NSSEO Autism Parent Support Meetings
The Autism Parent Group offers an opportunity for parents to share resources and problem solve with other parents, learn information around strategies and supports for their child with autism, discuss ways to support themselves and their families well as hear speakers on selected topics of interest.
September 19, 2017 – 12:30pm
September 26, 2017 – 6:30pm
October 17, 2017 – 12:30pm
November 14, 2017- 12:30pm
November 29, 2017 – 6:30pm
December 12, 2017 – 12:30pm
January 23, 2018 – 12:30pm
February 20, 2018 – 12:30pm
March 20, 2018 – 12:30pm
April 17, 2018 – 12:30pm
May 15, 2018 – 12:30pm
Contact Julie Hoadley at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information 847-463-8131.
Parent / Caregiver Training Series:
For parents of students with special needs, dealing with challenging behaviors can be difficult. Throughout the series, parents will learn tools and strategies to implement in the home environment, have an opportunity to network with other parents of children with disabilities, problem solve specific struggles and connect with community resources to support the implementation of strategies.
Promoting Positive Behaviors – October 18, 2017 – 5:30pm
Developing Social Emotional Skills – December 7, 2017 – 5:30pm
Understanding and Responding to Challenging Behaviors – February 5, 2018 – 5:30pm
When Things Get Heated: Responding in a Crisis – April 18, 2018 – 5:30pm
NSSEO Parent – Adult Agency Tours
INFORMATIONAL TOURS AROUND TOWN
Informational Tours are designed to give families an overview of creative adult programming, residential models and employment options both in our area and in surrounding communities. It is our hope that these tours will show you not only what is currently available but also inspire you with what is possible. To attend any of our tours, please reserve your spot by emailing your name, telephone number, and whether you are a parent, educator or service provider to ConnectToCommunityInc@gmail.com. Opportunities to carpool will be available.
For additional information about these and other Connect to Community events, please visit our website at www.ConnectToCommunityInc.org.
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NSSEO Professional Development
NSSEO Professional Development offers a wide range of in-services and workshops. Many of these workshops are available to parents.
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NSSEO Professional Development and Connect to Community are offering the following:
FRIDAY FORUM SERIES AT THE PALATINE LIBRARY – 700 N Court, Palatine – Meeting Room 1 – 11:00 – 12:30
TRANSITION SUMMIT – PUTTING THE PIECES TOGETHER
SAVE THE DATE: Saturday, April 14, 2018
NSSEO Assistive and Instructional Technology
NSSEO Assistive and Instructional Technology departments offer a wide range of in-services and workshop. Many of these workshops are available to parents.
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NSSEO and it’s member districts are part of the Infinitec North Coalition. Infinitec offers a wide range of workshops, online videos, and webinars.
For more information regarding Infinitec, contact Mary Ann McGinn (email@example.com), NSSEO Technology Coordinator.