Special education parent workshops help with navigating system

June 20, 2013 at 1:20 a.m.

Two special education parent workshops will be presented by Partners Resource Network - TEAM Project on Tuesday at the Gulf Bend Center, 6502 Nursery Drive, Room 242, M.G. and Lily A. Johnson Conference Room, Victoria.

"Assertiveness" will be presented from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. This workshop is designed to teach parents to communicate opinions, thoughts, needs and feelings in a direct, honest and appropriate manner in order to secure a free appropriate public education for their children.

"Overview of Procedural Safeguards" will be presented from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. The program ensures that children with disabilities are provided a free, appropriate public education.

This workshop will introduce the most prominent rights and responsibilities of children with disabilities and their parents along with the rights and responsibilities of public agencies.

Attend one or both sessions.

For more information or to reserve a seat for the workshops, contact Brenda Nelson at 979-616-0393 or bnelsonprnteam@sbcglobal.net.

Visit partnerstx.org for more information.

Partners Resource Network is a parent training and information center funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Special Education Programs.



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