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TRAININGS & WORKSHOPS

Matrix offers trainings on Special Education and special needs related topics online and through our offices and can provide presentations to your organization or school upon request. All trainings are FREE and are held at either of our two locations unless noted otherwise.

Matrix Novato Office | 94 Galli Drive, Ste. C | Novato, CA 94949

Matrix Solano Office | 817 Missouri St. #2, Fairfield, CA 94533

 

Workshops:

 

Special Education Assessments & Educational Benefit

Thursday, December 18 at Suisun Library, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Friday, December 19 at Sonoma County Office of Education, 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM

 

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IEP Baselines, Goals and Educational Benefit
Bring a copy of your child's IEP goals and learn if the goals and their baselines are written for educational benefit.

Friday, January 9 at Sonoma County Office of Education, 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Thursday, January 15 at Matrix Novato Office, 9:30 to 12:00 PM

Thursday, January 15 at Suisun Library, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Saturday, January 24 at Matrix Novato Office, 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM

 

Skills for Effective Advocacy and Leadership
Learn what skills are needed for effective parent advocacy and self-advocacy for students 14yrs+ with a disability.

Monday, January 12 at Vallejo JFK Library, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Tuesday, January 13 at Vacaville Town Square Library, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

 

IEP Clinic

Thursday, January 22 at Matrix Novato Office, 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
This is a hands on workshop for a small group of parents to learn how to review their child's IEP and assessments to see whether the IEP reflects their child's needs. Bring the annual IEP and assessment information used to develop the IEP. RSVP via the Helpline 1-800-578-2592.

 

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Got Behavior? Special Education Behavior Plans

What should be in a child's behavior plan, when is one needed, how to know if it is working, and what to do if it isn't.

Thursday, February 5 at Matrix Novato Office, 9:30 AM to 12 PM

Friday, February 6 at Sonoma County Office of Education, 9:30 AM to 12 PM

Thursday, February 19 at Suisun Library, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Saturday, February 28 at Matrix Novato Office, 9:30 AM to 12 PM

 

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Additional Upcoming trainings & workshops in 2015:

· Overview of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction
· Transition to Adulthood Planning: IEP, SSI and more
· Regional Center Services
· Futures Planning: Conservatorship and Special Needs Trusts
· Understand Your Child’s IEP Document

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Organize your IEP Binder
Call 415.884.3535 to make your individual appointment at the Matrix Novato Office. Create an IEP Binder to help you get and stay organized.


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Online Trainings: