Workshop planned for parents of students with special needs

  • IF YOU GO

  • WHAT: Special Education Parent Workshops

    WHEN: 9:30-11:30 a.m. Thursday

    WHERE: The Bronte Room, Victoria Public Library, 302 N. Main St.

    COST: Free with registration. Attend one or both sessions. For more information or to reserve a seat for ...

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  • IF YOU GO

    WHAT: Special Education Parent Workshops

    WHEN: 9:30-11:30 a.m. Thursday

    WHERE: The Bronte Room, Victoria Public Library, 302 N. Main St.

    COST: Free with registration. Attend one or both sessions. For more information or to reserve a seat for the workshops or make an appointment for a one-on-one session, please contact Brenda Nelson at 979-616-0393 or bnelsonprnteam@sbcglobal.net

Two special education parent workshops will be presented by Partners Resource Network - TEAM Project on Thursday.

Partners Resource Network is a parent training and information center funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education - Office of Special Education Programs. Visit partnerstx.org for more information.

"ABC's of IFSP's" will be presented from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Early Childhood Intervention services are based on an Individualized Family Service Plan. Workshop participants will gain an understanding of what an IFSP is and the purpose it serves for infants, toddlers, families and Part C providers.

Learn what necessary information should be included in an IFSP.

"Transition from ECI to Public School" will be presented from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Learn what you need to know about the process of Transitioning from ECI to public school and the difference in services between Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Part C (birth to age 3) and Part B (ages 3 to 21).

Following the workshops, individual support service is available for parents to discuss specific questions or concerns about their child's special education services. Bring your Admission, Review and Dismissal or Individualized Family Service Plan paperwork. Please call or email for an appointment time.