New Louisiana parenting seminars available – ‘Navigating the IEP’

Published 10:53 am Sunday, September 26, 2021

Harahan Families Helping Families of Greater New Orleans (FHF of GNO), the Louisiana Parent Training & Information Center (LaPTIC) is presenting a new series of virtual seminars called, “Navigating the IEP.” It is in four parts and will be offered on different days of the week and at various times of day to hopefully accommodate busy schedules. Each part of the series goes in-depth into different sections of the IEP, allowing parents to gain a better understanding of the document and how it can help their child achieve their greatest success in school. And as always, our training is FREE for parents and professionals to attend!

The series schedule for October is as follows:

Navigating the IEP: Part 1 – Join us for this new interactive training as we navigate the different sections of the IEP.  In Part 1 of our 4 Part Series, we will cover the requirements of notification to the parent for an IEP meeting, IEP team members, IEP exceptionalities, General Student Information and Special Factors to be considered for a child with a disability.

Date: Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Time: 12 pm – 1 pm

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

Registration link: https://tinyurl.com/3d4fe7ff

Navigating the IEP: Part 2 – Join us for this new interactive training as we navigate the different sections of the IEP.  In Part 2 of our 4 Part Series, we will focus on the instructional plan, which includes the present levels of performance and challenging academic and functional goals for a student with a disability.  These will be followed by Accommodations.

Date: Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Time: 12 pm – 1 pm

Co-Host:  Bayou Land FHF

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

Registration link: https://tinyurl.com/xxp4makm

 Navigating the IEP: Part 3 – Join us for this new interactive training as we navigate the different sections of the IEP.  In Part 3 of our 4 Part Series, we will discuss the Program/ Services and Placement/ Consent Sections of the IEP.

Date: Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Time: 11 am – 12 pm

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

Registration link: https://tinyurl.com/7s3hunsh

 

Navigating the IEP: Part 4 – Join us for this new interactive training as we navigate the different sections of the IEP.  In Part 4 of our 4 Part Series, we will cover the transition sections of the IEP.

Date: Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Time: 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

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

Registration link: https://tinyurl.com/25e9t33a

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.

For more information, call Bebe Bode at 504.888.9111.