How to Speak “Special Educationese” (Croswell Area)

Productive Communication for IEP Team Meetings

Parents and school staff must communicate often and well to effectively plan for students with disabilities. Learn practical skills for participation and agreement in the Individualized Education Program (IEP) and the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) process. Solution planning and writing actions plans will be emphasized. Avoid conflict and disputes through clear communication.

Presenter:  Cheryl Levine, Michigan Special Education Mediation Project

Who should attend: families of children/young adults with disabilities or learning difficulties, professionals, service providers, caregivers, school staff.

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

Click here to register online.