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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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Tuesday, January 8, 2019
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. CST
Evansville, IN

Tuesday, January 8, 2019
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. CST
Rensselaer, IN

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.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. EST
Peru, IN

Skills for Effective Parent Advocates

This training is designed to help parents feel more comfortable in the role of advocating for their child at school. Participants will learn what advocacy means, how to improve their advocacy skills, learn to use six skills for effective advocacy, and learn the importance of being organized and using clear and effective communication.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019
6:00 p.m.-7:15 p.m. CST
Evansville, IN


A major intent of federal and state law in special education is to encourage positive working relationships between parents and schools. The use of effective communication techniques can enhance collaborative relationships and minimize conflict. This presentation will address building positive relationships between parents and schools, verbal and nonverbal communication, types of communicators and strategies for building communication skills.