WarmLine Special Education Newsletter
May 2018
Transition to Adult Services for Youth with Disabilities
As youth ages 14-22 years old move into adulthood, they and their families have many choices regarding services. This transition fair provides the opportunity to learn about what options are available including living options, day programs, employment and colege. There will also be a presentation on Person-Center Planning!
Join us 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 23 in Woodland. Register Now

Click on the blue event names below for more information and to register online. Participants will receive a gas card upon completion of WarmLine workshops (one per family).
Special Education Clinics & Workshops by WarmLine

Spanish only
Thursday, May 17 Antelope
Wednesday, May 23 Woodland
Wednesday, May 30 Rancho Cordova

Wednesday, June 13 Roseville

Understanding Special Education Registration opens 7/1 North Coast Counties
Let's Get Organized
Registration opens 7/1 Sacramento County

Transition Fair Registration opens 8/1 Placer County
Just for Youth & Young Adults

The  Kids as Self Advocates  Project of  Family Voices , is seeking youth with disabilities & health care needs to serve on our National Advisory Board.  Learn More

Help more youth benefit from Department of Rehabilitation services by taking a survey about Student Services. 
The California Foundation for Independent Living Centers will host the second annual Independent Living Conference June 6 in Sacramento.  Details

The John Kerr Foundation and Tuolumne Trails Campground is hosting its Life-Enhancing Retreat for youth ages 16-22 with muscular dystrophy July 12-15, 2018.  Learn More
The Rooted in Writing Fellowship will provide two disabled writers the opportunity to further develop their professional writing skills while strengthening their voices as disability rights advocates. Deadline: May 21, 2018.  More Information
For Your Information...

When ABC10 decided to air a story about IEPs and Special Education, they came to the WarmLine Family Resource Center and interviewed our very own  Cid Van Koersel to learn more!   Watch Now

  What is Applied Behavior Analysis?  from Center for Parent Information and Resources
Types of Assessments
Children who have disabilities and special health care needs are often subject to several types of assessments meant to better identify their area(s) of need. In an ongoing series, WarmLine will share different assessments, what they look for and how that information is used to support the child.  This month a look at dyscalculia a learning disability which makes arithmetical calculations severely dificult. Read Types of Tests for Dyscalculia from Understood.org.
Community Partner Workshops, Events & More
Click on the blue event names listed below for more information.

May Sacramento
Wednesday, May 9 Sonora
Local Self-Determination Advisory Committee 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Wednesday, May 9
2241 Harvard Street
Planning Your Future
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Tursday, May 10
1640 S. State Street
Saturday, May 12 Sacramento
Healthy Relationships and Preventing Abuse Workshop 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Friday, May 18
700 Douglas Blvd.
Think Transition Meeting 2 p.m. 4 p.m.
Friday, May 18
MIND Institute
Thursday, May 31 Yuba City

Wednesday, June 6 Sacramento
Thursday, June 7 Saramento
Did You Know?
WarmLine is a federally-funded Parent Training and Information Center and can assist parents as they navigate the special education process. Use our Contact Form or call us at (916) 455-9500 for more information.
Who We Are
The WarmLine Family Resource Center is a Parent Training & Information Center serving 26 counties from Tuolumne County to the Oregon border. We offer special education training and individual consultation to families with children ages birth to 26 years. This e-newsletter is designed to provide information about special education, adolescence and disability, transition to adulthood and everything in between.
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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