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SPAN-ing the Decades
30 Things About SPAN

Fun Fact #9:
SPAN presents a wide variety of workshops, conferences , and trainings annually for families (parents and guardians), youth/young adults with disabilities, and professionals both in the field and in training. 

Over the past 15 years, SPAN has hosted or collaborated on approximately 3,500 of these types of events. We have also responded to approximately 1,750 requests for trainings, talks, and workshops at universities, advocacy organizations, parent conferences, professional association conferences, and elsewhere.

Just some of our regularly occurring events are:
  • Accessing Health Care
  • Basic Rights in Special Education
  • Bullying Prevention Strategies
  • Creating Agreement: Working Together to Resolve Conflict
  • Developing an IEP with Measurable Goals
  • Disproportionality in Discipline Practices
  • Essential Components of the IEP
  • Father's Conference
  • Inclusion Mini-Conferences
  • Interventions and Supports for Struggling Students
  • Least Restrictive Environment - Including ALL Children
  • Literacy Strategies for Families
  • Look to the Future: Transition from School to Adult Life
  • Lunchtime Learning Webinar Series
  • NJ Resources for Families
  • Paperwork for Families: Get Organized!
  • PBS - Addressing Challenging Behavior
  • Problems at School? A 504 Plan May Help
  • Procedural Safeguards - Protections under IDEA
  • SPAN Resource Parent Training - Make a Difference!
  • Transition from Early Intervention to Preschool
Your donation will help SPAN continue to provide valuable information  and training through workshops and other events directly to the families and professionals who rely on us for these services .
With much appreciation, 
Diana Autin & Debra Jennings
Co-Executive Directors

SPAN is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that relies on funds from a variety of grants and also from people like you--our partners and parents, our families and friends. Help SPAN reach even more families in t he next 30 years and beyond!  
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