Pathfinder Webinars

The following webinars were created by Pathfinder Services of ND. These webinars are available to watch right now!

 

Individualized Education Program (IEP) - Pathfinder Shortcuts Webinar

Individualized Education Program (IEP) is part of our Pathfinder Shortcuts webinar series. The webinars in this series are designed to be short (under 10 minutes) overviews of different topics for those who want an introduction to a topic, a summary of important details, or a quick refresher. This PSND Shortcut is a quick overview of the Individualized Education Program (IEP).

Creating Stronger Partnerships through Dispute Resolution

This webinar provides a review of the importance of positive and productive communication skills in building strong partnerships. Participants will be presented an overview of each of the formal dispute resolution options available through the IDEA; focusing on the benefits of each option and the process to request the dispute resolution option in ND.

Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) - Pathfinder Shortcuts Webinar

Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) is part of our Pathfinder Shortcuts webinar series. The webinars in this series are designed to be short (under 10 minutes) overviews of different topics for those who want an introduction to a topic, a summary of important details, or a quick refresher. This Shortcut will cover the steps in the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) process and lists additional resources to help you in your journey.

Early Intervention and COVID-19

This webinar discusses what Early Intervention Services can look like during the COVID-19 outbreak. Information on where to find additional resources is provided.

In addition, we share some fun ideas of things you can do in your home with younger children, including sensory play and other DIY activities.

Special Education and COVID-19

During a time of ever changing information and confusion, we find ourselves as parents wondering how the systems and agencies will manage Special Education Services. This webinar from Pathfinder Services of ND offers information of how it effects special education, as well as how parents can help their children during this time.

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Special Education - Pathfinder Shortcuts Webinar

Special Education is part of our Pathfinder Shortcuts webinar series. The webinars in this series are designed to be short (under 10 minutes) overviews of different topics for those who want an introduction to a topic, a summary of important details, or a quick refresher. This Shortcut will cover the steps in the Special Education process and lists additional resources to help you in your journey.

Early Intervention - Pathfinder Shortcuts Webinar

Early Intervention is the first in our Pathfinder Shortcuts webinar series. The webinars in this series are designed to be short (under 10 minutes) overviews of different topics for those who want an introduction to a topic, a summary of important details, or a quick refresher. This Shortcut will cover the eight steps in the Early Intervention process.

Early Intervention Process in ND

Are you aware that there are 8 steps in the early intervention process? Do you know what should happen before a meeting or what the timelines are for services? In this webinar, we will go over the importance of each step that is involved in the early intervention process.

Early Intervention: 7 Acronyms & 9 Key Terms

Are you starting your journey through early intervention? Parents and Professionals can gain a better understanding of the terms and acronyms used in early intervention. This webinar will help lay out the terms and acronyms most commonly used while also offering a description of each.

Early Intervention: Screenings, Evaluations, Assessments and Individualized Family Service Plans

This webinar will identify and discuss the importance of the process that is followed to evaluate and assess children. We will then learn about the Individualized Family Service Plan, the team members involved, and how each one has an important role to setting up the plan for the family.

Early Intervention: Transition Process, Lead Agency Notification to LEA and SEA, Transition Plan, and Procedural Safeguards

Transition is a huge milestone and can be scary for the family involved. This webinar will go more in depth regarding topics to help families as well as professionals better understand the process. This webinar will examine the following: What is Transition? Who needs to know that a child will be transitioning? How to choose a transition plan and who is included in the team.

The Why, What and How of the Special Education Evaluation Process, Part 1

This webinar will address the questions:

  • Why is a special education evaluation completed?
  • What are the key components of an accurate, individualized, and comprehensive special education evaluation?
  • How are the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) evaluation requirements embedded within the North Dakota special education evaluation process?

The Why, What and How of the Special Education Evaluation Process, Part 2

This webinar will address the questions:

  • Why is a special education evaluation completed?
  • What are the key components of an accurate, individualized, and comprehensive special education evaluation?
  • How are the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) evaluation requirements embedded within the North Dakota special education evaluation process?

Building an Individualized Education Program (IEP) Part 2: Individualized Education Program (IEP): The Blueprint

Building an Individualized Education Program (IEP) is a two part webinar series for parents and professionals who are participating in the IEP planning process. This webinar series will provide the basic tools to build an IEP that will ensure that an individual with a disability will have an appropriate educational program to accommodate their unique needs.

Building an Individualized Education Program (IEP) Part 1: The Bricks and Mortar of the IEP Process

Building an Individualized Education Program (IEP) is a two part webinar series for parents and professionals who are participating in the IEP planning process. This webinar series will provide the basic tools to build an IEP that will ensure that an individual with a disability will have an appropriate educational program to accommodate their unique needs.

The Top 10 Basics of the Special Education Process

Are you are a parent or an educator new to the special education process implemented in ND schools? This webinar will provide participants with an overview of the basic steps in the special education process from referral to IEP review.