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Community Outreach Programs

The Office of Special Programs in conjunction with the Learning Services Home and School Association is excited to present Speakers Series 2018-2019 as part of their Special Education Community Outreach Programs. These events are planned for the benefit of both general education and special education parents of school-aged children and adolescents. Hear what experts in their field have to say about enhancing your child’s learning experience.  

Following is an overview of the presentations:


AFTER HIGH SCHOOL: WHAT OPTIONS ARE AVAILABLE FOR DIFFERENT LEARNERS?

October 17, 2018 | 7pm-9pm | Education Center, 49 Cottage Place, 3rd Floor

Dr. Kim Buxenbaum, Director of Special Programs Jeff Nyhuis, RHS Assistant Principal—Guidance, Curriculum, and Instruction

     PowerPoint  Click here to view the Powerpoint presentation from October 17, 2018.

STRUGGLING LEARNERS: WHAT’S A PARENT TO DO?

November 14, 2018 | 7pm-9pm | Education Center, 49 Cottage Place, 3rd Floor

Dr. Kim Buxenbaum, Director of Special Programs

 

UNLOCKING THEIR POTENTIAL: EMPOWERING STUDENTS WITH LEARNING DIFFERENCES AND ATTENTION ISSUES

December 12, 2018 | Daytime | Presentations at each middle school for students

December 12, 2018 | 7pm-9pm |Education Center, 49 Cottage Place, 3rd Floor

Eye to Eye Diplomats

 

HEALTHY BOUNDARIES: SUPPORTING THOSE WITH DIFFERENT ABILITIES TO SET AND RESPECT PERSONAL BOUNDARIES

January 30, 2019 | 7pm-9pm | Education Center, 49 Cottage Place, 3rd Floor

Melissa Keyes DiGioia, Finding Your Individuality

 

RELATIONSHIP EXPLORATION:

HELPING THOSE WITH DIFFERENT ABILITIES NAVIGATE PERSONAL, PROFESSIONAL AND CAREGIVING RELATIONSHIPS

February 5, 2019 | 7pm-9pm | Education Center, 49 Cottage Place, 3rd Floor

Melissa Keyes DiGioia, Finding Your Individuality

 

TRANSITIONS:

FROM MIDDLE TO HIGH SCHOOL AND FROM HIGH SCHOOL TO BEYOND

March 5, 2019 | 7pm-9pm | Education Center, 49 Cottage Place, 3rd Floor

Moderated by Dr. Kim Buxenbaum, Director of Special Programs

 

ADULT TRANSITION SERVICES: DIVISION OF VOCATIONAL AND REHABILITATION SERVICES

May 15, 2019 | 7pm-9pm | Ridgewood High School, Learning Commons

Representatives from DVRS