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Discharge Rights: Minors

Learn about your discharge rights if you are voluntarily, or involuntarily admitted int…

Three multi-ethnic little girls, one with dark brown skin and her curly hair pulled up in a pony, one with blond hair and bangs and light skin, and one with brown skin and braids, are all smiling with their arms across each other's shoulders. They are in a classroom. EPSDT applies to all children with Medicaid.

EPSDT Brochures

Early and periodic screening, diagnostic and treatment (EPSDT) is a program for childre…

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Autism-Related Services in NC

Changes to the Waiver rules: your Individual Budget, your right to request services beyo…

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Psychotropic Medication and Youth

Information and resources for caregivers on psychotropic medication and children and y…

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School Transportation

Schools must provide special transportation to a student with an IEP if the student canno…

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Transition Planning

This information packet describes the key requirements for transition services for stu…

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Pre-Employment Transition Services: FAQ

A new law called the Workforce Innovations and Opportunity Act (WIOA) requires that …

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Duke Law’s Parent’s Guide to Special Education

This guide to special education in North Carolina was created by Duke Children’s L…

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Seclusion and Restraint Sample Letter

Use these sample letters to request that a school investigate use of restraint or seclusi…

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Seclusion and Restraint in Schools

This packet contains FAQs on seclusion and restraint, tips for advocacy, information fo…

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