Videos and Webinars of Support Group Meetings and Advocacy Workshops

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Planning for Transition Success

June 1017 Presentation by Katie Collins-Ihrke, MBA, MS
Executive Director
Accessible Resources for Independence

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Reach Indpendence Through Self Employment (RISE) Program

Presented by Morris Tranen at the Transition Symposium March 18, 2017

Self-employment is a vocational option for individuals with severe disabilities. The RISE Program facilitates and encourages the successful launch and operation of consumer-owned ventures.

DSES Spring Update 2017

HCPSS Department of Special Education Spring Update

March 16, 2017

Nancy FitzGerald, executive director of the HCPSS Department of Special Education & Student Services, and her team

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How to Know if Your Student is Making Progress

Parents Place of Maryland Webinar

Parents of children with disabilities often ask, “How will I know my child is learning and making progress?” Parents can answer that question by looking at a variety of data,

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Maryland Statewide IEP

An Overview for Parents

Online Presentation by Maryland Learning Links

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Using Visual Supports

Presentation by Rebecca Mina, M.S., CCC-SLP
HCPSS Speech Language Pathologist

Explore how you can use visual supports at home and in the community to positively impact your child’s independence and to positively impact behavior.

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Transition to Kindergarten Programs Webinar

A rcorded family training and support webinar from the HCPSS Office of Early Intervention Services

Learn how services and programs for children of school age may differ from early childhood services. The webinar provides information about special education and related services for kindergarters.

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Basic Special Education Rights: A Legal Tour of the “Parental Rights Handbook”

Presented by Leslie Margolis, Maryland Disability Law Center, on Oct. 27, 2014. Learn more about the rights discussed in the “Parental Rights Handbook” (blue book) offered at each IEP meeting. What rights do parents have in regard to written notice, consent, evaluations,

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PARCC Assessments and Students with Disabilities

Karla Marty and Cecilia Roe, both from the Maryland State Department of Education, discuss the new PARCC Assessments going into effect this school year

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Discipline, Restraint, and Seclusion

A Special Education Law Workshop

Monday, April 28