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The Family Support Network of Eastern NC would like to introduce you to our current intern, David Roberts, who is working with us at the James and Connie Maynard Children’s Hospital at Vidant Medical Center. David will be graduating May 2018 with a Bachelors of Science degree in Family and Community Services with a concentration […]
This directory is a product of the Family Support Program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Social Work. It is a resource for family members and service providers who are looking for summer camp experiences for children. The Family Support Program does not endorse any camp programs, including those listed […]
https://law.duke.edu/childedlaw/special-education-nc/ A Parents’ Guide to Special Education in North Carolina explains the special education law in clear terms so that parents can learn the vocabulary, navigate the special education system, and become an effective advocate for their children. The Guide is especially geared to assist North Carolina parents.
LISTEN – HOPE – EMPOWER On a typical day the Family Support Network™ of Eastern North Carolina, Inc. is contacted and the stories often go like this: “Suddenly, I found my life turned upside down, the hospital called and my child had been in an accident.” Another story may start with, “What had been a […]
The Neonatal Follow-Up Clinic (NFC) located in the James and Connie Maynard Children’s Hospital is a long-standing joint partnership between East Carolina University School of Medicine and Vidant Medical Center. Since the early 1980’s the NFC has focused on improving outcomes and reducing disabilities of Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) graduates. The clinic monitors the […]
The lack of focus, noise and confusion common to these disorders is also common to diagnosing them. Do we even need to diagnose? Many just say since there is no cure for either we should focus on treating the symptoms. In my experience, a definitive diagnosis is helpful when deciding many issues. Should you medicate? […]
LISTEN, HOPE, EMPOWER Dedicated to helping families who have a child with special needs. The Family Support Network of Eastern North Carolina, Inc, provides emotional support and resource information for families who have a child with a disability, chronic illness, premature birth and for families who have experienced the death of a child.The Family Support […]
The Institute for Patient and Family-Centered Care, in Bethesda MD, named Family Support Network of Eastern NC one of the top programs in the nation. Thank you to our Board and volunteers for making us who we are today. Family Support Network of Eastern NC, Inc. began over 30 years ago to provide one-to-one parent mentors […]