Prairie Lakes AEA

Parents & Families

The Parent & Educator Connection (PEC) is part of a statewide network of parents and educators working together to support educators and parents of children and young adults with special needs. We offer the following resources:

For more information, please contact:

Becca Bunnell, Parent Education Coordinator
824 Flindt Dr. St 105
Storm Lake, IA 50588
712-732-2257 ext. 2022

Pam Fritz, Parent Coordinator                                  
1235 5th Ave. S.                                                      
Fort Dodge, IA 50501                                               

Mindy Miller, Parent Education Coordinator
103 N. 9th Street
Estherville, Iowa 51334

Deb Shelton, Educator Coordinator
1235 5th Ave. S.
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
800-669-2325 ext. 2149

 What's new?

The Autism Health Committee of Mercy Hospital of North Iowa has developed a website to provide information and links to resources for families, educators and medical practitioners in North Central Iowa. Individuals on the autism spectrum, their parents, and caregivers will find useful information on topics including diagnostic criteria, sibling support and community resources. For the PLAEA Autism Resource Team, click here.

We've received permission from Phi Delta Kappa to reprint this article, Kids Do Well If They Can by Ross Greene.

Iowa offers hawk-i health care coverage for uninsured children of working families. No family pays more than $40 a month. Some families even pay nothing at all.

Early ACCESS for Children and Families - Birth to age 3

Children - Ages 3-5

School-Aged Children - Kindergarten-6th grade

School-Aged Children - 7th grade-high school, which may include some youth 18-21 years of age



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