The Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resources System (FDLRS) is a statewide network of 19 associate centers serving children with special needs or disabilities by supporting educators, families and the community. The FDLRS Heartland Associate Center serves DeSoto, Glades, Hendry and Highlands Counties. Please contact FDLRS directly to register for any of the following workshops at 1076 U.S. Hwy. 27 North, Lake Placid, FL 33852 or call them toll free at (800) 316-7057 or visit their website at http://www.heartlanded.org/fdlrs/
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WHAT IS EXCEPTIONAL STUDENT EDUCATION?
THis session provides an overview of Exceptional Student Education (ESE). Each particiapant receives a resource book and a work book.
What's New? This session will focus on the changes in IDEA 2009. Participants will receive a hand-out.
IEP CHANGES AND HOW TO PREPARE
This session will focus on the changes in the Individual Education Plan (IEP) due to IDEA 2009 and how to prepare for your child's IEP meeting.
OVERVIEW PASSPORT TO SUCCESS
Parents Assuring Students Success (PASS). This program is the overview of an eight-session program that reinforces the power of parents, and encourages them to learn skills to teach children study habits at home.
FAMILY CAFE - WHAT IS IT?
This session will focus on a statewide conference that is designed for Flrorida's families of children with special needs.
JUST READ FLORIDA!
An overview of Florida's reading initiative and the parent's role in assisting their children with reading.
OVERVIEW OF DR. FRED JONES
Tools for Teaching (Parent Edition) - This is the overview of a ten-session program that will help parents develop positive relationships with their children. Parents and teachers can work together with a common language and set of skills to create the best environment possible.
AGENCIES AND THE SUPPORT AVAILABLE
This session will focus on the agencies available and the specific services available.