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Resources – Wake County

Wake County Community

Innovations Waiver Access Hotline: Alliance (a company that helps families of people with disabilities find and obtain services) provides services for people with special needs in the Wake County area. You can also call (800)-510-9132 for more information.

Testing

3-c Family Services: This organization offers developmental testing, psycho-educational testing and neuro-psychological testing for children. 3-c is located in Cary, NC.

Wynns Family Psychology: This organization offers developmental, psycho-educational and neuro-psychological testing. They also offer social skills groups and camps and Dialectic Behavioral Therapy (DBT- a specialized therapy for people with specific behavioral needs) for children. They are located in Raleigh, NC.

TEACCH: This organization offers specific autism assessments for those individuals suspected to be on the autism spectrum but who have not yet been diagnosed. TEACCH also provides parent education and information. This organization is located in Chapel Hill, NC.

CIDD: This organization does not provide educational assessments, but can do a diagnostic evaluation to look for an array of disabilities in individuals of all ages. The are located in Chapel Hill, NC.

Support and Community Resources

Council for Exceptional Children: This is a social networking online group for parents on Facebook.

Autism Society Support Groups: The Autism Society of North Carolina (ASNC) has support groups throughout North Carolina. This link provides area specific information.

Parent 2 Parent: This group provides emotional and informational support for parents of children with special needs

The Arc of the Triangle: Provides community support for people with disabilities and their families

Miracle League: This is a baseball league in the Triangle for children and adults with disabilities. Games are played in Raleigh and Cary.

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