IDEA and Discipline/ Behavioral Intervention Plan

Collage of diverse familiesIDEA and Discipline/ Behavioral Intervention Plan

This training will focus on the discipline process for children receiving special education services and their rights in regards to in-school suspensions, classroom removal, and expulsion.

This training will also explain the components of the Behavioral Intervention Plan (BIP), the purpose of the BIP, and steps to acquire one for your child if appropriate.

CANCELLED Special Education/IDEA -What Parents Need to Know

Collage of diverse familiesSpecial Education /IDEA: What Parents Need to Know

Does your child receive special education services or do you suspect your child may need special education services?  Do you find the special education process daunting and overwhelming?  This webinar will provide a brief overview of the Individuals with Disability Education Act and how it protects students’ who are receiving special education services rights.

Lunch and Learn Webinar: Procedural Safeguards: Protections Under IDEA Training

Collage of diverse families

 If your child is receiving special education, then Notice of Procedural Safeguards For Parents/Guardians of Students of With Disabilities is one of the most important documents you will receive this year because it spells out your rights and responsibilities in the special education system.  This training focuses on the components of the Notice of Procedural Safeguards For Parents/Guardians of Students of With Disabilities. These components will include:
  • Prior Written Notice
  • Consents
  • Dispute Resolution Options.

12th Annual Disability Pride Parade

Join Family Resource Center on Disabilities (FRCD) for a day of solidarity, awareness and celebration of disability pride.

WHEN:
Saturday, July 18, 2014
Parade: 11:00 am-12:30 pm
Post Parade Festivities: 12:30 pm

WHERE:
We will meet at the staging area at  401 S. Plymouth Court at 10:15 a.m. Post parade festivities will begin 12:30 p.m. at Daley Plaza at Washington and Dearborn.

There is much to celebrate at this year’s Disability Pride Parade.  The Americans with Disabilities Act turns 25.  The former (retired) senator of Iowa, Senator Thomas Harkin (D), who has been an advocate and a champion of disability rights throughout his service as senator is this year’s Grand Marshall.

The overall mission of the Disability Pride Parade is to change the way people think about and define “Disability”. Now is the time to promote the belief in society that Disability is a natural and beautiful part of human diversity in which people living with Disabilities can take pride.

Contact FRCD at 312-939-3513 or email paula.wills@frcd.org or contact George Terzakis  at 312-852-2900 or gterzakis@gmail.com.

REGISTER:
There is no registration fee, but we ask that you register to march with FRCD.

Reauthorization of IDEA: What Parents Needs to Know Part 1

Family posing for for photoThe Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) mandates the services children with disabilities receive from the school system. IDEA will be reauthorized soon; it is critical that parents voice their concerns to legislators so students with disabilities can receive better services. In this webinar, participants will learn how an IDEA reauthorization works as well as what changes can be made in a reauthorization.

You will be contacted via email once you have registered.