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Your Guide To Self-Advocacy Workshop for Teens & Young Adults with Disabilities

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Check out this event: "Your Guide To Self-Advocacy Workshop for Teens & Young Adults with Disabilities" at Learning Streams, Sunflower Studio coming up on Jul 16, 2024!

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Your Guide To Self-Advocacy Workshop for Teens & Young Adults with Disabilities
Your Guide to Self-Advocacy, is an interactive workshop for students ages 13 – young adult with an Individualized Education Program (IEP) or 504 Plan. Join Debra Desmarais of OLIDA Learning in...
America/New_York
Jul 16, 2024 1:00 PM
Jul 16, 2024 2:30 PM
145 Grassy Plain Street
Bethel
CT
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Your Guide to Self-Advocacy, is an interactive workshop for students ages 13 – young adult with an Individualized Education Program (IEP) or 504 Plan.


Join Debra Desmarais of OLIDA Learning in partnership with Learning Streams, in this interactive workshop for high school students with an IEP or 504 Plan and at 4th grade reading level. Ms. Debra will be utilizing the interactive course titled: Your Guide to Self-Advocacy to lead the student on a path of self-exploration to define needs then articulate those preferences by being a strong self-advocate. An essential aspect of life-skills, this workshop gives students tools to be comfortable advocating for their individual needs in a variety of situations.


There are seven units in the course with an activity at the end of each unit. These activities are designed to help the student become an effective self-advocate and includes role-playing, journaling, and guided research to name a few.


Four 90-minute sessions: July 16, 18, 23, & 25. 1:00 – 2:30 pm.


Cost: This workshop is offered as a Free resource to help students gain necessary tools to be successful in school and beyond. Donations are appreciated and we will request feedback to help us further develop this program.


Class Note: If possible, students should bring a laptop and a pair of headphones if available. Contact the organizer if you require these items.

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When
Tuesday
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Jul 16, 2024
1:00 pm
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2:30 pm
Where
Learning Streams, Sunflower Studio
145 Grassy Plain Street, Bethel
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FREE
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