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FREE Training Webinars

The Arc of Florida is excited to be offering 3 FREE training webinar sessions Wednesday, July 27, 2016.  These webinars will be presented by Jonathan Martinis, Legal Director of the Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University.  Information for the webinar sessions as well as the registration links for each of the sessions are listed below:

Session 1: “Supported Decision Making” 

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 | 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM EST | Join us for a webinar on “Supported Decision Making” with Jonathan Martinis, Legal Director of the Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University.  Please click on the registration link to learn more about this training:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2686397553752465412

** Please Note: You must log-in individually on a computer to receive a certificate for in-service hours for this Webinar.


Session 2 & 3: “Building a Culture of Coordinated Support”

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 | 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM EST | Join us for a webinar on “Building a Culture of Coordinated Support” with Jonathan Martinis, Legal Director of the Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University. Session 3 is a repeat of Session 2 and will be held from 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EST.  Please click on the registration links below to learn more about these trainings:

Session 2:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4742623935670726148

Session 3:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4838332024822254596

** Please Note: You must log-in individually on a computer to receive a certificate for in-service hours for this Webinar.

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Developing Abilities and Restoring Rights Workshops in Tampa, Florida

The Florida Developmental Disabilities Council and Guardian Trust present Developing Abilities and Restoring Rights Workshops to take place in Tampa, Florida on Saturday, May 21, 2016.  Please make plans to attend this FREE workshop that will provide tools and strategies supporting persons with disabilities to be more involved in decision making.

For more information, please visit: http://capacityrestoration.org or call 866.615.0284 ext. 104.

The workshop begins at 9:00 AM and lasts until 4:30 PM, lunch will be provided.  Travel stipends are available for all self-advocates and families.

pdf Developing Abilities and Restoring Rights Workshop Flyer

 

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The Arc of Florida Welcomes Step Up Families

Girl (10-12) with Down syndrome in classroomThe Arc of Florida is thrilled to welcome families who are part of the Gardiner Scholarship Step Up for Students program.  Many are coming from Hidden Potentials with Kathy Clinton and are excited that there will be no lapse in services during this transition.  Step Up Families will find a plethora of resources and services as part of The Arc of Florida family.   The Arc of Florida is an approved provider, able to provide part time tutoring for students throughout the state of Florida because of our statewide membership.

Are you interested in part time tutoring through the Gardiner scholarship program?  Please email kathy@arcflorida.org for more information about how your child can receive academic support from Florida State certified teachers.

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