Vance County


Rene Morrison

GCF Family Support Services® Calendar of Events

Community Events

Social Media Connections

Support Groups

Resources for Vance County


Disability Rights NC

Exceptional Children’s Assistance Center

NC Council on Developmental Disabilities


After School Care / Track Out Options

Bright Horizons: offers track out and before and after school care


Autism Society of America

Autism Society of North Carolina

Autism Speaks


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


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

Emergency Preparedness Plan

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

FEMA - Emergency Planning

Five County First in Families

Future Planning

The Arc – Center for Future Planning

Homeschooling - GIFTSNC


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

Mental Health

NAMI North Carolina

NC Innovations Waiver – DHHS website

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

Recreation/Social Activities

Henderson-Vance Parks and Recreation

The Miracle League of Franklin County – Baseball

ParkGeek – information on local 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 Group

Kerr Lake Traumatic Brain Injury Support Group – Contact Nina K at 919-810-7507 for more information.

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

Vance County Public Schools

State & National Resources

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