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November 2019

Section 504 and Students with Disabilities

November 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm CST
Trails West Branch Library, 11401 East 23rd Street S
Independence, MO 64052 United States
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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 legal background of Section 504, the evaluation process, 504 plans and services and the procedural safeguards in place to protect individuals with disabilities.

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Writing Post=-Secondary Goals for Students with ASD

November 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CST

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.

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December 2019

Art of Effective Advocacy

December 2 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm CST
Department of Family Services New Madrid, 350 US Hwy 61
New Madrid, Missouri 63869
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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.

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Special Education Law – cancelled

December 3 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am CST
Kansas City Public Library: Waldo Branch, Room B, 201 E. 75th Street
Kansas City, MO 64114 United States
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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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Understanding the IEP process – cancelled

December 3 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm CST
Kansas City Public Library: Waldo Branch, Room B, 201 E. 75th Street
Kansas City, MO 64114 United States
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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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Disagreement Resolution Process

December 4 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm CST

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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Journey to Adulthood

December 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CST
Autism Works, 915 East County Rd H
Liberty, MO 64068 United States
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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.

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Disagreement Resolution

December 5 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm CST
Joplin Public Library, 1901 E. 20th
Joplin, MO 64804 United States
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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

December 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST
Trails West Branch Library, 11401 East 23rd Street S
Independence, MO 64052 United States
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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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Special Education: What I Need to Know

December 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CST

Special Education: What I Need to Know helps you to understand the many aspects of obtaining special education services for your child with a disability. The What is MPACT training will help you understand what services MPACT can provide to parents and professionals.

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Special Education: What I Need to Know

December 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CST
On My Own, Inc., 428 E. Highland Ave.
Nevada, MO 64772 United States
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Special Education:  What I Need to Know helps you to understand the many aspects of obtaining special education services for your child with a disability. The What is MPACT training will help you understand what services MPACT can provide to parents and professionals. 

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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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