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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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Saturday, April 27, 2019
9:15 am - 11:15 am EDT
Indianapolis, IN

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.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Not Open to the Public
Plymouth, 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, May 13, 2019
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. CDT
Merrillville, IN

The Individualized Education Program (IEP)

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.

Thursday, May 30, 2019
8:30 am- 11:00 am CDT
Evansville, IN

The Special Education Process: Understanding Article 7

This workshop covers basic information about Indiana's special education law and is designed to help parents understand the special education process, their role, and their right to participate in decision making. Additionally, this session helps parents understand Article 7 and apply it to their specific situation. Information covered includes referral and evaluation, the individualized education program, placement and dispute resolution.