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Welcome to ECAC
the Exceptional Children's Assistance Center


ECAC is North Carolina’s Parent Center and is committed to improving the lives and education of ALL children. We hope the information you find here is helpful and that you will come back often!

Established in 1983, ECAC offers a variety of projects and services designed to meet the needs of NC parents, families, students, educators, and other professionals. ECAC is home to three key parent education programs:

  • NC Parent Training & Information Center (PTI),
    a project for parents and families with children who have disabilities or special needs and their teachers and other professionals. The PTI provides parents and families with the information and skills needed to be their child’s BEST Advocate!
  • NC PIRC , a Parent Information and Resource Center, is a project for families, students and educators in Title 1 schools, with an emphasis on providing education and information on No Child Left Behind.
  • NC Family to Family Health Information Center (HIC),
    a project providing information and support to families with children who have special health care needs, including information about the NC Medicaid Waiver Program, private and public health insurance, Medical Home and more!

More information about these and other projects can be found in our Parent Education section. Visit to our Projects page for quick link to all of our projects.


907 Barra Row, Suites 102/103, Davidson, NC  28036  |   1-800-962-6817

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What's New!


Your child's medical record keeping tool now available in Spanish


OSEP Memo clarifies that an RTI process cannot delay or deny an evaluation for eligibility under IDEA!

Read more....


New resources in our Early Childhood section!


Check out our online

Training and Events Calendar!

Check out
ECAC's Lending Libraries

including the NC Early


Childhood online library.




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