In addition to the clinical services offered on site and off site activities that directly support the individuals and families with whom we work, the staff at CPE enjoys consulting with various groups and organizations and involvement in community outreach activites.
Groups and organizations with whom we consult include:
Lawyers whose clients require assessment services
Mental health and developmental disabilities agencies
Schools, day care centers, and community programs for children, young adults, and families
Colleges and universities concerning student disabilities and support services
Private testing agencies regarding disability policies and implementation
Business and corporate groups pertaining to the provision of psychoeducational services to employee families
Private schools and programs serving children and adults with disabilities
Realtors or relocation services concerning the availability or location of special education services in public or private schools
Our outreach activities have include workshop presentations at professional conferences and schools. Additionally, CPE was involved in conducting a feasibility study and developing a comprehensive plan for establishing a day school for children with severe communication and mobility problems and correlated health issues, supported by a grant from the John Rex Endowment enabling, in partnership with the Wake, Durham, Chatham, Orange and Chapel Hill/Carrboro Public Schools, the Departments of Pediatrics and Allied Health Sciences and the Center for Literacy and Disability in the School of Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.