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August 2019

Special Education: Connecting to the TEAM in the IEP Process

August 28 at 11:00 am-12:00 pm EDT
Free
special education

About this Webinar You succeeded at learning new terminology, acronyms and a process when you joined the military! Getting supports and services for your child with a learning difficulty or disability through an Individualized Education Program (IEP) or Section 504 accommodations is no different.  There is a process that must be followed and new terminology to learn. Understand your family’s (and child’s) role and responsibilities within the IEP or 504 process, realize the difference between 504 accommodations and an IEP,… Continue Reading Special Education: Connecting to the TEAM in the IEP Process

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October 2019

Moral Injury & Killing in Combat: Research & Clinical Implications

October 30 at 11:00 am-12:00 pm EDT
Free

About this Webinar This presentation will begin by defining moral injury and describing a theoretical model that highlights some of the key aspects of moral injury. Killing in war will be described as one example of a potentially morally injurious event that can cause mental health and functional difficulties. Differences between killing trauma and PTSD-related trauma will be described as well as the differences between moral injury and PTSD. In this context, the relationship between survivor’s guilt and moral injury… Continue Reading Moral Injury & Killing in Combat: Research & Clinical Implications

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November 2019

What Helping Professionals Need to Know About Kincare

November 13 at 11:00 am-12:00 pm EST
Free
Grandparents

About this Webinar Across the United States, family members are providing homes and care for children whose parents cannot care for them. These kincare arrangements include all children who receive care from grandparents, siblings, aunts and uncles, cousins and close family members (sometimes not family at all) for a period of time. Informal kinship caregivers offer love and stability to these children through their role but many have limited resources and struggle to assume the “burden” of playing a primary… Continue Reading What Helping Professionals Need to Know About Kincare

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December 2019

Minimizing Holiday Chaos: Routine Management for Children with Special Needs

December 11 at 11:00 am-12:00 pm EST
Free

About this Webinar For parents of children with special needs or disabilities, “spontaneous” and “carefree” are not words that can be associated with a holiday. Holidays can be chaotic for children with special needs particularly due to unfamiliarity, sensory overload and a lack of usual support systems.  In fact, in a national survey released in November 2018, the New York University Child Study Center, reported that two-thirds (66%) of parents of children with Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) agreed that… Continue Reading Minimizing Holiday Chaos: Routine Management for Children with Special Needs

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