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Description: Register for the Parent Playbook - 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...
Description: Self-Paced Online Course: Preparing the Child with ASD for the Early Childhood-to-Kindergarten Transition - Transitioning from early childhood programs to kindergarten involves a lot of moving parts for all young children. However, transitioning from the preschool to kindergarten classroom for the child with ASD can be especially tricky. This process involves the child, their family, the preschool teacher, the receiving kindergarten teacher, and a multitude of other people including...
Description: Register for Self-Paced Online Course: Get Ready for Independent Living - Life after high school: do you see yourself living on your own or with a roommate? Will you drive or use public transportation? What about making new friends or managing your health? Maybe you think you still have a long time to think these things through, but it takes time to build independent living skills. In this course, we'll cover what independent living skills are, why these skills are important, and what...
Description: Register for Self-Paced Online Course: Get Ready for College - Continuing your education in college offers many opportunities, but it requires planning to be successful. In this course, we'll provide the knowledge and resources you need and outline simple steps you can take to get ready for college. Did you know that accessing accommodations in college is different from high school? With our guidance, you will be well prepared to advocate for the services you need in the next phase of...
Description: Register for Self-Paced Online Course: Get Ready for Your Career - Entering the workforce takes careful planning and involves matching your strengths with the skills employers want. In this course, we will guide you step-by-step as you explore careers and continue your career planning process. We’ll show you how to discover your potential path and share your career goals with educators, family members, and service providers. We'll cover different career topics, including...
Description: Self-Paced Course: Think Like a Behaviorist: Behavior 101 is designed to address common misperceptions about behavior and children with ASD. Participants will learn about the importance of understanding behavior, the functions of behavior, the basic principles of ABA, common myths about ABA, and the ABCs (Antecedent-Behavior-Consequence). Learn how to think like a behaviorist in this first part of a series on behavior 101. This course is designed for any professional who supports young...
Date(s): 6/3/2024 - 8/5/2024
Description: Registration for Summer 2024- Transition University - 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 want to plan for that transition but are confused by unfamiliar language, complex steps, and the many agencies that may be involved in adult...
Date(s): 6/3/2024 - 6/24/2024
Description: Register for IEP University (IEPU) June 3-24, 2024 - 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...
Date(s): 6/20/2024 6:00 PM ET - 6/20/2024 8:00 PM ET, 6/24/2024 6:00 PM ET - 6/24/2024 8:00 PM ET, 6/25/2024 6:00 PM ET - 6/25/2024 8:00 PM ET, 6/26/2024 6:00 PM ET - 6/26/2024 8:00 PM ET, 6/27/2024 6:00 PM ET - 6/27/2024 8:00 PM ET
Description: Register for Dispute Resolution Listening Sessions - The Commission on Youth, a bipartisan legislative commission of the Virginia General Assembly, is conducting a study on how to improve Virginia’s special education dispute resolution processes. Your perspective is crucial in shaping Virginia’s complaint, mediation, and due process systems for resolving special education disputes. The Commission is eager to hear from you, whether you've been involved or have insights to share....
Date(s): 7/10/2024 6:30 PM ET - 7/10/2024, 7/24/2024 6:30 PM ET - 7/24/2024, 8/7/2024 6:30 PM ET - 8/7/2024, 8/21/2024 6:30 PM ET - 8/21/2024
Description: Register for one or more of the Special Education Workshop Series - Summer 2024 - PEATC presents this virtual workshop series for parents and professionals who want to learn more about special education in Virginia. Register once to attend some or all of the informative workshops! July 10 - From Referral to Eligibility - 6:30pm July 24 - Anatomy of an IEP - 6:30pm August 7 - Measurable IEP Goals - 6:30pm August 21 - Ins and Outs of IEP Meetings - 6:30pm September 4 - Dispute Resolution in...
Date(s): 7/22/2024 6:30 PM ET - 7/22/2024 7:30 PM ET
Description: Register for Disability Benefits: Virginia’s Medicaid Waivers (for Military Families) - 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,...