Champions for Children with Disabilities
In the event of inclement weather, PACER Center may cancel workshops. If you are registered for a workshop, we will contact you about cancellations. Also, please check this site the day of the workshop for a possible cancellation due to weather problems.
Filters: clear filters / view allOnline Streaming Available 'Appy Hour' Life Planning for People with Disabilities Special Events Tech for Teens Club Technology for Girls View Archived Live Stream Events
Challenging Behaviors and the Transition IEP: Making a Plan for High School and BeyondDate: Thursday, March 23, 2017 — 6:30 PM - 8:30 PMThis workshop provides information for parents of youth with challenging behaviors on creating a successful plan for graduation and beyond.
Assistive Technology for STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) in Early ChildhoodDate: Thursday, March 30, 2017 — 6:30 PM - 8:00 PMThis workshop provides background information about STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) in early childhood settings, and information about how assistive technology can play a role in designing inclusive learning activities.
Get a Seat at the Table: Learn How to Participate in the Decision-Making ProcessDate: Saturday, April 01, 2017 — 9:00 AM - 12:00 PMA stakeholder is a person who has an interest in something, and is impacted by or cares about how it turns out. This workshop helps prepare parents of young children up to age five to participate on stakeholder groups in their school district, or at the county, regional or state level. Participants will learn about opportunities for involvement, discuss the types of data used to make decisions, and review the skills needed to participate.
Everything You Need to Learn Before Your Child Turns ThreeDate: Thursday, April 06, 2017 — 6:30 PM - 8:30 PMThis workshop helps families understand the transition process from Part C Early Intervention Services to Part B Preschool Services. Topics include transition requirements, Least Restrictive Environment (LRE), inclusion, and Individualized Education Program (IEP) goals and objectives. Parents will also learn how to actively participate in the transition process.
'Appy Hour' : Apps for Pre-Academic SkillsDate: Monday, April 17, 2017 — 11:00 AM - 12:00 PMStaff from the Simon Technology Center explore the latest apps that support the development of fine motor skills, literacy, math skills, and more for young children. Tell us about your favorite app at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll demonstrate it during the event.
Finding and Funding Assistive Technology for Young ChildrenDate: Wednesday, May 10, 2017 — 6:30 PM - 8:00 PMAssistive technology (AT) can be a powerful tool for young children with disabilities. This workshop discusses a variety of ways to acquire, fund, and reuse AT.
Apps That Support Reading and Writing for Teens and Young AdultsDate: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 — 6:30 PM - 8:00 PMWorkshop participants will discover the most versatile and effective reading and writing apps for teens. Apps for both Apple and Android devices will be demonstrated, discussed, and compared to show the many ways mobile apps can support struggling readers and writers. This workshop is designed for students in middle school and up, their parents, and educators.