Tuesday October 5, 2021
October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month!
Down Syndrome Awareness Month is a chance to celebrate individuals with Down syndrome and make people aware of their abilities and accomplishments. Almost 7 months old Ava and her mommy Kayla will join us to share their journey and to spread awareness, advocacy, and inclusion throughout the community.
Tuesday, October 12, 2021
The ABCs of IEPs: Preparing for an IEP meeting in 4 easy-to-remember steps
In this Tool Time Tuesday, we'll share how to prepare for your child's next IEP meeting. We'll teach you the four most important to-dos that will help you go into the meeting feeling prepared and ready for anything:
1) Gather Documents - What do I need? Who can I get them from?
2) Write a Vision Statement
3) Create an Agenda
4) Introduce your child with a "Getting to Know You" handout
Tuesday, October 19, 2021
This is a time to celebrate the important year round role that you as a parent/caregiver have in your child's education. In preparation for Family Engagement Month join us on "Tool Time Tuesday" as we share information about upcoming activities and how you can help us CELEBRATE!
Tuesday, October 26, 2021
NC Special Education Referral Process
Join us for a quick run through of the Special Education Referral process in North Carolina. We will share sample templates that parents can use, explain the process and review the Special Education Referral form used by NC IEP teams.