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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): 10/20/2020 - 12/15/2020
Description: This is a series of weekly presentations featuring topics for self-advocates, caregivers, and professionals, providing valuable information and resources. The Registration Fee covers all presentations, plus bonus on-demand sessions. All registrations from this spring will be transferred at no additional cost. ACSV Member: $50 Non-ASCV Member: $75 Self-Advocate: $25 Registration + ASCV Membership: $90 October 20 through December 15, Tuesdays at 6:30pm.
Date(s): 10/29/2020 7:00 PM - 10/29/2020 8:00 PM
Description: This presentation will dissect the IEP, examine the parts individually, learn the functions of each section, and how the parts come together to create a whole document. You will learn constructive and practical tips to help create an IEP that supports the student accessing a free and appropriate public education and gain an understanding on how to manage special education when moving to a new town, city, or state.
Date(s): 11/9/2020 8:00 PM - 12/18/2020 12:00 PM
Description: Being informed about the parts of literacy, how children learn to read, and why they might struggle can help you make better decisions about your child’s education. Research shows that when schools, teachers, and families are well-informed, children make greater gains in reading and writing. This free self-paced online workshop provides parents with the foundations, tips, and tools on helping their child learn to read. This series is divided into four sessions and will take approximately 4...
Date(s): 12/9/2020 12:00 PM - 11/9/2020 1:00 PM
Description: Whether you are serving students virtually or through a hybrid model for learning, the suggestions for sensory strategies shared in this presentation can promote a readiness to learn. Join us during your lunch hour as we share practical ideas, fun activities, and DIY projects related to meeting your students’ sensory needs.
Date(s): 12/10/2020 7:00 PM - 12/10/2020 8:00 PM
Description: An up-close look at how one Navy family has managed decades of service with a child with severe autism. Attendees have the opportunity to benefit from the speaker’s experience in special education, Tricare, and transitioning from active duty to retirement and the civilian world.
Date(s): 12/15/2020 12:00 PM - 12/15/2020 1:00 PM, 12/15/2020 3:00 PM - 12/15/2020 4:00 PM
Description: Does your school division use Chromebooks with their students? Come join us for this fast-paced webinar where we will share many of the built-in accessibility settings and a few free extensions that can be used to support students in the areas of reading, writing, vision, organization, and physical access to the Chromebook.
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): 1/21/2021 11:30 AM - 1/21/2021 12:30 PM
Description: This presentation will help prepare parents of what to expect in the IEP meeting, to have a productive student-focused meeting. From preplanning before the meeting to working together afterwards, this presentation will build relationships and self-advocacy skills of the parents while focusing on the needs of the student.
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...