EI Lunch and Learn

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Transition from IFSP to IEP

Trainer: Amy Slutzky, MA, LPC, NCC

When: Thursday,  July 11, 2019: 1-2:30 

Where: Grayslake Heritage Center, 164 Hawley St, Grayslake, IL

Cost: $10

EI Credit Hours: pending 

Questions, Contact: Lindsey Fry (847) 223-7433 or Lindseyf@pediatricinteractions.com

Description: ·  You will learn more about the transition to IEPs and how to prepare parents for that shift as their child approaches their third birthday. You will learn strategies to support families as they transition from their child having an Individualized Family Service Plan to and Individualized Education Plan so that families can feel prepared for this change and experience a smooth transition.

SAVE THE DATE/FUTURE WORKSHOPS

September 12 - Navigating the IEP Process (Pam Labellarte )

November 14 - Supporting Families Through Grief and Loss (Amy Slutzky)

Pam Labellarte is the parent of three grown children, two of whom have a disability.  Pam is currently in private practice. She has been providing Special Education Advocacy to individuals and their families in Lake, Cook, McHenry, Kane and DuPage Counties in Illinois and Walworth County and Kenosha County in Wisconsin for the past 16 years.

“I have experienced the challenges that my own children have faced due to their disabilities firsthand, and relished in their triumphs.  So, I take my lead from their trials and successes into the work I do with the families who are facing similar and many times greater challenges. This provides me the energy and focus I need to be an effective advocate. Without the inspiration I receive from them every day I would not be able to possess the passion I have for the work I do."