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Special Needs Network – Bakersfield | Open House


🗓 Date: Saturday, June 22

🕙 Time: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

📍 Location: Special Needs Network, Inc. Offices
200 New Stine Road, Suite 205, Bakersfield, CA 93309

Connect. Learn. Grow.

Join us for a unique opportunity to connect, learn, and grow at the Special Needs Network Open House in Bakersfield / Kern County. Whether you’re a parent or a provider, this event offers tailored sessions and a collaborative resource fair to enhance your skills and expand your network.
For Parents:

  • IEP MasterClass: Dive deep into the intricacies of Individualized Education Programs with our expert-led session. Gain insights and strategies to advocate effectively for your child’s educational needs.

For Providers:

  • Continuing Education Session: Enhance your professional skills with our specialized training designed for healthcare and education providers serving the special needs community.

Resource Fair:

  • Before and after the sessions, take part in our resource fair where parents and providers can mingle, share experiences, and discover local resources.

Class Descriptions

The Master Individualized Education Program (IEP)
Building Blocks to a Successful IEP
The Master Individualized Education Program (IEP) class is designed to provide in-depth training and guidance on creating effective IEPs for students with diverse learning needs. This course covers important topics such as understanding the IEP process, setting appropriate goals and objectives, implementing accommodations and modifications, fostering collaboration with parents and professionals, and ensuring compliance with special education laws and regulations.

The Intersectionality Of The ASD and LGBTQIA+
Participants will explore the complex challenges faced by transgender and LGBTQ+ individuals, including discrimination, minority stress, access to healthcare, and intersectionality with other identities. The course instructs on applying ABA principles for supportive client interactions through individualized assessments and culturally sensitive intervention plans. Techniques for building trust, rapport, and collaboration with other professionals are highlighted to enhance therapeutic outcomes.

RSVP by June 20

Contact: Jocelyn Cuchillo at Jocelyn@snnla.org for more information

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Jun 22 2024


9:00 am - 1:00 pm

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