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September 2018

Moving Forward

September 17 - October 15
MORC Auburn Hills Office, 1270 Doris Rd
Auburn Hills, MI 48326 United States
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Free

Training is now available for persons who are interested in working as a peer support specialist/peer mentor. The “Moving Forward” Peer Support Specialist/Peer Mentor Training is a 17 hour educational program for individuals who are receiving services and want to support others in achieving their personal goals. It’s open to people with a mental illness or developmental disability. Training topics include: Role of a Peer Support Specialist, Using Your Story as a Tool, Listening, Communication, and Gentle Teaching etc.

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Making Sense of SSI/SSDI

September 26 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Training and Treatment Innovations- Troy Campus, 1225 E Big Beaver Rd
Troy, MI 48083 United States
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$49

This course provides participants with a foundation understanding of the two disability benefits programs. Participants learn about eligibility requirements and basic processes for completing applications. Effective writing skills and inclusion of key functional information will be explored. To register, click on the button below or contact Dolores Carter at dcarter@ttiinc.org or (248) 524-8801.

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October 2018

Understanding IEPs

October 2 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Clare-Baldwin RESA District, 4041 E. Mannsiding Road
Clare, MI 48617 United States
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Free

This workshop will help you better understand the Individualized Education Program (IEP) for students who receive special education services. Our goal is to help you understand how the IEP components work together: • The present level of academic achievement and functional performance (PLAAFP statement) • Writing measurable goals and objectives • Support services • Plan implementation • Resolving disagreements Who should attend? Families with a child with disabilities or learning challenges, school staff, other community members RSVP with Tiffany Guthrie…

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Macomb ISD IEP Worshop Series

October 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on October 19, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on November 7, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on December 5, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on January 23, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on February 6, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on March 6, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on April 10, 2019 at 6:30pm

Macomb Intermediate School District, 44001 Garfield
Clinton Township, MI 48038 United States
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Free

In partnership with Macomb ISD Do you have a child with an IEP? This year we are offering a series of workshops to help you improve your child’s IEP and school experience. Each session includes time to ask questions and network with other parents. This first workshop will explore skills parents can use to become more effective advocates for their child with a disability, including: • understanding your child's disability • knowing your school district • knowing your rights and…

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Treating Special Needs Patients

October 4 @ 5:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Penna’s of Sterling, 38400 Van Dyke Ave
Sterling Heights, MI 48312 United States
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$40

Component: Macomb District Dental Society Speakers: Craig Spangler, DDS; Nisha Yusaf, DDS; and Stephanie Demoss, RDH Time: 5:30-6:45 p.m./Cocktails and Buffet; 6:45 p.m./Announcements and Speakers Where: Penna’s of Sterling, 38400 Van Dyke Ave, Sterling Heights, MI 48312 (map) Fee: FREE/active members; $40/associate, retired, life members, and guests. CE Credits: 1.5 Contact: Dr. Pete Leone at (586) 285-9888 Special needs children are treated by a variety of specialists but mostly by pediatric dentists. When they become 19, however, they no longer can have their dental care handled this way…

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Conflict Management in Special Education

October 9 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on September 4, 2018 at 13:00

One event on October 9, 2018 at 13:00

One event on December 7, 2018 at 13:00

Oakland Mediation Center, 550 Hulet Dr #102
Bloomfield Hills, 48302 United States
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$15

When planning for children with special needs, it is crucial that IEP team meetings go well. This highly interactive workshop is designed to impart skills that help the IEP team effectively manage conflict prior to, during, and after IEP meetings. By the end of this training participants will be able to: • Identify the various conflict management styles and how they can be used in dealing with conflict. • Interpret nonverbal communication effectively to understand the messages being conveyed. •…

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Long Term Care/Medicaid Planning

October 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on October 9, 2018 at 6:00pm

Brighton Community Education, 850 Spencer St
Brighton, MI 48116 United States
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$13

Did you know that 50% of people 65 years or older will spend some time in a nursing home and that it costs $8,000 a month for such care? Because neither health insurance nor Medicare covers these costs, losing one’s life savings to such costs is a natural fear. The course discusses ways to avoid the nursing home, in-home care options, payment options, long term care insurance, life insurance conversions and hybrids, Veteran’s and Medicaid benefits, special needs trusts, and…

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Hands-on-Learning: Minor Home Improvements

October 10 - October 24
Disability Network Oakland & Macomb, 1709 John R Rd
Troy, MI 48083 United States
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$10

This 3 week series is a hands on learning experience for home owners and DIY enthusiasts of all ages. We will be covering wall repairs, installation of door hardware, minor plumbing, and easy electrical items. Classes will run every Wednesday beginning October 10th, 2018 thru Wednesday, October 24th, 2018. If you have any questions or need help registering, please call Rob Winn at 586-268-4160 ext. 6630 Class Schedule October 10th 6:30 pm to 9 pm October 17th 6:30 pm to 9 pm…

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The ABCs of ABA

October 13 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on April 14, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on June 16, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on August 18, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on October 13, 2018 at 9:00am

Ted Lindsay Foundation HOPE Center, 30503 Greenfield Road
Southfield, MI 48076 United States
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Free

The Ted Lindsay Foundation HOPE Center's introductory seminars provide an overview of the field of applied behavior analysis and describe its application in teaching children with autism spectrum disorders and other behavioral challenges. During this 7-hour workshop, families learn principles behind techniques used at the Lindsay HOPE Center. Video examples are used to demonstrate many of these techniques. The workshops are open to anyone interested in learning more about intervention using behavior analysis. There is no cost to for families…

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2018 Peer to Peer Statewide Training

October 16 - October 17
Crowne Plaza Lansing West, 925 S Creyts Rd.
Lansing, MI 48917 United States
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$50

This training module provides participants information about systems for establishing a peer to peer support program to increase opportunities for students with ASD to access general education settings and curriculum. Peers model typical academic and social behavior in educational environments throughout the school day and provide support for students with ASD to promote independence and socialization. Peer to peer support programs and inclusion of students with ASD not only impacts outcomes for students with ASD, but has a powerful impact…

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