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Description: This training is a self-paced online course. The course is provided as a collaboration between the Virginia Commonwealth University Autism Center for Excellence and the Virginia Autism Council. To participate, you need a computer with (preferably high-speed) internet access, Adobe Flash Player software within your browser, and a sound card with speakers in order to listen to the lectures (full text transcripts are provided for all lectures and multimedia). This course is designed for parents and...
Description: Course Overview "Get Ready for College: A Resource for Teens with Disabilities" is a free series of online lessons, each focusing on a different aspect in the college preparation, selection, and disability services process. These online lessons contain video presentations and resources that can be used to equip students and others with the knowledge and skills for the transition to postsecondary education. Topics include the differences between high school and college, postsecondary education...
Date(s): 9/1/2021 - 9/30/2021
Description: PEATC (Parent Educational Advocacy Training Center) in partnership with the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) is pleased to offer SEAC trainings aimed at helping SEAC members understand the role of the local Special Education Advisory Committee in Virginia and to build a more efficient and effective advisory committee. This training will include information on: SEAC in Virginia SPED Regulations SEAC Roles and Responsibilities Building Your Local SEAC Organization Tips for SEACs How to be...
Date(s): 9/13/2021 - 9/20/2021
Description: Military service members and their families are resilient and resourceful, many also face unique challenges and have special considerations related to the service of their country. When military families have a student with a disability, it adds another layer of complexity accessing information and supports, while ensuring their students receive a free, appropriate public education. The Parent Education Advocacy Training Center (PEATC), in collaboration with the Virginia Department of Education...
Date(s): 9/15/2021 7:00 PM - 9/15/2021
Description: This presentation is intended to provide information as you prepare for the financial future of your loved one with special needs. PSNTs provide a convenient and cost-effective option for families setting up a special needs trust. PSNTs are designed to enrich quality of life and preserve means-tested public benefits.
Date(s): 9/17/2021 - 12/3/2021
Description: The Blue Ridge LEND (Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities) Program is pleased to announce the first in their ongoing Lunch & Learn Virtual Lecture Series focused on topics related to evidence-based, culturally competent, person- and family-centered care for autism and other developmental disabilities. Sessions will be held from 12:00-1:00 PM (times may vary) on Fridays, August 27 through December 3, 2021. Attendees may join virtually from any...
Date(s): 9/21/2021 5:00 PM - 9/21/2021 7:00 PM
Description: Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI) is the leading cause of childhood visual impairment in the United States. Children with CVI present with unique visual behavioral characteristics, across a range of visual functioning and adaptive needs. This webinar will focus on the unique impact of CVI through an exploration of Characteristics and Phases, and an overview of approaches to student-centered intervention focusing on the needs of families. The workshop will be led by Chris Russell, the coordinator...
Date(s): 9/22/2021 12:00 PM - 9/22/2021 1:00 PM
Description: Overview: Join Autism Speaks Advocacy experts for a roundtable discussion on policy updates at the state and federal government levels
Date(s): 9/23/2021 12:00 PM - 9/23/2021 1:00 PM
Description: Join this webinar to learn about the lived experiences of autistic adults in this virtual panel discussion.
Date(s): 9/24/2021 4:00 PM - 9/24/2021 5:30 PM, 9/25/2021 10:00 AM - 9/25/2021 4:00 PM
Description: Please join the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Education’s Ruth Harris Endowment for a two-day symposium in honor of Ruth Harris, a pioneer in the treatment of dyslexia who dedicated her life to helping others with learning disabilities. The inaugural Ruth Harris Dyslexia Symposium will bring families, professionals, and students together for a day full of learning and awareness around dyslexia and language disorders. The symposium will include three strands of professional...
Date(s): 10/10/2021 8:00 PM - 11/30/2021 5:00 PM
Description: Fall Registration Transition University will offer a 5-session self-paced online series to help parents/guardians navigate the transition process for their school age child and prepare for the adult world. Life is full of transitions. For families of children with disabilities thinking about the future can bring mixed emotions. Some families are just trying to make it through day-to-day challenges and might not feel they have the energy to think about what happens after high school. Others...
Date(s): 10/19/2021 - 11/18/2021
Description: Our ASCV Conference Series, Building a Spectrum of Opportunity, is back! This year's Series will feature twice-weekly virtual presentations on critical autism-related topics for self-advocates, caregivers, and teachers or other professionals interested in learning more about how to better serve our autism community. Conference Series attendees will have access to live Zoom presentations, recordings of previous presentations, and additional on-demand recorded sessions. We are also offering...
Date(s): 10/21/2021 12:30 PM - 10/21/2021
Description: For parents and students aged 14 and older, this workshop will encourage active participation in developing a meaningful and useful transition plan to help in preparing for life as an adult when they finish school. It will tell you what needs to be in the transition plan, and what the law (IDEA) says about transition services. The transition plan is part of the IEP for students in Virginia who are age 14 and over. It can be frightening to contemplate life after school has finished, but PEATC is...
Date(s): 2/6/2022 8:00 PM - 3/28/2022 5:00 PM
Description: Winter Registration Transition University will offer a 5-session self-paced online series to help parents/guardians navigate the transition process for their school age child and prepare for the adult world. Life is full of transitions. For families of children with disabilities thinking about the future can bring mixed emotions. Some families are just trying to make it through day-to-day challenges and might not feel they have the energy to think about what happens after high school....
Date(s): 6/12/2022 8:00 PM - 8/7/2022 5:00 PM
Description: Summer Registration Transition University will offer a 5-session self-paced online series to help parents/guardians navigate the transition process for their school age child and prepare for the adult world. Life is full of transitions. For families of children with disabilities thinking about the future can bring mixed emotions. Some families are just trying to make it through day-to-day challenges and might not feel they have the energy to think about what happens after high school....