Every Childhood Counts
Every Childhood Counts promotes broad awareness of the extent of abuse and neglect of children with special needs in public schools and the impact this has on our communities. The ultimate goal of this non-profit is independent oversight and quality control of our public education system so that the education children receive in our public schools is safe, effective and inclusive.
The Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates, Inc. (COPAA) is an independent, nonprofit, organization of attorneys, advocates, parents and related professionals. COPAA works to protect the civil rights and secure excellence in education on behalf of the 6.5 million students with disabilities in America. With over 1400 members nationwide, COPAA is committed to creating a level playing field to ensure students with disabilities receive equal access to the high-quality education to which they are entitled; and have available to them a free appropriate public education (FAPE) that is designed to meet their unique needs and prepare them for post-secondary outcomes, community participation, and employment.
Undivided partners with families, ensuring awareness of available resources and offering support to help obtain them. Whether enhancing an IEP, navigating public benefits, maximizing insurance, or locating a specialist, we're committed to supporting families. The Undivided platform allows families to digitize paperwork, streamline all information and goals, while our dedicated Navigator facilitates a family's success on a 1:1 basis.
Parents, educators, advocates, and attorneys refer to Wrightslaw for information about special education law, and advocacy for children with disabilities.
CAPCA provides a network of support for parents, professionals and attorneys who represent children with disabilities and their families. CAPCA provides several levels of support to its members, including active Listserves, semiannual meetings, and a Members section of the web site.
Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund (DREDF), founded in 1979, is a leading national civil rights law and policy center directed by individuals with disabilities and parents who have children with disabilities. DREDF's mission is to advance the civil and human rights of people with disabilities through legal advocacy, training, education, and public policy and legislative development.