The Future Starts Now: Preparing for Secondary Transition in Middle School with Parent to Parent

2023-06-12T16:12:16-04:00Tags: , , |

June 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Do you envision middle school as a launching point for secondary transition and adult life? Register today to participate in a virtual training where participants will learn about activities and strategies that support students to transition from elementary to middle school and from middle school to high school. This

Understanding the Family Network on Disabilities (FND) hosted by UMCARD

2023-04-03T12:52:04-04:00Tags: , |

This presentation will inform participants of all of the FND programs offering help and information to families of students with disabilities and the professionals that serve them. You must register through Eventbrite to get the Zoom link For questions, contact Cecilia Alvarez-Tabio at  

IDEA & IEP Seminar with Parent to Parent

2023-03-27T12:47:30-04:00Tags: , , , , |

April 15 @ 9:45 am - 2:00 pm Becoming a stronger advocate for your child starts by understanding special education law. Learn about the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) which is designed to protect the rights of students with disabilities and is supported by the Individualized Education Plan (IEP) to ensure students receive special education services

GiGi’s Educator Symposium Educate. Inspire. Believe. Teaching Strategies for Individuals with Down Syndrome

2023-02-15T13:56:28-05:00Tags: , , |

GiGi’s Playhouse is the ONLY international network of Down Syndrome Achievement Centers created to provide FREE, life-changing therapeutic and educational programs for all ages of development and for the unique needs of individuals with Down syndrome.    Join a team of experienced educators and therapists from across the GiGi’s Playhouse Network to learn how to teach

The Impact of Stress on Learning, Emotions and Behavior in Kids with Dyslexia, ADHD and other special needs. What do we know; What to DO with Dr. Jerome Schultz

2022-08-29T14:14:53-04:00Tags: , , , |

Because of their neurocognitive and emotional vulnerabilities, children and adolescents with Learning Disabilities and/or ADHD are particularly at risk for stress-related disorders and reactions. Neuroscience explains the problem and gives us the knowledge we need to turn this situation around. Dr. Schultz will present research, clinical observations, case studies and anecdotal evidence to explain why

IEP workshop in person with Parent to Parent

2022-07-19T13:53:48-04:00Tags: , |

IEP Workgroup – In person August 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Free In person IEP workgroups! This interactive workgroup will help you: Prepare for your child’s next IEP meeting Develop an Action plan that identifies your child’s educational needs Advocate for the right support and services Build capacity and understanding of your child’s IEP Current

Complex Disabilities – Using Technology to Promote Engagement and Success in Learning Activities, Beit Issie Shapiro & FIU Embrace

2021-04-29T15:01:37-04:00Tags: , , |

Technology for Children with Complex Disabilities *This presentation is in English* About this Event *This presentation is in English* Due to the availability of technological tools today, we have more resources to encourage engagement in learning for children with and without disabilities. In this lecture we will hear about specific apps and software that we

Introducing IssieApps for Communication, Education and Play Beit Issie Shapiro & FIU Embrace

2021-04-29T14:13:37-04:00Tags: , , |

Introducing IssieApps for Communication, Education and Play *This presentation is in English* About this Event *This presentation is in English* Connecting health professionals and educators that work with people with disabilities, with developers from the world of hi-tech creates amazing opportunities. The Beit Issie Shapiro Technology Center has developed a series of apps: “IssieApps”, suitable

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