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2021 Family Empowerment Series

April 01, 2021 6:30 pm until 8:30 pm


Become an effective advocate for your child's success in school

Students who have disabilities or suspected disabilities may be eligible for additional supports and services through their school. For families, the acronyms and processes can seem overwhelming to start. Join us for this series to learn useful information and effective strategies to help you and your child navigate special education options.


Registration is required. Link to Zoom meetings provided to participants after registration.

To register, please contact Laura Arrington at 585-224-7332 or email LArrington@starbridgeinc.org


Dates and topics


Thursday, April 1st:
  • Introductions
  • What to expect in this series
  • Developing a vision to prepare for IEP and CSE meetings
  • Resources
Thursday, April 8th:
  • RTI, 504, IEP: What’s the difference?
  • Effective communication and advocacy steps
  • Building circles of support
Thursday, April 15th:
  • IEP Essentials
  • Understanding challenging behaviors
Thursday, April 22nd:
  • Graduation requirements
  • Taking care of yourself
Thursday, April 29th:
  • Discipline and suspension
  • Transition from high school to adult life
Thursday, May 6th:
  • TIES: Including everyone in the fun
  • Baggage
  • Wrap up and graduate from FES!


This series is FREE to family members of children and youth who have disabilities or suspected disabilities.

Please request special accommodations at least two weeks before the event.

Presented in partnership with

Arc Livingston Wyoming   PHP logo

Starbridge is able to provide this event for free thanks to the support of grants from local, regional, and national funders.