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The Louisiana Parent Training and Information Center is Presenting a Variety of Educational Webinars

Harahan — Families Helping Families of Greater New Orleans (FHFofGNO), the Louisiana Parent Training & Information Center (LaPTIC) is presenting a variety of educational webinars for parents/caretakers of children with disabilities or special healthcare needs, and professionals of school-aged students.

The training are as follows:

What Happens When Parents and School Disagree? Louisiana Special Education Dispute Resolution Options – Join us for this new interactive training as we discuss Special Education dispute resolution options when parents disagree.

Learning Goals include:

  • Frequently used acronyms;
  • Different informal and formal dispute resolutions options offered by the Louisiana Department of Education;
  • How to request a dispute resolution option;
  • And more!

Date:  Monday, May 10, 2021

Time:  8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Audience:  Parents, Caregivers, and Professionals of School-Aged Children/Students.

Registration link: https://tinyurl.com/52r5nvcp

 

Special Education FAQ 2.0 – Join us for this new interactive training on the most frequently asked questions about the Individualized Education Program (IEP) Process.

Date: Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Time:  12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Audience:  Parents, Caregivers, and Professionals of School-Aged Children/Students.

Registration link:  https://tinyurl.com/y7ha3rj6

 

Top Tips for Effective IEP Meetings – Join us for this new training as we go over some of the best IEP Tips for organizing yourself for an effective IEP meeting.  We will break them down into three steps – before, during, and after the IEP meeting.  Implementing our top 5 tips in each of these sections should result in an effective IEP meeting.

Date:  Saturday, May 15, 2021

Time:  10:00 am – 11:00 am

Audience:  Parents, Caregivers, and Professionals of School-Aged Children/Students.

Registration link:  https://tinyurl.com/3dv966xn

Parent Rights in Special Education – Join us for this new interactive online training where we will discuss parent rights in special education.

Learning goals involve understanding your special education rights, including:

  • Parental participation;
  • Access to education records;
  • When informed consent is required;
  • Prior written notice;
  • Independent Education Evaluation;
  • Your right to disagree with school;
  • And more!

Date:  Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Time:  7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Audience:  Parents, Caregivers, and Professionals of School-Aged Children/Students.

Registration link:  https://tinyurl.com/cjmtchnc

Special Education FAQ 3.0 – Join us for this new interactive training on the most frequently asked questions about the transition process from high school to adult life.

Date: Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Time:  12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Audience:  Parents, Caregivers, and Professionals of School-Aged Children/Students.

Registration link:  https://tinyurl.com/vw44yc64

The Louisiana Parent Training and Information Center (LaPTIC) is a project of FHF of GNO and funded by a grant from the United States Department of Education.  Our mission is to empower and educate children and adults with disabilities and their families about resources, services, and supports to attend school, work, and thrive in their communities. It provides webinars and seminars on a variety of disability-related issues for both lay and professional audiences. We teach parents to become an advocate for their child. All services are provided FREE of charge.