Federally-funded non-profit serving Missouri families since 1988. Our Regional Transition Networks (RTN) and youth focused events support ages 14-26 in preparing for adult life Empowering Families and Enhancing Opportunities Staff and volunteer mentors serve families of children with disabilities ages birth to 26 Enhancing Opportunities through free trainings, resources, individualized support, and collaborative partnerships Empowering families to advocate for themselves so that children with special education needs can reach their full potential in education and life
This training will focus on the skills of how to be an effective advocate, why you should advocate for your child, and how to know your options. Learn the importance of what documents to gather and keep as well as organizing your child’s records and files. We Read More »
This training will be a brief overview of the important things to know around the topic of special education. It will address options, key terms, and key steps of the special education process. Also addressed is important things to know about placement and disagreement options. View Event Read More »
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. It will address inform parents of their other options when Read More »
The term “Section 504” refers to a specific part of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 that prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities by any program or activity that receives federal funding. This includes all public schools and any private schools that receive federal funds. Learn about the Read More »
Parents and teachers will be taught a different way to think about problem behavior. Often 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 Read More »
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