The mandate of the Special Needs Advisory Committee for Services to Students with Special Needs (EHDAA), as defined in Article 185 of the Education Act, is to advise the school board on:
a policy for the organization of educational services to students with handicaps and social maladjustments or learning disabilities.
the allocation of financial resources to the services intended for those students.
the implementation of an individualized education plan for a student with special needs.
In addition, the Special Needs Advisory Committee provides information on resources within the Central Québec School Board's partners and community, and information sessions to parents on research and strategies to help them support their children with special needs.