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November 2018

Special Education Law

November 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
UMKC Institute for Human Development, 215 W. Pershing Road - 5th Floor
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States
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Free

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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Understanding the IEP Process

November 27 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
UMKC Institute for Human Development, 215 W. Pershing Road - 5th Floor
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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Disagreement Resolution Process

November 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
UMKC Institute for Human Development, 215 W. Pershing Road - 5th Floor
Kansas City, 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

November 29 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
UMKC Institute for Human Development, 215 W. Pershing Road - 5th Floor
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States
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Free

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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December 2018

Section 504 and Students with Disabilities

December 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
UMKC Institute for Human Development, 215 W. Pershing Road - 5th Floor
Kansas City, MO 64108 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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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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