Please join us for our Down syndrome Outreach Parent Support Meeting Tuesday, September 19th from 5:30-7pm. Our meeting topic will be Behaviors.
Please call or email us by September 8th if you would like free, onsite care for your family member.
You are welcome to join us for our Parent Coalition “Ask the Advocate” Workshop on Saturday, September 30th from 10am-2pm. We will be offering an Advanced Helping Parent Training. The topic is IEP Parent Partners Program.
Please join us for our Parent Support Meeting on Monday September 11th from 7-8:30pm. We will be having talking about schools and having a Q & A with Educational Advocates. Call or email by September 8th for free on-site childcare.
Hosted by The Arc with Parent to Parent
Saturday, October 22nd, 2016, 10am-2pm
The Arc of Whatcom County
2602 McLeod Road, Bellingham
This training is designed for parents who want to learn more about how to effectively advocate within the school system for their child or to assist another family. We will cover: how to be an advocate, how schools work, IEP & IDEA basics, communication, and resolving conflict. School District Special Education staff will be invited for part of the training to give their perspective on effective strategies. You will also be able to create an “All About Me” book for your child’s teacher. You do not need to have previously attended a helping parent training in order to attend this workshop.
Please RSVP by October 18th: (360) 715-0170, ext. 303, email@example.com. Limited supervised care for family members is available on a first-come, first-served basis with RSVP by October 18th.
Did you miss the workshop?
Below are the resources that were provided:
We also discussed ways to create an “All About Me” book to share critical information about your child with your child’s teacher. Some examples are below: