Families First: A Free Family Empowerment Training

Posted by on January 17, 2003

Families First: A Free Family Empowerment Training on the Basics of Early Intervention

If you have clients (or know someone) who is interested in: learning more about the Early Intervention System; meeting with other families whose children receive services; feeling better about their child’s future; and becoming an equal member in their child’s Individual Education Plan (IEP) or Individual Family Support Plan (IFSP). Then FAMILIES FIRST TRAINING IS FOR THEM.

Saturday, February 1 at the NE Regional Library, Cottman & Bustleton Aves., 19149;
Saturday, April 26 at the Headstart Learning Tree/John Gloucester House, 21st & Manton, 19146;
Saturday, May 10 at the Lehigh Avenue Free Library, 6th St. & Lehigh Ave., 19133; Saturday, June 28 at Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library, Green & Chelten, 19144

All trainings cover the same material, start at 10am and end at 4:30pm. There is no charge. Lunch & childcare reimbursement will be provided.

Topics Covered include: How Laws Define Early Intervention Services; Best Practices in Early Intervention — Are We Getting the Best for Our Children?; Future Plans – Creating a Vision for Your Child; Building Your Child’s Team — How to Include Your Vision into Your Child’s IEP & IFSP?

To Register, please contact: Mary Mikus, 215-204-1772 (voice); tel: 215-204-1356 (voice/TTY); Fax: 215-204-6336 or Email: mmikus@unix.temple.edu Client must indicate which training they want to attend. (Sponsored by Phila. Mental Retardation Services; Elwyn, Inc.; Phila. Teaching Learning Collaborative; & The Institute on Disabilities at Temple University)

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