Michigan Alliance for Families FREE Workshops

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2018 
FAMILY SCHOOL PARTNERSHIPS
With Kelly Orginski
In  Partnership with Oakland PAC
Saturday Learning Opportunity: For families of children with IEPs (Kids 13+ are welcome!) 
9:00AM-3:00PM
OAKLAND SCHOOLS
2111 N. Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford 48328

 

The purpose of this session is to explore skills that parents can use, in partnership with schools, to help children thrive. This session will also engage kids in self-advocacy strategies. Topics for this session include: understanding disability, knowing your school district, knowing your rights and responsibilities, organizing your paperwork to support clear and effective communication, understanding the special education process, and knowing how to resolve disagreements.
 

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2018

TRANSITION PLANNING FOR HIGH SCHOOL AND BEYOND
with Sandee Koski
10:00AM – 12:30PM
Sign-in opens at 9:30AM
KENNEDY LEARNING CENTER
16299 Mt. Vernon, Southfield 48075
Register with Barbara Wright by November 8, 2018
(248) 677-0071 or barbara@michiganallianceforfamilies.org
This workshop is for families of students with an Individualized Education Program (IEP) who are in middle school or high school. We will provide you with information and resources to start planning for the future now. We’ll look closely at 
* Educational Development Plan (EDP) 
* Graduation standards 
* Diploma vs Certificate of Completion 
* Transition page of the IEP 
* Rights and responsibilities 
Learn how high school classes and the school environment can develop important skills and build pre-employment knowledge.
If you require accommodations or materials in an alternative format, please let us know one week before the workshop.
View a flyer for this event and find other workshops on our calendar of events.
Have questions about this event or other special education questions?

Amber Louchart

Amber is the proud Homeschooling mother to four beautiful children, Damian (22), Rosaleigh (9), Carlyn (6), Naomi (3) and a wife to her loving husband, Chancellor. Her family includes three cats and provides a safe, loving home for foster cats through Paws for Life Rescue. She loves being a stay-at-home mom and feels blessed to be able to care for her children full-time and provide them with so many opportunities through Metro Detroit Mommy.

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