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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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Wednesday, September 26, 2018 Not Open to the Public
East Chicago, IN

Interpreters in the Special Education Field: Building Cultural Bridges

This session will show the importance of accurate, impartial interpretations, discuss interpreting "etiquette," present OSEP-created educational terminology in the Spanish language as a guide for interpreters, and establish the need for Spanish language interpreters to have additional training in the special education process to better understand their role in the case conference.

Monday, September 24, 2018
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. EDT
Plainfield, IN

Thursday - September 27, 2018
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. EDT
Lafayette, IN

Thursday-November 29, 2018
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Milan, 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.

Thursday, September 27, 2018
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. EDT
Milan, IN

Thursday, October 18, 2018
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. EDT
Fort Wayne, 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.