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Understanding Functional Behavior Assessments and Behavior Intervention Plans*

Posted on March 13, 2018

April 5, 2018 – Matrix is proud to offer this workshop in collaboration with Dominican University and Arnold Advocacy. Collaborate with future special education teachers to more deeply understand your child’s behavior and behavior plan Learn best practices for the FBA/BIP process Analyze your child’s BIP Click here to register *Prior to attending the session, we will email a link

Check out upcoming PACER Center workshops

Posted on March 2, 2018

Valuable workshops are available online through PACER Center. PACER Center is a parent training and information center for families of children and youth with all disabilities from birth to young adults, serving families across the nation. Click here to visit the PACER Center website for loads of information on education, vocational training, and employment. Click here for Workshops and Live Stream Events. Check

Check out the Eye to Eye App for youth with LD and ADHD

Posted on February 28, 2018

Not familiar with Eye to Eye? Unlocking greatness in the 1 in 5 who learn differently Eye to Eye’s groundbreaking work helps youth with LD and ADHD. They’ve recently released a free Self Advocacy app to empower different learners. Check out their website! Click here and download their app today!

How to Keep Students with Disabilities Safe in School Crises

Posted on February 25, 2018

We don’t want to think about this ever happening in our schools, but we need to be prepared. Learn more. Read this valuable post by Dr. Dusty Columbia Embury and Dr. Laura Clarke on the friendshipcircle.org website. Click here to read more about this.

Biomedical Approaches to Autism

Posted on February 17, 2018

May 5, 2018 Marin Autism Collaborative Presents: Biomedical Approaches to Autism Featuring Dr. Robert Hendren of UCSF with panelists Dr. David Traver, Julie Andersen, PhD., Julie Matthews, RN, & Dan Swearingen This event is free and open to the public, however, you must register. When: May 5th, 9:00 am – 12:30 pm Where: The Buck Institute Research on Aging 8001 Redwood

Matrix Bimonthly February 2018 Express

Posted on February 16, 2018

Matters of the Heart • Support Groups That Support Hearts • Support Groups in the Early Years • Upcoming Matrix Trainings, Workshops, and Events. • The Matrix Classic Golf is back • Bocce Tournament coming in May • En Español (algunas secciones) Click Here to Download the Matrix Bimonthly February 2018 Express

Practicing Kindness and Empathy

Posted on February 15, 2018

February 28, 2018 SEAC and Mill Valley School District, are proud to present Practicing Kindness and Empathy for Success in School and Out of the Classroom Learn strategies to help children utilize kindness and empathy to be more successful in and out of school. Help kids feel secure, loved, ready to learn, and to face life’s challenges. presented by Roni

Overview of Special Education for IEP Preparation

Posted on February 14, 2018

March 14, 2018 – Special Ed Parents’ Motto: Be Prepared! Matrix welcomes back The Child Law Group attorneys Patricia Black and Larry Siegel to discuss important special education rules, strategies, and law to help you prepare for your child’s IEP. Sign up soon because this training fills up quickly!

Parent to Parent (P2P) Support Volunteer Training

Posted on February 10, 2018

May 15, 2018 – Do you feel you would be a good support parent? Do you have what it takes to help another family going through similar issues? Come to our P2P training. Your experience is valuable and so needed! EVENT TIME: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Register

Eye to Eye App Helps Build Self-Advocacy Skills

Posted on February 9, 2018

  Not familiar with Eye to Eye? Their groundbreaking work helps youth with LD and ADHD, and they’ve recently released a free Self Advocacy app to empower different learners. Check it out!  http://eyetoeyenational.org/ Eye to Eye – Download App Today  

Comportamiento y Educación Especial

Posted on February 8, 2018

April 19, 2018 – April 19, 2018 236 Georgia Street, Suite 201 Map and Directions | Register Description: Venga a aprender cómo se desarrollan, evalúan y mantienen los Planes de Intervención de Comportamiento (BIP). ¿Cuáles son los puntos clave de un BIP, y cómo puede usted, como padre, participar en su creación? EVENT TIME: 10 am – 12 pm Gratis

An Overview of In Home Support Services

Posted on February 8, 2018

April 11, 2018 – April 11, 2018 5340 Skylane Blvd, Map and Directions | Register Description: Matrix welcomes Disability Rights CA Office of Clients’ Rights Advocacy Are In Home Support Services (IHSS) appropriate for your family? Join Office of Clients’ Rights Advocates Yulahlia Hernandez and Annie Breuer for an overview of IHSS. Hear about eligibility, how to prepare for an assessment,