Boot Camp 2023: Understanding and Supporting Learning Processes

Empowering Families and Promoting Development

Join us for our annual virtual conference, “Boot Camp 2023: Understanding and Supporting Learning Processes.” Through a series of detailed sessions, attendees will delve into topics aimed at helping educators, parents, and stakeholders. This event aims to address the different learning needs of all students, especially those needing extra educational support. Our goal is to share knowledge and strategies to improve learning experiences for every student.


FND Facebook Live:

A Guide to an Individualized Education Plan that Works

Starting this October, FND PEN will host an in-person monthly workshop with Lake County Public School.

We will cover a wide variety of topics related to special education, effective communication, resources, and much more.

On October 18, 2023, we will present a workshop on A Guide to an IEP that works.

This is an in-person event, and you can register in advance at this link: or scan the QR code in this flyer link to register.

Location for this event: Grassy Lake Elementary1100 Fosgate Road Minneola, Fl 34715

Workshop Details: Developing and implementing an Individual Education Plan (IEP) 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.

Konferans Tranzisyon pou Jen – Youth Transition Conference

Konferans Tranzisyon pou jen – Youth Transition Conference

Yon fanmiy ki gin yon pitit ou byen yon elev ki gin yon andikap ou yon konsidsyon ap benefisye de konferans sa! Jwen ak nou pou nou ka pale ak 3 jen ki, malgre andikap yo, fe gran efo pou yo ka trase yon chemin pou reyisit pa yo.

Nou gen 3 jen ki pral pale avek nou sou cheminman pa yo etan ke yo afekte pa andikap visib e envisib. Nap gen opotinite pou nou tande istwa yo, e pose keksyon.

Planifikasyon tranzisyon se yon pwosesis kontinyèl ki kòmanse nan laj 12 ans pou prepare elèv ki gen andikap pou lavi apre lekòl segondè. Li mande pou planifikasyon, devlopman konpetans, ak yon rezo sipò. Konferans sa ap touche suje sa yo ak anpil lot bagay…

Facebook Event Link:

Effective Parent Teacher Collaboration

Workshop Summary
Having a parent-teacher meeting is an opportunity to collaborate;
the parent and teacher need to set expectations for the meeting and come with ideas and open communication. Laying out the meeting agenda and meeting goals then sticking to them will help facilitate a productive meeting. We must remember like an IEP meeting our overall goal is the student.

Facebook Live:

Back to School, An IEP That Works

Learn about the pillars of IDEA and the components of the IEP that drive Special Education for students with disabilities in collaboration with Mental Health America of Southeast Florida and Co-Director of PEN, Ally Walford, via Zoom.

Meeting: 812 5986 6978 Passcode: 373185

Transition and Moving Forward

Transition IEP & Moving Forward

Workshop Summary

The Transition IEP is essential to helping youth with disabilities learn how to transition from high school to post-secondary opportunities successfully. This workshop helps to teach everyone exactly how to make the most of the TIEP and how to best work with youth with disabilities to ensure they have the tools and information to fulfill their post-secondary goals.

Join us on Facebook on 7/27 at 7 pm

The Individual and Emergency Health Care Plan in the IEP and 504

Workshop Summary

Children in school systems with healthcare concerns should have additional documents to support their medical needs. An Individualized Education Plan (IEP) should include an Individual Healthcare Plan (IHP) and an Emergency Healthcare Plan (EHP) for their specific needs while in the school environment. This presentation will identify these documents and what information should be included and review sample options.

Join us on Facebook Live on 7/27 at 7:30 pm

Parent Interactive IEP Workshop

Free IEP workshop that will be interactive, taking systemic questions from participants on understanding the IEP process better and getting the most out of an IEP for your child. Please see the link below to register. Once registered, a Zoom link will be sent to you. The deadline for registration is May 10th.