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12th Annual Special Education & Transition Conference
Houston Community College - Northwest, Spring Branch Campus
1010 Sam Houston Pkwy, Houston, 77043
$30 Family Members; $15 Youth with disabilities, $50 Community Members
FREE to first 150 families/youth who pre-register. 
To Register & Pay Online - Go to:  https://f2fconference2017.eventbrite.com
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Saturday, January 28 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
My Child is Struggling with Learning: What Can I Do? OPEN

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It is common for parents to express concerns to physicians or educators about their child’s learning struggles only to hear “Let’s wait” or “They just need more time to catch up”.  Research supports the importance of early intervention and not a “wait and see” approach.   School districts have a legal obligation to find, identify and serve eligible children with disabilities from ages 3 to 21.  This presentation will provide a detailed explanation of the testing referral process, the school’s timelines and responsibility in the process, and tips for parents to push the process along.    

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Brenda Nelson

Statewide Leadership Training Specialist, Partners Resource Network
Brenda Nelson is the parent of a teen with a disability. She has spent many years attending conferences, trainings, and working in a variety of jobs, as a parent and a professional, which has increased her knowledge of special education and related topics. She is passionate about sharing her experiences with other parents to educate and encourage them to be effective advocates for their children. She is currently on staff with the state's... Read More →



Saturday January 28, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 603

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