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June 2019

*Training Cancelled* Special Education: What I Need to Know

June 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT
Missouri Care, 3831 Frederick Avenue
St. Joseph, MO 64506 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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July 2019

Be Determined

July 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am CDT
Missouri Care, 3831 Frederick Avenue
St. Joseph, MO 64506 United States
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This training is for young adults who have disabilities to learn the process of being in charge of one’s life. Leadership skills taught include advocating for yourself, leading and participating in your own IEP and making choices and decisions about career, education, and living.

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Parents Facilitate; Youth take Action

July 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT
Missouri Care, 3831 Frederick Avenue
St. Joseph, MO 64506 United States
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The information discussed in this training will help parents and youth understand the importance of planning for life after high school. Hands-on activities are provided for youth to practice using skills for problem solving, goal setting, and participation in their IEP meeting. Materials include information about Vocational Rehabilitation, Center’s for Independent Living, Self Determination, and Self Advocacy Skills, including the importance of youth participating in their own IEP Meetings.

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Understanding the IEP Process

July 31 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT
Missouri Care, 3831 Frederick Avenue
St. Joseph, MO 64506 United States
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Understanding the IEP Process 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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August 2019

Steps to Success: Effectively Communicating Your Child’s Needs

August 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT
Missouri Care, 3831 Frederick Avenue
St. Joseph, MO 64506 United States
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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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Steps to Success: IDEA Part C to Part B (Transition from First Steps to Early Childhood Education)

August 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT
Missouri Care, 3831 Frederick Avenue
St. Joseph, MO 64506 United States
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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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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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