Events

Click here to register for the webinar - Accommodations vs. Modifications - March 26!
Families Helping Families of SWLA in collaboration with Louisiana Parent Training & Information Center is co-hosting a FREE online Webinar!
Join us online for webinar - Accommodations vs Modifications!
Accommodations vs Modifications Meeting after meeting, parents and teachers use the words “accommodation” and “modification” almost interchangeably when discussing IEPs and student needs. If understood and used correctly, these words can greatly impact the success of a child’s educational program. Get answers to these questions and more: How can accommodations and modifications help my child in the general education classroom?  How are accommodations and modifications included in IEP?  Which accommodations are provided for state testing?  Accommodations and Modifications can be a game changer for your child.
Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Time:  11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Audience:  Parents, Caregivers, and Professionals of School-Aged Children/Students.
Registration link: https://tinyurl.com/y7r5b582
Click here to download the event flyer!
To access or participate in the online webinar you need to have the "GoToWebinar" app on your smartphone, ipad, tablet, or just use your desktop/laptop computer!
"GoToWebinar" app can be downloaded for FREE from google play store or itunes app store.
If you have questions on how to access or how you can participate in this online webinar contact Wallace at (337) 436-2570 or 1-800-894-6558.

Click here to register for Get to Know the Advocacy Center
The Advocacy Center of Louisiana (AC) is the protection and advocacy (P&A) system for Louisiana. AC protects, empowers, and advocates for people with disabilities throughout the state, and for adults over age 60 in Orleans Parish with or without a disability. The Advocacy Center of Louisiana provides services to people with disabilities and seniors regardless of income.

Click here to register for the webinar - Getting & Keeping Your First Job
Families Helping Families of SWLA in collaboration with Louisiana Parent Training & Information Center is co-hosting a FREE online Webinar!
Join us online for the webinar - Getting & Keeping Your First Job!
Getting & Keeping Your First Job - Getting and then keeping a job for someone with a disability can be tough.  This training will go over why work is important, challenges for youth, the labor market, disability disclosure, accommodations and more.
Date: Thursday, April 11, 2019
Time: 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Audience:  Parents, Caregivers, and Professionals of School-Aged Children/Students.
Registration link: https://tinyurl.com/y3obkebe
Click here to download the online webinar event flyer!
To access or participate in the online webinar you need to have the "GoToWebinar" app on your smartphone, ipad, tablet, or just use your desktop/laptop computer!
"GoToWebinar" app can be downloaded for FREE from google play store or itunes app store.
If you have questions on how to access or how you can participate in this online webinar contact Wallace at (337) 436-2570 or 1-800-894-6558.

Click here to register for the webinar - Special Education FAQ!
Families Helping Families of SWLA in collaboration with Louisiana Parent Training & Information Center is co-hosting a FREE online Webinar!
Join us online for webinar - Special Education FAQ!
Special Education FAQ – Can the school send home my child’s IEP for me to sign without a meeting?  Can the school suspend my child with an IEP?  What happens if I disagree with the IEP team?   Can the school keep calling me to pick up my child due to meltdowns?   Get answers to these questions, and more in our Special Education Frequently Asked Questions training.
Date: Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Time:  9:00 PM - 10:00 PM - Late Night Webinar
Audience:  Parents, Caregivers, and Professionals of School-Aged Children/Students.
Registration link: https://tinyurl.com/yxbwata5
Click here to download the event flyer!
To access or participate in the online webinar you need to have the "GoToWebinar" app on your smartphone, ipad, tablet, or just use your desktop/laptop computer!
"GoToWebinar" app can be downloaded for FREE from google play store or itunes app store.
If you have questions on how to access or how you can participate in this online webinar contact Wallace at (337) 436-2570 or 1-800-894-6558.