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, September 26, 2018 Not Open to the Public
|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
Thursday - September 27, 2018
Thursday-November 29, 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.
Thursday, September 27, 2018
Thursday, October 18, 2018
|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.