If you have a child, or work with a child with a disability, this training is for you! Learn the importance of keeping and organizing your child’s records, as well as what information needs to be in your child’s file. We will also discuss how to communicate more effectively with your child’s school district and the importance of working collaboratively to solve problems.Find out more »
Featuring A Four State Stangers Hot Rod Show & An Itus Virtus Bike Show This fair provides support and resources for students & young adults (14-26) who have disabilities. They will have access to resources that help them transition in to adulthood. Open to youth, their families and educators from Bates, Cedar, Hickory, St. Clair, & Vernon counties. Door prizes will be drawn throughout the day.Find out more »
Transitioning students from high school to the adult world is no small feat. There will be road blocks to get around, pot holes to avoid, dangerous curves ahead, and probably more than one false start. Many a student and parent may decide just to take the exit! In September, the Southwest Missouri MPACT Regional Transitional Network will host the Changing Lanes Transition Summit. The Summit is designed for students who have disabilities, special education transition personnel, families, and case managers.…Find out more »
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, and learn the difference in qualification criteria.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.