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January 25, 2016 ~ Rebuilding Dreams, in Spanish

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
South Omaha Library | 2808 Q Street | Omaha, NE 68107

          Reconstruyendo Sueños

Cuando nuestros hijos reciben un diagnostico de alguna discapacidad o de cuidado especial de la salud, nosotros los padres sentimos una sensación de pérdida y tristeza. Este taller demuestra a las familias la normalidad de estos sentimientos y proporciona consejos sobre como reconstruir los sueños. Este taller se presentará en Español

Rebuilding Dreams

When parents receive a diagnosis of a disability or a special health care need for their child, they often feel a sense of loss and grief. This workshop demonstrates the normalcy of the experience and gives tips to families on how to rebuild dreams.

     This workshop will be presented in Spanish

    January 25, 2016, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon at

South Omaha Library, 2808 “Q” Street, Omaha, NE 68107


To register please call Graciela at 402-403-3910

December 15, 2015 ~ PTI Webinar/Recruiting and Retaining Parent Representatives

PTI & Answers4Families Webinar, Recruiting and Retaining Parent Representatives on Planning Region Teams (PRTs)

 December 15, 2015

This workshop discusses the importance of having Parent representatives on local Planning Region teams. Some of the topics include:

  • Why have Parent Representatives/why is it part of the law?
  • How can Parent Representatives participate in the work of the PRT
  • What supports would Parent Representatives need in order to participate
  • What is the climate of the PRT?
  • Strategies for recruiting
  • Strategies for retaining

Assessment tools will be provided as well in order for PRTs to look at their current practices. Our speaker this week is Connie Shockley, Early Childhood Specialist and Parent Support Coordinator.

 This Webinar will be offered at 12:30 p.m. and again at 8:30 p.m., CST

Please register at: and click on the Webinars tab