FND offers a parent mentoring and support program for families of children with disabilities and special needs. Topics covered include IEPs and 504s, planning for the future and advocacy.

Group sizes are limited. Program cost is $30. Participants receive an individualized parent guide and a $50 gift card for 100% attendance. Lite refreshments are offered during each session. This program is for Manatee County residents only.

If you have questions, please contact Mary Smith at 941-928-0682 or via email.

What Participants Can Expect:

  • Meet Other Families
  • Share Information and Ideas
  • Learn About Community Resources
  • Start Building an Individualized Support Network
  • Discover How to Navigate Systems

Quarterly Session Choices:
Six sessions make up each quarter offering. Session day and time choices vary.

Download a flyer for upcoming session information.

Parent Mentoring and Support Program Schedule

Mondays (10 a.m. – 1 p.m.) —  3/27, 4/3, 4/10, 4/17, 4/24, 5/1
Thursdays (5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.) —  2/16, 2/23, 3/9, 3/16, 3/30, 4/6

Woodland Community Church
9607 E. State Rd. 70
Bradenton, FL 34202

Wednesdays (1o a.m. – 1 p.m.) —  4/5, 4/12, 4/19, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10
Central Library
1301 Barcarrota Blvd. W.
Bradenton, FL 34205

Complete your registration online.

 “Wonderful and informative classes.  The trainers were great teachers.  I will recommend these classes and program to other parents.”

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