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Ohio Coalition for the Education
of Children with Disabilities


Conferences



Transition Fair

April 23, 2014

There will be a “Transition Fair” on April 23, 2014 at Southern Hills Vocational School, 9193 Hamer Rd., Georgetown, Ohio from 5 – 7:00 PM. Nancy Jones, OCECD Advocate/Trainer will have a display table there.  If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Bohrer at 937-444-2044 Ext. 15014.


Taking the Sting Out of Behavior

April 23, 2014

This training will be presented by Sandy Brickner, OCECD, at 6:30 pm at the Donnell Middle School, 301 Baldwin Ave., Findlay, Ohio  45840. To register please contact Karen Herold, Parent Mentor, at 419-427-5408.  You can also register by clicking on the following link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/MKYQPCW


Parent’s Rights in the Special Education Process


May 1, 2014

This training will be presented by Tammie Sebastian, OCECD, at 6:30 pm at the Achievement Centers for Children, 24211 Center Ridge Rd., Westlake, OH 44145. To register please contact Cindy Dooley at 440-250-2520.



Transitioning for Youth Conference

May 6, 2014

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Two presentations on Transitioning Youth: How Occupational Therapy Can Help and Summary of Performance as it Pertains to Transition. It will overview transition planning, how it relates to the Individualized Education Program (IEP), and how transition services can help prepare students to move from school to adulthood.

Hilton Garden Inn Dublin, 500 Metro Place North, Dublin, Ohio 43017

12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Transitioning Youth: How Occupational Therapy Can Help Presented by Brenda George, MS, OTR/L, Ohio Occupational Therapy Association, Pediatric Member Support Coordinator, and Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities

2:40 PM to 4:00 PM
Summary of Performance as it Pertains to Transition Presented by Cathy Ruiz, Parent Mentor for Western Buckeye, ESC., and Service Coordinator for Paulding County Family and Children First Council, and Aaron Weisbrod, M.Ed., Consultant, State Support Team Region 1. The Summary of Performance (SOP) extends beyond completion of a form at the end of a student's school career. Interagency collaboration with meaningful information is essential for a student's post-school success. This session wil provide an overview of a collaborative SOP process developed by the State Support Team Region 1 Transition Council. A sample SOP packet and suggestions on how students, families, school personnel, agency providers and employers can compile and utilize SOP information will be shared. Future plans to pilot the process will be discussed.


“All About Reading”

May 14, 2014

This training will be presented by Valorie Dombroskas, OCECD, from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at the Ewing School, 1701 Colgate Dr., Marietta, OH 45750. To register please contact Melissa Nething at 740-373-3781.


“Journey to Adulthood”

August 19, 2014

This training will be presented by Karen Lyke, OCECD, at 6:30 at the Summit Academy Secondary School, 464 S. Hawkins Ave., Akron, OH  44320.  Please contact Joy Spencer to register at 330-745-5115.