NAPTAC is a project within EPICS to provide training and technical assistance to Parent Training Information Centers (PTI’s) and Community Parent Resource Centers (CPRC’s) nationwide on providing effective, culturally responsive services to Native American families of children with disabilities, as well as youth with disabilities. The NAPTAC will also provide differentiated, targeted and intensive TA to parent centers requesting additional support to build their capacity to provide services to Native American parents of children with disabilities, as well as youth with disabilities. The staff and consultants of the Native American Parent Technical Assistance Center are experienced professionals who are ready to provide each Parent Center with high quality services and supports. A Technical Assistance Specialist will be assigned a region as organized by the Regional Parent Technical Assistance Centers (RPTACs).
EPICS (Education for Parents of Indian children with Special Needs) a non-profit entity providing training, advocacy and supports to families of Native American children with disabilities and special healthcare needs. EPICS, houses the Community Parent Resource Center (CPRC) and the NAPTAC.