Serving families in the Mid-State Region of New York

Promoting meaningful parent involvement in the education of children with disabilities in the Mid-State Region of New York State

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Upcoming Trainings

PLEASE NOTE: A TIMELY REMINDER THAT DURING THE WINTER SEASON SUPAC TRAININGS ARE SUBJECT TO CANCELLATION DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER. ALL PEOPLE WHO REGISTERED WILL BE NOTIFIED VIA EMAIL. PLEASE CHECK YOUR EMAIL, THIS WEBSITE, OR CONTACT SUPAC FOR ANY UPDATES.

You can register for our trainings online!

To see all upcoming trainings, go to our Events Calendar.

Please contact SUPAC with any questions or concerns or to schedule a training in your region, visit http://supac.org/training/schedule-training-supac/.

Jul
27
Wed
Part 1: Learning over the Summer Part 2: “Person Centered Planning; A Family Perspective” @ Exceptional Family Resources
Jul 27 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

12-1pm (Part 1)

“Learning Over the Summer”

Presenter: Kristine O’Brien, Parent Outreach Specialist, SUPAC

Learning shouldn’t end when summer vacation starts. Please join us for an engaging presentation and conversation about great ideas to continue your child’s learning throughout the summer. Families will be provided with ideas surrounding academic activities, computer games, and places to visit to enhance their child’s learning. This training will focus on grades K-5 but all grade levels are welcome to attend. “Over 100 Things you can do with your Child this Summer” will also be distributed.

1pm-2pm (Part 2)

“Person Centered Planning; A Family Perspective”

Presenter: Karen Adams Resource Specialist/MSC, Exceptional Family Resources

As of last November 2015, the newly required OPWDD Person Centered Planning (PCP) process is designed to: fully explore your child’s interests, desires, characteristics of support staff, what others need to know how to best support your child; what does your child need the most help with? And what are his/her lifelong dreams & goals? Part 2 of today’s workshop will be to develop a PCP for your child and how this information is reflected within an ISP.

Sep
22
Thu
Do You Have an Idea about IDEA: Special Education Laws and Regulations? @ Herkimer ARC
Sep 22 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Do You Have an Idea about IDEA: Special Education Laws and Regulations?

This training introduces you to Federal and State laws and regulations that protect the rights of parent and students with disabilities. Learn how to navigate through resources that will assist you in understanding special education laws and regulations.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Oct
27
Thu
Understanding Diploma and Credential Options for Students with Disabilities: New Updates @ Herkimer ARC
Oct 27 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Understanding Diploma and Credential Options for  Students with Disabilities: New UpdatesIllustration of a cap and gown

 

Have you heard about the new graduation options for children with disabilities? This training will provide families with important information to help them become an active participant in the transition planning process. It will also help parents discover the essential, but often overlooked skills children need for life after high school.

Participants will:

  • Understand the current graduation options in NY State
  • Understand basic requirements for quality transition planning
  • Understand the importance of Career Development Occupational Studies integration


To see all upcoming trainings, go to our Events Calendar

Resources

Resources

SUPAC offers a variety of excellent resources to help parents understand and advocate for their children and family members with disabilities. Here you will find access to many downloadable resource handouts.

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SUPAC, the Mid-State Special Education Parent Technical Assistance Center, is funded through a contract with the New York State Education Department (NYSED) Office of Special Education and seeks to empower parents to become meaningfully involved in their children’s education through school, family, and community partnerships. SUPAC is a project of the Center on Human Policy and is located on the Syracuse University campus.

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The Mid-State Special Education Parent Technical Assistance Center | 805 S. Crouse Avenue, Room 110, Syracuse, NY 13244-2280
TEL 315-443-4336 | Toll-free 877-824-9555 | FAX 315-443-4338 | supac@syr.edu
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