Workshop planned for parents of students with special needs

Dec. 14, 2013 at 6:14 a.m.

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 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.



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