Webinars 10/27 and 10/29: Person-Centered Practices

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Student-Directed Individualized Education Plan (IEP): Bringing Person-Centered Practices to Schools and Beyond

Register for the webinar on Tuesday, October 27 at 3:00 – 4:30 pm ET.

The Individualized Education Program (IEP) is a cornerstone in planning and delivery of educational supports for students who are eligible for special education services. How can systems ensure that the IEP is truly person-centered? Ensuring that the student is directing and leading development and implementation of their IEP is a first step as the student develops their strengths and receives appropriate support. In this webinar, a panel of students, parents, educational consultant, and disability rights advocate will discuss strategies to make IEP meetings and implementation authentically person-centered and empowering for students and their families.

Facilitation for Choice and Control: Person-Centered Planning’s Best Kept Secret

Register for the webinar on Thursday, October 29 at 2:30 – 4:00 pm ET.

Person-centered planning facilitation can help to create a robust person-centered whole-life plan incorporating all resources that can be mobilized to support a person—not just paid services and supports. In this webinar, people with disabilities and their facilitators will share experiences with person-centered planning facilitation services. They will be joined by a national expert in disability services who will describe how person-centered planning facilitation services can be incorporated to enhance person-centered systems. This webinar complements a new report from NCAPPS – developed as part of our technical assistance work – that provides an overview of person-centered plan facilitation services in five states.

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