Events

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SEEK this Week! Weekly, free webinar for parents on Facebook Live - Thursdays at 7 p.m.

posted Apr 10, 2020, 11:00 AM by Diane Willcutts   [ updated Jun 24, 2020, 11:48 AM ]

NOTE: SEEK this week will be on hiatus for July 2020.

SEEK is Special Education Equity for Kids Connecticut--an organization of parents, attorneys, advocates, and related professionals who work to secure educational and civil rights for the 80,000 Connecticut children with disabilities.

Every week, SEEK executive committee members do a FaceBook Live presentation, answering questions related to current special education issues, especially those related to COVID-19.  And their facebook page also includes recordings from previous weeks.  Definitely worth the watch!  Go here.

"ONE VOICE" CONFERENCE FOR PARENTS AND CAREGIVERS OF A LOVED ONE WITH SPECIAL NEEDS - West Hartford - Rescheduled to October 1

posted Feb 6, 2020, 7:25 AM by Diane Willcutts   [ updated Mar 17, 2020, 12:59 PM ]

10TH ANNUAL "ONE VOICE" CONFERENCE FOR PARENTS AND CAREGIVERS OF A LOVED ONE WITH SPECIAL NEEDS

RESCHEDULED TO October 1, 2020

Charting The LifeCourse Together.
CTFSN staff and parent leaders will share their experiences with you at this event where you can network with others, talk to vendors, take some relaxation time and attend a valuable breakout session.

Registration begins at 9 am.
A light breakfast and lunch will be served.
This event is FREE to parents and self advocates.

Location: Mandell JCC, 355 Bloomfield Ave, West Hartford, CT
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For questions, please call (203) 826-9739 or e-mail registration@ctfsn.org.

WRIGHTSLAW - Special education law and advocacy training - Nashua, NH - RESCHEDULED to September 24

posted Aug 8, 2019, 9:27 AM by Diane Willcutts   [ updated Mar 17, 2020, 1:11 PM ]

           When:      RESCHEDULED to Thursday, September 24, from 9-4:30 (registration starts at 8 a.m.)

Where:
   Sky Meadow Country Club 
                6 Mountain Laurels Drive 
                Nashua, NH 03062

Program Description

Pete Wright is the speaker for this program.  Pete is a nationally-renowned attorney who won a landmark Supreme Court Decision in Florence v. Carter.  He has trained thousands of parents, attorneys, and advocates in special education law and advocacy.

One-day special education law and advocacy programs focus on four areas:

  • special education law, rights and responsibilities
  • tests and measurements to measure progress & regression
  • SMART IEPs
  • introduction to tactics & strategies for effective advocacy
Wrightslaw programs are designed to meet the needs of parents, educators, health care providers, advocates and attorneys who represent children with disabilities regarding special education. The program is not disability specific.

For more information, go here.

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