Advocating for Your Childs Needs
Perkins and the Ohio Center for Deafblind Education present: Advocating for Your Child's Needs: What Do You Need to Know? with Diana Autin, Esq., the Executive Co- Director of the Statewide Parent Advocacy Network (SPAN), New Jersey's Parent Training and Information Center. In this webcast, Diana presents the companion guides that were developed by NJ SPAN based on the Deafblindness: Educational Service Guidelines. These companion guides include fact sheets, mini-guides and an IEP Meeting Checklist. These materials provide a framework to support the development of meaningful, appropriate programming for students with deafblindness.
The webcast chapters are: 1. Introduction 2. Evaluation: Classification and Access to Appropriate Resources 3. Preparing for the Individual Education Program Meeting 4. Social and Emotional Development and the IEP 5. The Importance of Early Planning for Transition.