EVENT: INSOURCE Special Education Workshops in January 2011 for Parents & Professionals

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During the month of January, INSOURCE will be offering a series of special education workshops for parents and professionals who work with special needs children. Since 1975, the Indiana Resource Center for Families with Special Needs or INSOURCE has provided service to Indiana’s families of infants, toddlers, children, youth and young adults with disabilities.

INSOURCE is a parent organization that provides assistance and support services and educational resources to the community of individuals and organizations that serve and support persons with disabilities. INSOURCE has worked to help countless families confront the complexities and what are often the challenges of having a loved one with special needs.

See below for the dates and additional information of the workshops being offered this month:

Date of Training: 1/12/11
Title/Description: “About INSOURCE: A Parent Center” – This workshop will provide innformation about INSOURCE and the services the organization provides to parents/families of children with special education needs and to professionals in the disability community. Presented by Anita Lewis, INSOURCE Regional Program Specialist.
Location: Hedges Central School, 716 Locust Street, Mount Vernon, IN.
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Contact Person: Anita Lewis – (812) 385-5805
Notes: Open to the public.
Cost: INSOURCE trainings are provided at no charge.
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Date of Training: 1/18/11
Title/Description: “Understanding Article 7: Indiana’s Special Education Process” – GLASS and INSOURCE will be presenting this training on Indiana’s special education law, Article 7. This session covers basic information about Indiana’s special education law and is designed to help parents, teachers, teacher aides, and others involved in the education of children with disabilities understand Article 7 and how to apply it to their specific situation.  Information covered includes referral and the evaluation processes, the individualized education program, procedural safeguards for parents and skills for effective communication.  Information about Article 7 and discipline will also be covered. Presented by Donna Roberts, Regional Program Specialist.
Location: McAllister Center, 2351 North 20th Street, Lafayette, IN.
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Contact Person: Donna Roberts – (765) 385-0667
Notes: Open to the public.
Cost: INSOURCE trainings are provided at no charge.
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Visit the INSOURCE homepage for additional information about the organization.