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May 2018

IDEA Part C to Part B

May 26 @ 10:30 am - 12:45 pm
Kansas City Public Library: Southeast Branch, 6242 Swope Parkway
Kansas City, MO 64130 United States
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Free

This workshop is designed to help parents of young children make a smooth transition from IFSP (Part C of IDEA) services to IEP (Part B of IDEA) services. Learn when the transition process should begin, what the difference in services will be, as well as the difference in qualification criteria.

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Parental Rights

May 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Kansas City Public Library: Southeast Branch, 6242 Swope Parkway
Kansas City, MO 64130 United States
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Free

This workshop explains the Parental Rights document that all First Steps families receive and helps families understand what they and their child’s rights are under Part C of IDEA.

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Understanding the IEP Process

May 30 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sikeston Nutrition Center, 307 Creset St
Sikeston, MO 63801 United States
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Free

Your child’s IEP is the cornerstone of their education. This workshop offers an in-depth look at the evaluation process, qualifying for an IEP, the many components that must be addressed in the IEP document, as well as how progress will be monitored. As a result of this training, parents will gain a better understanding of their role as an equal participant in the IEP Process.

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Special Education: What I Need to Know

May 31 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
St. Joseph Library: East Hills Branch, 502 North Woodbine Rd
St. Joseph, MO 64506 United States
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Free

This free training helps you to understand the many aspects of obtaining special education services for your child with a disability.

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June 2018

Special Education Law

June 4 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sikeston Nutrition Center, 307 Creset St
Sikeston, MO 63801 United States
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In order to be effective when advocating for your child’s education, you need to understand the laws that can impact their educational experience. This training will provide an overview of Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Family Educational Right to Privacy Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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Important Details

In-person trainings are offered throughout the state of Missouri. Parents living outside the state are permitted to attend but are encouraged to attend trainings in their home state. States have different laws and procedures regarding how children with disabilities receive special education and related services.

MPACT offers parents and professionals a variety of online and in-person trainings. All trainings are FREE of charge. Please contact us if you would like to schedule a training for your area or organization.

Please register for any of the workshops you would like to attend so we can send you electronic copies of the materials and notify you of any changes in the schedule.

If there is inclement weather and the school district located in the area where the training is being held cancels school, the MPACT training will also be cancelled. Participants who have registered online will be notified via email.

 

 

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