Free Webinars for Parents of Children with Special Needs for Dec. 2015

Free Webinars for Parents of Children with Special Needs for Dec. 2015

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December is here, and as we all know, this is probably the busiest time of the year. The majority of us are already thinking of celebrations and festivities, but as parents of children with special needs, let’s not forget of the importance of dedicating a couple of minutes to learn more about special education through this series of free webinars, that will help you to better understand the process of the IEP (Individualized Education Plan), Positive Behavior Supports and Bullying prevention.

Learning more about the law and having a clear understanding of the IEP process, is the best way to direct our children toward a great educational beginning this 2016.

Register at the following links!

Your Guide To An IEP That Works

Developing and implementing an IEP (Individual Education Plan) is the equal responsibility of educators, parents, and other members of the IEP team. This workshop explains the IEP process and the importance of parental participation. Learn helpful tips for writing effective IEP goals and strategies. All presentations listed are of particular interest to parents, self-advocates, care givers, teachers, classroom aides, special education directors, principals, school administrators, therapists, case workers, social workers, community agency staff, and all concerned citizens.

12/2 10:00 am Register, here

12/8 4:00 pm Register, here

12/16 6:00 pm Register, here

 

Positive Beginnings With PBS

Positive Behavioral Supports (PBS) is a school-wide intervention system designed to improve your child’s behavior in all school environments. In this presentation, you will learn the step by step process of PBS begin-ning with:

  • Establishing a collaborative team and collecting information.
  • Identifying triggers, responses, and the purpose of your child’s behavior.
  • Designing and implementing behavior support plans.

12/4 1:00 pm Register

12/9 10:00 am Register

12/14 1:00 pm Register

 

Bullying Prevention

Bullying is a serious issue and has become an epidemic in our school systems. Statistics show that a student is bullied every seven minutes in our schools nationwide. If parents, educators, and members of the community work together, we can have a significant impact on this problem. In this workshop, you’ll learn the signs of bullying, and whether or not your child is a bully or is being bullied. We’ll provide intervention strategies on how to “bully proof” your child. We’ll share best practices of anti-bullying modules and samples of policies and procedures used successfully at other schools.

12/10 6:00 pm Register, here

12/18 10:00 am Register, here

 

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Eliana Tardio is the Outreach and Diversity Director for PEN (Parent Education Network), and the mother of Emir and Ayelén, both with Down syndrome. Named as the Best Latino Activist 2015 by Latism, and one of the most influential Mom Bloggers by Babble, Disney Inc., Eliana shares important lessons and resources while raising her two children.
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