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Basic Rights in Special Education – March 20th

You are invited to the following event:
Basic Rights in Special Education – Passaic County
March 20, 2012
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Clifton Public Library
292 Piaget ave
Clifton, NJ

This workshop provides families with an introduction to their rights and responsibilities as parents of children with special needs under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), the NJ Code, and Section 504 of the Vocational Rehabilitation Act. Parents learn to identify their dreams and goals for their children, and learn laws and advocacy strategies that will help them help their children reach those goals. Parents of classified children and children who are having difficulty in school, but may not be classified, benefit from this training.

Register here http://brpassaic2011.eventbrite.com/?ref=enivtefor&invite=MTIwOTMzNy9wYW5pd2lua2FAYW9sLmNvbS8w&utm_source=eb_email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=inviteformal&utm_term=eventpage
Deadline to Register is March 19th at 8:00PM

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Speaker Series at Horizon Schools

Horizon Schools PTTA  – “SPEAKER SERIES “ presents:

GUARDIANSHIP

Natalynn Dunson- Harrison, an attorney who is passionate about Guardianship will present the many important issues surrounding Guardianship of a disabled individual.   She is a special needs mom as well as a professional specializing in this very important topic. Her presentation will include:

What is it? Who needs it? Is a Power of Attorney possible?

Who Can be a Guardian? Co – Guardian?

Powers, Duties, Timing, Process and Fees

I have been appointed the Guardian, now what?

When: Wednesday, February 8, 2012, 7 -9 pm

Where:          Horizon High School, 71-77 Okner Parkway, Livingston, NJ  07039

 Cost:          FREE, Light Refreshments

 RSVP:    email to CPNJPTTA@gmail.com or

phone Horizon High School office 973-535-1999

If you would like to invite special needs families outside of Horizon they are welcome to attend. We would like to offer everyone the opportunity to learn from this presentation and future Horizon PTTA speaker series events.

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