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March 2018

Save the Date: Regional Transition Event

March 29 @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Immanuel Baptist Church Maryville, MO United States + Google Map
Free

Kansas City and Northwest Region SAVE THE DATE – MARCH 29TH, 2018 Time: 8:30am to 2:00pm Location: Immanuel Baptist Church in Maryville, Mo.

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April 2018

IDEA Part C to Part B

April 14 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
East Hills Library, 502 N Woodbine Rd
St. Joseph, MO 64506 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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Effectively Communicating Your Child’s Needs

April 14 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
East Hills Library, 502 N Woodbine Rd
St. Joseph, MO 64506 United States
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Free

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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Kansas City Area: Wrightslaw Special Education Law & Advocacy Seminar

April 24 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Rockhurst University: Arrupe Auditorium, 5351 Forrest Ave
Kansas City, MO 64110 United States
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MPACT hosts Pete Wright, Esq. of Wrightslaw Wrightslaw Special Education Law & Advocacy Seminar ⇒ Acquire collaborative strategies ⇒ Navigate complexities of IEPs and 504 Plans ⇒ Special education law, rights and responsibilities ⇒ Tests and measurements to measure progress and regression ⇒ SMART Individualized Education Plans (IEP) ⇒ Introduction to tactics & strategies for effective advocacy Wrightslaw programs are designed to meet the needs of parents, educators, health care providers, advocates, and attorneys who represent children with disabilities regarding special…

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McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act Overview

April 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Children’s Division: Clay County, 7000 Liberty Dr
Liberty, MO 64068 United States
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Free

This workshop provides an overview of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act. This act focuses on ensuring that highly mobile children and youths have the same education options as their peers. In addition to protecting individuals considered homeless, the needs of those waiting for a foster care placement are also addressed.

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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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