Kindergarten Transition Workshop

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Kindergarten Transition Workshop

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“Getting Ready for the Big Day; Dive into Tools, Tips, Rights, and Partnerships for a Great Start to Kindergarten” Saturday March 14, 8:30 am - 1:00pm NWDSA/ABI • MESD Auditorium • 11611 NE Ainsworth Cir, Portland, OR 97220 Free of charge, donations welcome • Lunch provided For families of young children with developmental disabilities. Moving from early childhood to the school years is exciting and can be confusing without tools and mentors to help navigate this transition. Bring your parental expertise and dreams to join with coordinators and guest speakers who want to help you along the path of this exciting adventure. This interactive and best practices driven training covers information about the law and your child’s rights, classroom tools and supports, IEP goal writing to support inclusion, communication tips from parents and more. Please see the video We All Belong, which explores the importance of classroom inclusion (http://youtu.be/AFoLsYDQzzY). Inclusion Support Team: *Chris Shank, Attorney Disability Rights Oregon *Angela Frome, NWDSA/ All Born In *Michael Bailey, Disability Rights Network & parent *Alicia Delashmutt, Parent Advocate *Angela Jarvis-Holland, NWDSA/ All Born In *Esther Harris, PPS Parent Liaison *Jamie Burch, Clark County Parent Coalition *Dr. Ruth Falco Portland State University *Mirsa Lopez, OrFirst *Pamela Dye, NWDSA/All Born In *Stephanie Hunter, OTAC

By: Northwest Down Syndrome Association (NWDSA)