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.
|Dates||Event / Details|
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
|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.
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
|IN*SOURCE: A Parent Center|
IN*SOURCE is Indiana’s resource center for families with special needs. The federal IDEA law mandates that all states have at least one Parent Training and Information Center (PTI).
IN*SOURCE has served as Indiana’s PTI since 1975. Learn about all that IN*SOURCE has to offer for families in Indiana. This workshop will provide information about IN*SOURCE and the services the organization provides to parents/families of children with special education needs and to professionals in the disability community.
Thursday, April 5, 2018
|Parents' Perspectives on Preparing Students for Adulthood|
This workshop will provide parents with valuable information gathered from other parents whose children have transitioned to adulthood. Learn what they wish they'd known or done while their students were still in school. The goal of this workshop is to get parents thinking about how they can best prepare themselves and their students for life after high school using information other parents have shared about their experiences.
Monday, April 9, 2018
|Dispute Resolution & Due Process|
All students have general protections under the law and these protections are known as due process. Many people use the term due process to describe dispute resolution. This webinar will cover due process, mediation, and complaints. This webinar is free and open to the public.
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
|Individualized Education Plans and 504 Plans|
This workshop provides an overview of both the special education process and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act as it applies to schools. Similarities and differences in IEPs and 504 plans will be discussed.
Monday, April 23, 2018
|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.
Monday, April 30, 2018
An individualized education program (IEP) is a written document, developed by the case conference committee that describes how a student will access the general education curriculum and the special education and related services needed to participate in the educational environment. This presentation will provide an overview of the components of the IEP and emphasizes parent involvement in the development of the IEP for their child.