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Effective Advocacy: Working with Your Child’s IEP Team during Distance Learning

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As parents of children with special needs, we often need to advocate to help our children receive their appropriate education and related services. This may be more true now than ever before! This training video shares specific tips about how to work with your child’s IEP team during distance learning.

Cultivating Independence for Young Adults

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Michael Pinkerton will discuss the role of the parent(s) in cultivating independence for young adults with disabilities before they move out of the family home. Geared specifically towards parents of children with developmental disabilities, all parents may find this training helpful as Michael provides tips on developing and implementing plans, and describes some of the struggles that families face in taking on this task. This is a practical and informative training for parents who are considering their young adult’s emerging independence.

The 3 Selfs: Self-Advocacy, Self-Determination and Self-Compassion

Self Advocacy and Empowerment, presented by Dr. Maggie Benedict-Montgomery and Dr. Colleen Arnold of PEP (Professionals Empowering Parents)

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Knowing when and how to advocate for yourself is a powerful tool for everyone – even more so for people with special needs. In this video Dr. Maggie Benedict-Montgomery and Dr. Colleen Arnold discuss how you can help your students find their voices as they move toward success in school and in life.