NEW! Early Childhood Behavior
The Utah Parent Center is pleased to announce the Early Childhood Behavior Webinar is now available! This webinar will provide information on basic behavior, principles of behavior and reasons that challenging behaviors happen. While the intended audience is parents and caregivers of children ages 2-4, much of the information can be utilized in older children. This webinar was produced by the Utah Parent Center in 2012 and funded in part by a grant from the Interagency Outreach Training Initiative (IOTI).
Presenter: Amy Peters, Utah Personnel Development Center
Originally Recorded: June 20, 2012
Running Time: 27 Minutes
Legal Solutions for Families with Disabilities
The Utah Parent Center, Lisa Thornton and the Family Links Conference are pleased to present this Legal Solutions for Families with Disabilities Webinar.
Description: This 25 minutes video presented by Lisa Thornton, provides parents and families with children with disabilities an overview of planning and legal needs for parents including: Special Needs Trusts, Guardianship, Medicare/Medicaid, Social Security, Letter of Intent and Life Care Plans.
Presenter: Lisa Thornton, Parent and Attorney
Originally Recorded: December 3, 2012
Running Time: 25 Minutes
Executive Functioning Skills Webinar
The Utah Parent Center, Family Links Conference, and Learning Disabilities Association of Utah are pleased to present this Executive Functioning Webinar.
Description: Executive functioning skills allow a student to organize both their “outside world and inside world.” Students who struggle with this have difficulty organizing and processing information, keeping track of papers, making deadlines, analyzing tasks, and maintaining sustained focus. This workshop will offer parents practical ideas in how to help your child with ADD/ADHD or learning disabilities to manage and develop the executive functioning skills necessary to succeed in school.
Presenter: Deanne Shields, Learning Disabilities Association of Utah
Originally Recorded: December 7, 2011
Running Time: 1 Hour 4 minutes
The following webinars are hosted using an online tool called “Wimba”. In order to view and listen to the following webinars, you will need to quickly run the Wimba Wizard. The wizard tool can be accessed online by visiting: http://utdoe.wimba.com/wizard/launcher.cgi?wc=wms.
Individualized Education Program (IEP) Webinars
Thanks to a special one-time grant from the Interagency Outreach Training Initiative (IOTI) in 2008-09, we were able to host three unique webinars on Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) for individuals with disabilities. The following will allow you to to link to the archives of these webinars. Please take the time to complete the brief evaluation that will appear at the conclusion of the webinar. The feedback that you provide will help us as we plan for and carry out future trainings.
Positive Behavioral Supports: How Using Positive Behavioral Supports and the IEP Process to Deal with Behavior Problems can Help Prevent Discipline Problems at School and at Home
Presenter: Rebecca Turley, Utah Parent Center
Recorded: May 27, 2009
Running Time: 1 hour 13 minutes
Everything You’ve Always Wanted to Ask about the IEP and the Special Education Process and Early Dispute Resolutions: Questions and Answers
Presenters: Glenna Gallo, Utah State Office of Education and Adina Zahradnikova, Disability Law Center
Recorded: May 21, 2009
Running Time: 58 minutes
In this webinar, the presenters focus on how using the IEP process correctly and using early dispute resolution options can help to resolve problems. Time was allowed for participants to ask questions.
Assessment: What Parents Need to Know about Students with Disabilities’ Participation in Schoolwide Assessments
Presenter: Wendy Carver, Utah State Office of Education
Recorded: May 12, 2009
Running Time: 1 hour 11 minutes
In this webinar, Wendy focuses on the assessments that all students, including students with disabilities, take, how accommodations are selected and how and when they can be used.
Transition to Adult Services
Thanks to a special one-time grant from the Interagency Outreach Training Initiative (IOTI) in 2008-09, we were able to host three unique webinars on transition to adult services for individuals with disabilities. The following will allow you to to link to the archives of these webinars. Please take the time to complete the brief evaluation that will appear at the conclusion of the webinar. The feedback that you provide will help us as we plan for and carry out future trainings.
What Parents and Youth Should Know About Transition
Presenter: Susan Loving, Utah State Office of Education
Recorded: May 19, 2009
Running Time: 49 minutes
In this webinar, Susan discusses what parents and students should do in order to work with the school to plan a successful transition.
What Students with Disabilities Need to Know About Going to College
Presenter: Steven Lewis, Salt Lake Community College
Recorded: May 5, 2009
Running Time: 54 minutes
In this webinar, Steven discusses what college or university programs are appropriate,the availability of support services, campus accessibility, available accommodations, part-time vs. full-time class loads and documentation required to obtain services. Preparation for postsecondary education also includes the skills necessary for the student to become a self-advocate and deal with both the academic and social challenges presented by college.
Planning for Employment for Students with Disabilities
Presenter: Carol Ruddell, Work Ability Utah
Recorded: April 21, 2009
Running time: 1 hour 18 minutes
In this webinar, Carol presents on the different supports and services people with disabilities can access in order to be successfully employed. There are many new programs that help people keep their benefits while employed. Parents and students should learn about the various options and make connections while students are still in school.