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Parent Technical Assistance Center – Region 6 Conference

Posted on July 7, 2015

We’ve been busy!  Parent Center leaders from Alaska, California, Hawaii and the Pacific Islands, Oregon, Idaho, and Washington  gathered in Portland, OR  July 8 – 10 for our regional conference.  Matrix Technical Assistance Coordinators Deborah Daniels-Smith and Tony Darren coordinated speakers from national and state programs to present over 22 keynote and breakout session topics.  As the Regional Parent Technical Assistance Center (RPTAC) for

Express June 2015 – Who Supports You?

Posted on June 22, 2015

Who Supports You? Upcoming Matrix Trainings Heartfelt Farewells and Warm Welcomes En Español June 2015 Express

Early Edition – Spring 2015

Posted on May 15, 2015

What’s the Idea Behind IDEA Part C? – En Español Click image to view PDF

Spring Networker – 2015

Posted on May 12, 2015

What a Great IDEA!  All about the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and what it means for families of kids and students with special needs. Spring 2015 Networker PDF Mensaje del Director en Español

Express April 2015 – Tools to Use

Posted on April 27, 2015

Tools to Use – Getting Organized Upcoming Matrix Trainings En Español April 2015 Express

Express March 2015 – Self Determination! What is that?

Posted on April 3, 2015

Self Determination! What is that?  – More and more the word, “self-determination” is being heard. This is an important concept for those with special needs and for those of us who are their parents. Upcoming Matrix Training and Workshops En Español March 2015 Express  

Fall Networker – 2014

Posted on March 7, 2015

Can you hear me? Development – Interview with Nancy Petranto, Our Kitchen Table Monthly Giving Campaign Mindfulness and Communication Matrix Information Packets and Help! Sheets on communicating with your child’s IEP team, asking questions, and advocacy En Español The Early Edition Join the Board! New faces – Beth Eiess, Angela Dowd, Claudia Gomez Click to View PDF: Fall Networker 2014

Express February 2015 – Planning for Transitions

Posted on February 7, 2015

Planning for Transitions – information and links to help with transitions throughout school years and after. Upcoming Matrix Events Related to Transition En Español February 2015 Express Express – February 2015

Express January 2015

Posted on January 7, 2015

Leave Guilt and Shame Behind in 2015 New and Noteworthy Community Events En Español Click to View PDF: 2015-01.January_Express

Express November 2014

Posted on November 7, 2014

Protections and Safeguards Matrix Support Groups Early Years Development Community News and Events Click to View PDF: 2014-11.November Express

Fall Early Edition 2014

Posted on October 7, 2014

Communicating Mindfully En Español Click to View PDF: Fall Early Edition 2014  

Spring Early Edition 2014

Posted on March 7, 2014

Play for Fun En Español Click to View PDF: Spring Early Edition 2014