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Now available - 2013 Creative Kids Cards
The cards are a standard 4 ½ x 6 ¼ note card size, and include 8 cards per box with accompanying envelopes. All proceeds from the sale of the cards benefit PACER programs. Order your set today.
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In The News
Star Tribune - Jay Leno going the extra mile for PACER
“Tonight Show” host Jay Leno is looking like one of the easier, more industrious of the PACER Center’s annual gala headliners.
Paula Goldberg, exec director of the center which helps children with disabilities, told me she called Leno’s assistant to ask a question and was told: Here, talk to Jay.
“He wants two bottles of water in the dressing room” for the Saturday event at the Minneapolis Convention Center, said Goldberg.
Center on Online Learning and Students with Disabilities Update
Since online learning is a young field, there exists relatively little aggregate data about student enrollment and demographics, especially regarding students with disabilities. One would expect that this dearth of data would drive efforts on the part of states to gather enrollment data. A recent national survey by the Center on Online Learning and Students with Disabilities (COLSD) showed that this has not begun in earnest yet. COLSD found that surprisingly few states gather enrollment information for online learners. More
Categories / Programs
Upcoming Workshops - Register for a Workshop
Planning for the Future: Guardianship, Conservatorship, and Other OptionsDate: Tuesday, May 28, 2013 - 6:30-8:30pmLocation: PACER Center
Assistive Technology for the Blind and for People with Low VisionDate: Monday, June 10, 2013 - 6:00pm-8:00pmLocation: PACER Center - also availible via online streaming
Do-It-Yourself Assistive Technology for Early Childhood and Elementary Aged ChildrenDate: Monday, June 17, 2013 - 6:30pm-8:30pmLocation: PACER Center
Families Are Important: Understanding the Early Intervention Process in MinnesotaDate: Tuesday, June 18, 2013 - 6:30pm-8:30pmLocation: PACER Center
Ready, AIM, Go: A Hands on Experience Learning About Reading AccessibilityDate: Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 6:30pm-8:30pmLocation: PACER Center