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Understanding and Navigating Special Education Services on Saturday, November 8

"Understanding and Navigating Special Education Services"

Saturday November 8, 2014 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM EST
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Chapel Hill Public Library
100 Library Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
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Saturday, November 8
11:00am to 12:30pm
Chapel Hill Public Library
100 Library Dr., Chapel Hill
The Family Advocacy Network (FAN), a program at Mental Health America of the Triangle (MHAT) will offer a free workshop for parents of children with special needs and professionals who provide services to this population. Attending this workshop will help participants gain a better understanding on how to navigate special education services in the public school system.

Participants completing the workshop will leave with a general understanding about:
  • Differences between regular and special education services
  • Differences between IEP and 504 Plans
  • Criteria for eligibility of services
  • Essential elements of writing IEP goals
  • How to monitor progress
  • The language of special education
  • How to address conflicts
  • How to organize school records
  • ...and more!
The workshop is offered free of charge, however, donations are gratefully accepted. Training handouts are included.

Advance registration is requested.

For more information, contact Julie Bailey, FAN Program Director, at 919.942.8083, ext. 2, or email julie@mhatriangle.org

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