Champions for Children with Disabilities
January 12, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: PACER Center 952-838-9000, 800-53-PACER
PACER Center workshop will focus on planning for educational inclusion
Minneapolis: PACER Center will offer “Planning for Educational Inclusion,” a free workshop for parents of children with disabilities and for professionals. It will take place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 31 at PACER Center, 8161 Normandale Blvd., Bloomington.
Participants will learn about including students with significant disabilities in regular K-12 educational settings and in the general curriculum.
The workshop will address these questions:
- What is educational inclusion?
- How can parents use the Individualized Education Program (IEP) process to plan for inclusion?
- How does the IEP team determine the least restrictive environment?
- Why is it important to have access to the general curriculum?
- Why and how should a child with disabilities participate in district and state assessments?
- What is the state of educational inclusion in Minnesota and nationally?
This event is funded in part by a grant from the Minnesota Department of Education.