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Parent Workshops for 16-17 School Year

Parent workshops sponsored by Raising Special Kids in partnership with the Dysart Unified School District for the 16-17 School Year.

Thursday, October 13, 2016
6:00 - 8:00 PM
IEP Training
Have a better understanding of Special Education and the Individualized Education Program (IEP). The following topics will be discussed: the IEP document, the parent’s role in the special education process, and how to prepare for, and be an effective participant at the meeting. You will learn who is a member of your child’s IEP team, how to track your child’s progress, and what to do if the team does not agree.

Thursday, January 19, 2017
6:00 - 8:00 PM
Positive Behavior Support
Learn how to reduce unwanted behavior and increase good behavior by using Positive Behavior Supports in your home and in the community. Understand the role you play in your child’s behavior, and how to work with the school when behaviors get in the way of learning

Thursday, March 9, 2017
6:00 - 8:00 PM
The Road to Employment - Using Vocational Rehabilitation and Other Supports
Young people with disabilities, age 14 – 26, parents, and professionals are welcome to attend. Youth under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Learn how to set positive goals for the future.
  • Gain ready access to information and tools that can help you plan for successful adult lives.
  • Learn how to access post-secondary and employment resources in your community.
  • Learn how the vocational rehabilitation process works.
  • Hear stories about people with a range of disabilities who have become successfully employed.

Please click on the flyer below for registration information.


 2016-2017 Parent Workshops Brochure