Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Special Needs and Inclusion Fair

Join us for a FREE fun and informative day the whole family will enjoy! Parents can learn more about resources available through disability organizations in Broward County, while kids can participate in a variety of exciting activities.

Signature Grand

6900 West State Road 84

Davie, FL 33317

Resolución alternativa de Disputas

Los invitamos a que se unan a la entrenadora de padres Josefina Gonzalez por FBLive en Español. A veces, los padres no están de acuerdo con el distrito escolar sobre algo relacionado con su hijo y la educación especial. Cuando no está de acuerdo o siente que la escuela no está cumpliendo con sus obligaciones legales, hay varias formas en que los padres pueden resolver estos desacuerdos. Por lo general, es mejor para todos los involucrados resolver las diferencias al nivel más bajo posible con la menor cantidad de conflicto. Esta presentación tiene información sobre:

1.) Formas informales de resolver las diferencias.

2.) Opciones formales que ofrece el Estado.

3.) Preparar y comunicar sus inquietudes.

Resolución alternativa de Disputas

Los invitamos a que se unan a la entrenadora de padres Josefina Gonzalez por FBLive en Español. A veces, los padres no están de acuerdo con el distrito escolar sobre algo relacionado con su hijo y la educación especial. Cuando no está de acuerdo o siente que la escuela no está cumpliendo con sus obligaciones legales, hay varias formas en que los padres pueden resolver estos desacuerdos. Por lo general, es mejor para todos los involucrados resolver las diferencias al nivel más bajo posible con la menor cantidad de conflicto. Esta presentación tiene información sobre:

1.) Formas informales de resolver las diferencias.

2.) Opciones formales que ofrece el Estado.

3.) Preparar y comunicar sus inquietudes.

Parenting a Child with Mental Health Needs: Systems to Engage Your Child and Family

A System of Care Is Not a Specific Type of Program

The System of Care approach was developed as a way to better serve children and youth with serious mental health conditions and their families. The goal is to provide children and their families with the services they need in their homes and communities in order to avoid the need for inpatient and residential treatment.

Join us live on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FamilySTARFND/

It’s a Great IDEA Webinar Series

Join on Facebook Live Uplifting Black Families at FND for a series of Lunch and Learn information sessions on three (3) of IDEA’s six (6) major principles, focusing on student’s rights and the responsibilities of public school to children with disabilities.

Right to Evaluation:  August 17, 2022

Parent Participation:  August 24, 2022

Procedural Safeguards:  August 31, 2022

 

Understanding SSI/SSDI

This presentation will highlight information on understanding the application, eligibility for special cases and populations, and how to navigate denials.

Join us on Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/FamilySTARFND/

It’s a Great IDEA Webinar Series

Join on Facebook Live Uplifting Black Families at FND for a series of Lunch and Learn information sessions on three (3) of IDEA’s six (6) major principles, focusing on student’s rights and the responsibilities of public school to children with disabilities.

Right to Evaluation:  August 17, 2022

Parent Participation:  August 24, 2022

Procedural Safeguards:  August 31, 2022

 

Back to School; What you need to know about IEP and IHP

If you have a child with educational and medical needs, this presentation is a must!

This presentation will give you the information you need to understand your child’s Individual Education Plan (IEP) as well as how to incorporate an Individual Healthcare Plan (IHP) and Emergency Action Plan (EAP) for special needs in the school environment. You can’t afford to miss this!

This presentation will be held on Zoom. Registration required. Click this link to register. https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0kfuygqT4pHdaPNSUwnwoXi6XGGAV3hWt9

It’s a Great IDEA Webinar Series

Join on Facebook Live Uplifting Black Families at FND for a series of Lunch and Learn information sessions on three (3) of IDEA’s six (6) major principles, focusing on student’s rights and the responsibilities of public school to children with disabilities.

Right to Evaluation:  August 17, 2022

Parent Participation:  August 24, 2022

Procedural Safeguards:  August 31, 2022

 

FND Overview & Resources

Starting this summer FND PEN will be hosting monthly webinars in collaboration with the Down Syndrome Association of Central Florida. We will cover a wide variety of topics related to special education, advocacy, and self-care.

This month, August 17th, 2022 we will present an FND Overview and Know your Resources workshop. Join us on zoom at 10:30 am (Register in advance) and live in the DSACF Facebook group.

Luz Oquendo, will present an FND overview and review some helpful resources.

FND Overview

Family Network on Disabilities (FND) was founded in 1985 by a group of parents of children with disabilities who came together for mutual support and information-sharing. FND is a grassroots organization for persons with disabilities and their families that is family-centered and family-driven.