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Upcoming webinars

ECAC is providing educational webinars each month, focusing on topics including IEPs, resources for parents of children with special needs, transitioning back to school, children’s behavior, and more.

View archived webinars and videos

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Practice Makes Progress: Making a Plan for Self-Care and Keeping It
Published: September 2, 2020
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Do You See Me? Are You Listening? Do You Care? Keeping it real - A parent panel discussion regarding survival amidst Covid-1
Published: July 29, 2020
Keeping it real - A parent panel discussion regarding survival amidst Covid-1...
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NC Resources for Parents of Children with Special Needs
Published: July 8, 2020
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 va...
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Part 1 of 5 Family Perspectives on Health Care Transition
Published: November 29, 2019
Opening Community Support Group Meeting. Five part DVD explaining the transition from pediatric to adult health care for children and youth with special health care needs. The Opening Community...
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2 Dyslexia in NC Schools
Published: February 19, 2019
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1 Qué es la Dislexia
Published: February 19, 2019
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La Dislexia en las Escuelas YouTube
Published: February 9, 2019
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What is Dyslexia
Published: February 9, 2019
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Accommodations and Modifications for Students with Disabilities
Published: January 25, 2016
For students with disabilities, the right accommodations and modifications can be as important to school success as appropriate IEP goals. These educational supports are similar, but they are not the...
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Acomodaciones y Modificaciones para Estudiantes con Discapacidades
Published: January 5, 2016
Para el éxito en la escuela de los estudiantes con discapacidades, es necesario que las acomodaciones y las modificaciones sean las correctas. Estas son tan importantes como lo son las metas del IEP....
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¡Pregunte a Los Expertos!
Published: October 30, 2015
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Ask the Experts!
Published: October 25, 2015
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Reading with your Child - Phonemic Awareness
Published: July 30, 2014
Phonemic awareness is the ability to notice, think about, and work with the individual sounds in words. Practicing reading with your child is one of the best ways to help your child improve their pho...
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The IEP Team Process: Chapter 5 The IEP Meeting Closed Captioned
Published: July 21, 2014
Closed captioned version. In Chapter 5 of this 5 part series, watch an IEP Team meeting in Progress. Meet the team members and go through the IEP process step by step. Created and produced by ECAC, t...
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Reading with Your Child: Fluency Activities K 3 for Families
Published: January 16, 2014
This video provides an explanation and demonstration of 3 fluency activities: echo reading, choral reading; and partner reading....
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Reading with Your Child: Comprehension Activities K 3 for Families
Published: January 14, 2014
This video provides an explanation of 3 comprehension activities: using pictures for clues to meaning; re-telling what is read; and asking questions to prompt conversations....
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Capítulo 5: La Junta del IEP
Published: October 28, 2013
En el capítulo 5 de esta serie usted podrá ver la junta del IEP. Conozca los miembros de este equipo y siga paso a paso el proceso IEP....
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Capítulo 4: Preparándose para la Junta del IEP
Published: October 28, 2013
En el capítulo 4 de esta serie usted aprenderá cómo prepararse para la junta del IEP de su hijo. Estar preparado para esta junta es la forma más efectiva en la que usted puede participar en el planeam...
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Capítulo 3: El Proceso del Equipo del IEP
Published: October 28, 2013
En el capítulo 3 de esta serie, el equipo discutirá en gran detalle las fortalezas académicas y funcionales de su hijo, así como también sus necesidades. El equipo IEP usará dicha información para cre...
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Capítulo 2: El Equipo IEP
Published: October 28, 2013
En el capítulo 2 de esta serie usted conocerá a los miembros del equipo IEP y aprenderá acerca de las responsabilidades que cada de uno de ellos tiene en la tarea de diseñar un IEP que sea efectivo pa...
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Capítulo 1: IDEA y IEP
Published: October 28, 2013
El capítulo1de esta serie lo introducirá al Programa de Educación Individualizado, el IEP y a IDEA; el Acta para el Mejoramiento de la Educación de los Individuos con Discapacidades del 2004....
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The IEP Team Process: Chapter 4 - Getting Ready for the IEP Meeting
Published: October 30, 2011
In Chapter 4 of this 5 part series, you learn abut getting ready for your child's IEP meeting. Being prepared for the IEP meeting s the best way to actively and effectively participate in planning...
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The IEP Team Process: Chapter 1 - IDEA and IEPs
Published: October 30, 2011
Chapter 1 of this 5 part series will introduce Individualized Education Programs, IEPs, and IDEA, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004...
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The IEP Team Process: Chapter 2 - The IEP Team
Published: October 30, 2011
In Chapter 2 of this 5 part series you will meet the members of the IEP Team and learn about each of their important roles in the process of designing an effective IEP for your child....
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The IEP Team Process: Chapter 3 - What's Included in the IEP
Published: October 30, 2011
In Chapter 3 of this 5 part series, the team will discuss your child's academic and functional strengths and needs in great detail. The IEP Team will use the information gathered to create a written...
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The IEP Team Process: Chapter 5 - The IEP Meeting
Published: October 28, 2011
In Chapter 5 of this 5 part series, watch an IEP Team meeting in Progress. Meet the team members and go through the IEP process step by step. Created and produced by ECAC, the Exceptional Children's...
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Part 5 of 5 Family Perspectives on Health Care Transition
Published: December 2, 2010
Success Stories Closing Community Support Group Meeting. Families with youth transitioning from pediatric to adult health care are brought together once again in the closing Community Support group...
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Part 4 of 5 Family Perspectives on Health Care Transition
Published: November 30, 2010
Health Literacy. Follow a Hispanic family after the Community Support group meeting as they discuss their concerns about communicating with the medical provider. Health insurance is also discussed...
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Part 3 of 5 Family Perspectives on Health Care Transition
Published: November 30, 2010
Medication Management. Follow a family after the Community Support Group meeting to see how they address medication management issues with the medical provider using some of the transition tools such...
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Part 2 of 5 Family Perspectives on Health Care Transition
Published: November 30, 2010
Finding an Adult Provider. Follow a family after the Community Support Group meeting to see how they use the tools such as the transition checklist and the portable medical summary found in the Health...
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RTI Parent Span Captioned
Published: November 23, 2010
RTI is is making a difference for students, educators and parents at Blue Ridge Elementary School in Ashe County, NC. This video has Spanish language captioning...
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RTI Parent Eng Captioned
Published: November 12, 2010
RTI is is making a difference for students, educators and parents at Blue Ridge Elementary School in Ashe County, NC....