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March 2021

Online College Rights Legal Clinic – ASL

March 6
Online
Free

College students with disabilities or soon to be college students with disabilities or those who are supporting them, now is your chance to speak with a disability rights ATTORNEY, in a PRIVATE SESSION, for FREE with an ASL interpreter. Reserve a spot at our FREE online legal clinic on March 6 to get help with things like your rights in college, get help with expenses, Social Security beneficiaries or alternatives to guardianship. SPACE IS LIMITED, so contact us ASAP before…

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Laws, Rights, Responsibilities, and Resources for Parents and Guardians

March 9 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Online
Free

Please join Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in partnership with Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities and Disability Rights Texas for part three of their series, “Promoting a Positive Experience with Special Education in Rural Communities and Small Districts.” During part three, we will take questions from attendees and discuss laws, rights, responsibilities, and resources for parents and guardians. Communication Access Real-time Translation (CART) will be provided for this series. If you need additional accommodations, please contact Skyler Mueller at Skyler.mueller@ag.tamu.edu…

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What Should be in My Child’s IEP? An Overview of the Required Components of an IEP

March 23 @ 12:15 pm
Online

Special Guest Presenter: Dr. Michelle Simmons, West Texas A&M University Center for Learning Disabilities A student’s Individualized Education Plan (IEP) is one of the most critical components to educating a child with learning differences. The IEP should serve as the road map and guide for education decision making. Yet, IEPs are often misunderstood and missing vital pieces necessary for student success. During this session, Dr. Michelle Simmons from West Texas A& M University’s Center for Learning Disabilities will provide a…

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Virtual Resource Fair

March 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online
Free

Please join Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in partnership with Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities and Disability Rights Texas for part four of their series, “Promoting a Positive Experience with Special Education in Rural Communities and Small Districts.” During part four, a virtual resource fair with organizations from across West Texas will be available for attendees to visit virtually. Communication Access Real-time Translation (CART) will be provided for this series. If you need additional accommodations, please contact Skyler Mueller at…

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April 2021

IEP Implementation & Monitoring Tips for Parents

April 13 @ 12:15 pm
Online

Special Guest Presenter: Lorna Salgado, M. Ed., Inclusive Services Consultant, Region 10 ESC Your child’s Individualized Education Program (IEP) outlines the services and supports your child will receive. Once this program is set in motion, how do you monitor how well is it working and the progress your child is making? Gather tips and strategies that can help you have meaningful involvement in your child’s IEP implementation as you collaborate with your child’s school throughout the year. Registration: https://us02web.zoom.us/.../reg.../WN_9iWqUsn_Qpmnz12Jh3ONxg

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May 2021

Being an Active Member of the Team! How to Communicate Perspectives, Preferences and Concerns

May 11 @ 12:15 pm
Online

Special Guest Presenter: Dr. Shauntā L. Singer, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Services, Texas A&M University This engaging session will provide information and strategies for parents to communicate their perspectives, preferences, and concerns before, during, and after the ARD meeting. Registration: https://us02web.zoom.us/.../reg.../WN_l-XO0c7MR3-pWaR09HU_Rw

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Should I File a Complaint? If so, Which Kind?

May 25 @ 12:15 pm
Online

Special Guest Presenter: Dustin Rynders, Disability Rights Texas Parents will learn more about deciding when to “disagree” at an ARD meeting and about their options for resolving disputes or concerns about their child’s education. The presenter will provide a practical comparison of facilitated ARDs, TEA complaints, mediation, due process, Office of Civil Rights (OCR) Complaints, district level grievances, and professional ethics complaints. Registration: https://us02web.zoom.us/.../reg.../WN_PTfXQ5esQtO5QLbBh39o9A

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June 2021

Online College Rights Legal Clinic – English

June 12
Online
Free

College students with disabilities or soon to be college students with disabilities or those who are supporting them, now is your chance to speak with a disability rights ATTORNEY, in a PRIVATE SESSION, for FREE! Reserve a spot at our FREE online legal clinic on June 12 to get help with things like your rights in college, get help with expenses, Social Security beneficiaries or alternatives to guardianship. SPACE IS LIMITED, so contact us ASAP before June 8. Text "College…

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Supported Decision-Making Online Legal Clinic

June 12
Online
Free

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October 2021

Workplace Accommodations Don’t Have to be Spooky

October 29 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Online

If you are currently working or will be working in the future and you have a disability, you may need to ask for an accommodation. Don't be spooked by the notion - we can help!

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