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.Find out more »
Story Hour Room MPACT: Effectively Communicating Your Child’s Needs Description: 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. CARD: Autism – Explaining the Diagnosis Description: Tackling the Autism Diagnosis as a Family – learning how to explain who needs to know, who doesn’t need to know, and how to explain Autism Spectrum Disorder to Others.Find out more »
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.Find out more »
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.