Parenting Support - Disabilities
Arc Northland - Office
424 W Superior St, Ste 500, Duluth, MN, 55802-1541
Distance: 954 Miles
Programming to help parents or potential parents succeed in the parenting role
This can include classes, workshops, information or other educational opportunities.
Provides support, resources, information, counseling, meetings, and workshops for families of children and young adults with disabilities
Support groups include:
* "Extreme Parenting" - Monthly family gathering and support opportunity for families that include a child/teen with mental health/emotional problems
* "Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Extreme" - Support to families that include a child/teenager with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
In both of these groups, parents and caregivers get support and training. Siblings get a safe place to be while participating in art, music or physical activities.
Trained advocates can assist in the school, work, community, or social service settings.
Information & Referral -
The Arc Northland office has a variety of print, video, and audio materials about special conditions and situations available.
- Free / no cost to everyone
- Children and/or youth with disabilities
- Developmental disabilities
Primarily serves residents of Carlton, Cook, Lake and St. Louis counties, as well as northeastern Minnesota
Primarily serving the residents of southern St. Louis County, Carlton County, Lake County and Cook County
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This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
Other Services or resources
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PH-1400.6500-650Parent to Parent Networking Definition
Programs that link parents whose children have a specific disease, disorder, disability or other issues with other parents whose children have similar challenges for the purpose of information sharing and support. Also included are programs for parents who themselves have a disability or other problems that have an impact on their parenting ability.
PH-6100.1700Disability Related Parenting Programs Definition
Programs that provide educational and supportive services for parents with disabilities and/or parents of children with disabilities who want to acquire the knowledge and skills they need to be effective in their parenting role.
PN-8100.3000Health/Disability Related Support Groups Definition
Mutual support groups whose members are people who have specific disabilities, illnesses or other health conditions, their families and friends. The groups meet in-person, by telephone or via the Internet; and provide an opportunity for participants to share information, resources, practical tips for daily living and encouragement about issues related to the disability or health problem.
YF-1800Developmental Disabilities Definition
A severe, chronic disability that is attributable to a cognitive, neurological or physical impairment or a combination of cognitive, neurological and physical impairments; that is manifested during the developmental period (prior to age 22); that is likely to continue indefinitely; and that results in substantial functional limitations in three or more areas of major life activity including self-care, receptive and expressive language, learning, mobility, self-direction, capacity for independent living, and economic self-sufficiency.
YJ-6750.6500Parents of People With Disabilities Definition
The natural or adoptive mothers and fathers of individuals who have physical, sensory, developmental, cognitive, mental or emotional limitations, whose own patterns of personal, social and familial coping have been significantly affected by their responsibility for and concern about the person.
The lawful mother and father of a person. Included are the natural mother or father of a child born to a valid marriage; the adoptive father or mother of a child jointly adopted by them; the natural mother of an illegitimate child if she is the sole guardian; the child's putative parent who has expressly acknowledged paternity and has contributed to the child's support; and any individual whose status as guardian of the child has been established by statute.