Event Calendar

This calendar is set up by city to make it easier to search what is happening near YOU!

Feb
19
Tue
University Place – Start Now! Get Ready For The Future! @ Curtis Senior High School
Feb 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
University Place - Start Now! Get Ready For The Future! @ Curtis Senior High School | University Place | Washington | United States

Are you a youth in 5th grade through 12th grade and have
an “IEP” or a 504 plan?

This learning group is for you and your parents.
With a student and parent track, you will look at how to
start preparing for transition from high school with Start
Now! 3 sessions are offered to get you and your parents
thinking about your future! Start now! is being held in
partnership with University Place School District special
services department.

Student and Parent Topics:

  • Building Community
  • Circles of Support
  • My Hopes & Dreams
  • Planning for the Future
  • Self advocacy
  • Understanding the systems
  • Parent Panel

Interpreters will be
provided with one week
advance notice.
Siblings welcome

Feb
21
Thu
Sumner-Bonney Lake – Parent Group @ Sumner-Bonney Lake Family Center
Feb 21 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Sumner-Bonney Lake - Parent Group @ Sumner-Bonney Lake Family Center | Sumner | Washington | United States

For parents and caregivers of individuals with disabilities and  exceptional healthcare needs

This Group meets monthly during the school year on the third Thursday of the month from 1:00 – 3:00 pm

January 17, 2019 1-3pm – Coffee or Tea with P2P – Welcome

February 21, 2019- Coffee or Tea with P2P  – Parent support and stress relief

March 21, 2019- Coffee or Tea with P2P – Organizing paperwork

April 18, 2019 – Coffee or Tea with P2P – Special Education services – IEP & 504

May 16, 2019- Coffee or Tea with P2P – Q and A Burning questions                     

June 21, 2019- End of Year BBQ Party and Potluck

Bradley Lake Park Puyallup Bring a dish to share Parent to Parent provides Hotdogs.

Always check dates and locations here!

Para padres y cuidadores de personas con necesidades excepcionales de salud

Este Grupo se reúne durante el ciclo escolar el tercer jueves del mes de 1 pm a 3pm

Enero 17, 2019 1-3pm – Café o Té con Padre a Padre (P2P) – Tema:  Bienvenida

Febrero 21, 2019- Café o Té con P2P – Temas: Grupo de Apoyo
Para Padres Y Como Aliviar su Stress

Marzo 21, 2019- Café o Té con P2P – Tema: Como Organizar sus Documentos

Abril 18, 2019 – Café o Té con P2P – Tema: Servicios De Educación Especial–
IEP & 504

Mayo 16, 2019- Café o Té con P2P – Tema: Preguntas y respuestas                      

Junio 21, 2019- Barbacoa Celebrando el Fin de Año

Bradley Lake Park Puyallup Traiga un bocadillo para compartir. El programa ofrecerá Hotdogs

Siempre revise las fechas y lugares de encuentro aquí!

 

Lakewood – Start Now! Clover Park @ Clover Park Student Services Building
Feb 21 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Lakewood - Start Now! Clover Park @ Clover Park Student Services Building | Lakewood | Washington | United States

Get ready for the future!

Are you a youth in middle school or high school with an “IEP”?

Then this learning group is for you and your parents. With a student track and parent track we will help you look at how to start preparing for transition from high school with Start Now! Three (3) sessions are offered to get you and your parents thinking about your future! Sessions provided in partnership with Clover Park School District Special Services department.

Student and parent topics include:

  • Building Community
  • Circles of Support
  • My Hopes & Dreams
  • Planning for the Future
  • Self-Advocacy
  • Understanding the Systems
  • Parent Panel

Scheduled sessions for Clover Park School District students and their families are:

  1. February 7, 2019
  2. February 21, 2019
  3. February 28, 2019

Light refreshments to be provided by Clover Park 18-21 Transition Program.

Siblings are welcome.

Interpreters available with one week advance notice. 

Feb
22
Fri
Richland – Monthly Trainings in Central Washington @ Round Table Pizza
Feb 22 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Richland - Monthly Trainings in Central Washington @ Round Table Pizza | Richland | Washington | United States

Parents can bring their IEP’s or assessments and together we offer support and information.No appointment necessary.

We also share current updates in special education.

Take advantage of this opportunity to have your own Parent Training and Information Specialist with you and be informed on your rights and your children’s rights.

If you have any questions or to confirm attendance, please call Sherry Mashburn at 509-439-9880 or email smashburn@wapave.org

 

Feb
23
Sat
Colville – PAVE Parent Training & Information – IEP Clinic @ New Alliance Counseling Services
Feb 23 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Colville - PAVE Parent Training & Information - IEP Clinic @ New Alliance Counseling Services | Colville | Washington | United States

PAVE PTI, along with Stevens, County Developmental Disabilities Program, are proud to provide free 1:1 sessions with your local PAVE Parent Resource Coordinator to discuss any questions or concerns you might have about your child’s IEP, 504 Plan, school evaluation, FBA, and Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP).

Sessions are 50 minutes long and are by appointment on the hour.

Remember to bring copies of your documents to your scheduled appointment time.

New to the world of special education and don’t have documents yet? No problem!

Your local PAVE Parent Resource Coordinator will sit down with you and answer your questions.

Hosted in partnership with Stevens, Ferry & Lincoln Counties Developmental Disabilities Program

Spokane: Free Workshop: Get Up Close and Personal with Your Students IEP @ The Arc of Spokane
Feb 23 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Spokane: Free Workshop: Get Up Close and Personal with Your Students IEP @ The Arc of Spokane | Spokane | Washington | United States

These workshops are designed to help you understand the IEP process, provide information and best practice techniques and process as well as ways to improve the IEP process.

ABOUT OUR SPEAKERS

Rosslyn Bethmann works with PAVE Parent Training and Information Program (PTI). PTI strives to provide information and training to assist you in becoming the best advocate for your student. We empower you with knowledge and tools to assist with the IEP and educational process.

Joline Messina is a board-certified behavior analyst and licensed behavior analyst. She founded Blooming Abilities, to provide support to families and schools with loved ones with developmental disabilities and other neurodivergent diagnoses. The mission at Blooming Abilities is to provide high quality services by utilizing evidence-based strategies rooted in the science of Applied Behavioral Analysis to help meet client goals while maintaining paramount respect for client choice and consent/assent.

PRESENTED BY:
PAVE, Blooming Abilities and The Arc of Spokane

Feb
26
Tue
Spanaway – Franklin Pierce Schools Parent Night @ Parkland/Spanaway Library
Feb 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Spanaway - Franklin Pierce Schools Parent Night @ Parkland/Spanaway Library | Tacoma | Washington | United States

“Charting the Life Course” framework supports families and individuals as well as caregivers by addressing the needs of the family member with intellectual and developmental disabilities across their lifespan focusing on the individual living a life that is meaningful to him/her. 

Come learn about the tools that can be used to help chart a meaningful life, programs and services for support, and ways to plan for today and what is next.

Questions we can help answer:  

  • What tools and supports are available in Pierce County?
  • Are there other parents that can help find services and support in my area?
  • Are there groups for Self-Advocates?
  • Are there groups for Parents?
  • Who can I call to find out?
  • How can I connect with other people and parents in my area?

Pizza, drinks, and childcare will be provided by Franklin Pierce School District.

Feb
27
Wed
Tacoma – Spark Pierce County – Power Hour @ PAVE Headquarters
Feb 27 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Logo representing the Spark Program

Spark Pierce County is a new program of PAVE specifically for youth and young adults ages 14-21 with developmental or intellectual disabilities gaining leadership skills in their communities and everyday life. This meet-up is a great way to meet other young people with similar interests and learning skills that can help an individual grow while assisting that program in growing alongside them.

Tacoma – Parent Support Group @ PAVE Headquarters
Feb 27 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Tacoma - Parent Support Group @ PAVE Headquarters | Tacoma | Washington | United States

Parenting is stressful for everyone and parenting a child with special needs is unique and can be isolating. Come to join us for coffee or tea with other parents who get it. This group is about emotional support, laughter, sharing resources and just having a safe place to talk about whatever is on your mind.

Support for parents and caregivers of children with disabilities or special health care needs

HOW WE SUPPORT EACH OTHER
• Parents supporting each other
• Connecting to other parents
• Sharing community resources
• Building community

Feb
28
Thu
Bremerton – Extended School Year – Special Education Workshops, Training and Support Series @ Educational Service District 114
Feb 28 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Bremerton - Extended School Year - Special Education Workshops, Training and Support Series @ Educational Service District 114 | Waterbury | Connecticut | United States
  • The first hour will be dedicated to the reviewing of special education topic.
  • The second hour will offer an opportunity for parents to meet one on one with PTI staff regarding their students IEP.