Steps to Success Online Trainings
This series of trainings was developed for parents of children, birth to age three. The trainings will help parents to understand the First Steps Program, teach them effective communication and advocacy skills, and help them to prepare for Early Child Special Education.
Understanding the IFSP
This workshop helps families of children in the First Steps program or in the process of being evaluated understand the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) process and learn how to be an effective member of your team.
Family Record Keeping
This workshop is designed to help families understand the importance of keeping and organizing their child’s records. We will discuss what types of records and documentation are important for you to keep and why.
Communicating Your Child’s Needs
This workshop is designed to support families of young children who are new to the process of working with caregivers and providers on how to communicate effectively regarding your child and your child’s needs.
Your Parental Rights
This workshop explains the Parental Rights document that every First Steps families receives. It also helps families to understand what their right are and what their child’s rights are under Part C of the IDEA.
IDEA Part C to Part B
This workshop is designed to help parents of young children make a smooth transition from an IFSP to an IEP. Learn when the transition process should begin, the difference in services and in eligibility criteria.