Event Calendar

Community Webinar/Virtual Learning Opportunities/Meetings

 


Trust Talk Tuesday (ZOOM Meeting)
July 21, 2020: 10:00 am – 11:30 am
These group discussions will focus on Special Needs Trusts. Tia Marsili, Director of Trusts, The Arc of Northern Virginia, will walk you through the importance of planning for the future of your loved one with a disability, why trusts are important, and other critical services and programs that you should consider. Please register here. Note this is a Zoom virtual meeting rather than in-person meeting.

 


Parents as Collaborative Leaders (PACL) Basic
July 22-24, 2020, Staunton, VA
Join PEATC for three vibrant days to explore and learn valuable ways for communicating with the professionals involved with your family.  This training will focus on strategies for finding and using state and local resources for your family, as well as effective ways to impact outcomes for your family and others.  You will also learn skills from other families who are navigating a similar path, as well as strategies for engaging families in meaningful dialogue regarding special education.
Register for Parents as Collaborative Leaders (PACL) Basic


Lunch and Learn: A three-part series addressing autism and early childhood (Part 2)
July 23, 2020: 12:00 – 1:00 pm ET
Register on Zoom
Presented by UVA STAR


Lunch and Learn: A three-part series addressing autism and early childhood (Part 3)
July 30, 2020: 12:00 – 1:00 pm ET
Register on Zoom 
Presented by UVA STAR


Parents as Collaborative Leaders (PACL) Advanced
August 5-7, 2020, Irvington, VA
Participants will build upon the leadership and collaboration skills acquired in the Parents as Collaborative Leaders training.  We will further explore ways to communicate our stories and demonstrate how effective leadership skills can lead to systemic change.
Register for Parents as Collaborative Leaders (PACL)


Parent Institute
August 20-21, 2020, Charlottesville, VA
An exciting opportunity for parents new to the world of special education.  PEATC’s Parent Institute is a great opportunity for Virginia parents to gather, collaborate, grow, and learn together.
Register for the Parent Institute


ON DEMAND Webinars

(These are webinars that are available to watch when you choose to.)


APS Parent Resource Center

  • A Sense of Calm – Presented by Deborah Hammer
    Many thanks to our wonderful colleague, Deborah Hammer for sharing her time and expertise with us.

View A Sense of Calm presentation slides

  • NOVA (Northern Virginia Community College) Night
  • Noche de Nova
  • Dealing with “What If…?”: What You Can Do Now to Support Your School-Avoidant Child

 


Arlington County’s Department of Human Services/Arlington Partnership for Children, Youth and Families
www.apcyf.org

  • Consecuencias, qué hacer cuando…
    Consequences, what to do when… 

The Arc of Northern Virginia

Center for Adoption Support and Education (CASE): Free webinars

Formed Families Forward:

Virginia Cooperative Extension

At Home Learning

Mental Health and Well-Being


PEATC (Parent Education and Advocacy Training Center) On-Demand Webinars

Laying the Groundwork for Transition
(Length 41:33 minutes) http://www.worksupport.com/training/freeWebcast.cfm/121

Exploring the Future & Creating a Timeline
Katherine Wittig, Erica Lovelace
(Length 43:33 minutes) http://www.worksupport.com/training/freeWebcast.cfm/122

Challenging Tradition through Life Long Learning & Economic Empowerment
Michael Morris, Elizabeth Getzel
(Length 1:07:53sec) http://www.worksupport.com/training/freeWebcast.cfm/123

From Segregated to Customized: The Shift to Personalized Employment
Laura Owens, Executive Director APSE
(Length 48:34 minutes) http://www.worksupport.com/training/freeWebcast.cfm/136

In Support of Supported Decision-making
Lisa Morgan(Length 39:50 minutes)
http://www.worksupport.com/training/freeWebcast.cfm/137

Assistive Technology & Transition: Evaluation, Identification, & Acquisition
Dr. Joey Wallace (Length 29:40 minutes)
http://www.worksupport.com/training/freeWebcast.cfm/138

Opportunities Offered through Career Tech Ed
Domenic Giandomenico(Length 29:50 minutes)
http://www.worksupport.com/training/viewWebcast.cfm/139

Transition and the Arts: Tapping into Creative Opportunities (NEW)
Betty Siegal
(Length 35:15 minutes) http://www.worksupport.com/training/viewWebcast.cfm/140

Student Voice: The Transition to College
Liz Getzel
(Length 55:32 minutes) http://www.worksupport.com/training/viewWebcast.cfm/141

Marian Vessels, Director DBTAC: Mid-Atlantic ADA Center
(Length 39:36) http://www.worksupport.com/training/viewWebcast.cfm/161

Don’t Leave School Without It-What’s in Your Wallet?
Stacey Milbern, Community Outreach Director, Ryan Pinion, Director of Partnerships and Action, and intern Jessica Smith of the National Youth Leadership Network
(Length 39:23) http://www.worksupport.com/training/viewWebcast.cfm/162

Guardianship Rights, Risks, and ResponsibilitiesSue Swenson, former Ex. Director, US Arc, and former Commissioner of Administration on Developmental
(Length 39:53) http://www.worksupport.com/training/viewWebcast.cfm/163

Parents As Essential Partners in Transition
Ann Turnbull, The Beach Center, Kansas
(Length 42:26) http://www.worksupport.com/training/viewWebcast.cfm/164

The New Ticket To Work Program – What’s in it for Young People
Sallie Rhodes, CESSI Ticket to Work Program Specialist
(Length 33:01) http://www.worksupport.com/training/viewWebcast.cfm/165

Universal Design for Learning-a Pathway for Lifelong Learning
Frances G. Smith, Ed.D.,CVE, Coordinator of Technology and Distance Learning VCU TTAC
(Length 39:30) http://www.worksupport.com/training/viewWebcast.cfm/166

Exploring the Future & Creating a Timeline
Katherine Wittig, Erica Lovelace
(Length 43:33 minutes) http://www.worksupport.com/training/freeWebcast.cfm/122

Challenging Tradition through Life Long Learning & Economic Empowerment
Michael Morris, Elizabeth GetzelI
(Length 1:07:53sec) http://www.worksupport.com/training/freeWebcast.cfm/123

From Segregated to Customized: The Shift to Personalized Employment
Laura Owens, Executive Director APSE
(Length 48:34 minutes) http://www.worksupport.com/training/freeWebcast.cfm/136

In Support of Supported Decision-making
Lisa Morgan
(Length 39:50 minutes) http://www.worksupport.com/training/freeWebcast.cfm/137

Assistive Technology & Transition: Evaluation, Identification, & Acquisition
Dr. Joey Wallace
(Length 29:40 minutes) http://www.worksupport.com/training/freeWebcast.cfm/138

Opportunities Offered through Career Tech Ed
Domenic Giandomenico
Length 29:50 minutes) http://www.worksupport.com/training/viewWebcast.cfm/139

Transition and the Arts: Tapping into Creative Opportunities (NEW)
Betty SiegalArtistic
(Length 35:15 minutes)
http://www.worksupport.com/training/viewWebcast.cfm/140

Student Voice: The Transition to College
Liz Getzel
(Length 55:32 minutes) http://www.worksupport.com/training/viewWebcast.cfm/141

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In accordance with Arlington Public Schools (APS) guidance that all non-essential events are cancelled, effective immediately, please be advised that the events listed below are cancelled. 

 

Need more information?  You can contact the Parent Resource Center at 703.228.7239 or emma.parralsanchez@apsva.us.

We look forward to talking with you.