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Description: Access to Success, a free online course from the Research and Training Center on Independent Living (RTC/IL) at the University of Kansas, is designed to help college students with disabilities learn about their rights and responsibilities in the post-secondary environment under the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and to develop self-advocacy skills for obtaining the supports and accommodations needed to be successful.
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: 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: 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): 4/8/2020 2:00 PM - 4/8/2020 3:30 PM
Description: All children need for their parents, caregivers, and educational professionals to “show up” and ensure they feel safe, seen, soothed, and secure. All children benefit when caregivers recognize and reduce stressors (big and small). This is because young children need our help learning how to self-regulate (which is about dealing with stressors not self-control). Our job in supporting children mindfully is to remain calm, even in the middle of a storm, to reduce stressors across the...
Date(s): 4/9/2020 11:00 AM - 4/9/2020 12:00 PM
Description: Registration The uncertainty and sudden changes caused by COVID-19 are difficult for all families, but particularly so for some families and individuals experiencing anxiety and autism. Tune in for supportive tips, mindfulness techniques, and positive ideas for managing the stress. About the Speakers: Lisa Latten, MsED, a family navigator at The UMRC supporting families , and Caitlin LeGros, MSN, a Certified Nurse Midwife with the URMC Midwifery group, are both active in the special needs...
Date(s): 4/15/2020 - 4/17/2020
Description: 2020 National Family Engagement Summit "Partnering for Equity, Opportunities and Excellence" Network with hundreds of educatiors from around the nation to learn innovative techniques, new ideas, and best practices for culturally relevant family engagement strategies. Super Early Bird Registration - $450.00 per person ( April 6, 2019 - July 31, 2019)       Early Bird Registration - $525 per person  Late Registration - $575 per person (after...
Date(s): 4/22/2020 1:00 PM - 4/22/2020 2:00 PM
Description: Registration Learn skills to handle disagreements with family members, resources for virtual social interactions, and general guidelines about coping with the lockdown for individuals with ASD and their families. About the Speaker: Aarti Nair, Ph.D., is a postdoctoral scholar in the Dapretto Lab at the Ahmanson-Lovelace Brain Mapping Center. Dr. Nair received her bachelor’s degree in psychology and anthropology from the University of Mumbai, and her master’s degree in clinical...
Date(s): 4/25/2020 - 4/25/2020 11:59 PM
Description: **This event will be held online, virtually and will be available to access for 24 hours.** Sat, April 25, 2020 12:00 AM – 11:59 PM EDT Please join us at the 2020 Family Engagement Summit while we explore ways to encourage Family Engagement in school cultures as a way to improve student outcomes. Our dynamic speakers will provide practical research-based tools to help strengthen the cord that binds educators and parents together for the success of all children.
Date(s): 4/25/2020 - 4/28/2020 11:30 PM, 5/16/2020 - 5/19/2020 11:30 PM
Description: This event is for parents/guardians/family members of military-connected students only! **This event will now be presented online virtually. It will be open for 96 hours and you can access it anytime during that period of time.** Sat, Apr 25, 2020, 12:00 AM  – Tue, Apr 28, 2020, 11:30 PM EDT Sat, May 16, 2020, 12:00 AM – Tue, May 19, 2020, 11:30 PM EDT   This FREE online workshop is open to all service members, their spouses, and any family members who support the...
Date(s): 4/26/2020 - 5/29/2020
Description: Registration/ Are you the parent of a young child receiving Early Intervention (EI) Services or Preschool Special Education services? Or do you work with children who are receiving EI services? 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 4-week self-paced online course is an innovative and...
Date(s): 4/30/2020 1:00 PM - 4/30/2020 2:00 PM
Description: Registration Ongoing schedule changes and uncertainty due to the spread of the Coronavirus can present special challenges. Tune in to hear ideas for providing compassionate support to individuals on the autism spectrum who are experiencing disruptions and anxiety related to the virus and its impact. About the Speaker: Amanda Tami, LPC, BCBA, holds a master’s degree in counseling psychology and has completed a recertification program in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). In addition to being...
Date(s): 5/8/2020 - 5/8/2020 11:59 PM
Description: **This event will be held online, virtually and will be available to access for 24 hours.** The objective of this event is to provide relevant and up to date educational information to professional advocates and parent advocates (paid and not paid) to empower them to positively support parents of children with disabilities in Virginia.
Date(s): 5/14/2020 3:00 PM - 5/14/2020 4:15 PM
Description: This virtual training webinar is the third of a three-part series on nonacademic supports for strengthening the transition from high school to postsecondary education and training. Presenters will share strategies for promoting social emotional preparedness for transitions to postsecondary.
Date(s): 5/16/2020 8:00 AM - 5/16/2020 3:00 PM
Description: ** Este evento se llevará a cabo en línea, virtualmente y estará disponible para acceder durante 24 horas. ** La Cumbre de Alcance Latino se ha creado para proporcionar un espacio seguro para debatir y tomar acciones con el fin de crear mejores condiciones para la comunidad Latina que servimos alrededor del estado de Virginia. Únase a nosotros en esta Cumbre importante de UN DÍA que reunirá a familias y profesionales para una mejor...
Date(s): 6/7/2020 - 7/20/2020
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): 6/24/2020 - 6/25/2020
Description:  Opening Doors-Unlocking Potential 2020 Instruction for Successful Transition, Preparing All Learners for the Future  June 24-25, 2020, Richmond-Midlothian, Virginia (Specific location is being confirmed) Save these dates for the 14th annual ODUP Institute, Virginia’s Go-To event designed to increase the knowledge and skills of teachers of the deaf and hard of hearing and other educators who work directly with students who are d/hh! ODUP 2020 will continue its strong...
Date(s): 10/11/2020 - 11/23/2020
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 may...