• Parent Involvement/Engagement Links

    These links highlight opportunities for trainings and information sharing to address the special knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to serve the unique needs of children with disabilities.

     

    July 17th, 2021 - FREE Virtual Mini-Conference for Mental Health & Caregiver Burnout  - Register for the Dual Diagnosis session that best meets your needs!  To register for either MH/Autism or MH/IDD go to: 

    August 5th, 2021 - 6 P.M. - FREE Webinar  - SAFE KIDS - CPARC Advocacy Talks - Learn Techniques & Tops for Child Injury Prevention in Special Needs Homes: 

    IU PARENT TRAINING SERIES

    2021-22 School Year  IU29 Parent Training Series Flyer

    • September 22, 2021 - 6 to 8 p.m. 
      • Domestic Violence 101 w/ Tori Shuman from SHC
      • Location: Schuylkill Intermediate Unit 29 - Gymnasium 17 Maple Ave. Marlin, PA 17951
      • Register at Domestic Violence 101 Registration

     

     SECONDARY TRANSITION PARENT SESSIONS -

    Free sessions provide valuable information for parents of youth with a disability ages 14-21.

    SEPTEMBER - DECEMBER 2021 - More Information, click here:  Trainings Flyer

    • September 7, 2021 6-7 p.m.

      •  Bureau of Special Education & OVR Memorandum of Understanding - What it means for your child
        https://zoom.us/j/91967486004?pwd=dkxkOThHbUF0VmJCcmVsS2N2bFAyQT09
        Passcode: 939145

     

    • October 12, 2021 6-7 p.m.

      • Tips for Completing an OVR Application & Entitlement vs. Eligibility
        https://zoom.us/j/93704324094?pwd=SHFyT1FrdW9xR2ZnL1VtNFRGM0c3dz09
        Passcode: 332881

     

    • November 9, 2021 6-7 p.m.

      • Financial Aid & Scholarships for College Bound Students
        https://zoom.us/j/95586374915?pwd=c3RmY3ZJUEJKZmo2MWRQYlptUHhlQT09
        Passcode: 660708

     

    • December 14, 2021 6-7 p.m.

      • Benefits Counseling & Waiver Services
        https://zoom.us/j/99218804006?pwd=T0xicURsbXVBUDFoUGpZcXB4aE5NUT09
        Passcode: 899381

     

    JANUARY - MAY 2022 - More Information, click here:  Trainings Flyer 2

    • January 11, 2022 6-7 p.m.

      • Getting Ready for Summer Employment
        https://zoom.us/j/95119013575?pwd=MThoU1dRaUErcGVySXBDN2drUk4xQT09
        Passcode: 136581

     

    • January 25, 2022 6-7 p.m.

      • SSI and the Recertification Process
        https://zoom.us/j/99947227467?pwd=Nmd0dXVTYW5NdHpiSW1iWE1lRDQvdz09
        Passcode: 737280

     

    • February 8, 2022 6-7 p.m.

      • Creating A Vision
        https://zoom.us/j/92441392007?pwd=SlRoRC9IWkh6cCtaSHJ2VzFTbCtzdz09
        Passcode: 998709

     

    • March 8, 2022 6-7 p.m.

      • Student Panel & Student Led IEP Meetings
        https://zoom.us/j/95701547140?pwd=RFVtU2FDOWVSbzM2U2l6VGpzaUdFdz09
        Passcode: 644436

     

    • April 12, 2022 6-7 p.m.

      • Disability Services for College Bound Students
        https://zoom.us/j/97280401592?pwd=RUtTWldaSkNSYStDY1g2VUF1ejFJdz09
        Passcode: 098483

     

    • May 10, 2022 6-7 p.m.

      • Getting a Drivers License, Using Public Transportation, & Distracted Driving
        https://zoom.us/j/94375214658?pwd=bW9Xdk5UZmZYWUlubFE2dS9tZFBXUT09
        Passcode: 077338

     

     

    https://www.iu29.org/Page/114 This is the Local Task Force section of the Schuylkill Intermediate Unit 29 website. It provides information, meeting and event dates for which parents are encouraged to attend.

    https://www.heath.gwu.edu/ The HEATH Resource Center is an online clearinghouse on postsecondary education for individuals with disabilities.

    https://www.heath.gwu.edu/parents-guide-transition This module will increase the parent’s knowledge and give them the tools to prepare them for their child’s transition from public school to postsecondary education and his or her emerging adulthood.

    https://secondarytransition.org/ This website, which is continually updated, provides youth, young adults, parents, and professionals with secondary transition resources to facilitate a young person’s progress towards post-secondary goals related to education, employment, and community living.

    https://www.iu29.org/Page/208 This is the transition related section of the Schuylkill Intermediate Unit 29 website. It features transition resources and links appropriate for school staff, agency partners, students, and parents.

    https://www.imdetermined.org/ This website seeks to help youth with disabilities and their parents learn more about self-determination.

    https://www.understood.org/en/school-learning/special-services/ieps/understanding-individualized-education-programsThis website offers many resources, including videos, to help parents with learning and attention issues. This link takes parents directly to “Understanding IEPs”.

    https://www.pattan.net/parent-information/ This website offers many resources, training events, and videos to assist parents and school staff in learning about specific disabilities and education initiatives.