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An Evening with Glenna Gallo, Assistant Superintendent, Special Education Services, OSPI

Engaging Students with Disabilities for Success: An Evening with Glenna Gallo, Assistant Superintendent, Special Education Services, OSPI Reopening schools this fall should look and feel differently for students with disabilities than the challenges of statewide closures last spring. Join Glenna Gallo, Assistant Superintendent of Special Education Services at OSPI, to dig into OSPI’s guidance for [...]

By |2020-09-15T13:12:20-07:00September 19th, 2020|

King County Resource for Those Who Are Feeling Overwhelmed

From Sound: "Remember that the therapists, parent/family/youth partners, peer counselors etc., at Sound are available if you are in need.  We are doing 1:1, Family and even Groups via TeleHealth/Zoom and some face-to-face; following appropriate Department of Health guidelines.  For new clients, you can call 206-302-2300.  For established clients, the crisis line is 1-877-435-7055 is [...]

By |2020-09-10T09:00:04-07:00September 18th, 2020|

Seattle Cultural Accessibility Consortium – Working to Improve Accessibility to Arts and Culture Organizations

One of the focus areas for the Fathers Network is to advocate for equal access to the community for everyone.  With that in mind, I've been very happy to watch the development of the Seattle Cultural Accessibility Consortium. The mission of the consortium: Connecting arts and culture organizations with the information and resources needed to [...]

By |2020-09-10T08:52:44-07:00September 16th, 2020|

Life After High School (on line class) from The Arc of Spokane

Is your special ed student ready for life after high school?  Are you? Life After High School is a six-part workshop to help individuals with developmental disabilities and their families navigate the challenging transition from school to adult life. Join us WEDNESDAY EVENINGS from 6 to 8 p.m. to learn about: SEP 30:    ENVISIONING [...]

By |2020-09-14T12:33:56-07:00September 15th, 2020|

New Mask Accommodation Being Made at the Woodland Park Zoo

From the Woodland Park Zoo: "As an added accommodation, beginning September 23, we are reserving the last two hours of daytime operations on Wednesdays for guests with a disability that prevents them from wearing a face covering per Washington’s Safe Start guidelines. During these weekly designated hours, children and adults with disabilities who are unable [...]

By |2020-09-10T08:34:41-07:00September 14th, 2020|

IEP Meetings: Preparation and Participation

Sep 16, 2020 07:00 PM  Whether the IEP team is meeting virtually or in-person, your participation is essential! We’ll discuss your important role in the IEP meeting, provide tips to help prepare for your child’s IEP meeting, and considerations when participating in IEP meetings. To register click here

By |2020-08-25T09:01:18-07:00September 12th, 2020|

Survey to Help King County Roads Prepare an Americans with Disabilities Act Transition Plan

The King County Road Services Division is preparing an ADA Transition Plan and is asking people who live in unincorporated King County or travel on unincorporated King County roads to take a survey.  They define these roads as public roads in King County located outside of any city limits, but not including highways.  The survey [...]

By |2020-09-10T08:30:31-07:00September 11th, 2020|
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