When you have a child with any type of disability in your family, you have to learn about systems and how they apply to your specific situation.
F.A.C.T.’s online training modules and workshops have been developed to empower you to take charge of your child’s education. All F.A.C.T. Training is FREE and held at our Saint Charles County office. When you attend a workshop, we can provide respite care for your child. And, lunch is on us!
F.A.C.T. Workshops and Online Training Modules
- Effective Communications Training Module
- IEP Workshop Training Module
- The Basics of Special Education Training Module
- 504 Training Module
- Transitions Training Module
Special Education Basics Workshop
This is a workshop that teaches parents and those interested about the special education process, regardless of whether or not your child has been identified as having a disability. It gives an overview of parental and individual rights of a person with a disability under IDEA (Individual with Disabilities Education Act).
IEP Process Workshop
This is a workshop that teaches parents, whose children qualify for an Individualized Education Program or those interested, ways to use the information learned in the Special Education Basics Workshop to write an effective IEP.
Download the Power Point slides for the IEP Process Workshop or the IEP Process (PDF).
Watch videos from the IEP Workshop Training Module.
Effective Communication Workshop
This is a workshop that teaches parents and those interested how to use the information from the Special Education Basics, and The IEP Process Workshops to effectively communicate and improve relationships with school personnel.
Download the Power Point slides for the Effective Communications Workshop or
Download the Effective Communication (PDF).
Review video from the Effective Communication Training Module.
Transitions to Success Workshop
This is a workshop that reviews details of the school districts’ responsibility in developing a Transition Plan for children who qualify for special education services under IDEA (Individual with Disabilities Education Act) in order to prepare for life after high school. This workshop includes information on adult agencies.
Download the PDF file for Transitions to Success Training
Section 504 Workshop
This workshop reviews the basic principles of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1993. It provides an overview of an individual’s rights in the school setting, and how the process works.
Download the Section 504 Workshop (PDF)