411 Minnesota Street
St. Paul, MN 55101
In From Emotions to Advocacy training programs (one day, 6 hours),
parent advocate Pat Howey teaches you how to take an active role in managing your
child's special education, the gentle art of disagreeing, and how to maintain
healthy working relationships with the school.
to assess your child's strengths and needs
to prepare a Parent Report for the IEP team
to build healthy working relationships with school personnel
to document information that may prevent or resolve disputes
to participate as an equal member of your child's IEP team
are designed to meet the needs of parents, educators, health care providers, advocates
and attorneys who represent children with disabilities regarding special education.
The program is not disability specific.
1: Getting Started
Creating the Advocate's IEP, the Master Plan
the Paper Trail
and Strategies for the Advocate
Parent as Project Manager
101: Learning the Rules of the Game
to Success, Resolving Parent/School
Emergency, Crisis, Help
and Your Child's Disability
and Measurements 101
of IDEA - Findings, Purposes and Definitions
504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Child Left Behind
of Adverse Assumptions
the Paper Trail - Documenting and Writing Letters and using
the "Letter to a Stranger" Strategy
Meeting Strategies and Common Problems
it all together
to register online.
the printable registration form.
Your registration includes
morning coffee, lunch, along with Wrightslaw:
From Emotions to Advocacy, 2nd Edition ($19.95 retail value)
and a $5 parking voucher.
Refund Policy: All refunds will
be subject to a $25 cancellation fee and will be issued by check from
the Autism Society of MN. No cancellations accepted after November
Brasch by telephone at 651-647-1083 ext 15, or email.
programs often fill up early! Space is limited - don't miss out! Register today!
for directions from MapQuest.
vouchers will be provided.
Paul International Airport (MSP)
(7 miles to the conference location)
a list of local hotels click here.
Yellow Pages for Kids with Disabilities so people can get reliable
information and support.
The State Yellow
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tutors, support groups, grassroots organizations, advocates, attorneys and others
who help parents get services for their children.
If you provide a service,
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