Advanced Strategies – How Parents Can Use the Assessment Process to Improve Their Child’s School Program

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When: Back to Calendar April 25, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Where: Waveny House in Waveny Park
677 South Ave
New Canaan,CT 06840
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Cost: free
Contact: Anne Treimanis
Advanced Strategies – How Parents Can Use the Assessment Process to Improve Their Child’s School Program

Special Education Advocate Gerri Fleming will demystify the process of using assessments to improve their child’s special education program. From choosing assessments, giving consent, and getting the results you need to positively impact the IEP. There will be an overview of the basics, but then Gerri will share advanced strategies in specifically using the assessment process to make a significant difference in your child’s program.

Sponsored by SPED*NET New Canaan.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017, Held at the Waveny House in Waveny Park in New Canaan, CT. 10am to noon.

Coffee and bagels served.

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About Gerri Fleming:

The Advocacy Office of Gerri Fleming LLC

161 East Avenue, Suite 104, Norwalk, CT 06851


Gerri Fleming – Gerri Fleming started her professional career as a high school History teacher in New York City. For the past 10 years she has been advocating for students with disabilities.

SEAT Graduate—Special Education Advocacy Training – SEAT was a year-long course funded by the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) awarded to the University of Southern California, University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, (USC, UCEDD) in partnership with the Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates (COPAA) to develop a national special education advocacy training curriculum through this pilot program. The funding for the pilot program to field test the curriculum lasted for three years. Gerri was part of the second cohort of SEAT trainees, in the second year of the grant. The grant provided for extensive classroom training by an attorney and an advocate and a practicum in a special education law firm.

ASRC Advocacy Training Series – This was a 60 hour advocacy course taught at the Autism Spectrum Resource Center in Hamden, Connecticut.

Member Advocate—Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates

Board Member—Greenwich Autism Program

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