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IEP Road Trip

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For this webinar, we will explore different parts of the IEP and the rules of the road. We will cover a lot of territory and how to navigate road blocks and detours that may occur along the way. We will also discuss changes in traffic patterns such as virtual meetings and remote learning. Upon reaching … Read more

Informed Effective Parents

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This webinar provides parents and families with a broad base of information about special education laws and includes tools and strategies for writing effective IEPs, effective communication skills, record keeping, and the steps to take if you disagree. Upon completion, attendees will be able to: · Identify the knowledge and skills needed to be informed … Read more

Los Derechos de los Padres en Educación Especial

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Los estudiantes con discapacidades no son los únicos que tienen derechos legales en lo que respecta a la educación especial. Los padres también tienen derechos relacionados con los requisitos de consentimiento, notificaciones, participación en la toma de decisiones y resolución de disputas. Obtenga más información sobre cuáles son esos derechos y por qué son importantes. … Read more

Seclusion and Restraint Webinar

ECAC is pleased to host this presentation by Andrea Martinez and Gaile Osborne from Disability Rights North Carolina (DRNC). In this training we will take a deep dive into what seclusion and restraint is in the school setting. We will discuss what parents rights are for their children and how to effectively advocate for the … Read more

NC Resources for Parents of Children with Special Needs

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As a parent or caregiver of a child with special needs, finding resources is not always easy, especially in moments when you need them the most. This webinar is designed to provide information on a variety of statewide disability related resources and programs available at no cost to families.