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March 2019

Solving the Employment Puzzle

March 6 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am CST
Mineral Area College, 5270 Flat River Rd.
Park Hills, MO 63601 United States

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. Curriculum is tailored from region to region to local service delivery systems, youth programs, and employment resources.

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Section 504 and Students with Disabilities

March 13 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm CDT
Pentecostal Power Church, 4025 S. Ward
Caruthersville, MO 63830 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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Understanding the IEP Process

March 20 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm CDT
Pentecostal Power Church, 4025 S. Ward
Caruthersville, MO 63830 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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Understanding ADHD

March 20 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm CDT
Pentecostal Power Church, 4025 S. Ward
Caruthersville, MO 63830 United States
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What is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder? How do you qualify? Who can diagnose it, prescribe medications, and offer counseling? Does a child with ADHD automatically qualify for an IEP? This training will answer these questions and many more. It will also provide strategies for parents to teach their children how to manage their symptoms. Also included are “Tips for Teachers” for specific instructional strategies that can be used in the classroom.

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Effectively Communicating your Child’s Needs

March 22 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm CDT
DAEOC Early Headstart, 315 East Broadway
Hayti, MO 63851 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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April 2019

Be Determined

April 8 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm CDT
SADI, 755 South Kingshighway St., 755 South Kingshighway St.
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701 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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Understanding the IEP Process + Decoding Dyslexia

April 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CDT
Sponsored by Decoding Dyslexia, SADI, 755 South Kingshighway St
Cape Girargdeau, MO 63701 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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Special Education Law

April 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm CDT
Three Rivers College, Bess Conference Room, 2080 Three Rivers Blvd.
Poplar Bluff, MO 63901 United States
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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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Solving the Employment Puzzle

April 17 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT
Perry Park Center, 800 City Park Lane
Perryville, MO 63775 United States
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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. Curriculum is tailored from region to region to local service delivery systems, youth programs, and employment resources.

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Positive Behavior Interventions

April 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CDT
Southeast Missouri State University, 1 University Plaza, Scully Room 322
Cape Girardeau, MO 63901 United States
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Parents and teachers will be taught a different way to think about problem behavior. More often than not behaviors are a form of communication. With this training you will learn the importance of a Functional Behavioral Assessment, how to reinforce positive behavior as well as how to develop a Positive Behavior Support Plan.

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May 2019

Understanding the Evaluation Process

May 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT
SADI, 755 South Kingshighway St., 755 South Kingshighway St.
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701 United States
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The evaluation process is the first step in determining if a child needs special education services, a Section 504 Plan or another educational intervention. Parents need to understand the reasons to have a child evaluated, the steps in the evaluation process and the options that can be pursued if there is a disagreement about evaluation.

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Understanding the Evaluation Process

May 6 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm CDT
SADI, 755 South Kingshighway St., 755 South Kingshighway St.
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701 United States
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The evaluation process is the first step in determining if a child needs special education services, a Section 504 Plan or another educational intervention. Parents need to understand the reasons to have a child evaluated, the steps in the evaluation process and the options that can be pursued if there is a disagreement about evaluation.

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Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy Seminar in Columbia, MO

May 9 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm CDT
Mizzou University- Stotler Lounge, S102 Memorial Union, 518 Hitt Street
Columbia, MO 65211 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 education. The program is not disability specific.…

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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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