PARENTS REACHING OUT PRO- NEW MEXICO PARENT TRAINING AND INFORMATION CENTER PTI & THE NEW MEXICO FAMILY TO FAMILY HEALTHCARE INFORMATION CENTER FFHIC

Organization Name: PARENTS REACHING OUT PRO
Address: 1920 B Columbia Dr. SE
Albuquerque, NM 87106
Phone: 505-247-0192
Toll Free Phone: 800-524-5176
Fax: 505-247-1345
Wheelchair Accessible: No Stairs in Service Delivery Areas
Services Provided: Parents Reaching Out serves families of infants, children and youth with all types of disabilities as well as related professionals as New Mexicos Parent Training and Information Center PTI funded by the US Department of Education Office of Special Education Programs OSEP. Our first responsibility is to inform and educate parents about special education law and the rights and responsibilities they and their child have under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act IDEA.Our goal is to provide tools to families to help them make informed decisions as equal partners in their childs Individual Education Program IEP. Our Family Liaisons use telephone assistance, workshops and publications to provide family friendly training to parents, educators and service providers throughout New Mexico. As the NMPTI, Parents Reaching Out:Supports families in obtaining appropriate education and services for their childrenWorks to improve education results for all childrenProvides training and information to parents and professionals on a variety of topics to promote inclusive environments for children and youth with disabilitiesOffers strategies to build partnerships between Families and SchoolsProvides collaborative and team-building approaches to advocacyConnects families to community resources that address their needsConnects families to other families who are going through or who have been through similar situationsNM PTI Liaisons are familiar with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act IDEA 2004 for children with disabilities, as well as the Americans with Disabilities Act ADA and Section 504. Family liaisons are people who are trained to provide information and support to improve educational outcomes for children in todays schoolsWe also provide workshops to help parents understand the special education process, including information on:EvaluationEligibilityEvidence- based practicesFree and Appropriate Public Education FAPEResponse to Intervention RTIStudent Assistant Teams SAT504 plansIndividualized Education Program IEPRelated servicesAssistive TechnologyGifted and Talented ServicesParental Rights and Procedural SafeguardsDispute ResolutionLeast Restrictive Environment LREPlacementBehavioral IssuesFunctional Behavior Assessment FBABehavior Intervention Plan BIPGraduation PathwaysTransition Plans

Comprehensive Information and Referral
Education Advocacy Groups
Group Advocacy
Individual Advocacy
Library Services
Parent Support Groups
Parent/Family Involvement in Education
Parenting Education
Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Disabilities
Special Education Advocacy
Specialized Information and Referral
System Advocacy
Original Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 8/21/2019