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|When:||Back to Calendar April 25, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm||Where:||Waveny House in Waveny Park
677 South Ave
New Canaan,CT 06840
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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.
Sponsored by SPED*NET New Canaan. www.spednet.org
Tuesday, April 25, 2017, Held at the Waveny House in Waveny Park in New Canaan, CT. 10am to noon.
Coffee and bagels served.
To learn more about Waveny Park, check out http://www.newcanaan.info/content/9492/9224/675/default.aspx
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. She stopped teaching after the birth of her son, and now has re-entered the workforce by opening up her own advocacy practice in Norwalk. Gerri is passionate about advocating for children with special needs.
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
Meet Gerri at http://www.ctadvocacy.com