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November 2019

What is MPACT

November 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm CST
LinkAbility Inc., 162 Industrial Park Drive, Suite D
Hollister, MO 65872 United States
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The What is MPACT training will help you understand what services MPACT can provide to parents and professionals.  

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Special Education: What I Need to Know

November 19 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST
LinkAbility Inc., 162 Industrial Park Drive, Suite D
Hollister, MO 65872 United States
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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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Student Led IEP Meetings

November 19 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm CST
Family Advocacy Solutions, 600 Dairy, Suite J
Monnett, MO 65708 United States
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Engaging students to participate in their IEP meetings has been shown to develop student’s skills in self advocacy and self determination. This training will provide students with a better understanding of what an IEP is and why it is important as well as how to participate in and present information at their own IEP meetings.

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Understanding the IEP Process

November 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm CST
ILRC, 1760 Southridge Drive
Jefferson City, MO 65109 United States
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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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Bullying Prevention

November 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm CST

What is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder? How do you qualify? Who can diagnose it, prescribe medications, and offer counseling? Does a child with ADHD automatically qualify for an IEP? This training will answer these questions and many more. It will also provide strategies for parents to teach their children how to manage their symptoms. Also included are “Tips for Teachers” for specific instructional strategies that can be used in the classroom.

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Section 504 and Students with Disabilities

November 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm CST
Trails West Branch Library, 11401 East 23rd Street S
Independence, MO 64052 United States
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The term “Section 504” refers to a specific part of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 that prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities by any program or activity that receives federal funding. This includes all public schools and any private schools that receive federal funds. Learn about the legal background of Section 504, the evaluation process, 504 plans and services and the procedural safeguards in place to protect individuals with disabilities.

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Writing Post=-Secondary Goals for Students with ASD

November 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CST

If you have, or work with a child with a disability, this training is for you. Learn the importance of keeping and organizing your child’s records, as well as what information needs to be in your child’s file. We will also discuss how to communicate more effectively with your child’s school district and the importance of working collaboratively to solve problems.

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December 2019

Disagreement Resolution Process

December 3 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm CST
The Independent Living Center, 2639 East 34th Street
Joplin, MO 64084 United States
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Sometimes the best way to solve a problem is to prevent it in the first place. Through this training you will learn strategies to prevent problems from arising in the first place through documentation and letter writing. Also covered are the resolution processes included in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act as well as Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

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Art of Effective Advocacy

December 4 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm CST
The Whole Person, 3710 Main Street
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States
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If you have, or work with a child with a disability, this training is for you. Learn the importance of keeping and organizing your child’s records, as well as what information needs to be in your child’s file. We will also discuss how to communicate more effectively with your child’s school district and the importance of working collaboratively to solve problems.

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Disagreement Resolution Process

December 4 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm CST

Sometimes the best way to solve a problem is to prevent it in the first place. Through this training you will learn strategies to prevent problems from arising in the first place through documentation and letter writing. Also covered are the resolution processes included in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act as well as Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

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Disagreement Resolution

December 5 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm CST
Joplin Public Library, 1901 E. 20th
Joplin, MO 64804 United States
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Sometimes the best way to solve a problem is to prevent it in the first place. Through this training you will learn strategies to prevent problems from arising in the first place through documentation and letter writing. Also covered are the resolution processes included in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act as well as Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

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Understanding the IEP Process

December 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST
Trails West Branch Library, 11401 East 23rd Street S
Independence, MO 64052 United States
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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

December 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CST

Special Education: What I Need to Know helps you to understand the many aspects of obtaining special education services for your child with a disability. The What is MPACT training will help you understand what services MPACT can provide to parents and professionals.

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Understanding the IEP Process

December 17 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm CST
Carthage Public Library, 612 S. Garrison
Carthage, MO 64836 United States
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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 & What is MPACT

December 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST
Osage Health Department, 205 E. Main
Linn, MO 65051 United States
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Special Education:  What I Need to Know helps you to understand the many aspects of obtaining special education services for your child with a disability. The What is MPACT training will help you understand what services MPACT can provide to parents and professionals.  

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Art of Effective Advocacy

December 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm CST
Missouri Care, 3831 Frederick Avenue
St. Joseph, MO 64506 United States
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If you have, or work with a child with a disability, this training is for you. Learn the importance of keeping and organizing your child’s records, as well as what information needs to be in your child’s file. We will also discuss how to communicate more effectively with your child’s school district and the importance of working collaboratively to solve problems.

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Special Education: What I Need to Know & What is MPACT

December 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST
Osage Health Department, 205 E. Main
Linn, MO 65051 United States
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Special Education:  What I Need to Know helps you to understand the many aspects of obtaining special education services for your child with a disability. The What is MPACT training will help you understand what services MPACT can provide to parents and professionals.  

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January 2020

Understanding the IEP Process

January 6, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm CST
The Whole Person, 3710 Main Street
Kansas City, MO 64111 United States
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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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Section 504

January 8, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am CST
Osage Beach Library, 1064 Gutridge Lane
Osage Beach, MO 65065 United States
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The term “Section 504” refers to a specific part of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 that prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities by any program or activity that receives federal funding. This includes all public schools and any private schools that receive federal funds. Learn about the legal background of Section 504, the evaluation process, 504 plans and services and the procedural safeguards in place to protect individuals with disabilities.

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Understanding the IEP Process

January 8, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST
Osage Beach Library, 1064 Gutridge Lane
Osage Beach, MO 65065 United States
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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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THE IEP Process

January 9, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CST
Kansas City, Mo Health Department, 2400 Troost Ave. 3rd Floor Conference Ctr.
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States
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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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Art of Effective Advocacy

January 22, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST
Red Bridge Elementary, 10781 Oak St
Kansas City, MO 64114 United States
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If you have, or work with a child with a disability, this training is for you. Learn the importance of keeping and organizing your child’s records, as well as what information needs to be in your child’s file. We will also discuss how to communicate more effectively with your child’s school district and the importance of working collaboratively to solve problems.

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Art of Effective Advocacy

January 23, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CST
Red Bridge Elementary, 10781 Oak St
Kansas City, MO 64114 United States
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If you have, or work with a child with a disability, this training is for you. Learn the importance of keeping and organizing your child’s records, as well as what information needs to be in your child’s file. We will also discuss how to communicate more effectively with your child’s school district and the importance of working collaboratively to solve problems.

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February 2020

Disagreement Resolution

February 13, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CST
Kansas City Department of Health, 2400 Troost Avenue, Lower Level Multi-Purpose Room
Independence, MO 64108 United States
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Sometimes the best way to solve a problem is to prevent it in the first place. Through this training you will learn strategies to prevent problems from arising in the first place through documentation and letter writing. Also covered are the resolution processes included in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act as well as Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

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Special Education Law

February 27, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CST

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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