WarmLine Special Education Newsletter

February 2020
Just for Youth & Young Adults

Save the Date: Roseville Joint Union High, Rocklin Unified an Western Placer Unified school districts will hold an area-wide Transition Services Night for students in special education and their parents at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 3. Find Out More
Did You Know? There are 60 U.S. colleges that have programs in place to support students with autism?

Resource: Sacramento now has a friendship and playgroup for teens and pre-teens ages 11 to 15 on the Autism spectrum. Learn More
Resource: Disability Rights California has a "Transition Services for Students" publication available in six languages. Read Now
For Your Information...

Resource: Assistive Technology can provide access and opportunities for people with disabilities. The UC Davis MIND Institute will host its "Annual Tools for Inclusion Resource Fair" 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 11 in Sacramento to highlight ways AT can be used to allow inclusion for all.


Resource : Sankofa, a social network of parents and caregivers of African American children with disabilities, will hold its next monthly meeting 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 26 at the UC Davis MIND Institute. Dinner and childcare included for free, but pre-registration is encouraged. Learn More

Read : It's 2020 and that means new laws went into effect on Jan. 1. Check out this helpful summary "A New Year and New Special Education Laws" compiled by Family SOUP.

Resource: Participants in the MIND Institute's Family Navigator Parent Education Groups will learn about IEPs and school-based services, the Regional Center system, and supports available through their Family Resource Center. Meetings are Feb. 7, April 6 and June 5. Learn More

FYI: The California Department of Education, Special Education Division, has announced that its The EDge  newsletter is now available from the Supporting Inclusive Practices website:   https://www.sipinclusion.org/newsletters/
Special Education Clinics & Workshops by WarmLine
Click on the blue event names below for more information and to register online.
February
Tuesday,
February 4
CAMERON PARK
Wednesday,
February 12
ELK GROVE
Wednesday,
February 19
ELK GROVE
March
Wednesday,
March 4
NEVADA CITY
Spanish presentation only
Tuesday,
March 10
SACRAMENTO
Tuesday,
March 24
NATOMAS
April
Tuesday,
April 14
SACRAMENTO
English & Spanish presentations
Tuesday,
April 17
CLEARLAKE
Wednesday,
April 22
WOODLAND
Workshops, Youth & Young Adults Activities by Our Partners
Thursday,
February 6
Sacramento
Saturday,
February 8
Sacramento
Wednesday,
February 19
Webinar
March 9, March 17 & March 24
Carmichael
March 15-17
Sacramento
Did You Know?

WarmLine is a federally-funded Parent Training and Information Center and coaches parents understand the special education process and advocate effectively for their child's educational needs.Use our Contact Form or call us at (916) 455-9500 for a one-on-one consultation.
Funding for WarmLine is provided by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs as a Parent Training and Information (PTI) Center.
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