Training for Families (including webinars)

WEBINAR:  Setting Up Your Home's Learning Environment for Success:  Understanding the Needs for Adults and Children (provided in partnership with SEDNET)

March 30, 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Central Standard Time

Virtual learning and work can be stressful for all, children and adults alike.  This sudden change in the way of work and school can bring about uncertainty, stress, and fear.  But there are ways to help reduce the impact of this new way of work and learning.  In this session, attendees will acquire some tips and strategies on how to set up their home in a way that can assist in decreasing the stress and finding the positives for all.   REGISTER HERE.  The link to attend will be provided at registration. 

WEBINAR: Providing Accommodations in a Virtual Environment

Due to an overwhelming response, we have scheduled 4 repeat offerings of this professional development!

While providing instruction to students with Individual Education Plans and Section 504 Plans in a virtual environment, it is important to continue to provide them with the necessary accommodations so that they can continue to be successful in this new learning environment. This webinar will provide examples of possible digital accommodations that can be used in virtual instruction based on the student's current accommodation needs. We will also discuss ideas for documenting and assessing the implementation of these digital accommodations.

MARCH 30, 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m., Central Standard Time.  CLICK TO REGISTER

MARCH 30, 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m., Central Standard Time.  CLICK TO REGISTER

APRIL 1, 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m., Central Standard TIme.  CLICK TO REGISTER 

APRIL 3, 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m., Central Standard Time.  CLICK TO REGISTER

WEBINAR:  Simplified Learning (provided in partnership with CARD for students on the spectrum, or who have special needs)

This presentation is designed for the parents of children of any age who are Early Language Learners.  Simplified Learning is an opportunity for parents and children to learn about language milestones, general descriptions of language disorders, and to learn how to use common, low, or no-cost items to help support language development.  

Suggestions for how to make and use toys or developmental activities using common items, such as:  Play-Doh, pasta, measuring cups/spoons, boxes, brushes, etc., will be presented.  

The purpose of this presentation is to empower parents as they have this unique opportunity to enrich and promote language, ad fine motor and gross motor development with their children, without any fancy toys, gadgets or screens. 

March 31, 2020

12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m., Central Standard Time

REGISTER HERE

ATTEND HERE

WEBINAR:  The ABC's of Behavior (provided in partnership with CARD)

Join Elise Summa, M.A., BCBA for this training covering basics of behavior for early learners. Topics will include, understanding functions of behavior, determining functions of behavior to plan targeted interventions and taking basic data on behaviors to be increased or decreased. Strategies to address common behavioral challenges such as aggression, communication, waiting, maladaptive attention-seeking and task completion will be discussed. 

This presentation is aimed at making the underlying philosophies of Applied Behavior Analysis understandable and applicable in real life for parents, teachers and therapists.

April 6, 2020

12:00 noon - 2:00 p.m., Central Standard Time

REGISTER HERE

ATTEND HERE

WEBINAR SERIES:  Dyslexia for Parents and Educators

Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resources System, in collaboration with the Florida Department of Education and Just Read, Florida!, is proud to announce a webinar series for parent(s) or guardian(s) and educators to learn more about Dyslexia.  Please join us to learn what Dyslexia is all about. It is not rocket science, but it is brain science! 

Sessions will be held live in the morning and will be recorded so that you may listen to the content and questions and answers at your leisure. If you have any questions, please contact FDLRS Administration at 386-312-2265.

 Part 1: April 14, 2020                                                                                                                                                              8:30 a.m. Central Standard Time; 9:30 a.m. Eastern Standard Time                                                                              Registration Link

Part 2: May 19, 2020                                                                                                                                                                8:30 a.m. Central Standard Time; 9:30 a.m. Eastern Standard Time                                                                        Registration Link

WEBINAR:  The Anxious Child (provided in partnership with CARD for students with disabilities)

This presentation will provide attendees with a detailed review of anxiety and anxiety related symptoms in children and adolescents. The presenter will discuss behaviors that are often common in anxiety disorders and recommend what parents should do if they are concerned about their child's emotional state as it relates to anxiety disorders. Additional strategies and easy to implement techniques to use when working with, or raising a child or adolescent with anxiety or anxiety related symptoms. All strategies can be implemented both at school and home.

April 16, 2020

12:00 noon - 2:00 p.m. 

To register, CLICK HERE.  The attendance link will be sent via email to all registrants. 

WEBINAR SERIES:  SOCIAL TALES for PARENTS

Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resources System is proud to announce a webinar series for parent(s) and guardian(s) to learn more about social tales.  Please join us to explore the world of social tales in this 2-part series describing what social stories are and how to utilize them. Each part will offer a session in the morning that will be duplicated in the evening to accommodate the busy schedules of parents and guardians. Please be sure to register for each session that you will attend. Session 2 will build upon the information shared at Session 1.

If you have any questions, please contact FDLRS Administration at 386-312-2265.                                                                                           

Session 1: April 22, 2020                                                                                                                                                Morning Session: 9:00 a.m. Central Standard Time                                                                                                        Registration Link

  Evening Session: 6:00 p.m. Central Standard Time                                                                                                          Registration Link

Session 2: May 12, 2020                                                                                                                                                          Morning Session: 9:00 a.m. Central Standard Time                                                                                                              Registration Link

  Evening Session: 6:00 p.m. Central Standard Time                                                                                                                Registration Link

 

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