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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...
Description: About this course: This course will explore the dynamic factors affecting the health and wellbeing of young people around the world, and how important it is for individuals, communities and nations that we improve the health and life chances of this important population group. In this course we will adopt a life-course framework to take a holistic view of youth health and wellbeing. We will explore changing patterns of adolescent health and development, including why adolescence is starting...
Date(s): 1/16/2021 - 2/20/2021, 5/15/2021 - 6/19/2021
Description: Are you the parent of a young child with a disability or delay? Does your child receive Early Intervention (EI) or Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) services? Do you work with young children with disabilities or do you (or the parents you work with) have questions about navigating the Early Childhood system in Virginia? The Early Childhood Academy, presented by PEATC in collaboration with the Virginia Department of Education, is for you! This FREE self-paced online course is an innovative...
Date(s): 2/6/2021 - 3/26/2021
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. Others may...
Date(s): 2/17/2021 5:55 PM - 2/17/2021 7:00 PM, 2/24/2021 5:55 PM - 2/24/2021 7:00 PM, 3/3/2021 5:55 PM - 3/3/2021 7:00 PM, 3/10/2021 5:55 PM - 3/10/2021 7:00 PM, 3/17/2021 5:55 PM - 3/17/2021 7:00 PM, 3/24/2021 5:55 PM - 3/24/2021 7:00 PM
Description: Middle school-age youth (grades 6-9) are invited to participate in six sessions of LifeSkills Training. Participants will learn healthy habits and build skills. This evidence-based program covers topics such as: self image and self-improvement, coping with anger, making decisions, social skills, assertiveness, communication skills, myths and realities about smoking, alcohol and marijuana, resolving conflicts, advertising, and coping with anxiety. Teens who attend regularly earn gift cards! Class...
Date(s): 2/23/2021 4:00 PM - 2/23/2021 5:30 PM
Description: Registration is full. As shared in the Evidenced Based Specially Designed Instruction in Mathematics Webinar, Schema Based Instruction is an evidenced based strategy for teaching word problem solving to students with disabilities. Participate in this webinar to learn more about this strategy and how to use it effectively with your students! The zoom link will be emailed to the participants prior to the webinar.  
Date(s): 3/6/2021 9:00 AM - 3/6/2021
Description: The Parent Educational Advocacy Training Center (PEATC), in collaboration with the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE), is pleased to announce our 2021 Family Engagement Symposium entitled “Together We Win and Students Soar.” This year’s Symposium will continue to create synergy and robust systems of support for all parents and caregivers of school-aged children (PreK-12), especially children receiving special education services, new and experienced educators,...
Date(s): 3/8/2021 - 3/13/2021
Description: The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)'s Learning Interactive Virtual Event (L.I.V.E.) will transform this year's Convention & Expo from an in-person gathering to an online experience while keeping what you love about this great event. From the comfort and convenience of your home with reduced registration rates and flexible scheduling, CEC L.I.V.E. will bring you: Opening Keynote Presentation with Dr. Tyrone Howard, one of the country's premier experts on educational equity and access...
Description: Webinar 1: Maximizing Student Engagement in Math:  Planning and Assessment using Just in Time Quick Checks and High Leverage Practices  March 9, 2021 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm   Participants will learn: To plan scaffolded lessons using High Leverage Practices (HLPs) To use VDOE’s Just in Time Quick Checks to plan differentiated instruction and scaffolds that are systematically designed toward learning goals.   To embed self-regulation and self-monitoring...
Date(s): 3/24/2021 12:00 PM - 3/24/2021 1:00 PM, 3/24/2021 3:00 PM - 3/24/2021 4:00 PM
Description: The Literacy Bill of Rights states that all persons, regardless of the extent or severity of their disabilities, have a basic right to use print. Using the principles of Universal Design for Learning it is possible to facilitate meaningful participation in reading activities by altering access, content, and materials as well as providing communication supports. Positive language learning experiences result when all have access to books. This webinar, designed to introduce participants to a...
Date(s): 3/26/2021
Description: The Urban Assembly and SEL4US invite communities across the globe to celebrate the importance of social emotional learning (SEL) on the second annual International SEL Day on March 26, 2021. Our theme this year is Building Bonds, Reimagining Community. We know that SEL changes lives. Studies show that SEL provides many benefits to students—from improved social-emotional skills, well-being and behavior to improved academic outcomes—and these results are long-term and global, with...
Date(s): 4/21/2021 10:00 AM - 4/21/2021 11:00 AM
Description: Join us for a live Q & A for parents and educators on how author and advocate DanaYoung-Askew is navigating her son's educational journey. We invite you to bring your students and children, as we will close with a live reading of her book. Come Meet Drayden. Region 5 parents and educators who are interested in this event will need to complete the registration form. Once participants are selected, a book will be mailed to each participant and an email with the Zoom link.
Date(s): 5/3/2021 - 5/10/2021
Description: PEATC, in collaboration with the Virginia Department of Education, is pleased to announce our 7th Annual Advocacy Symposium. The 2021 VIRTUAL Advocacy Symposium will provide relevant and up-to-date information to parents and professional advocates (paid and unpaid) that will empower them to positively support parents of children with disabilities in Virginia. Participants will hear about the importance of self-advocacy, the new seclusion and restraint regulations, mental health and social...
Date(s): 5/19/2021 8:00 AM - 5/22/2021
Description: PEATC, in collaboration with the Virginia Department of Education, is pleased to announce our 2021 Behavior Summit for families of children with disabilities that live here in Virginia. This hybrid event will provide relevant and up-to-date information to parents and interested professionals. Participants will gain a basic understanding of the science of behavior, the importance of data in evaluating behavior, and developing strategies to address it. Presentations on Functional Behavioral...
Date(s): 6/6/2021 - 6/21/2021, 7/11/2021 - 7/25/2021, 8/8/2021 - 8/22/2021
Description: The IEP process can be daunting for everyone. School personnel report that they often find IEP meetingsdifficult and stressful. Parents report the same feelings. Everyone comes to the IEP table with thoughts oftheir personal responsibilities, backgrounds, perspectives, and individual concerns, and must navigate allof those while following procedures and regulations. This workshop is designed to help IEP teams build capacity around participating in IEP meetings andcollaboration. Discussion will...
Date(s): 6/12/2021 - 8/6/2021
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. Others may...
Date(s): 6/23/2021 9:00 AM - 6/25/2021 1:00 PM
Description: Save these dates for the 15th annual Opening Doors - Unlocking Potential (ODUP)! 15th Annual Statewide Professional Development Institute for Teachers of Students Who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing, SLPs, and Educators Who Work Directly with Students Who are Deaf and Hard and Hearing ODUP 2021 will be a virtual event with a continued focus on effective strategies to positively impact literacy development and academic outcomes for students who are deaf and hard of hearing. Vist the ODUP...