Sunday, October 28, 2012

The IEP Process and Parents' Rights

The Autism Society of Montgomery County MD, the Arc Montgomery County, and Down Syndrome Network of Montgomery County will present a lecture on "The IEP Process and Parents' Rights" on November 7 from 7 to 9 pm.

Josie Thomas, executive director of The Parents' Place of Maryland, will lead the presentation. She will cover how to request an IEP meeting and evaluations, practical work on writing goals and objectives, an explanation of what a facilitated IEP meeting is and how to request one, who are the team members, and what to do when something goes wrong. There will be time for parents to ask questions.

The presentation will take place at the Arc of Montgomery County (11600 Nebel Street) in Rockville. Call or email to register for this free presentation. Contact Haydee De Paula at 301-984-5777 x1275 or, Liz Roth at 301-924-2211 or or Kathy Myers at

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