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Visión general de Programas IEP + 504

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Capacitación gratuita en Zoom Visión general de Programas IEP + 504 – De qué manera son diferentes – Cómo saber cuál es el adecuado para su hijo – Cómo participar de manera efectiva en cualquiera de los procesos Presentado por Access Family Support Health Information Center (un programa de Family Resource Center South Atlantic) y … Read more

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

Compact 101 Training for Military Families (NC)

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The Compact 101 session will address: – Why the Compact is important – What you need to know – What the Compact Covers (and doesn’t) – Case studies – Resources, information and assistance In 2006, the Council of State Governments’ (CSG) National Center for Interstate Compacts (NCIC), in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Defense, … Read more

Student Led IEPs

Image of three letter blocks that spell out IEPs with text that reads Student Led and A Webinar from ECAC's Youth Advisory Team

Join ECAC’s Youth Advisory team as they explore student-led IEPs and the opportunities they provide to promote self-advocacy, student engagement and youth leadership.

Upon completion, participants will be able to:
• Discuss the benefits of student IEP participation
• Locate supporting materials and resources that students can use to participate and prepare for IEP meetings
• Identify a variety of IEP participation formats to support students in leading their IEP meetings

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