Champions for Children with Disabilities
October 6, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: PACER Center 952-838-9000, 800-53-PACER
PACER Center workshop in Hibbing will address skills needed for effective parent advocacy
Minneapolis: PACER Center will offer “Six Skills for Effective Parent Advocacy,” a free workshop for parents of children with disabilities, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 25 at Fairview Plaza, 1200 E. 25th St., Hibbing.
This workshop will explore six skills parents can use to become more effective advocates for their child with a disability. These skills are:
- Understanding your child’s disability
- Knowing the key players
- Knowing your rights and responsibilities
- Using clear and effective communication
- Becoming well organized
- Knowing how to resolve disagreements
This session is co-sponsored by the Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota.