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Parent-to-Parent Training — Adults

Location
Calhoun-Gordon County Public Library
Time
4pm - 6pm
Date
Oct. 22, 2019
Adults

Hands making a heart against a sunset.Open to all; designed for parents of children with disabilities.

Learn basic information about The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) including

  • January – “What a Great Idea”: Special education and how it works, including topics like

– Child Find
– Response to Intervention (RTI)
– Student Support Teams
– Making Referrals
– Evaluation Expectations
– Preparing for an Individualized Education Program (IEP) Meeting
– Resolving Disputes

  • February – “Movin’ Up!”: Planning your child’s successful transition at age 3, including preparing for a smooth transition from Babies Can’t Wait / early intervention and an overview of programs and services that may be available for three year olds with special needs in our community. Childcare is provided.
  • March – “Where Do We Go From Here?”: Preparing your special needs child to transition from high school. The presentation includes learning the keys to successful transition, the role of the school in transition planning, and things to consider when planning your child’s transition to adulthood. Childcare is provided.
  • May – “Where Do We Go From Here?” : Preparing your special needs child to transition from high school. The presentation includes learning the keys to successful transition, the role of the school in transition planning, and things to consider when planning your child’s transition to adulthood. Childcare is provided.
  • September – “Let’s Talk About the IEP Process”: Talk about the IEP process. If you have children that you need to bring with you, please do. We have some fun activities they can do while you are listening to the presenter. In partnership with Brandi Waters, Gordon County Schools Special Education Parent Mentor and Deanna Bohannon, Parent to Parent Regional Coordinator of Georgia.
  • October – “Little Learner Literacy”: Bring your children and read books, do activities related to literacy and math, and every child will be given a book to take home. In partnership with Brandi Waters, Gordon County Schools Special Education Parent Mentor and Deanna Bohannon, Parent to Parent Regional Coordinator of Georgia.

 

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