Family Resource Center on Disabilities in collaboration with
the Will Grundy Center for Independent Living is offering a
a special education training series in Will County.
All Trainings will be held at
Will Grundy Center for Independent Living
2415 W Jefferson St #A, Joliet, IL 60435
Six Principles of IDEA REGISTER
Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 10:30AM-12:30PM
This training is an overview of IDEA (Individual with Disabilities Education Act), which is the law that protects the rights of children receiving special education services. Aspects covered include the evaluation process, the Individualized Education Program (IEP), the Least Restrictive Environment
(LRE), procedural safeguards.
Navigating the IEP Process REGISTER
Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 10:30AM-12:30PM
This training covers information on the rules and regulations related to creating the Individualized Education Program (IEP) for your child, and the importance of parental involvement throughout the process.
Transition to Post Secondary Education REGISTER
Saturday, September 24, 2016 at 10:30AM-12:30PM
This training discusses issues relating to transitioning from school to adult life/post-secondary education, identifying outcomes and developing goals as part of the IEP process. Parents and young adults will become knowledgeable of resources in their community in order to build linkages, and ensure a dignified life as a contributing citizen.
Register online at www.frcd.org or call Family Resource Center on
Disabilities at (312)939-3513.