Our Mission

 

Hispanos Unidos para Niños Excepcionales (HUNE) empowers parents of exceptional children to obtain a free and appropriate quality education for their children and other children with disabilities. 

HUNE provides training programs on all aspects of Special Education, including Transition Services. HUNE also provides supports and limited individual assistance for parents of exceptional children.

HUNE serves, but is not limited to, Hispanic parents.

 

What We Do:

  • Train parents individually on how to access information on education, disabilities and resources available regarding children with disabilities through on-line services.

HUNE assists parents of exceptional children to:

 

Provide training sessions for parents of children with disabilities on all aspects of special education, including the Federal Laws (IDEA and NCLB) and the State Law (PA Regulations and Standards) in order to ensure that their children receive a Free Appropriate Public Education. 

  • Understand the nature of their children's disabilities and their educational and developmental needs.

  • Communicate effectively with personnel responsible for providing special education, early intervention, transition and related services.

  • Participate in the decision making process, the development of the Individualized Education Program (IEP), and the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP).

  • Obtain appropriate information about the range of options, programs, services and resources available to assist exceptional children and their families.

  • Understand the availability of, and how to effectively use procedural safeguards under the Individual with Disabilities Act (IDEA) including encouraging the use of, and explaining the benefits of alternative methods of dispute resolution, such as mediation.

  • Understand the provision of IDEA for the education of early intervention services to exceptional children.

  • Participate in school reform activities. Negotiate for increased availability of interpreters and the development and dissemination of special education forms in Spanish.

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Website disclaimer:

 

The information in this website is intended to be educational, and is not legal advice.  HUNE will maintain the information on this website and update it as needed. To verify the information on this website and its application to your individual circumstances, you may wish to contact us at 215-425-6203 or contactus@huneinc.org. 

 

While HUNE tries to ensure that all resources and links on this site are up-to-date, we cannot be responsible for the content of other sites and does not endorse the resources, for it is for informational purposes only  If you are aware of any inaccurate information on this website or a link that has changed or been discontinued, please contact our Webmaster.

 

No materials published on the HUNE website may be commercialized in any manner without the expressed authorization of HUNE.  HUNE assumes no liability for the consequences of using the information on this website to advocate for yourself, your child or other children.

 

Descargo de responsabilidad del sitio web:

 

La información en este sitio web tiene el propósito de ser educativa, y no es un consejo legal. HUNE mantendrá la información en este sitio web y la actualizará según sea necesario. Para verificar la información en este sitio web y su aplicación a sus circunstancias individuales, puede contactarnos al 215-425-6203 o contactus@huneinc.org.

 

HUNE intenta asegurarse de que todos los recursos y enlaces en este sitio estén actualizados, no podemos ser responsables por el contenido de otros sitios y no respalda los recursos, ya que es solo para fines informativos.  Si identifica cualquier información inexacta en este sitio web o un enlace que ha cambiado o ha sido descontinuado, comuníquese con nuestro Webmaster.

 

Ningún material publicado en el sitio web de HUNE puede ser comercializado de ninguna manera sin la autorización expresa de HUNE.  HUNE no asume ninguna responsabilidad por las consecuencias del uso de la información en este sitio web para abogar por usted mismo, sus niños u otros niños.

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