Parent Resources

  • Alabama's Early Intervention System

    Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services

    Alabama State Department of Education: Special Education

    Alabama Association for Gifted Children

    Alabama Council on Developmental Disabilities

    Alabama Parent Education Center

    The Alabama Parent Education Center (APEC) is a non-profit 501c3, organized in 2002 by Alabama parents, educators, and professionals serving families. APEC provides services and supports to assist families particularly those underserved including minority, low-income, and those with children with disabilities.

    APEC provides parents with training, information, and support to help them become meaningful participants in their children’s education and lives.


     Center for Parent Information and Resources  

    Your central “Hub” of information and products created for the network of Parent Centers serving families of children with disabilities

    All the materials found on the CPIR Hub have been created and archived for Parent Centers around the country to help them provide support and services to the families they serve. The CPIR employs a user-centered process, gathering the perspectives of our experienced audience—Parent Center staff members and other experts—every step of the way, to create products and services that increase Parent Centers’ knowledge and capacity in specific domains.


    Iris Center

    The IRIS Center is a national center dedicated to improving education outcomes for all children, especially those with disabilities birth through age twenty-one, through the use of effective evidence-based practices and interventions.