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Skills for Effective Parent Advocacy (Hastings)

April 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Free

Parents, Grandparents, Caregivers: Skills for Effective Parent Advocacy

This workshop will explore skills parents can use to become more effective advocates for their child with a disability, including:

  • understanding your child’s disability
  • knowing your school district
  • knowing your rights and responsibilities
  • organize your paperwork to support clear and effective communication
  • understanding the special education process
  • knowing how to resolve disagreements

Presenter: Jessie Morton

MAF is requesting that attendees register by April 17, 2017.

All workshops are free and open to the public through Michigan Alliance for Families. Click here for the flyer for this workshop.

Michigan Alliance for Families (MAF) is an IDEA Grant Funded Initiative of the Michigan Department of Education, Office of Special Education, and Michigan’s federal Parent-Training and Information Center (PTIC) funded by U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP). For more on MAF, visit their website at http://www.michiganallianceforfamilies.org.

Click here to register online.

Details

Date:
April 24
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
http://www.michiganallianceforfamilies.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/Skills-2017-04-1024-BarryCo.pdf

Organizer

Michigan Alliance for Families
Phone:
1-800-552-4821
Email:
info@michiganallianceforfamilies.org
Website:
http://www.michiganallianceforfamilies.org/

Venue

Hastings Baptist Church
309 E Woodlawn Avenue
Hastings, MI 49058 United States
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