Online training about special education rights, section 504 and IEP, and COVID-19/continuous learning

PAVE’s Parent Training and Information (PTI) staff is providing a free online training about special education rights, section 504 and IEP, and COVID-19/continuous learning on Monday, June 22, 9:30-11:30 am, as part of the Washington State Community Connectors (WSCC) online meeting. WSCC supports families navigating behavioral health in Washington State. WSCC requests that people sign on 5 minutes before the meeting begins to address any technical challenges.

Register to this online training

Pierce County Information Education DDA Conversations

Bring your questions and concerns share your stories and hear updates directly from DDA Staff, Pierce County DD,  information and education providers from Pc2 and Parent to Parent, and community leaders. 
  • June 11th, 7:00 PM  – DDA Eligibility and What’s Next
  • July 9th, 7:00 PM –  I got a DDA waiver now What?
  • August 13th, 7:00 PM – DDA Facts Myths Language and Communication.  
  • September 10th, 6:30 PM  – I am finishing school Now What?  The panel focused on after school services for individuals 18-21 years old. 
This Information Education series is brought to you by PAVE Pierce County Support Programs, PC2 Pierce County Coalition for Developmental Disabilities, and Pierce County Human Services Developmental Disabilities; together with the Developmental Disabilities (DDA) Region 3  Pierce County staff.
For security, once you complete this registration you will be sent an email confirmation.  On the day of the event, you will get an e-mail with a Zoom meeting link and password and call in to join the monthly conversation.

Virtual – ESD 114 High School Transition Workshop and IEP Clinic

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP – Topics will include:

  • Get your transition questions answered
  • 45 minutes training then room breakout for transition and special education questions.

Participants will be eligible to become community volunteers and support families in their communities!


John Goebel has been in Public Education for 35 years serving as:
Special Education
Education Specialist
School Psychologist
Special Education Administrator

Mr. Goebel is a specialist for High School Transition to adulthood for students with disabilities.

Online – Start Now! and Spark Classes for Youth in Tacoma School District on ZOOM!

Middle School and High School
Students with an “IEP” along with  their parents Join us! 

Start Now!
Session 1 Building  Community ,
Session 2 Hopes and Dreams Mapping 
Session 3 Parent resource share panel

Spark :

Sessions 1 intro to Self Advocacy
sessions 2 Local Opportunities (Now & Later)
Session 3 Get Involved & Stay Connected


Online – SDSPC Health Talk: Speech Therapy Ideas for Home Practice

An educational talk brought to us by Sharing Down Syndrome Pierce County (SDSPC)

Click on the get tickets/register to submit the form, and you will receive an email with the zoom sign-in information.

Come join us for a health conversation with Alix Koehler, CCC-SLP to talk about things parents can do from home to help their children practice their speech therapy.  This talk is geared mainly towards parents of children with Down Syndrome in a Birth to Three Program who might not be receiving services at home right now, but parents of children of all ages and diagnoses are welcome to attend!

What to Expect:
An opportunity to ask questions
Connecting to other parents
Sharing community resources

Doreen VanderVort : (253) 439-8001
PAVE Pierce county programs:
Sharing Down Syndrome in Pierce County –
Visit us on Facebook: Sharing Down Syndrome Pierce County