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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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Miércoles 26 - de julio de 2017
12:00 p.m. a las 3:00 p.m.
East Chicago, IN

Special Education Process, IEPs, Discipline & Due Process Spanish

Este taller se enfocará en las preguntas más comunes que los padres hacen acerca de la educación especial. El enfoque de esta capacitación estará en el proceso de educación especial, los IEP, la disciplina y el debido proceso.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017
12:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. CDT
East Chicago, IN

Saturday, August 12, 2017
10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. CDT
Merrillville, IN

Special Education Process, IEPs, Discipline & Due Process

This workshop will focus on the most common questions parents ask about special education. The focus of this training will be on the special education process, IEPs, discipline, and due process.

Sunday, July 30, 2017
1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. EDT
Avon, 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.

Friday, August 4, 2017
9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. EDT
Lafayette, IN

Interpreters in the Special Education Field: Building Cultural Bridges Awareness Training

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, August 10, 2017
6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m. CDT
Wheatfield, IN

Tuesday, August 29, 2017
6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. CDT
Merrillville, IN

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. General information about special education will also be presented.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, August 10, 2017
6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. EDT
Indianapolis, IN

Advocating for the Special Needs Foster Child

This training is for foster parents, case managers, CASAs, judges, teachers, and others who work with foster children. It will provide information about risk factors for foster children with disabilities, the special education process, and how to advocate for foster children.