Parent Support Providers

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Parent Support Providers provide emotional support and information to families of children birth to 3 years of age with developmental disabilities, delays, and ongoing health care needs.

 

 

What Pathfinder Services of ND’s Parent Support Providers can do for you

Parents are a child’s first teacher. They are experts on their child. Pathfinder Services of ND's Parent Support Providers support families in this important and lifelong role.

A Program for Parents

Parents have many questions and concerns in coping with their child’s needs and their own feelings. Personal support from another parent, who has a child with similar needs, can be helpful in coping with these challenging experiences and feelings. Parent Support Providers are available to provide support and information.

We Help Parents

• Understand their child’s disability
• Understand their rights
• Build positive relationships
• Understand Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) components
• Find statewide information on available support and resources

A Statewide Program

Our Parent Support Providers are located throughout the state and can assist parents in every region.

Emotional and Personal Support for Parents of Children Receiving Early Intervention Services

• Confidential guidance.
• Support meetings
• Social and recreational inclusion-focused family events
• Resource Library
• Information and referrals to community resources.
• Newsletter
• Educational workshops for parent groups
• Current information on disabilities, medical conditions, and community resources
• Public awareness and outreach to the community regarding children with developmental disabilities and delays

Pathfinder Projects

Parent Training and Information Center (PTI)

Parent Training and Information Center (PTI)

Pathfinder Services of ND is the Parent Training and Information Center (PTI) for the state of North Dakota.


Parent Support Providers

Parent Support Providers

Parent Support Providers provide emotional support and information to families of children birth to 3 years of age with developmental disabilities, delays, and ongoing health care needs.


Parents Matter

Parents Matter

Parents Matter increases parent engagement and partnerships with schools by establishing effective communication and creating initiatives that promote academic awareness and success, through evidence based resources, technical assistance, and technology.


North Dakota Secondary Transition Project (NDSTP)

North Dakota Secondary Transition Project (NDSTP)

The purpose of the NDSTP is to serve youth with learning difficulties and their families to realize new transition possibilities. NDSTP provides resources, training and support to youth and families with disabilities on transition to college, post-secondary opportunities and employment. It will also teach how to plan for positive futures, and how to access supports and services after leaving high school.


Community Cafe

Community Cafe

Pathfinder Services of ND hosts and facilitates community cafés throughout the state to bring individuals together for a common purpose.

Our Community Cafés approach brings an environment that allows a network of collaborative dialogue. In turn this sparks leadership to build relationships, enabling individuals to see new ways to make a difference within their communities.