IN*SOURCE Workshops

Special Education Trainings for Parents and Professionals

If you are interested in attending any of these trainings/workshops, please contact the contact person listed for more information. If you are interested in scheduling a training/workshop, please contact Scott Carson at IN*SOURCE, (574) 234-7101 or (800) 332-4433.

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Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 10:00 a.m.

Article 7 Spanish

Este es un taller para padres y profesionales que quieren aprender mâs sobre sus derechos y responsabilidades en virtud del artículo 7 la ley de educación especial en Indiana.

Wednesday, August 6, 2014
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. CDT

Saturday, August 16, 2014
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon EDT

Information Fair

This fair will provide an opportunity to raise awareness among parents, students and anyone working with students with disabilities of available resources in the area relating to the disability community. This information fair is free and open to the public.

Friday, July 11, 2014
8:45 a.m.-3:00 p.m. CDT

Autism: A Plan for Today = Success for Tomorrow

Fully interactive workshop designed for parents, grandparents and caregivers of newly diagnosed individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Thursday, August 14, 2014
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. EDT

Tuesday, August 26, 2014
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. CDT

The Special Education Process: Understanding Article 7

This workshop covers basic information about Indiana's special education law and is designed to help parents understand the special education process, their role, and their right to participate in decision making. Additionally, this session helps parents understand Article 7 and apply it to their specific situation. Information covered includes referral and evaluation, the individualized education program, placement and dispute resolution.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014
10:00-12:00 p.m.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014
5:30-7:30 p.m. CDT

Preparing for Your Student's Special Education Case Conference

Case conferences can be confusing and stressful for parents. This session helps parents identify issues of concern, organize documents, prepare information, and communicate effectively during the case conference. This workshop will help parents become their child's best advocate and build positive relationships with school personnel.

Saturday, July 26, 2014
9:00 am-10:30 am EDT

Through the Eyes of Special Kids Support Breakfasts

Through the Eyes of Special Kids will be hosting their support breakfasts in the Fellowship Hall at Cross Roads United Methodist Church, 2000 North Scatterfield Road, Anderson, IN on Saturday, July 12, 2014 and on Saturday, July 26, 2014. Both events will be from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. EDT in the Fellowship Hall.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014
6:30-8:30 p.m. EDT

Parent Volunteer Regional Meeting

This training is for current IN*SOURCE parent volunteers (not open to the public). This workshop will provide more in depth information about the IEP process including what the IEP process should look like, how to navigate case conference issues, and how to recognize violations of special education laws.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014
5:30-7:30 p.m. CDT

Bullying Prevention, Everyone's Responsibility-What Parents Can Do!

This workshop is designed for parents to explore the dynamics of bullying and to learn what they can do to help children address this issue. The workshop focuses on students with disabilities and includes a brief review of the applicable laws and available resources.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. EDT

Special Education 101

This session provides a brief overview of the the special education process with an emphasis on the parent's role in the process, dispute resolution options for parents, and the importance of building good relationships.