Skills for Effective Parent Advocacy – Wayne County

WEDNESDAY JANUARY 22, 2020 5:30PM – 7:30PM Sign-in opens at 5:00pm

Light snacks will be served.

WAYNE RESA

33500 Van Born Road, Room 250A, Wayne MI 48184

This workshop explores skills parents can use to become more effective advocates for their child with a disability. • Understand your child’s disability • Know your school district • Know your rights and responsibilities • Clear and effective communication • Understanding the special education process • Know the dispute resolution process

Who should attend? Families with a child with disabilities or learning challenges, school staff, other community members

RSVP with Khalilah Montgomery by January 15, 2020 313-605-8224 or montgomery@michiganallianceforfamilies.org

Register online www.michiganallianceforfamilies.org/rsvp

Please note: To be good stewards of our funding resources, we need a minimum number of participants registered by the registration deadline for the presentation to be held. If it is after the deadline and you haven’t registered, please call or email to check the status of the event. If you require accommodations or materials in an alternative format, please let us know one week before the workshop

PDF:  https://www.michiganallianceforfamilies.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Skills-2020-01-22-Wayne.pdf

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2020 Navigating Autism Today Conference All Counties, held in Wayne

Autism heroes from around Michigan will gather to discuss, connect and learn through participation in breakout sessions, panel discussions and interaction with a diverse mix of autism focused exhibitors.

Parents and Caregivers:  Free

Professional Fee:  $50 registration

https://autismallianceofmichigan.org/event/2020-navigating-autism-today-conference/

Wayne County Community College

W9555 Haggerty Road
Belleville, MI 48111

 

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