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EVENTS

Advocate Christine Riley presents an overview of an IEP, why it's important, how it's developed, what information belongs in each section, identifying measurable goals and how to respond to the IEP.  Followed by question & answer period.  FREE

It's that time of the year again!  Come learn about your child's rights to a Free and Appropriate Public Education. This workshop will cover Basic Rights in Special Education!  Join Christine Riley as she explains special education laws and procedures.  Bring your questions and IEP.  FREE and open to all

Advocate Christine Riley presents an overview of an IEP, why it's important, how it's developed, what information belongs in each section, identifying measurable goals and how to respond to the IEP.  Followed by question & answer period.  FREE

Advocate Christine Riley presents an overview of an IEP, why it's important, how it's developed, what information belongs in each section, identifying measurable goals and how to respond to the IEP.  Followed by question & answer period.  FREE

Effective Communication Workshop - FREE

This workshop will teach communication and conflict resolution skills for parents in their roles as IEP team members. FREE

                                

Effective Communication Workshop - FREE

This workshop will teach communication and conflict resolution skills for parents in their roles as IEP team members. FREE

                                

Basic Rights - Transition Planning

Looking for information on Transition Planning? This is the workshop for you! This workshop provides an overview of the transition planning process for students with disabilities ages 14 - 22 on IEPs.  Topics include the legal basis for transition planning, students and parent's roles, age of majority, timelines and resources.  Bring your questions!  FREE

Effective Communication

Looking to improve your communication skills with your child's school?  Come to this FREE workshop on Effective Communication.   You'll learn the best methods of communicating with school officials, the importances of creating a paper trail and how to avoid disputes.  Bring your questions!  

Advocate Christine Riley presents an overview of an IEP, why it's important, how it's developed, what information belongs in each section, identifying measurable goals and how to respond to the IEP.  Followed by question & answer period.  FREE

MCAS for Students with Disabilities - FREE

Cape Cod Advocate will present this free workshop about MCAS: Access and Achievement for Students with Disabilities. We will introduce the Massachusetts Comprehensive Achievement System (MCAS) and how children with disabilities can participate in meaningful ways in MCAS.

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WE WILL PRESENT TO YOUR GROUP!

Would you like Christine, Tina or Michel 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.