This free training helps you to understand the many aspects of obtaining special education services for your child with a disability.Find out more »
This training centers on employment for youth with disabilities by presenting two distinct strands: self determination and “do-it-yourself” strategies for parents and concrete information about employment and how to access adult services for teens/young adults.Find out more »
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. Note: The First Steps Sedalia office location does not show up correctly on MapQuest or GPS. If you run into problems, the best number to call is 660-827-5004.Find out more »
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.Find out more »
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.