ECI staff provide students and their parents with information, guidance and advocacy training in all areas pertaining to the educational rights of students with disabilities. ECI maintains a high profile in the local school systems advisory boards as well as statewide committees. Staff stay current with all legislation changes regarding special education, serving as a watchdog committee for families statewide. Staff serve as a resource for students, families and educational professionals including assisting with IEP development when needed. Staff focuses on children from their start with the school system, through their transition out of the school system and into adulthood. Staff are involved in local, state and national efforts to inform legislators on issues related to disability education legislation.