Self-Determination and Transition for Students with Disabilities
December 2, 2013, 1-2pm
Preparing Students with Disabilities for College and Career
Presented by: Karrie Shogren, University of Kansas
Dr. Karrie Shogren is an Associate Professor in the Department of Special Education and Associate Director of the Kansas University Center on Developmental Disabilities at the University of Kansas. Her research focuses on self-determination and systems of support for students with disabilities. In addition, she has a specific interest in multiple, nested contextual factors that impact student outcomes.
This webinar will give you a complete overview of self-determination and the skills associated with it. You will learn practical, research-based strategies that will enable you to promote student involvement throughout the transition planning process.
NAMI Basics: Free Classes
Nami Basics is a FREE education course for parents or caregivers of children with mental health issues, including ADHD, anxiety disorders, depression or other. Classes include accurate diagnosis, treatment options, communication skills and behavior.
8th Annual ArounD the world of special education
November 23, 2013, 8:30 - 3:30pm
Presented by The Parents’ Place of Maryland and The Maryland Coalition of Families - Learn to build your skills as your child’s best advocate! You will attend workshops on important special education and health care issues. Many community resource providers will have information to share with you during the networking lunch. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.
IEP Clinic workshop
Tuesday, December 2
Baltimore City Public Schools – Office of Special Education/ Partners for Success Resource Center for Families and Schools is sponsoring a IEP Clinic workshop on Tuesday, December 3, 2013. This workshop will provide parents a more in-depth understanding of the IEP so they can be better prepared and more comfortable participating as a member of the IEP Team. Participants can bring their child’s IEP to the workshop. Please note: Individual IEPs will not be written at this workshop.
Great News: Participants will get a chance to visit the parent resource center after the workshop