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The GPS Special Ed Parent Council sponsors free trainings for parents throughout the year. Raising Special Kids, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping families of children with disabilities and special health needs, provides these trainings. For more on Raising Special Kids, please click on their link.
Below are some of the trainings we have had in the past. As you peruse the available trainings on the Raising Special Kids site, let your school representative know if any of these would be helpful to you for next year. You can always refer to our calendar to see any upcoming trainings.

Organizing Your Child’s Records
Bring your child’s special education, ISP, therapy and medical records to this “make and take” session to create your own filing system.

IEP Basics Training
Learn about the purpose of IEP's, parents’ role in the process, and how to prepare for meetings.

Guardianship - Turning 18, What’s Next?
Making the decision; understanding the process. Learn what guardianship involves before your teen turns 18. You will also learn about alternatives to guardianship. 
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