PLAAFP – Berrien County

Webinar and facilitated discussion with Jackie Van Horn

JANUARY 29, 2020 9:00AM – 10:00AM Sign-in opens at 8:30AM


This is a fragrance-free environment. Please do not wear perfume, cologne or other scented products to this event.

This in person event will develop an understanding of The Present Level of Academic Achievement and Functional Performance (PLAAFP) Statement. Understand that IEPs cover access to and participation in: • The General Education Curriculum • Extra-curricular activities • Non-academic activities Understand the IEP: Overview, Focus on PLAAFP • Written to ensure success • Sources of data Understand the 4 components/cornerstones of a well written PLAAFP.

There will also be time for networking with other parents.
Who should attend? Families with a child with disabilities or learning challenges, school staff, other community members.


Disability Network Southwest Michigan

Disability Network Southwest Michigan provides advocacy, education, peer support, information and referral, transition and independent living services to individuals with disabilities. Offices in Kalamazoo and St. Joseph.

Serious Emotional Disturbances Waiver (SEDW)

The Children's Serious Emotional Disturbances Waiver (SEDW) provides services that are enhancements or additions to Medicaid State Plan coverage for children through age 20 with SED. The SEDW is a fee-for-service program administered by the Community Mental Health Services Programs (CMHSP) in some Michigan counties. All eligibility requirements and coverage areas are listed on the site.

Wings of Mercy of West Michigan

Wings of Mercy is a volunteer pilot organization that assists patients in need of transportation to distant medical facilities.

Intercare Community Health Network

Since 1972 InterCare has been providing quality medical and dental care to patients who otherwise might not have a place to go. Focusing on the medically underserved, including our area's migrant population, InterCare provides affordable, accessible care. No matter who you are, where you live, what you earn, or if you have insurance or not, InterCare welcomes you.