Parents of school-age children with a learning or physical disability; do your child’s Individualized Educational Plan (IEP) meetings resemble more of a senate floor than a collaborative learning support team? Or are you too unsure about your child’s rights and guarantees to resources under the law? Attend an introductory workshop for parents of children with special needs in Stevenson, WA on March 21 to tackle these questions in fine detail.
Presenters Ingrid Warden, Parent Resource Coordinator, PAVE PTI and Dr. Benton Dorman, Special Education Administrator, ESD 112 will be your guides on this IEP exploration. You will cover the form’s requirements line-by-line and consider sample IEP’s, giving this key document its due diligence as a legal guarantee of appropriate learning resources for your child. State and federal laws and legal definitions will be woven into the workshop structure. While this legal information is necessary for a clear understanding of the IEP, the concepts covered are not substitutes to legal advice or representation.
Attend the workshop at the Stevenson Elementary School library on March 21 from 10am-12pm. Child care will be generously provided by the Washington Reading Corps. RSVP to the event by calling (509) 427-5672. Ask for Kali Stump.
While a partnership between The Partnerships for Action, Voices for Empowerment, Parent Training & Information (PAVE PTI), Educational Service District 112, and Stevenson Carson School District, anyone that can make the workshop is welcome no matter your location.
Parents - get prepared for your next IEP meeting by knowing your child’s rights.