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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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Dispute Resolution Processes

August 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Mid-Continent Public Library: Woodneath Library Center, 8900 Northeast Flintlock Rd
Kansas City, MO 64157 United States
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Free

Community Room 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.

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Special Education Law

August 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Pathways Community Health Building, 860 Lynn St
Lebanon, MO 65536 United States
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Free

Bennett Springs Meeting Room In order to be effective when advocating for your child’s education, you need to understand the laws that can impact their educational experience. This training will provide an overview of Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Family Educational Right to Privacy Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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Dispute Resolution Processes

August 9 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Pathways Community Health Building, 860 Lynn St
Lebanon, MO 65536 United States
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Free

Bennett Springs Meeting Room 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.

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Understanding the IEP Process

August 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
River of Life Baptist Church, 811 Walnut St
Cameron, MO 64429 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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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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