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Description: This course will help you identify what independent living skills are, why they are important, and figure out what you need to do to be ready for living independently. "Get Ready for Independent Living” will build your skills for success in adult life. Audience: Students, grades 6-12, who are interested in preparing for independent living and have a desire to take a self-paced online class to learn more about the skills and knowledge necessary for independent living. Teachers, school...
Description: "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 and training,...
Description: "Get Ready for Your Career: A Resource for Teens with Disabilities" is a free series of online lessons, each focusing on a different aspect in the career planning 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 their future careers. Topics include self-determination, increasing knowledge of self and careers, utilizing support networks to assist with identifying a career goal,...
Description: This training is a self-paced online course. The course is provided as a collaboration between the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Autism Center for Excellence (ACE) 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...
Date(s): 9/1/2021 - 9/30/2022
Description: PEATC in partnership with the Virginia Department of Education is pleased to offer this self-paced online SEAC training 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 an Effective Advisory...
Date(s): 2/15/2022 - 6/30/2022
Description: Learning Your Way is Formed Families Forward’s free online learning portal for parents, caregivers, youth and professionals. Participants enroll and can access course on-demand, learning at their own pace. Spring 2022, Learning Your Way includes three Courses; 1. Special Education 101 course is designed to introduce foster and adoptive parents and kinship caregivers to key phases of the Special Education Cycle.  2. Constructive Communication and Collaboration 3. Trauma 101
Date(s): 5/4/2022 6:30 PM - 5/5/2022, 5/25/2022 6:30 PM - 5/25/2022, 6/8/2022 6:30 PM - 6/8/2022, 6/22/2022 6:30 PM - 6/22/2022, 7/6/2022 6:30 PM - 7/6/2022
Description: Registration for Special Education Workshop Series PEATC presents this virtual workshop series for parents and professionals who want to learn more about special education in Virginia. You can attend one, some, or all of these informative workshops! May 4th: From Referral to Eligibility: A Deeper Dive May 25th: Anatomy of an IEP June 8th: Measurable IEP Goals June 22nd: How To Talk So Schools Will Listen (And Listen So Schools Will Talk) July 6th: Dispute Resolution Options in Virginia  ...
Date(s): 5/14/2022 - 6/18/2022
Description: You are your child’s first and most important teacher. Your involvement in the early years is essential to setting a strong foundation for their lifelong learning and success. In this FREE 5-week online program, families of children with disabilities learn about supporting their child’s early learning and development – from developmental milestones to tips on our most frequently asked questions including information on making the transition from early intervention to school...
Date(s): 5/17/2022 - 6/17/2022
Description: Presenting education, discussion, thought leadership and experts in Autism Spectrum Disorder and evidence based practices and interventions. Who Should Attend? Educators and Students Parents and Families Social Workers Psychologists Speech Language Pathologists Behavior Analysts Service Providers Anyone dedicated to creating inclusive communities for neurodiverse individual Registration Costs: Full Registration $50 Full Registration + CE’s $125 (in-state) Full Registration + CE’s...
Date(s): 5/24/2022 6:30 PM - 5/24/2022 8:00 PM, 5/26/2022 6:30 PM - 5/26/2022 8:00 PM, 5/28/2022 6:30 PM - 5/28/2022 8:00 PM
Description: Children’s Challenging Behaviors (CCB) is a six-hour workshop for parents of children and youth with mental health needs. In this workshop, a trained and experienced parent provides information to help parents understand typical behaviors versus challenging behaviors that require intervention. Parents learn when and how to seek help, develop parenting strategies, learn the ins and outs of special education and other educational supports, and discover community resources available to...
Date(s): 6/2/2022 11:30 AM - 6/2/2022 1:00 PM, 6/2/2022 5:00 PM - 6/2/2022 6:30 PM, 6/9/2022 11:30 AM - 6/9/2022 1:00 PM, 6/9/2022 5:00 PM - 6/9/2022 6:30 PM
Description: Do you have questions about your child’s IEP? Meet with a PEATC Family Support Specialist to ask your questions! During the meeting, participants will be able to ask PEATC specialists questions about their child’s Individualized Education Program (IEP). As a result, you will gain a better understanding of the document, feel more confident in advocating for your child, and be more comfortable participating in IEP meetings. Please come prepared with specific questions to a virtual...
Date(s): 6/7/2022 6:30 PM - 6/7/2022 8:00 PM
Description: There are state government benefits available to individuals with disabilities. It’s important to understand that benefits such as personal assistance and community support can play an important role in planning for the future. Navigating state disability services can be difficult, time-consuming, and overwhelming. This workshop explains Virginia’s Medicaid Waivers, eligibility for services, and how to obtain this state benefit.
Date(s): 6/9/2022 6:00 PM - 6/9/2022, 6/13/2022 6:00 PM - 6/13/2022
Description: Tinder, Grindr and More, June 9th, 6:00 pm Individuals with disabilities want to be in relationships, but often struggle with just how to meet people. One of the ways they can meet people is through dating apps. This webinar will share information that parents need to know about dating apps, including a demo of an actual dating app. We will talk about skills that are needed to navigate these apps safely and how to avoid scams as well. Teaching Consent, June 13th, 6:00 pm The rates of sexual...
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....
Date(s): 6/13/2022 8:00 AM - 6/27/2022 11:30 PM
Description: The IEP process can be difficult and stressful. Everyone comes to the IEP table with thoughts of their personal responsibilities, perspectives, and individual concerns. IEP meetings can be places of high anxiety and there are occasions when conflict may erupt as a result of managing emotions while simultaneously following policy and procedures. PEATC, in collaboration with VDOE, has developed IEP University (IEPU) to help provide families and professionals with accurate and useful...
Date(s): 6/15/2022 6:30 PM - 6/15/2022 7:30 PM
Description: Supported Decision-Making is a way for people with disabilities to make their own decisions, with support from people they trust, and be more in control of their lives and rights. Working and managing money can be difficult for some people with disabilities, especially those who receive public benefits like SSI, SSDI, and Medicaid. In this session, we’ll explore ways people can use Supported Decision-Making to manage their money, create financial goals in IEPs, work and earn money while...
Date(s): 6/22/2022 9:00 AM - 6/24/2022 1:00 PM
Description: More Information and Registration - Opening Doors Unlocking Potential, ODUP 2022, Practices in Perseverence to Inspire Possibilities, is Virginia's Go-To event in public school deaf and hard of hearing education. It is designed to increase the knowledge and skills of professionals and parents working directly with students who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing. ODUP 2022 will focus on effective strategies to positively impact academic outcomes for students who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing. This...
Date(s): 7/5/2022 8:00 AM - 8/2/2022 11:30 PM
Description: Transition from high school to adulthood for a student with a disability takes planning that involves many steps and many paths. It’s a complex but rewarding journey as you hear about your child’s goals and help them achieve their dreams. In our 2021 training module, we talked about “Keeping the End in Mind” when determining where your child wants to be after high school and outlining the steps needed to get there. This year, our training module will also include Path to...
Date(s): 7/13/2022 10:30 AM - 7/13/2022 11:30 AM, 7/13/2022 6:00 PM - 7/13/2022 7:00 PM, 7/14/2022 6:00 PM - 7/14/2022 7:00 PM
Description: *For students with disabilities age 12-22 who live in Virginia, Florida, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, or Georgia ONLY* WAZE to Adulthood for Students is a FREE LIVE ZOOM training for you! Join us for a live zoom training to learn ways to use your self-advocacy skills and to plan for the future you want! We will discuss how to be a great self-advocate when it comes to your planning for your future when you are at your IEP meetings. Date/Time Options: (choose one) July 13:...
Date(s): 7/18/2022 8:00 AM - 8/1/2022 11:30 PM
Description: The IEP process can be difficult and stressful. Everyone comes to the IEP table with thoughts of their personal responsibilities, perspectives, and individual concerns. IEP meetings can be places of high anxiety and there are occasions when conflict may erupt as a result of managing emotions while simultaneously following policy and procedures. PEATC, in collaboration with VDOE, has developed IEP University (IEPU) to help provide families and professionals with accurate and useful...
Date(s): 8/6/2022 - 9/10/2022
Description: You are your child’s first and most important teacher. Your involvement in the early years is essential to setting a strong foundation for their lifelong learning and success. In this FREE 5-week online program, families of children with disabilities learn about supporting their child’s early learning and development – from developmental milestones to tips on our most frequently asked questions including information on making the transition from early intervention to school...