Workshop addresses special education processPACER Center is offering “IDEA: Understanding the Special Education Process,” a free workshop for parents of children with disabilities and for professionals.
PACER Center is offering “IDEA: Understanding the Special Education Process,” a free workshop for parents of children with disabilities and for professionals.
It will take place Monday, April 20 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Holiday Inn in Alexandria. Advance registration is requested.
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) affects special education for children with disabilities. This workshop covers information on such topics as:
•Understanding special education.
•Understanding Individualized Education Programs (IEPs).
•Learning about new IEP requirements.
•Evaluating and re-evaluating students.
•Keeping special education records.
•Becoming an effective advocate for your child and an effective IEP team member.
Each participant will receive a special education record-keeping folder.
To register for the workshop, call PACER at (952) 838-9000 or (952) 838-0190 (TTY). In Greater Minnesota, call 1-800-537-2237 (toll free) or visit PACER.org.
PACER Center is a parent center for families of children and young adults with any disability. PACER provides individual assistance, workshops, publications, and other resources to help families make decisions about education and other services for their child or young adult with disabilities.