DSES - Parent Session - Special Education/Inclusion/IEPs

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
6:30 pm8:30 pm
UNO Community Engagement Center Room 231

The Down Syndrome Education Series (DSES) is a monthly educational seminar for families of children with Down syndrome, designed to connect parents with information that will positively impact the education and well-being of their child.

Speaker - Dr. Brian Herndon

Brian Herndon is an educator, advocate, and a parent of a child with special needs. He has nearly 20 years experience working in schools. He has been a building administrator, where he has served as an LEA for hundreds of IEP meetings. He has been a classroom teacher representative for dozens more. Dr. Herndon has been married to his wife, Jenny, for nearly 16 years, and they have four children, one of whom sports an extra 21st chromosome!

Parent presentation-- "Inclusion and Least Restrictive Environment: How to make sure your IEP team talks about the issues that matter to you!"

Description: Knowledge is power. Understanding the IEP gives parents leverage to ensure that they are valuable participants in making decisions for their child. Parents will learn how to ask questions that will help their IEP teams focus on the issues that matter most to them.

*Registration will close Monday, February 19th at 10am. Please contact Leah at janke@dsamidlands.org if you miss the deadline and would like to attend.
**Childcare is not provided. With the exception of infants, we request that you refrain from bringing children to this event.