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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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Wednesday, November 29, 2017
5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m. CST
Evansville, 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.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017
10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. EST
Indianapolis, IN

Thursday, November 30, 2017
5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m. CST
Evansville, 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, November 28, 2017
5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. EST
Terre Haute, IN

Bullying Prevention: Everyone's Responsibility-What Parents Can Do!

This workshop is designed for parents to explore the dynamics of bullying and to learn what they can do to help children address this issue. The workshop focuses on students with disabilities and includes a brief review of the applicable laws and available resources.

Thursday, November 30, 2017
5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. EST
Columbia City, 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.