Workshop addresses special education process for children with disabilitiesPACER 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 is on Monday, October 8, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., at Otter Tail Power Company, 215 Cascade St., Fergus Falls, Minn. Advance registration is requested.
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) affects special education for children with disabilities. This workshop covers information on topics such as:
Understanding special education
Understanding Individualized Education Programs (IEPs)
Evaluating and re-evaluating students
Keeping special education records
Becoming an effective advocate for your child and an effective IEP team member
This workshop is co-sponsored by Freedom Resource Center.
To register for the workshop, call PACER at (952) 838-9000. In Greater Minnesota, call (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.