Whether you’re new to special education or have been involved for a while, this workshop is for you. This presentation provides families with an introduction to their rights and responsibilities as parents of children with special needs under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), the New Jersey Code, and Section 504 of theVocational Rehabilitation Act. Parents begin to identify dreams and goals for theirchildren, understand laws and learn advocacy strategies that will help them help theirchildren reach those goals. Parents of classified children and children who are having difficulty in school, but may not be classified, will benefit from this training.
Disclaimer: In the event of inclement weather we will email registrants with information about possible cancellation of the workshop.
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The mission of the Statewide Parent Advocacy Network (SPAN) is to empower and support families and inform and involve professionals and others interested in the healthy development and education of children and youth.
Our Vision: All families in New Jersey will have the resources and support they need to ensure that their children become fully participating and contributing members of our communities and society.
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