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September 2018

New Date: Parental Rights

September 10 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Mid-Continent Public Library: Woodneath Library Center, 8900 Northeast Flintlock Rd
Kansas City, MO 64157 United States
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Free

Due to a scheduling conflict on 9/3/2018, this training has been rescheduled. Community Room 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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New Date: Effectively Communicating Your Child’s Needs

September 10 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Mid-Continent Public Library: Woodneath Library Center, 8900 Northeast Flintlock Rd
Kansas City, MO 64157 United States
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Free

Due to a scheduling conflict on 9/3/2018, this training was rescheduled. Community Room 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.

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Bullying Prevention

September 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Red Bridge Elementary, 10781 Oak St
Kansas City, MO 64114 United States
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Free

This training contains an overview of the dynamics of bullying, including what bullying is, what the types of bullying are, who is bullied, and why children are bullied. Other topics include steps to intervene in bullying behavior, how to encourage students who witness bullying to take action, the role of the school, and laws and policies.

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Understanding the IEP Process

September 25 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Church of the Nazerene, 105 North Ensworth Street
Craig, MO 64437 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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October 2018

Disagreement Resolution

October 2 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Church of the Nazerene, 105 North Ensworth Street
Craig, MO 64437 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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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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