Raising a child with a disability or living with a disability can be overwhelming for many. Families Helping Families of Southwest Louisiana is here to help you not be so overwhelmed. Our trained, experienced staff are parents or family members of individuals with disabilities or individuals with disabilities themselves. They have walked in your shoes and dedicated to helping you navigate the service delivery systems we all often depend on in order to get the services and supports our loved ones need.
Our mission is to enable and empower individuals with disabilities and their families by providing information, referral, education, training, peer support and advocacy skills. Our vision is that all individuals with disabilities have the opportunity to attend school, live, work and play in their own community.
Let us be your “one-stop shop” for all things disability related! Serving individuals with any type of disability, any age, and their families
All services are free of charge!
We are Families Helping Families….It’s Who We Are…It’s What We Do!
Families Helping Families of SWLA in collaboration with Louisiana Parent Training & Information Center is co-hosting a FREE online Webinar!
Join us online for webinar - Special Education FAQ!
Special Education FAQ– Can the school send home my child’s IEP for me to sign without a meeting? Can the school suspend my child with an IEP? What happens if I disagree with the IEP team? Can the school keep calling me to pick up my child due to meltdowns? Get answers to these questions, and more in our Special Education Frequently Asked Questions training.
Date: Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Time: 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM - Late Night Webinar
Audience: Parents, Caregivers, and Professionals of School-Aged Children/Students.