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Navigating Special Education and Understanding the Secret Language of IEPs (Individual Education Plans)

09/11/2019 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

San Diego County Foster Parent Assoc.

Type of Class

A series of 2 Workshops 

Instructor: Michelle McGowan, Certified Special Education Advocate

Participants will learn about the special education process, which will include an intro to IEPs, how to read an IEP, recognizing the red flags in an IEP, and identifying and drafting appropriate IEP goals, as well as knowing the educational rights of foster youth. An overview of autism and specific learning disabilities will also be addressed. Lastly, behavioral, psychological, emotional and medical accommodations and practical applications and how to talk to an advocate about your Child’s IEP will also be discussed.


  • Wednesday, September 4th
  • Wednesday, September 11th



Please note, no childcare is provided or available onsite. Do not bring babies or children to class. Thank you!