Moving Up, Moving On is an interactive program designed to teach youth with intellectual or developmental disabilities how to create maintain healthy relationships. What to expect: • 9-week program; starting on 3/27/19 and ending on 5/22/19 • Attend twice a week – Wednesday and Friday from 3-5 pm • Discuss types of relationships, personal boundaries, Learn More
A support group for Alaskan families who care for children with special needs. Share your ideas and stories in a neutral setting. Sign-up to connect in person or via teleconference.
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Join us for a series of basic, introductory ASL classes intended for parents/caregivers of children with hearing loss or alternative communication needs. The content in June is repeated in July. Children are welcome, but parents are responsible for them during class. JULY—Basic ASL Series July 10th, 12th, 24th, 26th 5:30 – 7pm Registration is required.
Join Tiffany Ruby, Parent Navigator at Stone Soup Group and learn how to prevent and respond to challenging behaviors in children with special needs. Use communication techniques and tools to implement positive strategies for you and your family. Attend in-person or via webinar.
Presented by Anne Applegate, Governor’s Council on Disability and Special Education Lisa Wawrzonek, ASAGA (AK State Association of Guardianship and Advocacy) Do you know what to expect as your child transitions into adulthood? Come learn tools and information on how to assist your child and make the adjustment into adulthood. Explore what resources are available Learn More
Engaging in the Individualized Education Plan (IEP) process can be overwhelming. Learn ways to positively enhance communication with the school team and learn new ways to support your child’s education. Attend in-person or via webinar.
We know there are opportunities and benefits that come with obtaining a diploma or alternative diploma, yet some populations still struggle more than others. Learn about supporting graduation and options available after school. Join a discussion with parents and professionals to encourage education and explore best practices. Together we can increase graduation rates for individuals Learn More
Opportunity to Comment on Draft of ESSA State Plan is Extended to May 28 The Department of Education and Early Development (DEED) is seeking public comment on the first draft of the state plan to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), the new federal education law. ESSA provides states with greater flexibility than the Learn More