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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, February 19, 2019
1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. EST
Muncie, IN 47304

Monday, February 25, 2019
7:00 - 8:30 p.m. EST
Plainfield, IN 46168

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.

Thursday, February 21, 2019
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 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.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019
9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. EST
Ft. Wayne, IN

Interpreters in the Special Education Field: Building Cultural Bridges

This training is designed to provide Spanish/English interpreters will basic knowledge about the special education process, the role of the interpreter, and the specific terminology needed to assure accurate communication takes place between the case conference committee members.

Thursday, March 7, 2019
8:30 am - 10:30 am CST
Evansville, IN

Discipline

This training will focus on school discipline. When a student with a disability breaks school rules, the student may be disciplined the same as a student without a disability. However, a student with a disability has more protection in certain situations. The discipline provisions of Article 7 provide direction to both parents and schools on how to balance and access educational services while maintaining an orderly and safe learning environment.