Programs & Resources

Ages & Stages 2022-2023 Webinar Series Recordings

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Evaluations and Eligibility with April Rehrig

Evaluations and Eligibility with April Rehrig

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What you’ll learn:
- When to ask for an assessment
- Why school-based evals are key
- How to read your report like a pro
- What does a comprehensive evaluation look like

About the Presenter:
April is a cross-trained special education advocate and school psychologist who teaches positive communication strategies for special education assessment and IEP development. April founded Rise Educational Advocacy to simplify the IEP process. Her online coursework and ready-to-use toolkits support neurodiverse children and adult students K12 and beyond.

Supporting Self-Determination Development with Kate Doyle and Dr. Christina R. Carnahan 

Supporting Self-Determination Development with Kate Doyle and Dr. Christina R. Carnahan 

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Within the field of disability, Wehmeyer defined self-determination as, “acting as the primary causal agent in one’s life and making choices and decisions regarding one’s quality of life free from undue external influence or interference.”
In this webinar:
a) we will define self-determination in the context of a school and home setting;
b) discuss strategies to create and teach self-determination for individuals with disabilities; and
c) reflect on opportunities to embed more self-determination instruction and opportunities in the classroom and home.

Effective Communication at the IEP Table & Beyond with Ashley Barlow

Effective Communication at the IEP Table & Beyond with Ashley Barlow

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Participants will learn:
- At least THREE communication strategies you can implement NOW
- Advocacy tips to use with your IEP team
- Negotiation strategies to help your communication make an impact
- How to bridge the gap between home, school, and the community
- What kind of information to share with your IEP team
- When to communicate to make the best impact