The Expo is a one-day learning experience designed for students and young adults aged 14-26 who have disabilities as well as family members, educators, service providers, and people who offer support and provide services for youth transitioning to adult life. Organizations and agencies will be available from 10am-6pm to share information about the services they provide to help prepare youth and young adults for transition into adult life. Sessions for youth will be held from 10am-3pm These sessions will focus…Find out more »
Community Room B This is a multi-session training that includes Art of Effective Advocacy, Special Education Law, Understanding the IEP Process, and Disagreement Resolution Processes.Find out more »
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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.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 »
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.