Welcome To Parent Information Center of NH

Established four decades ago, with the belief that all children can succeed with the right support, the NH Coalition for Citizens with Disabilities dba the Parent Information Center (PIC) provides a wealth of services designed to help parents understand their child’s special needs and the laws that govern the early intervention (called Family Center Early Supports and Services in NH) and special education process.

In 1995, PIC expanded its focus to serve all parents, not just parents of children with disabilities. PIC assists families, and schools and communities to increase family engagement in children’s learning and development.

PIC is a pioneer in creating family/school/community partnerships that help parents of all children get involved in their children’s learning and development. PIC also offers additional support through workshops and resource and referral. From its inception to the present, the Parent Information Center has demonstrated an ability to identify and respond to the changing needs of children and families in NH.

The Parent Information Center and its various grant programs address a variety of key issues in order to help parents support their children’s success in school and in life.

Who Is PIC

Parent Information Center
Board of Directors 2019

Jocelyn Charles, Board Chair
CPA and Family Representative
Member Since 2014

Marcia Bagley, Vice Chair
Director of Special Education,  Nashua School District
Member Since 2011

Sandra E. Fay, Board Treasurer
Member Since 2012

Dana Hill, Board Secretary
Family Representative
Member Since 2014

Sreenivasu Odugu
Family Representative
Member Since 2015

Kimberly Plante
Family Representative
Member Since 2015

Trisha Swonger
Family Representative
Member Since 2017

Dr. Linda Wadensten
Family Representative
Member Since 2017

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Our Impact

Click this image to watch a video of Executive Director, Michelle Lewis, discuss how PIC supports NH families!

Our Programs


The Parent Information Center (PIC) is not a legal services agency and cannot provide legal advice or legal representation.  The information provided by PIC is provided as a public service for general information only and is not a substitute for legal advice about the facts of your or your child’s particular situation.  In addition, the law is always changing, through actions of the courts, legislature and public agencies.  If you have a problem or issue that requires legal advice, such advice should be obtained from an attorney.