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July 2018

Understanding the Evaluation Process

July 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Preferred Family Services, 710 South Maiden Lane
Joplin, MO 64804 United States
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Free

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 IEP Process

July 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Preferred Family Services, 710 South Maiden Lane
Joplin, MO 64804 United States
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Free

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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Be Determined

July 25 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
George Washington Carver, 5846 Carver Rd
Diamond, MO 64840 United States
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Free

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 Evaluation Process

July 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Preferred Family Services, 710 South Maiden Lane
Joplin, MO 64804 United States
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Free

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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August 2018

Understanding the IEP Process for Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

August 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bill & Virginia Leffen Center for Autism, 2808 S Picher Ave,
Joplin, MO 64804 United States
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Free

This training takes a thorough look at the IEP Process with an emphasis on Autism Spectrum Disorders. Specific information includes how children are evaluated for Autism, what types of evaluation might be used, medical diagnosis versus educational category, and the definition and eligibility criteria for the educational category of Autism.

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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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