You can register for these PRC/FCPS sponsored and co-sponsored workshops, online or by calling The FCPS Parent Resource Center at 703-204-3941.
Accommodations and interpreters are available. Please let us know two weeks in advance if you need these services.
Specialists from the Office of Special Education Instruction and Assistive Technology Services will present this important workshop. Learn about accommodations for children with dyslexia, tech tools that provide support, and resources available to ALL students!
This workshop is for parents of students with autism, intellectual disabilities and/or physical disabilities. The toilet training workshop will include readiness and pre-requisite skills, how to schedule toilet training, independent toilet training and night-time diaper dependence issues. Choose the location and time that is most convenient for you!
Play skills are a foundation for learning! Assistive Technology Services will present this interactive workshop for parents to provide play options for students with low incidence disabilities and special accessibility needs in grades Pre-K through 6. Learn the connection between play and learning, how to adapt simple toys for your child and how adapted books, toys and battery operated switches can make play accessible for your child. Join the fun and register now!
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND LIMITED!
Students with ADHD and deficits in executive function have a much harder time regulating their attention in school. In this FREE workshop for parents, presented by Ann Dolin, M,Ed., you will learn practical and easy-to-implement strategies to help your child succeed.
Join FCPS Behavior Intervention Services for this important workshop. Learn strategies to help your family establish healthy relationships, establish healthy communications and respond to conflict. Who benefits? Every child. Every family. Everybody.
Do you know what opportunities are available in FCPS to help prepare students receiving Special Education services for high school and beyond? Representatives from Career & Transition Services will provide information and answer your questions at this free Open House.
IEPs, report cards, testing and stuff....organizing everything seems so tough! Join FCPS Parent Resource Center Liaisons to learn ideas to help keep your child's special education files organized!
Sibshops is an exciting program for siblings of children with special needs! Siblings ages 7 - 11 will make new friends, play games and have fun! Register now ~ space is limited!
For more information contact Wanda Vander Nat at 571-226-8474.
Join our Parent Resource Center Liaisons for this orientation to the Special Education process. This workshop is most appropriate for parents with children in the referral or eligibility phase of the Special Education process; parents who want to know more about how the Special Education process works; and parents with children new to Special Education.
Cathi Cohen, LCSW, Director and Founder of In Step PC and Author of Raise Your Child's Social IQ will present this workshop for parents of children in middle school and/or transitioning to middle school. Learn how to help your child make new friends, maintain old friends and build resiliency to navigate the new social landscape of middle school.
Don't miss this hands-on computer training presented by Specialists from FCPS Assistive Technology Services for parents of children with special needs. Learn strategies for publishing student PowerPoint presentations and explore a variety of Microsoft templates to quickly and easily publish student work. Laptops will be provided for this workshop. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND LIMITED!
The 9th Annual Special Education Conference will be an exciting, informative event for parents and educators! Ellen Galinsky, President of Families and Work Institute and author of Mind in the Making, will be the keynote speaker. The conference program, list of workshops, and exhibit hall details will be available online soon online at www.fcps.edu/dss/conference
Registration wll begin early January 2014!
Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:00pm
Dunn Loring Center for Parent Services
2334 Gallows Road, Rm 105
Dunn Loring, Virginia 22027
Promoting parent participation in the education of students with special needs.
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December 6, 2013