Understanding Your Rights and Recognizing Red Flags (free) Hosted by Matt Cohen & Associates:

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Understanding Your Rights and Recognizing Red Flags (free) Hosted by Matt Cohen & Associates: 

Date: September 28,

Time: 12:00 – 1:30 PM

For parents new to special education  and for those looking for a refresher on the many moving parts of special education law and IEPs.

Join Matt Cohen & Associates for an overview of the Individualized Education Program (IEP) process and learn about your student’s right to special education services.

· Find out how to get services for your student
· Learn how IEPs work section-by-section
· Make a plan for your next meeting with the

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/tZEqcOmgqTsvGNQePz0E0QAYbxtGjOyYWH15/success?user_id=p_FZ4ob_RKuFVJ4U4BqNRw&timezone_id=America%2FChicago

In Collaboration with RCADD: Special Education Rights Overview Webinar


Special Education Rights Overview Webinar

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:
Evaluation process
Individualized Education Program (IEP),
Least Restrictive Environment (LRE),
Procedural Safeguards.


Volunteer Advocacy Training Program

Volunteer Advocacy Training Program Presented By Family Resource Center on Disabilities

Are you a parent of a child with a disability or a community member interested in helping families?  The Volunteer Advocacy Training Program is a training program to help you navigate the special education process.


  • Willing to attend all 5 sessions
  • Willing to complete pre and post survey.
  • Willing to complete homework assignments prior to class.
  • Possess a passion for helping families of children with disabilities.

Training will cover:

  • The Individuals with Disabilities
  • Education Act (IDEA)
  • State law (Part 226)
  • The Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
  • Section 504
  • Advocacy

All training and materials are free.The Volunteer Advocacy Training Program is five sessions long and is limited to 15 committed participants. Homework is required and must be completed prior to each session 2015 from 10:00am to 2:00pm (CST).

The dates are:
October 3rd, October 10th, October 17th, October 24th, October 31st .

For more information contact Paula Wills at 
paula.wills@frcd.org or call 312-939-3513.
 Space is limited 

For more information about FRCD resources, support and publications, please contact the Family Resource Center on Disabilities at (312) 939-3513 visit us online at www.frcd.org and email us at info@frcd.org.

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