Calendar

Oct
19
Thu
October 19, 2017 ~ What Families Need to Know about Adult Services Applications–DDS, SSI, Guardianship
Oct 19 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

October 19, 2017

What Families Need to Know about Adult Services Applications—DDS, SSI, Guardianship

5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Bellevue West High School

To register and for more information, please contact Joni Christensen, joni.christensen@bpsne,net

Oct
21
Sat
October 21, 2017 ~ ABCs of Parent Leadership (private series of 4 workshops)
Oct 21 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

This private workshop is one of four scheduled around the topic of parent leadership.  Leadership training is designed specifically for parents who have a child with a disability and who is six years old or younger. Parents will develop their individual leadership skills and set their own personal goals through hands on exercises and experiences. The days will be busy while parents are learning about themselves, discovering their strengths, and having fun.  For more information, please contact Jamalia Parker, The Learning Community Center of North Omaha, 402-964-2585, jparker@learningcommunityds.org .

 

Oct
25
Wed
October 25, 2017 ~ PTI Webinar/What Families Need to Know about Disaster/Emergency Preparedness for Families of Children with Disabilities/Special Health Care Needs
Oct 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

PTI & Answers4Families Webinar, October 25, 2017

Disaster Preparedness, Do You Know What To Do?

PTI Webinar/What Families Need to Know about Disaster/Emergency Preparedness

12:00 p.m. and again at 8:30 p.m.

National and regional disasters have been in the news. Nebraskans face these possibilities as well as snowstorms, power outages, and tornados. Families of children with disabilities and special health care needs have an added responsibility when thinking about preparations for emergencies of all types. Log on to this webinar for information and discussion about how families in Nebraska can plan ahead for the care of their children during any emergency or disaster.

Please register for October 25th by clicking on this link and fill out the information requested:

http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/PTIWebinarRegistration

Connection links and other information will be provided after registrations are received. Reminders and information for the webinar are sent the day before the webinar. You will need to connect by internet to the webinar (the link is provided via email). If your place of business has a firewall, you may have difficulty making a connection with the UNL webinar system. Check with your network admin to open: 80 and 1935 for UNLConnectserver IP 129.93.225.7

Lunch and Learn at 12:00 – 1:00pm CT (11:00am to 12:00pm MT)

            Late Night Learning at 8:30 – 9:30pm CT (7:30-8:30 MT)

Oct
28
Sat
October 28, 2017 ~ ABCs of Parent Leadership (private series of 4 workshops)
Oct 28 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

This private workshop is one of four scheduled around the topic of parent leadership.  Leadership training is designed specifically for parents who have a child with a disability and who is six years old or younger. Parents will develop their individual leadership skills and set their own personal goals through hands on exercises and experiences. The days will be busy while parents are learning about themselves, discovering their strengths, and having fun.  For more information, please contact Jamalia Parker, The Learning Community Center of North Omaha, 402-964-2585, jparker@learningcommunityds.org .

 

Nov
4
Sat
November 4, 2017 ~ ABCs of Parent Leadership (private series of 4 workshops)
Nov 4 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

This private workshop is one of four scheduled around the topic of parent leadership.  Leadership training is designed specifically for parents who have a child with a disability and who is six years old or younger. Parents will develop their individual leadership skills and set their own personal goals through hands on exercises and experiences. The days will be busy while parents are learning about themselves, discovering their strengths, and having fun.  For more information, please contact Jamalia Parker, The Learning Community Center of North Omaha, 402-964-2585, jparker@learningcommunityds.org .

 

Dec
14
Thu
December 14, 2017 ~ Parent Advocacy 101 (private workshop)
Dec 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Parent Advocacy 101: a Workshop on Special Education
(for a private group)

Parents are the experts in the knowledge of their child and their child’s special needs/disability. Sometimes parents need assistance in communicating that expertise to others. This workshop focuses on the advocacy process to include communication, record keeping, and conflict resolution skills.

December 14, 2017, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Learning Community Center of North Omaha

1612 North 24th Street, Omaha, Nebraska

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

Workshop is subject to cancellation due to lack of registrations.

To register or for more information, please call Jamalia Parker, 402-964-2585; or e-mail her at jparker@learningcommunityds.org

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