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Planning for educational inclusion workshop

Posted Apr 09 2009 7:07pm

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.

Registration: Register for this on-line workshop at

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar.

Evaluations: Follow up evaluations will be emailed to all participants.

Barb Ziemke, PACER Parent Trainer and Advocate

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