Fairview School District
7460 Mccray Road
Fairview, PA 16415
Blasco Library, Hirt Auditorium
Monday, May 13, 2013
4:00-4:30 (Visitor Information Tables)
4:30-6:00 (Parent Education/Panel Discussion)
This is a great resource for parents and students!
You can download the tool kit at http://www.autismspeaks.org/sites/default/files/docs/employment_tool_kit.pdf
July 29 - August 1, 2013
The Penn Stater Conference Center and Hotel, State College, PA
Click here for more information.
Thursday, April 11
6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
This free presentation, hosted by the Achievement Center & Autism Society NWPA, will focus on providing parents with an overview of recent changes in public policy, funding sources, and how they will impact the role of parents in gaining and maintaining services for their child diagnosed with ASD.
LOCATION: Unitarian Universalist Church - 7180 Perry Hwy Erie
Camp EMS is a week long experience for teens ages 14-17 to explore the exciting career options available in Emergency Medical Services. Your generation faces immense challenges dealing with the aging Baby Boomer generation. The healthcare field is expected to grow exponentially to accommodate the largest group of older Americans in our nation’s history. Camp EMS offers the opportunity to learn about the many healthcare career paths available when you become an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or Paramedic. Click for more info.
DOES YOUR CHILD HAVE AN IEP?
If so, then we cordially invite you to attend the:
Local Right to Education Task Force
Thursday, May 9, 2013, 10 AM
Northwest Tri-County Intermediate Unit
252 Waterford Street, Edinboro, PA
The Local Right to Education Task Force is made up of parents, professionals, and citizen advocates dedicated to the education of all school aged children who receive special education services. The Local Task Force (LTF) is available to assist and support students with disabilities and their families.
Please come and hear what we are about!
Gloria McDonald, Chair
The Pennsylvania Department of Education, Bureau of Special Education is pleased to announce the following training opportunity:
Introduction to the New Pennsylvania Secondary Transition Guide Website
April 17, 2013 (10:00 am - 11:00 am)
The Pennsylvania Department of Education, Bureau of Special Education, and the Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network (PaTTAN) have developed a new website for youth and families that address planning for secondary transition (www.secondarytransition.org). In this session participants will be guided through the website, which is organized by secondary transition topics that cover key areas, including post-secondary education and training, employment and community living.
Parents/guardians, students (ages 14-21), special education & general education teachers, administrators, IU Transition TACs, paraprofessionals, and all related secondary transition stakeholders.
Please register for this event by visiting our homepage at http://www.pattan.net .
For information about content, contact:
David Berquist, PaTTAN Pittsburgh at email@example.com or 800-446-5607 x6869
For information about registration, contact:
Patty Panuccio, PaTTAN Pittsburgh at firstname.lastname@example.org or 800-446-5607 x6841
The Post-Secondary Transition Fair will be held on Wednesday, April 10, 2013 from 6:00PM-7:30PM at Northwestern High School.
The 2013 Youth Empowerment Retreat, sponsored by the PA System of Care Partnership, will be held Saturday, April 27, 2013 in State College, PA. For more information click the links below.
United States Department of Education's Parent Webpage
The United State Department of Education's Parent Webpage provides resources for those interested in learning more about and getting involved in their child's education. The website features blog postings, hot topics and resources including webinars, forums, publications and newsletters. The United State Department of Education's Parent Webpage is referenced on the PaTTAN website at http://tinyurl.com/usdoeparentpage.
An Introduction to PaTTAN - A Presentation for Parents
This is the first in a series of webcasts for parents, which schools can use to assist their parent community in accessing the resources available on the PaTTAN website. In these brief sessions PaTTAN staff shares information and tips on navigating the world of special education in Pennsylvania for parents of children with disabilities. The series can be accessed on the PaTTAN website at http://tinyurl.com/introtopattan.
Spring 2013 PYLN Transition Workshop Flyer
Mission Empower January 2013 Newsletter
The PEAL Center will be holding their seventh annual Inclusive Communities Conference "Achieving Meaningful Participation through Inclusion" on Tuesday, March 19th at the Zem Zem Shrine Club in Erie. For more information, please see the attached brochure and registration.
More Information Registration Form
The LeBoeuf Little League Challengers baseball team is an adaptive baseball team designed for children with any type of disability, ages 4-21 (if enrolled in school) and living in Erie County.
The Achievement Center is now offering Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT). Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) is a parent training intervention that teaches caregivers specific behavior management techniques for use with their child. PCIT is for young children ages 2 ½ -8 with emotional and behavioral problems. PCIT places an emphasis on improving the quality of caregiver-child relationships and interactions.
The Achievement Center is now offering the Safe Start Program. Safe Start is a program designed for young children who have seen or experienced violence, abuse or any form of trauma.