EVENTS

Upcoming Events

  • Basic Rights - Transition Planning hosted by Dennis-Yarmouth Regional School District
    Dec 07, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    dysepac@gmail.com
    As students on IEPs get older, the shift to transition planning becomes the center of conversation. If you're unsure what your role is in transition planning, this workshop is for you. FREE! To register: https://fcsn-org.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcuf-yuqzgtEt280jg7aYXlilRNgzC-HNzL
  • Creating a Post-Secondary Vision
    Wed, Dec 08
    https://fcsn.org/events/category/webinar/20
    Dec 08, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    https://fcsn.org/events/category/webinar/20
    Join Christine Riley for an interactive workshop structured to empower parents and communicate the vision for their child. FREE
  • Basic Rights:  Evaluation and Eligibility hosted by Hanover Public Schools
    Tue, Feb 15
    https://fcsn-org.zoom.us/meeting/register/t
    Feb 15, 2022, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    https://fcsn-org.zoom.us/meeting/register/t
    Evaluation and Eligibility proves an introduction of the complex special education laws and procedures

WE WILL PRESENT TO YOUR GROUP!

Would you like Christine or Tina to present a workshop to your group or organization?  We’d be happy to present a tailored presentation or choose one from the following:

ASSESSMENT PROCESS

An overview of the importance of parent input and ways to ensure that the whole child is being considered when determining appropriate services and placement options.

FOUNDATIONS OF SPECIAL EDUCATION

BASIC RIGHTS

An overview of the basic rights and protections under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), a brief overview of Section 504 of the Vocational Rehabilitation Act, and an explanation of record keeping and the assessment process. 

This workshop gives a detailed overview of early intervention and transition services at age three to families and professionals who serve infants and toddlers with disabilities. It also includes procedural safeguards and tips and pointers for a successful transition 

EARLY INTERVENTION AND TRANSITION AT AGE THREE

IEP RIGHTS AND STRATEGIES

An overview of the rights and protections mandated for special needs children under IDEA and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, the value of record keeping, the requirements of the assessment process, timelines and other legal components of an IEP, including goals and objectives. Communication techniques are interspersed throughout the workshop. 

IEP TIPS AND POINTERS

Tried and true tips on how to positively advocate for your children, strengthen the relationships between parents and service agencies, and help create the appropriate IEP program. 

SECTION 504

ACCOMMODATIONS

Focuses on the individual's rights and accommodations in school, postsecondary education and workplace. Sample Section 504 accommodation and individual health plans are included. Positive communication techniques are interspersed throughout the workshop.