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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 - 9/30/2022
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): 12/15/2021 12:00 PM - 12/15/2021 1:30 PM, 1/5/2022 12:00 PM - 1/5/2022 1:30 PM, 1/19/2022 12:00 PM - 1/19/2022 1:30 PM, 2/2/2022 12:00 PM - 2/2/2022 1:30 PM, 2/16/2022 12:00 PM - 2/16/2022 1:30 PM, 3/2/2022 12:00 PM - 3/2/2022 1:30 PM, 3/16/2022 12:00 PM - 3/16/2022 1:30 PM, 4/6/2022 12:00 PM - 4/6/2022 1:30 PM, 4/20/2022 12:00 PM - 4/20/2022 1:30 PM
Description: Planning for the transition from school to adult services can be an overwhelming task. Once your child exits the school system, adult services are based on eligibility criteria and funding availability. These small group sessions are an opportunity to begin creating a plan for the future. Learn what kinds of employment and meaningful day support services are available, how to explore post-secondary options, what transportation supports exist, how to help your child make decisions and advocate,...
Date(s): 1/6/2022 7:00 PM - 1/6/2022 8:00 PM, 1/13/2022 7:00 PM - 1/13/2022 8:00 PM, 1/20/2022 7:00 PM - 1/20/2022 8:00 PM, 1/27/2022 7:00 PM - 1/27/2022 8:00 PM
Description: Formed Families Forward (FFF) is offering a new series of webinars presented by experts on disorders caused by prenatal exposure to alcohol.
Date(s): 1/10/2022 8:00 AM - 1/24/2022 11:30 PM, 3/1/2022 8:00 AM - 3/15/2022 11:30 PM
Description: PEATC, in collaboration with VDOE, has developed IEP University (IEPU) to help provide families and professionals with accurate and useful information around IEP development and meetings. This is a self-paced online training with easy-to-understand guidance on the special education process, the IEP document, and ways to develop collaborative relationships among schools and families. IEPU will target practical strategies aimed at helping future IEP meetings be more positive,...
Date(s): 1/19/2022 6:30 PM - 1/19/2022, 2/2/2022 6:30 PM - 2/2/2022, 2/16/2022 6:30 PM - 2/16/2022, 3/2/2022 6:30 PM - 3/2/2022, 3/16/2022 6:30 PM - 3/16/2022
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! January 19th - From Referral to Eligibility: A Deeper Dive February 2nd - Anatomy of an IEP February 16th - Measurable IEP Goals March 2nd - How To Talk So Schools Will Listen (And Listen So Schools Will Talk) March 16th - Dispute Resolution Options...
Date(s): 1/22/2022 10:30 AM - 1/22/2022 12:00 PM
Description: THIS WORKSHOP IS PRESENTED IN PERSON. Address: Raleigh Court Library, 2112 Grandin Road SW, Roanoke, VA 24015 This workshop brings families and educators together using a common language to build measurable goals for all students to ensure that families and schools know where the student is beginning and the progress that is being made over time. Participants will learn what a measurable goal is, how to write a measurable goal and much more in this workshop.
Date(s): 1/24/2022 6:30 PM - 1/24/2022 8:30 PM, 1/30/2022 6:30 PM - 1/30/2022 8:30 PM
Description: THIS WORKSHOP IS FOR VIRGINIA PARENTS , GUARDIANS, FAMILY MEMBERS OF YOUTH WITH DISABILITES. THERE WILL BE FUTURE WORKSHOPS FOR PROFESSIONALS. THIS TRAINING HAS 2 SESSIONS. REGISTRANTS SHOULD PLAN TO ATTEND BOTH THE JANUARY 25th AND JANUARY 31st SESSIONS. If you find it uncomfortable to talk with your child about sexuality and puberty, you’re not alone. Most parents do. However, being comfortable talking about this with your child is so important, as these conversations are critical to...
Date(s): 1/26/2022 - 5/11/2022
Description: Each webinar provides an opportunity for your students to learn about employment in different industries from people who really work in those industries. There is always a worksheet, an opportunity to ask questions, and a certificate of completion after each webinar. These meetings are accessible and Rubin provides a sign language interpreter. These are also taped and available on YouTube. Danny Rubin is an award-winning author and speaker who works directly with students and working...
Date(s): 1/27/2022 6:00 PM - 1/27/2022 7:30 PM
Description: PEATC, in collaboration with Fauquier County Parent Resource Center (PRC), presents this informative workshop. This webinar is presented in both English and Spanish. Ready or not, our kids are growing and developing. Every child develops at their own pace and milestones give us a general idea of when to expect certain skills to develop. Acting early can make a difference! In this workshop, we’re going over the basics. We’ll talk about what are milestones, define the domains (areas of...
Date(s): 2/2/2022 6:30 PM - 2/2/2022 7:30 PM, 2/16/2022 6:30 PM - 2/16/2022 7:30 PM, 3/2/2022 6:30 PM - 3/2/2022 7:30 PM, 3/16/2022 6:30 PM - 3/16/2022 7:30 PM, 3/30/2022 6:30 PM - 3/30/2022 7:30 PM, 4/6/2022 6:30 PM - 4/6/2022 7:30 PM, 4/20/2022 6:30 PM - 4/20/2022 7:30 PM
Description: This is a 7-part series designed specifically for Virginia youth with disabilities ages 14-22. These trainings are designed to increase an individual's capacity for self-advocacy and decision-making. Throughout the series, we will cover important topics including: setting and respecting boundaries, self-esteem and self-acceptance, pregnancy & STI prevention, abuse prevention, and human anatomy. Sessions Dates: 2/2 – Puberty 2/16 – Private and Public 3/2 – Social Media and...
Date(s): 2/4/2022 8:00 PM - 3/12/2022 5:00 PM
Description: This FREE self-paced online course is an innovative parent-friendly resource focused on providing information parents with infants, toddlers, and preschoolers need to know -- the importance of parents as 1st teachers, early childhood services, special education, resources available to parents of young children with disabilities, and more! Learn practical information to help set the foundation for your child’s lifelong learning and to make the transition to preschool and kindergarten less...
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): 2/23/2022 3:00 PM - 2/23/2022 4:00 PM
Description: Looking at an object may seem like an easy task; but, for some students, learning how to use an eye gaze system can be a complex skill that takes time to learn. An eye gaze frame is a light tech tool that can help students enhance their visual skills to make reliable selections. This session will include an opportunity to create an eye gaze frame and information on how to get started using it with your students. We will go over a brief description of eye gaze, how you can determine which...
Date(s): 4/30/2022 8:30 AM - 4/30/2022 2:00 PM
Description: Spring Forward Family Fun Day at GMU Science and Technology Campus, Prince William. More information and registration will be available in January 2022.
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....