PARENTS & KINDERGARTEN TEACHERS PARTICIPANTS NEEDED FOR FOCUS GROUPS

PARENTS & KINDERGARTEN TEACHERS PARTICIPANTS NEEDED FOR FOCUS GROUPSPlease consider participating if you are either:

A parent of a child with a disability

o who receives special education services and has an IEP,

o who has transitioned to kindergarten in the past year,

o and who speaks English as a primary home language.

A kindergarten teacher

o who teaches in a general education classroom,

o who has at least four years of experience teaching kindergarten,

o and who has at least one student with an IEP in his/her classroom this year?

We value your feedback! Information from 90-120 minute focus groups will be used to develop or influence future professional development programming, interventions, and policy related to kindergarten transition practices.

Participants will receive a $40 Amazon gift card for their participation.

Interested in participating? 

https://goo.gl/forms/m04MInkAyDIhhXMd2

Questions? Email Michelle Sands at: msands@illinois.edu

Accessibility and Public Space Focus Group

Family Resource Center on DisabilitiesIllinois Humanities

 

 

 

 

Accessibility and Public Space Focus Group
Saturday, April 13, 2019 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Family Resource Center on Disabilities 11 E. Adams St., Suite 1002 ,Chicago, IL 60603

Are you a parent or person with a disability? Or do you have experiences trying to access community spaces or programs for people with disabilities? If yes to either question, then we want to hear from you? Family Resource Center on Disabilities is hosting a focus group to discuss accessibility in public spaces, recreation, and the humanities. Registered participants will receive a:

• $30 gift card

• A chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card

• FRCD swag

Refreshments will be served.

This focus group will be recorded

To RSVP visit: https://frcd.org/discussion/or contact Paula Wills at 312-953-6960 or Albert Riley at 312-550-8925. You can also email Albert.a.riley@gmail.com

**“This program is made possible in part by a grant from Illinois Humanities, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Illinois General Assembly.”

Entrenamiento sobre los Derechos de Educación Especial para Padres.

La Rabida Logo

Presentado por el Centro de Recursos para Familias Discapacitadas
Miércoles, 10 de abril, 2019 de 9am a 11:30 am

El Centro de Recursos para Familias con Discapacidades provee a padres con hijos discapacitados información, entrenamiento y asistencia necesaria para sobresalir.

Presentadores:
Zoubida Pash – Advocador para Padres Bilingües/Centro de Apoyo y Recursos Familiares y madre de un hijo con necesidades especiales.
Que Esperar: Este taller cubrirá lo más básico del proceso en Programas Educativos Individualizados (IEP), leyes federales y como auxiliar a sus hijos.

Objetivos:
 Entender el procedimiento de los IEP
 Familiarizarse con las leyes de educación especial
 Aprender como preparase para una junta de IEP
 Como escribir metas efectivas para un IEP
 Revisar acomodos especiales y modificaciones
 Aprender que hacer cuando no está de acuerdo con el equipo que escribe el IEP
 Sobrepasar un IEP vs. Un Plan 504

Donde:
La Rabida Children’s Hospital
6501 South Promontory Drive
Chicago, IL 60649
CUPO LIMITADO
Reserve antes del 9 de abril, 2019 hablando con Pam Northrop at 773-256-5957
pnorthrop@larabida.org . Favor de dejar mensaje con su nombre y número telefónico.
Habrá un pequeño desayuno
Habrá actividades para ocupar a los niños más pequeños.

Workshop on Special Education Rights for Parents Presented by the Family Resource Center on Disabilities

La Rabida LogoWorkshop on Special Education Rights for Parents

Presented by the Family Resource Center on Disabilities
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 9am – 11:30am

The Family Resource Center on Disabilities provides parents of children with disabilities with
the information, training, and assistance they need to succeed.
Presenter:
Zoubida Pasha – the Bilingual Parent Advocate/Support in the Family Resource Center on Disabilities and parent of a child with special needs.
What to Expect: This workshop will cover the basics of the Individualized Education Program (IEP) process, federal laws, and how to advocate for your child.
Objectives:
 Understand the IEP process
 Become familiar with Special Education laws
 Learn how to prepare for an IEP meeting
 How to write effective IEP goals
 Review special accommodations and modifications
 Learn what to do when you do not agree with the IEP Team
 Overview of IEP vs. 504 Plan

Where:
La Rabida Children’s Hospital
6501 South Promontory Drive
Chicago, IL 60649
SEATING IS LIMITED
RSVP by April 9, 2019 to Pam Northrop at 773-256-5957 or pnorthrop@larabida.org.
If your call goes into voicemail please leave your name and phone number.
A light breakfast will be served to attendees.

Activities will be provided to keep children occupied.

Spring Fling Flyer 20192019 Chicagoland Autism Connection “Spring Fling” For Autism Awareness & Acceptance Resource Fair

Spring Fling Flyer 20192019 Chicagoland Autism Connection “Spring Fling” For Autism Awareness & Acceptance Resource Fair

FREE FOR PARENTS & OTHER FAMILY MEMBERS!! YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS IT!!

Date And Time: Sat, April 6, 2019, 8:30 AM – 1:30 PM CDT

William J. Bogan Computer Technical High School

3939 West 79th Street

Chicago, IL 60652

REGISTER

Low-Cost CPDU/CEU credits for educators and professionals (therapists, social workers, paraprofessionals, etc.)

Join us for the 2019 Spring Fling for Autism Awareness & Acceptance Resource Fair on Saturday, April 6, 2019, at Bogan High School. The Spring Fling Resource Fair provides valuable information for parents/caregivers, educators, siblings, self-advocates and other relatives and supporters of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. This Resource Fair supports professionals and increases public awareness and acceptance. This is the primary focus of our mission.

WE HOPE YOU CAN JOIN US! For more information, contact us at: 708-296-9712 or email us at: kevans@chicagoautism.org

Some highlights of our event include

  • PUNS Sign-Up- Sign up for the state database at the event

  • Yoga Class

  • Bullying Intervention Class

  • Low-Cost CEUs

  • Father’s Panel Discussion

  • Self Advocate Panel Discussion

We would like to thank our partner Easter Seals for sponsoring the continuing education credits (CEUs).

Exhibitors- Please contact us via email at: kevans@chicagoautism.org for forms to present at our resource fair.

Visit our website at:www.chicagoautism.org for more information or contact us at: 708-296-9712.

We are also proud to partner with our lunch and program sponsor access to financial management services.

Family Focus En colaboración con Family Resource Center on Disabilities OFRECERAN ENTRENAMIENTO

Entrenamiento FRCD -Family Focus abril y mayo 2019Family Focus En colaboración con
Family Resource Center on Disabilities
OFRECERAN ENTRENAMIENTO

Jueves 11, Abril 2019 de 10:30 am a 11:30 am
Intervención Temprana / Transición a la escuela y Discapacidad

Jueves 02, Mayo 2019 de 10:30 am a 11:30 am
IEP-Plan De Educación Especial / Plan 504 Para Niños y Adolescentes
con Condiciones Medicas

Jueves 23 de Mayo 2019 de 10:30 am a 11:30 am
FBA / BIP
Aprenderá el proceso para solicitar evaluación de comportamiento funcional
y un plan de comportamiento

Lugar:
4878 W Armitage Ave, Chicago 60639

Pueden participar: Toda persona que tenga el interés de aprender
Para más información llamar o texto al: 312-375-8136 o enviar email a: maría.castillo@frcd.org

Lugar:

4878 W Armitage Ave, Chicago 60639

 

Pueden participar: Toda persona que tenga el interés de aprender

Para más información llamar o texto al: 312-375-8136 o enviar email a: maría.castillo@frcd.org

TRANSICIÓN Y DISCAPACIDAD

TRANSICION ENTRENAMIENTO FRCD, LQPV DRS, abril 06 y 20 Mayo 04 y 18 de 2019Lo Que Puede Venir En colaboración con:Family Resource Center on Disabilities
LE INVITAMOS A ENTRENAMIENTO
SOLAMENTE EN ESPAÑOL

Cuando: En: sábados
Abril, 06 y 20 / Mayo, 04 y 18
9am – 1 pm

Lugar: 1151 S Wood St, Chicago, Il. 60612

Para Más Información y registración enviar correo electrónico loquepuedevenir@gmail.com
o enviar texto al # tel 708-477-9519 con su nombre completo
TRANSICIÓN Y DISCAPACIDAD
-TRANSICIÓN ESCOLAR ( IEP / PLAN DE TRANSICIÓN)
-DACA Y DISCAPCIDAD
-GUARDIAN-SHIP (TUTELA)
-FIDEICOMISO / ABLE
-TRANSICIÓN A LA VIDA ADULTA
-ENTREANAMEINTO EMPLEO /VOCASIONAL
-DERECHOS Y RECURSOS

REPRESENTANTE DE LOS SERVICIOS DE REHABILITACIÓN ESTARÁ PRESENTE PARA DARLE INFORMACIÓN DE LOS SERVICIOS DE TRANSICIÓN

SE HABLARÁ DE:
Como prepararse para la Transición escolar de su hijo después de los 14 años en adelante hasta la vida adulta
¿QUÉ PASA DESPUES DE LA GRADUACIÓN?
Cuales son los pasos y recursos a su alcance, disponibles y elegibilidad
Que son los beneficios y como protegerlos
Como ahorrar dinero para el elegio y cubrir las necesidades el futuro

Traiga sus preguntas para
Exponerlas, que dudas tiene y preocupaciones
Los candidatos para este entrenamiento son:
Padres Con hijos de 14 años en adelante y estudiantes jóvenes adultos mayores de edad, cuidadores o personas que trabajan con ellos.
INCLUYEN TODAS LAS DISCAPACIDADES.

Servicios para personas con discapacidad

Servicios para personas con discapacidadFORO INFORMATIVO

Servicios para personas con discapacidad

En español

 Viernes 12, Abril 2019 de 11:00am to 2:00pm

Presentado En: Disability Resource Center

77 129th Infantry Drive

Joliet Illinois 60435

La información sobre recursos y servicios será provista y presentada por varias agencias en colaboración: 

Disability Resource Center

The Arc of Illinois

Family Resource Center on Disabilities

Lo Que Puede Venir

Se servirán refrescos. Cuidado de niños NO está disponible

Traiga sus preguntas e inquietudes y únase a nosotros en este foro abierto Para usted su familia y su comunidad

 

Registrarse antes con un Texto al 708 477 9519 o email:  loquepuedevenir@gmail.com

Chicagoland People of Color Coalition & UIC Institute on Disability & Human Development

UIC Institute on Disability & Human Development Training on Disability Acceptance in Communities of Color
Friday, March 29th, 2019 from 1-4pm
IDHD Auditorium (1st Floor)
1640 W Roosevelt Rd, Chicago, IL

Co-sponsored by UIC’s Institute on Disability and Human Development and Chicagoland Disabled People of Color Coalition, this training encourages people in communities of color to promote disability acceptance in their occupations and businesses, as well as inclusion of disabled people in community endeavors.

There will be two portions of the training. The first half will consist of a presentation by Master of Science candidate and autistic self-advocate Timotheus “T.J.” Gordon, Jr. on promoting disability acceptance and inclusion in marginalized communities. In the second
half, a panel of disabled activists in communities of color in Chicago will speak on ways that people could include more disabled people of color in schools, places of worship, businesses, etc.

Beverages and light snacks will be provided. CART and wheelchair accessible bathrooms will be available. Also, refrain from wearing any scented products in order to make the event accessible to all.

If you would like to request any additional accommodations for the event, e-mail Chicagoland DPOCC at chicagolanddpocc@gmail.com by no later than March 22nd. Please RSVP at http://tinyurl.com/datcc429

IDEA and Disciplina

PECSSpanish copy of IDEA and Discipline APRIL 10, 2019 Vodak LibraryTaller Sobre los derechos acordando de la ley incluido en IDEA acerca de disciplina de niños que tienen un Plan de Educación Individual EN SOLAMENTE ESPAÑOL

***Consultas programadas individuales seguirá el taller VODAK EAST SIDE LIBRARY

APRIL 10, 2019 PRESENTADOR: CENTRO DE RECURSOS FAMILIARES SOBRE DISCAPACIDADES 12:30- 2:30PM: SESIÓN INFORMATIVA 2:30- 5PM: CONSULTAS INDIVIDUALES Y PRIVADAS (CADA 30 MINUTOS)

*** Debe llamar o enviar un mensaje de texto a Roxy Cortes al 773-557-8729 si planea asistir al taller o consultas individuales. Si viene para una consulta individual, es importante tener una copia del IEP actual.