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Date(s): 1/22/2022 10:30 AM - 1/22/2022 12:00 PM
Description: THIS WORKSHOP IS PRESENTED IN PERSON. Address: Raleigh Court Library, 2112 Grandin Road SW, Roanoke, VA 24015 This workshop brings families and educators together using a common language to build measurable goals for all students to ensure that families and schools know where the student is beginning and the progress that is being made over time. Participants will learn what a measurable goal is, how to write a measurable goal and much more in this workshop.
Date(s): 1/19/2022 6:30 PM - 1/19/2022 7:30 PM
Description: Jonathan Martinis, Esq. to talk about the role of supported decision-making in special education. Supported decision-making helps students with disabilities become more independent and make their own choices and decisions, with the help they need from trusted advisors, like family members. It’s an important option to consider when your child turns 18 but still needs supports to make important decisions about their future. But it also applies when your child is much younger. Join us as Mr....
Date(s): 1/19/2022 1:00 PM - 1/19/2022 2:30 PM, 1/20/2022 9:00 AM - 1/20/2022 10:30 AM
Description: In preparation for the 2021-2022 administration of the Virginia Alternate Assessment Program (VAAP), the Office of Student Assessment will provide an additional webinar for Division Directors of Testing. Special Education Directors may also attend this training. The webinar will include information on VAAP Examiner resources, test administration, test security, test irregularities, and considerations for local policies and procedures. The same session is provided on Jan. 19 & Jan. 20. After...
Date(s): 1/19/2022 12:00 PM - 1/19/2022 1:00 PM
Description: PEATC and "Got Transition" are excited to have you join us for this informative workshop. Learning and trying out life skills is an important step for students as they plan to move into adulthood. For many students with special health care needs and/or disabilities, planning for that transition can include developing skills needed to manage their own healthcare. PEATC and Got Transition have created a health care transition checklist to help students, families, and the IEP team plan for this...
Date(s): 1/14/2022 - 1/15/2022
Description: The event will be held virtually on Saturday, January 15, 2022 with a full day of educational sessions, including specific breakout sessions for educators, directors and owners! This event is FREE. There is a special kickoff event Friday, January 14th for networking opportunities, extended learning and some special giveaways.
Date(s): 1/13/2022 6:30 PM - 1/13/2022 7:30 PM
Description: This workshop on SSI/SSDI basics will review who is eligible, the difference between Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), how other income affects these benefits and who qualifies for Medicaid and Medicare. This workshop will be presented by Andy Hardwick, Public Affairs Specialist of the Social Security Administration.
Date(s): 1/11/2022 2:00 PM - 1/11/2022 3:00 PM
Description: Teaching is one of the most stressful professions. That stress can affect your health, your job satisfaction, and even the quality of your teaching. However, decades of research show that when teachers feel better, they perform better. Join this edWebinar to: Hear why educator wellness is so important Gain simple self-care strategies you can use immediately to reduce stress and improve your wellness Participate in a gratitude practice Learn about the Committee for Children’s free...
Date(s): 1/5/2022 2:00 PM - 1/5/2022 3:30 PM
Description: Every early childhood program’s physical environment, both indoor and outdoor, sets the stage for learning and engagement. The physical environment sends strong messages to children and adults about what is valued, who is valued, and what learning can occur within the spaces. It is up to family child care providers, directors, and teachers to carefully design their environments with absolute intention. Making modifications to your environment to reflect and support the children you...
Date(s): 12/16/2021 4:30 PM - 12/16/2021, 1/4/2022 4:30 PM - 1/4/2022, 1/4/2022 7:00 PM - 1/4/2022
Description: The ENDependence Center of Northern Virginia (ECNV) is offering a new self-advocacy program in collaboration with the Virginia Department of Aging and Rehabilitative Services. The program, I AM Self-Advocacy, is individualized and runs for eight weeks. Open to youth with disabilities between the ages of 16-21, the program aims to empower participants into being able to advocate on their own behalf. The program teaches different facets of self-advocacy including discovering strengths, exploring...
Date(s): 12/14/2021 3:00 PM - 12/14/2021 4:30 PM
Description: Come join us this month and hear how AoD grantees are building their internal competencies and partnering with other entities to assure that job-seekers and workers with disabilities are accessing accurate information and taking full advantage of work incentives available to them via Social Security. We will hear from grantees who have become Employment Networks (ENs) to support individuals through the Ticket to Work program, grantees who are offering various levels of benefits planning as a...
Date(s): 12/13/2021 6:00 PM - 12/13/2021 8:30 PM
Description: Find more Information & Registration for Let’s Talk About Sex – Sexual Health and Wellness Workshop for Parents of Students With Disabilities If you find it uncomfortable to talk with your child about sexuality and puberty, you’re not alone. Most parents do. However, being comfortable talking about this with your child is so important, as these conversations are critical to your child’s health and safety. They help your child with a disability develop self-care...
Date(s): 12/8/2021
Description: Michelle O’Neal, Media Specialist at VSDB, and Julie Saum, VSDB Family Engagement Specialist, lead us in strategies for reading aloud picture books to children with sensory disabilities. Julie and Michelle will offer tips and suggestions while showing how to use story boxes and manipulatives. This event is for all Virginia families and professionals serving and caring for children 2-21. December 8, 2021:Deaf/Hard of Hearing 4:30pm-5:30pmVisual Impairment and Blind...
Date(s): 12/7/2021 12:00 PM - 12/7/2021 1:00 PM
Description: Part II of this series will offer participants the opportunity to review the implications for technoference in the parent-child dyad, analyze professional bias that may enter the work with families surrounding technology, and use reflective practice to build professional practices to support families. This session will be interactive and provide the “voice” of many who are impacted by technology use while trying to navigate our relationships within the context of a technologically...
Date(s): 12/2/2021 9:00 AM - 12/2/2021
Description: Coaching is a collaborative approach to building teacher capacity by improving teacher performance in one or more target areas via reflection and goal setting, professional practice and learning, and ongoing feedback and review.  School leaders should commit to a clear process for coaching interactions with teachers and leverage their coaching interactions with teachers to drive targeted improvements centered on student outcomes.
Date(s): 11/23/2021 6:30 PM - 11/23/2021 7:30 PM, 11/30/2021 6:30 PM - 11/30/2021 7:30 PM, 12/6/2021 6:30 PM - 12/6/2021 7:30 PM
Description: For Youth with Disabilities ages 14-22. This a 3 part of a series of sessions designed specifically for Virginia youth with disabilities. These trainings are designed to increase an individuals’ capacity for self-advocacy and decision-making. Throughout the full 10 session series we will cover important topics including: healthy relationships, communication and consent, setting and respecting boundaries, self-esteem and -acceptance, pregnancy & STI prevention, abuse prevention, and...
Date(s): 11/18/2021 7:00 PM - 11/8/2021 8:00 PM
Description: November’s CONNECT will feature professionals from the Virginia School for the Deaf and the Blind. Presenters include: Lindsey Richards, AuD - Educational Audiologist, Jessica Stranix - Math and Technology, Kelli Jennings - Braille Instruction and Robin Bliven - Community Resources CONNECT is virtual round table gathering for families and professionals working with and caring for children in Virginia with sensory impairments including all degrees of hearing loss, vision loss, or both....
Description: May be rescheduled for Spring 2022. Omnium: A Bold New Circus is a visionary not-for-profit organization bringing together a completely diverse cast of extraordinary talent from all over the globe… uniquely unified, multi-talented, multi-racial, and multi-abled, stars transport audiences into a world of jaw dropping spectacle and wonder, inspiring them with extraordinary feats of human accomplishment and the astounding potential of the human spirit. Accommodations include: Social Story,...
Date(s): 11/17/2021 6:00 PM - 11/17/2021
Description: PEATC and the Newport News PERC would like to invite you to join us for "Your Voice Matters." Parents, your voice matters! Parental engagement is important, now more than ever. During this interactive workshop, participants will be empowered to see the value of their gifts, expertise, and contribution around authentic family engagement. Participants will explore their personal definition of parent engagement and learn effective approaches to advocating for their child. Practical tips and...
Date(s): 11/16/2021 6:30 PM - 11/16/2021 8:00 PM
Description: PEATC, in collaboration with Hanover County Public Schools Parent Resource Center, invites you to join us for "Turning 18 in Virginia: What Individuals With Disabilities Need to Consider." Turning 18 is a big deal. An 18-year-old is legally considered an adult in Virginia and can make legal, financial, medical, and educational decisions in his/her life. For some individuals with disabilities, this will not be an issue. Others may need support. This workshop will share basic information about...
Date(s): 11/16/2021 5:30 PM - 11/16/2021 7:30 PM
Description: Join us as Julie Conner, teacher of the visually impaired and author, demonstrates how to adapt her best seller, It’s My Time To Fly. As a participant in this free virtual training, you will be provided the materials needed to create an adapted book of your own! This event is for Virginia families and professionals serving children ages 2-21. Registration for this event will be capped at 30 participants. Families will be given preference. Please register by October 22, 2021.
Date(s): 11/16/2021 1:00 PM - 11/16/2021 3:00 PM
Description: ACL is pleased to announce the fourth meeting of the Advisory Council to Support Grandparents Raising Grandchildren (SGRG).  Online Attendance: This virtual meeting is open to the public. Registration is not required to attend. The webinar link will be posted on the SGRG Webpage prior to the meeting and open for access (live) 15 minutes prior to the meeting start time.  The Advisory Council to Support Grandparents Raising Grandchildren is charged with identifying, promoting,...
Date(s): 11/16/2021 12:00 PM - 11/17/2021 4:00 PM
Description: The 2021 NAMI Virginia Virtual Conference is made available thanks to a generous grant from the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS). The focus is to promote mental wellness as we begin the recovery process from COVID-19. Mental health and well-being have been impacted in many different ways for Virginians throughout the course of the pandemic, especially for people already living with mental health conditions. Conference workshops will provide...
Date(s): 11/15/2021 2:00 PM - 11/15/2021 3:30 PM, 11/17/2021 11:00 AM - 11/17/2021 12:30 PM, 11/18/2021 4:30 PM - 11/18/2021 6:00 PM
Description: VAAP Module 3 is for Special Education Directors, Teachers, School Administrators, and other Staff. Individuals who were unable to participate in the VAAP Module 1 and Module 2 webinars are strongly encouraged to review the recorded versions of those webinars that are available on the VAAP webpage prior to attending VAAP Module 3. Upon completing a registration, individuals will receive a confirmation email from the Office of Student Assessment. If you have questions about Module 3 webinars,...
Date(s): 11/10/2021 2:00 PM - 11/10/2021 3:30 PM
Description: As an early childhood program leader, you know coaching is the most powerful element of continuous quality improvement.  Developing your coaching skills is critical to help your staff engage children nurture their development. Join this free eye-opening webinar to learn about a coaching framework for supporting early childhood practitioners’ use of evidence-informed teaching practices. In this session, the editors of Essentials of Practice-Based Coaching will share highlights of their...
Date(s): 11/7/2021 - 11/9/2021
Description: Save the date for the 2021 I’m Determined Fall Educator Symposium, taking place November 7-9 at the Sheraton Virginia Beach Oceanfront Hotel! Unless COVID restrictions are reinstated, this will be an in-person event. We will release details, including the event focus, intended audience, and what you’ll learn as soon as we solidify everything, but we wanted to make sure you knew that we are planning this event. Registration will open after Labor Day, on Monday, September 13, 2021....
Date(s): 11/5/2021 10:00 AM - 11/5/2021 12:00 PM
Description: How can I ensure that my loved one with disabilities has a place to live after I’m gone? Can s/he inherit our home? Can we buy a condo?  For parents of people with disabilities, ensuring a safe place for their child to live is one of their top priorities. A permanent home provides long-term stability and enhances their quality of life. The Arc of Northern Virginia's Special Needs Trust program can integrate real estate with trust assets, with KeyBank as trustee. Join our webinar to...
Date(s): 11/4/2021 10:00 AM - 11/4/2021 12:30 PM
Description: The Office of Student Services is facilitating a series of School-Based Mental Health (SBMH) Leadership Summit for school division leaders. The purpose of this series is to advance knowledge and skills related to school mental health and to provide resources that will assist leaders in supporting school counselors, school psychologists, and school social workers in Virginia Public Schools. Session Two – November 4, 2021, 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. This session will focus on increasing the...
Date(s): 11/3/2021 2:00 PM - 11/3/2021 3:30 PM
Description: We all understand the importance of Social/Emotional Learning for children in early childhood programs. Yet, one of the biggest challenges administrators face is ensuring all children in their programs are offered the best opportunities for social-emotional development. Join this paradigm-shifting webinar by early childhood education expert Jacky Howell to explore the most current thinking about social-emotional development and how to ensure the staff you supervise are applying best practice in...
Date(s): 10/26/2021 10:30 AM - 10/26/2021 3:45 PM, 10/27/2021 10:30 AM - 10/27/2021 4:45 PM
Description: The College STAR Virtual Conference: Preparing students who learn differently for college success, is a free, full-day, online conference for students, families, and professionals seeking meaningful resources and information about transition and access in higher education for students with diverse learning profiles. Professionals from across the country are assembling to inform participants about topics such as: accessibility services and accommodations, developing a college-level learning...
Date(s): 10/25/2021 - 10/28/2021
Description: The International Early Childhood Inclusion Institute has become one of the premier educational opportunities for anyone involved in the care and education of young children with special needs in inclusive settings. For 20 years, the Institute has drawn people from across the nation and around the world to Chapel Hill to learn about the latest research findings, models, and resources that guide inclusive policy, professional development, and practice; to develop collaborative...
Date(s): 10/22/2021 12:00 PM - 10/22/2021 1:00 PM, 10/29/2021 12:00 PM - 10/29/2021 1:00 PM, 11/1/2021 12:00 PM - 10/1/2021 1:00 PM, 11/5/2021 2:00 PM - 11/5/2021 3:00 PM, 11/12/2021 12:00 PM - 11/12/2021 1:00 PM, 11/19/2021 2:00 PM - 11/19/2021 3:00 PM, 12/3/2021 12:00 PM - 12/3/2021 1:00 PM
Description: Registration for Blue Ridge LEND Lunch & Learn The Blue Ridge LEND (Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities) Program is pleased to announce their ongoing Lunch & Learn Virtual Lecture Series focused on topics related to evidence-based, culturally competent, person- and family-centered care for autism and other developmental disabilities. Sessions will be held from 12:00-1:00 PM (times may vary) on Fridays, August 27 through December 3,...
Date(s): 10/21/2021 4:00 PM - 10/21/2021 5:00 PM, 11/17/2021 4:00 PM - 11/17/2021 5:00 PM, 12/14/2021 4:00 PM - 12/14/2021 5:00 PM, 1/13/2022 4:00 PM - 1/13/2022 5:00 PM
Description: The Virginia Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Instructional Services, in partnership with the Virginia Assistive Technology Network and Accessible Instructional Materials Virginia (AIM-VA), invites general education teachers, reading specialists, special education teachers, and administrators to attend a four-part webinar series entitled Turning the Page with Assistive Technology for Literacy. Assistive Technology (AT) is designed to provide...
Date(s): 10/21/2021 12:30 PM - 10/21/2021
Description: For parents and students aged 14 and older, this workshop will encourage active participation in developing a meaningful and useful transition plan to help in preparing for life as an adult when they finish school. It will tell you what needs to be in the transition plan, and what the law (IDEA) says about transition services. The transition plan is part of the IEP for students in Virginia who are age 14 and over. It can be frightening to contemplate life after school has finished, but PEATC is...
Date(s): 10/20/2021 12:00 PM - 10/20/2021 1:00 PM
Description: Service coordination starts at the beginning, during those very first contacts with families, including first visits! Join this web discussion to hear from JoShirlon Capeheart, an experienced service coordinator from the Infant & Toddler Connection of Norfolk, as she shares her insights, strategies, and ideas for helping families understand how early intervention works, how she builds rapport and gathers information from families during first visits, how she has adapted her practices during...
Date(s): 10/19/2021 - 11/18/2021
Description: Our ASCV Conference Series, Building a Spectrum of Opportunity, is back! This year's Series will feature twice-weekly virtual presentations on critical autism-related topics for self-advocates, caregivers, and teachers or other professionals interested in learning more about how to better serve our autism community. Conference Series attendees will have access to live Zoom presentations, recordings of previous presentations, and additional on-demand recorded sessions. We are also offering...
Date(s): 10/18/2021 4:00 PM - 10/18/2021 5:30 PM, 10/18/2021 6:00 PM - 10/18/2021 7:30 PM, 10/25/2021 4:00 PM - 10/25/2021 5:30 PM, 10/25/2021 6:00 PM - 10/25/2021 7:30 PM
Description: These sessions will build on the information shared in previous webinars of this series.  The sessions will highlight how to differentiate mathematics instruction using evidence from formative assessment to identify student strengths, as well as provide actionable ideas on how to effectively structure and implement student intervention. (Note: each session from October 18 is repeated on October 25)
Date(s): 10/16/2021 10:00 AM - 10/16/2021 2:00 PM
Description: The Autism Society of Northern Virginia 16th Annual Autism Walk and Family Funfest will be held on Saturday, October 16, 2021 in Manassas, Virginia! Our Walk and Family Funfest is more than just a a typical run or walk event, it's a fun time for everyone to learn, connect, and celebrate! Join other families for the resource fair, music, moon bounce, sensory-friendly carnival and so much more! Since the ASNV Annual Autism Walk and Family Funfest began 17 years ago, we have raised over half a...
Date(s): 10/15/2021 12:00 PM - 10/15/2021 1:30 PM
Description: PEATC, in collaboration with Virginia Institute of Autism, presents this informative workshop.The use of technology has increased instances and opportunities for cyberbullying. Individuals with disabilities are at a greater risk of not only being cyberbullied but also of using technology to bully someone else. During this interactive workshop, we will discuss the types of cyberbullying, learn the warning signs, and explore the motivations of those who engage in cyberbullying. Because...
Date(s): 10/14/2021 2:00 PM - 10/14/2021 3:30 PM
Description: To create the next generation of critical thinkers and leaders, we must ensure that every child has a sense of agency — that they are problem solvers and decision makers! For this to happen, educators make a difference. Children must learn in equitable settings where power is shared and all the adults define themselves as Optimistic Leaders. This interactive webinar will examine how Optimistic Leaders think impact, cultivate self-awareness, nurture relationships, refine communication, and...
Date(s): 10/14/2021 12:00 PM - 12/16/2021 1:00 PM
Description: During these uncertain times, Virginia Commonwealth University-Autism Center for Excellence (VCU-ACE) is working to provide resources for families. Weekly, VCU- ACE will provide an opportunity for parents to join us for Lunch and Learn. An interactive and secure Zoom meeting that will address different topics each week. There will be a short presentation with a time for Q&A.
Date(s): 10/13/2021 2:00 PM - 10/13/2021 3:30 PM
Description: Join Dr. Lauren Starnes in this webinar to address the big adult questions young children often ask that often cause us to pause, silence the child, or deflect the response. This session will guide you to answer difficult question respectfully and developmentally appropriately with even the youngest children. The webinar will explore big topics as miscarriage, domestic terror events, gender fluidity, death of a classmate, and other equally emotional and unsettling topics. Contact ECI Webinars
Date(s): 10/13/2021 2:00 PM - 10/13/2021 3:30 PM
Description: Join Dr. Lauren Starnes in this webinar to address the big adult questions young children often ask that often cause us to pause, silence the child, or deflect the response. This session will guide you to answer difficult question respectfully and developmentally appropriately with even the youngest children. The webinar will explore big topics as miscarriage, domestic terror events, gender fluidity, death of a classmate, and other equally emotional and unsettling topics. Contact ECI Webinars
Date(s): 10/10/2021 8:00 PM - 11/30/2021 5:00 PM
Description: Fall Registration Transition University will offer a 5-session self-paced online series to help parents/guardians navigate the transition process for their school age child and prepare for the adult world. Life is full of transitions. For families of children with disabilities thinking about the future can bring mixed emotions. Some families are just trying to make it through day-to-day challenges and might not feel they have the energy to think about what happens after high school. Others...
Date(s): 10/4/2021 4:00 PM - 10/4/2021 5:30 PM, 10/4/2021 6:00 PM - 10/4/2021 7:30 PM, 10/14/2021 4:00 PM - 10/14/2021 5:30 PM, 10/14/2021 6:00 PM - 10/14/2021 7:30 PM
Description: This session will highlight strategies and structures for implementing small group instruction and using classroom routines to differentiate instruction to meet student needs. Emphasis will be placed on the use of formative assessments to identify student strengths and unfinished learning to ensure grade level content is the target of instruction
Date(s): 9/28/2021 1:00 PM - 9/28/2021
Description: If you work with students who have reading challenges, you probably deal with dyslexia every day. You see students: Struggling with fluency, decoding, and comprehension Falling behind in content-area classes Relying on aides and teachers for reading tasks Bottom line—you see students with a ton of potential, but reading is holding them back. What can you do about it? No one can speak to a path to success better than Ptahra Jeppe, a dyslexic reading at a 4th grade level, who ended up...
Date(s): 9/24/2021 4:00 PM - 9/24/2021 5:30 PM, 9/25/2021 10:00 AM - 9/25/2021 4:00 PM
Description: Please join the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Education’s Ruth Harris Endowment for a two-day symposium in honor of Ruth Harris, a pioneer in the treatment of dyslexia who dedicated her life to helping others with learning disabilities. The inaugural Ruth Harris Dyslexia Symposium will bring families, professionals, and students together for a day full of learning and awareness around dyslexia and language disorders. The symposium will include three strands of professional...
Date(s): 9/23/2021 12:00 PM - 9/23/2021 1:00 PM
Description: Join this webinar to learn about the lived experiences of autistic adults in this virtual panel discussion.
Date(s): 9/23/2021 11:00 AM - 9/23/2021 12:30 PM
Description: Social–emotional development has often been referred to as the “secret ingredient” for children’s success. Children who have a strong social–emotional foundation not only do better academically, but also tend to be happier, have more friends and show greater motivation to learn. All early childhood professionals play an important role in helping children feel competent and confident as they begin to learn how to develop relationships and friendships; understand,...
Date(s): 9/22/2021 4:00 PM - 9/22/2021 5:30 PM, 9/28/2021 4:00 PM - 9/28/2021 5:30 PM, 10/6/2021 4:00 PM - 10/6/2021 5:30 PM
Description: Join us for a 3-part webinar series offered by the VDOE and the GMU TTAC Literacy team that addresses phonological awareness. Webinar 1:  Essentials of Phonological Awareness and Instruction, 9.22.21 4-5:30 This session provides an understanding of the development of phonological awareness and its subset, phonemic awareness and how they impact learning to read and spell. Participants will walk away with strategies for effective phonological awareness instruction. Webinar...
Date(s): 9/22/2021 12:00 PM - 9/22/2021 1:00 PM
Description: Overview: Join Autism Speaks Advocacy experts for a roundtable discussion on policy updates at the state and federal government levels