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Workshops and Live Stream Events

May 2024

  • Think it, dream it, do it: Post-high school options for students with IDD* : Continuing educational opportunities

    Date: Tuesday, May 21, 2024 — 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM CT
    Location: Online Web Streaming
    In session two of this workshop series, learn about national higher education resources and opportunities that are continuing to expand in Minnesota. Presented with Dan Habib from Think College, Mary Hauff with the Minnesota Inclusive Higher Education Consortium, Dawn Allen, Director of Bethel Build, and a panel of young adults and their families.
  • Creating a crisis plan for youth with mental health needs

    Date: Wednesday, May 22, 2024 — 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CT
    Location: Online Web Streaming
    This workshop will provide an opportunity to work through an example crisis plan and provide suggestions on how a crisis plan can be used for positive support at home or in school, and with 504Plans and IEPs.
  • Augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) app series : Text-based AAC Apps

    Date: Wednesday, May 29, 2024 — 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM CT
    Location: Online Web Streaming
    This workshop will explore a sampling of text-based augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) apps for Apple and Android devices to help individuals with communication needs and strong literacy skills communicate more efficiently.

June 2024

  • Working towards positive educational outcomes: Mental health and special education

    Date: Wednesday, June 12, 2024 — 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CT
    Location: Online Web Streaming
    This introductory workshop will provide parents and others with information to help them understand the special education process, how to prepare for a positive Individualized Education Program (IEP) team approach to support their child’s mental health needs, and how to navigate IEP team disagreements.
  • Tech for Teens Club : 3D printing basics

    Date: Saturday, June 15, 2024 — 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM CT
    Learn how to create a 3D model using Tinkercad online software and about what resources are available for printing your own 3D models.