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Webinars

How to Prepare for General File Review

Date:  February 11, 2016
Presenters:  Shannon Dunstan and Jeff Brandt, Idaho State Department of Education.
Description:  This webinar will be to help Special Education Directors understand the expectations for the 2016 General File Review
Handouts:  Presentation_1_slide_per_pg.pdf (PDF); Presentation_3_slides_per_pg.pdf (PDF); General Supervision File Review Checklist (WORD); General Supervision File Review Preschool Checklist (WORD); General Supervision File Review Secondary Checklist (WORD; Timeline (PDF); GSFR Webinar Questions and Answers (PDF)

 

Emerging Legal Issues

Date:  January 28, 2016
Presenters:  Dr. Charlie Silva, Idaho State Department of Education; and Art Cernosia, Esq.
Title:  Emerging Legal Issues: What Local Directors Need to Know about Effective Communication under the ADA and Access to the General Curriculum Under the IDEA
Description:  This webinar will cover two major legal topics that the United States Department of Education has highlighted in recent guidance:  (1) The requirement under the ADA that schools provide individuals with disabilities with “effective communication”, that is, communication that is as effective as communication with individuals who are not disabled, and (2) That IEPs provide access to the general curriculum, that is, access to the academic standards for the grade in which the student is enrolled.
Handouts:  Webinar Outline (PDF) ; Presentation Slides (PDF)

 

Teaching, Supporting, and Including Students on the Spectrum - Session 3

Date:  January 28th, 2016
Presenters:  Paula Kluth, Ph.D.
Title:  Session #3
Documents:
Session 3 PPT (3 slides per page)
Session 3 PPT (1 slide per page)

 

 

Special Education Directors Webinar - January 2016

Date:  January 14, 2016
Presenter:  Dr. Charlie Silva and Special Education Division and Department Staff, Idaho State Department of Education.
Title:  Special Education Directors Webinar - January 2016
Handouts:   Presentation Slides (PDF) ; Draft IEP Forms 1.7.16 (Word)

 

Strengthening Families Approach: an Introduction for Grantees

Date:  January 21, 2016
Time:  10:00 am to 11:30 am PAC. 11:00 am to 12:30 pm MTN.
Presenters:  Taryn Yates and Roger Sherman
Title:  Strengthening Families Approach: an Introduction for Grantees
Description: Using the Strengthening Families approach, programs and practitioners can alter their work with children to provide everyday opportunities for families and to build protective factors needed to nurture young children effectively. This webinar is an introduction to the approach designed to establish a basic conceptual understanding and common language among grantees and collaborators of the Idaho Children’s Trust Fund.
Registration: Register here to attend

Teaching, Supporting, and Including Students on the Spectrum - Session 1

Date:  January 14th, 2016
Presenters:  Paula Kluth, Ph.D.
Title:  Session #1
Documents:
Session 1 PPT (3 slides per page)
Session 1 PPT (1 slide per page)
Session 1 PPT (Accessible)
Curriculum Map
INCLUSION strengths strategies

 

Teaching, Supporting, and Including Students on the Spectrum - Session 2

Date:  January 21st, 2016
Presenters:  Paula Kluth, Ph.D.
Title: Session #2
Documents:
Session 2 PPT (3 slides per page)
Session 2 PPT (1 slide per page)
Session 2 PPT (Accessible)
VISUAL SUPPORTS
Communication Opportunities Table

 

Communicative Competence in Learners with Significant Disabilities - Session 3

Date:  November 12th, 2015
Presenter:  Philip Schweigert, M.Ed.
Title: Programming and Instruction for Non-Symbolic Learners

Webinar Series Handouts (PDF format):
Seven Levels of Communicative Competence
Assessment activity
LIKES-OPPS-SCHEDULE-4
Comm glossarypre&TS-8
intervrec2col
Session 3 PowerPoint Handout 1 slide per page
Session 3 PowerPoint Handout 3 slides per page

 

Communicative Competence in Learners with Significant Disabilities -Session 2

Date:  November 5th, 2015
Presenter:  Philip Schweigert, M.Ed.
Title:  Defining Communicative Competence
 

Webinar Series Handouts (PDF format):
Seven Levels of Communicative Competence
Assessment activity
LIKES-OPPS-SCHEDULE-4
Comm glossarypre&TS-8
intervrec2col Presentation 2 handouts_1 slide per page
Presentation 2 handouts_3 slides per page

 

Special Education Directors Webinar - November 2015

Date:  November 5, 2015
Presenter:  Dr. Charlie Silva and Special Education Division Staff, Idaho State Department of Education.
Title:  Special Education Directors Webinar - November 2015 
Handout: PowerPoint Presentation

 

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