The week's events
- Parent Coaching
Being a parent is among the most difficult jobs in the universe. We are called to teach, model, love, support, comfort, advise, and give discipline. Sometimes these roles conflict with each other and we are pulled in opposing directions. Add in our fast-paced environment and the impact of social media and this job can be monumentally difficult. Parent coaching provides guidance to parents and helps families consider what is going well and what challenges need to be addressed. All kids want to be successful, and parent coaching can give parents the tools to teach kids the skills and resilience they need.
Parenting a child with autism, anxiety, ADHD, and other neurological challenges adds another layer of complexity. Despite the best advice from friends, family, and others, sometimes additional tools and strategies are needed.
Lighthouse is pleased to offer parent coaching one Saturday a month. These 45-minute sessions can stand alone as one-time supports or can be on-going coaching sessions. Prior to the first session, our Social Learning Coordinator, Jolene Farmer, sends a skills inventory for parents to complete. Together with Jolene, parents will prioritize goals and decide on an action plan designed especially for their family.
Our next available session is October 20th. There is one remaining slot available on this day at 1:15pm. The next upcoming dates for coaching sessions is 11/17 from 10am to 2pm.
Please contact Jolene Farmer to schedule
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- Measuring Student Progress on the IEP
Measuring Student Progress on the IEP
Progress monitoring is built into the IDEA and the IEP’s that are produced. Even in times of crisis, like the current pandemic, we must rely on the data. This workshop will focus on strategies and methods of tracking progress monitoring during virtual learning so parents will be able to support requests for compensatory services from the school systems, if needed.
The webinar is free to attend, but registration is required. Prior to the webinar, a Zoom link will be sent to you.
Contact Name : Pathfinders for Autism
Contact Email : firstname.lastname@example.orgHoward County Public Schools SECAC Meeting
Howard County Public Schools SECAC Meeting
The Special Education Citizens Advisory Committee works with the school system to support the needs of students with disabilities. We collaborate with other community disability advocacy groups to improve special education and the lives of our students in Howard County. SECAC meets once a month during the school year. This year’s meetings will be virtual via Zoom, if you are on the SECAC mailing list you will get the link directly, or email email@example.com for the link.
Contact Name : HCPSS SECAC
Contact Email : firstname.lastname@example.org