Developing Relevant Transition IEPs through Backward Planning

 

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Developing Relevant Transition IEPs through Backward Planning

Wednesday, September 4 • 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Reed Memorial Library - Jenkins Room - 167 E. Main Street, Ravenna OH 44266

 

Transition planning is the key to making school relevant to your child’s future life as an adult. BUT it can be a daunting process! Join us to learn how to develop a year-by-year plan for your student with their post-school goals in mind!


ATTEND THIS FREE WORKSHOP TO:

  • Learn about the backward planning process and the components used to identify activities and services your student needs to support their post-school goals
  • Identify who needs to be involved in this collaborative process
  • Hear how student’s postsecondary goals for employment, education and independent living are the driving force behind the transition IEP goals
  • Enjoy networking with parents and light refreshments


Separate Session for Individuals of All Abilities Age 18-22

Individuals will explore backward planning with Laura Fechter, School Age Transition Coordinator at Portage County Board of DD.  Please advise of any allergies and if individual needs assistance with personal care, they must be accompanied by an adult. 


ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Rachel McMahan Queen, Director of the Center for Innovation in Transition and Employment at Kent State University


WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Any parent, caregiver, or professional living or working with youth and young adults who have developmental disabilities and/or require significant support.  You do not have to live in Portage County to attend.

 

HAVE QUESTIONS

Have questions or need accommodations?  Contact Jeanne via email HERE or via phone at 330.676.7661.


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Event Details

Event Start Date 09-04-2019 6:30 pm
Event End Date 09-04-2019 8:30 pm
Location Reed Memorial Library