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  • Access Family Support

    Support by Diagnosis More

    Resources and Referrals More

    Emergency Preparedness More

    Language Line More

    Also visit the Family Support Network of North Carolina™

  • People First Language

    People First Language is about respect and dignity, and it puts the person – not the condition – first. Learn more at Disability is Natural

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    Early recognition of developmental disabilities such as autism is key for parents and providers. Watch this video...

COVID-19 / Coronavirus Resources Update 6/01/2021

COVID-19 / Coronavirus Resources

The Family Support Program at the UNC School of Social Work promotes and provides support for families with children who have special needs and disabilities across North Carolina. Social, emotional, and informational support is a crucial need of families, particularly now with the impacts of COVID-19. Several resources for families and service providers are compiled below, and this resource will be updated regularly.