A free on-line workshop for parents of children with disabilities
Planning for Educational Inclusion
Date: Tuesday, April 21, 2009 Time: 11:30 am to 1:00 pm, followed by optional Q & A Length: One hour and thirty minutes Presenter: Barb Ziemke, PACER Parent Trainer and Advocate Cost: Free to parents and professionals
Planning for Educational Inclusion Parents will learn tips for including students with significant disabilities in grades K-12. Professionals are also welcome to register. Certificates of participation will be provided.
This on-line workshop for parents of children with disabilities will address these questions:
What is educational inclusion?
How can parents use the Individualized Education Program (IEP) process to plan for inclusion?
How does the IEP team decide what is the least restrictive environment?
Why is it important to have access to the general curriculum?
Why and how should my child participate in district and state assessments?
What is the state of educational inclusion in the United States and in Minnesota ?
Participants will need a computer and phone line. The webinar can be accessed at home, school or business.