Tuesday, October 19, Bullying Prevention:  Everyone's Responsibility-What Parents Can Do

This informational workshop is designed to review Indiana’s definition of bullying for all students and school requirements for investigating and reporting bullying incidents.  Types and dynamics of bullying will be discussed as well as how parents can report suspected bullying incidents and specific steps to help their children address this issue. Special consideration will be given to the bullying of students with disabilities with resources for showing how it may be addressed in a student’s IEP or Section 504 plan.

Tuesday, November 2, The Facilitated IEP Services

This webinar describes the Facilitated IEP process that is available from the Indiana IEP Resource Center. Information will include a description, benefits of using the process, situations where using FIEP might be appropriate, and details on how to request this free service. Presented by Dr. Angela McKinney with the Indiana IEP Resource Center.

Tuesday, November 16, Resolving Disagreements between Parents and Schools: Dispute Resolution in Special Education

Sometimes parents and schools can't agree on eligibility, appropriate services, accommodations, or other issues regarding a child's Individualized Education Program (IEP). One of the procedural safeguards for parents is a process for working through those disagreements.  This presentation will review formal and informal options that may help parents and schools resolve those disagreements.