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September 29, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:45 pm

Tuesday, September 29 – Thursday, October 1, 2020, Two Sessions Each Night
Session 1 6:30-7:30pm
Session 2 7:45-8:45pm
Virtual Event
The HCPSS Department of Special Education invites you to attend the Empowering Parents as Partners Conference. This year’s conference will be held virtually and the session PowerPoints posted online for later viewing. This conference will benefit both seasoned parents and those new to special education to help them advocate for their children, and be active and informed members of the IEP team. Presenters from the HCPSS and community advocacy organizations will lead sessions. Parents will leave sessions with tools to support success and reduce stress during virtual learning. Session include:
· I Really Don’t Want To: Structures and Routines to Get Your Elementary Student Virtually Engaged
· Canvas Basics
· Tools to Support Virtual Learning
· The IEP Process During Virtual Learning: What You Need to Know
· IEP Meetings During COVID, Just Keep Swimming
· Positive Behavior Supports in the Virtual Setting
· Using Read&Write to Support Reading and Writing
· Ideas for Using AAC to Self-Advocate and Stay Connected at Home and Remotely
· Supporting Social-Emotional Needs During Virtual Learning
· Helping Your Child Communicate Using Augmentative and Alternative Boards and Devices
· Talking About Teens: Practical Strategies for Developing Communication Skills in the Teenage Years
· The Home Perspective: Creating A Positive Learning Environment for Diverse Learners at Home
· Pear Deck – A How to Guide for You and Your Child
· Considerations and Strategies for Supporting Your Child with Learning Differences and Dyslexia with Virtual/Home Learning
· Positive Behavior Supports for the Home Setting
· Data Collection and Student Progress in a Virtual World
· Special Olympics Young Athletes Program
· Supporting Families at Home with Positive Behavior Supports
· Keep on Moving in the Virtual World
· Preparing for the Day When the Bus Stops Coming
Please register online at http://hcpssne.ws/empower.  Registrants will be emailed all the session descriptions and links to choose from. The first 250 people will be admitted to each session. The deadline to register is Monday, September 28 at 5:00pm. For questions, please email FSRC@hcpss.org. This event is part of the ongoing Parent Empowerment Series sponsored by the HCPSS Department of Special Education. We look forward to collaborating with you!


September 29, 2020
6:30 pm - 8:45 pm
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