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Special Education Webinar: Expert and Parent Tips on Advocating For Your Child

Amy Long Carrera, MS, RD, CNSC, CWCMS
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
10/31/16  12:03 PM PST
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This webinar has already taken place. 

You can view the webinar recording and find the webinar sildes here.

Special Education: Expert and Parent Tips on Advocating for Your Young Child featuring Joanne Lara, MA, CTC Moderate/Severe Education Specialist with personal experiences shared by parents of children in the special education system.

Navigating special education programs can be overwhelming for parents of young children with special needs. This webinar will provide tips on what to ask and how to advocate for your child to help him reach his highest potential.

This webinar will address:

  • How to know whether or not your child needs special education
  • Understanding special education, your rights and eligibility
  • Knowing what services are available and which will work best for your child
  • What to do if your child is not getting what s/he needs
  • Tips from parents who have navigated the special needs system


About Joanne Lara, MA, CTC Mod/Severe Education Specialist K-12

Special Education Joanne is the founder of Autism Movement Therapy, Executive Director of Autism Works Now! and author of Autism Movement Therapy Method: Waking up the Brain. She was the autism expert for the Fox show Touch. She is an expert in special education for children and adolescents with multiple disabilities, including autism, cerebral palsy, developmental delay, intellectual disability and more.


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  1. Larkin O'leary
    Posted November 7, 2016 at 5:34 am PDT

    Is there a way to watch the webinar later that 9? I’m interested but teach until 11…

  2. Posted November 7, 2016 at 7:59 am PDT

    Great question! The webinar will be recorded and should be available within 5 business days after the live event. Thank you!

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