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Early Childhood Transition Workshop slated

Posted on Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 8:03 am

An Early Childhood Transitions Workshop will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 19, from 5:30 until 8:30 p.m. at the Lincoln County Child Development Center.

This is an educational and skill-building workshop for families of infants, toddlers and young children with disabilities.

Parents will receive the following information: basic rights information regarding services and protections available for children under IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act): Birth to Three (Early Intervention – Part C) and age 3 and up: Special Education (Part B)

What to expect when a child is transitioning from services at age three in the school system; information on other transitions such as from preschool to kindergarten; and details about an appropriate IFSP (Individual Family Service Plan) and IEP (Individualized Education Program).

Parents may learn about their part in their child’s education at this important stage of early childhood.

To register, call Teresa Winnette at (931) 684-8681.

The workshop is sponsored by the Lincoln County Child Development Center.

Registration is required for this free workshop, and space is limited, so call as soon as possible.

CDC is located at 1000 Washington Street West, Suite C.