Apr 16, 2018

TWO FREE Parenting Workshops in Brighton

The Michigan Alliance for Families has two great workshops coming up in May in Brighton. Register today for one or both.
  • May 7 Understanding IEPs with Sandee Koski
  • May 16 Rethinking Guardianship with Dohn Hoyle
Both of these free workshops are offered in partnership with The Arc Livingston, and will be held at:

The Arc Livingston
2980 Dorr Road 
Brighton, MI 48116

Understanding Individualized Education Programs 
with Sandee Koski 
Monday, May 7th, 2018 
9:00 am - 12:00 pm 
(Sign-in opens at 8:30 am) 

This workshop will help you better understand the Individualized Education Program (IEP) for children and youth who receive special education services.Our goal is to help you understand the key IEP components and how they work together: 
* The present level of academic achievement and functional performance (PLAAFP statement) 
* Writing measurable goals and objectives 
* Support services 
* Plan implementation

Rethinking Guardianship: Facilitating Life-Long Self Determination 
with Dohn Hoyle, The Arc Michigan 
Wednesday, May 16th, 2018 
10:30 am - 1:30 pm 
opens at 10 am. Lunch provided

This workshop covers: guardianship from a historical perspective, strangers as guardians and alternatives 
* How can I advocate for my adult child? 
* What are alternatives to guardianship? 
* What is power of attorney? 
* How can medical and financial decisions be handled? 
* How can we best support students as they transition to adulthood?

Register with Kanika Littleton 
(248) 557-5070 ext 115 or kanika@michiganallianceforfamilies.org
If it is after the deadline and you haven't registered, please call or email to check the status of the event. 

If you require accommodations or materials in an alternative format, please let us know one week before the workshop.

View a flyer for this event and find other workshops on  our our calendar of events.

Have questions about this event or other special education questions?

Michigan Alliance for Families


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