VLFA Workshop May 21st

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Next in the Valley Life for All Workshop Series of Best Practices and Resources for Diversity and Inclusion

Family Involvement and Partnerships, Where the Strength Really Lies

Saturday, May 21, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Glenwood Springs Library Community Room, 815 Cooper, Glenwood Springs

Free of Charge – Lunch Included

RSVP to community@valleylifeforall.org or 970-319-1279

Participants will learn how families are informed, involved, and integral to the process of providing inclusive communities for individuals with disabilities and apply that knowledge by identifying and developing goals for family involvement in community, business and educational settings.


Whether you are part of a family, part of a community, or part of a person’s life who has a disability, your role is IMPERATIVE for helping this individual achieve successful inclusion and access to equal opportunities.  With this class, you will understand the legal implications, services that are provided, and planning tools to support inclusion for individuals of any age who have developmental and/or intellectual disabilities.


9:00 to 10:00  Legal Provisions (ADA, IDEA)

10:00 to 11:30  Chronology of Services (IFSP, Child Find, School-Based, Transition, ADA)

11:30 to 12:15 Lunch

12:15 to 1:30  Planning (PATH, Circle, MAP)

1:30 to 3:00  Project-Based Learning

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