If you have, 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 »
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. Note: Per St. Louis Public Library policy, no food or drink is allowed.Find out more »
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…Find out more »
Room 61 Sometimes the best way to solve a problem is to prevent it in the first place. Through this training you will learn strategies to prevent problems from arising in the first place through documentation and letter writing. Also covered are the resolution processes included in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act as well as Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.Find out more »
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. Note: Per St. Louis Public Library policy, no food or drink is allowed.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.