future Planning

The Arc – Center for Future Planning



Important Information to Communicate at Camp
Selecting an Inclusive Program
Skills Inventory

Mental Health

Mental Health America of the Triangle

Directory of Mental Health Services

NAMI North Carolina

NC Innovations Waiver

Cardinal Innovations Healthcare Solutions

North Carolina Department of Public Instruction – Exceptional Children

Policies Governing Services for Children with Disabilities – Amended July 2014

North Carolina Infant Toddler Program

Pathways for People

Person County Schools

Recreation/Social Activities

Aquatics – Durham Parks and Rec

Bridge II Sports

Consolidated Football Federation – Challenger Program – Pop Warner Football

The Miracle League of Franklin County – Baseball

ParkGeek – information on local parks

Person County Recreation Arts and Parks

Special Olympics North Carolina

Sibling Support

Sibling Support Project – Program dedicated to the concerns of brothers and sisters of people with special needs

SibNet – for adult siblings
SibTeen – Facebook group for teenage siblings
Sib20 – Facebook group for twenty-something siblings

Tips for Siblings Visiting the NICU

Support Groups

Person County Autism Society


Therapeutic Riding (Horseback Riding)
Bright Star Stables

Farm Ventures – 336-598-4744

Universal Design – Home Remodeling for Disability and Special Needs:  What You Need to Know

State & National Resources

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