ACCESS, Autism Speaks Arkansas and Riley’s Warriors are hosting an event for area parents entitled, “Special Education and Individualized Education Plans: Hear from Other Local Parents, Get Resource Information.” This community-wide event will be held at the Pleasant Valley Church of Christ Family Life Center, Southeast Entrance, 10900 Rodney Parham Road, Little Rock Saturday, Jan. 19, 8:30-11:15 a.m.
This free seminar will include information about special education services, including individualized education plans. Several special needs providers will also be on hand to answer questions. Registration and resource tables will open up at 8:30 a.m., followed by a parent panel at 9 a.m., and a presentation at 10:15 a.m. by Rebecca Walker, a special education teacher with the Conway School District with more than 10 years of teaching experience.
Walker’s talk, “Special Education Services in Public Schools,” will differentiate between a 504 plan and an Individualized Education Plan. The referral process, response to intervention, goals and objectives, modifications and more will be discussed.