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Milwaukee Public Schools to host Celebrating Abilities Family Forum

The annual event will celebrate and support families whose children have special education needs

By - Mar 7th, 2021 03:35 pm

MILWAUKEE (March 7, 2021) — Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) will host its fifth-annual Celebrating Abilities Family Forum. The forum will be held during the week of March 8-12 and is intended for families to learn more about special education services, programs, and community resources for children.

Starting tomorrow, five virtual workshops will take place from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.:

  • Monday, March 8 – Learn how Platform Troubleshooting and Assistive Technology can support virtual learning
  • Tuesday, March 9 – Review what an Individualized Education Program (IEP) means and how it structures education and academic services
  • Wednesday, March 10 – Discuss ways to cope with stress and discover strategies to empower families to create a positive learning environment
  • Thursday, March 11 – Get information on the Children’s Long-term Support Waiver Program and its benefits
  • Friday, March 12 – Celebrate special education success and share your ideas

Each workshop is free and open to the public. Anyone interested can learn more at mpsmke.com/families and/or register at https://tinyurl.com/58eh28od. Flyers are also available for download in English and Spanish.

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