Special Education

Surviving Summer workshop for families is May 20; Register by May 12

Families Engaging And Thriving Together (FEATT) and the Transition Network, a program of the Douglas ESD, are teaming up to host an event for parents, foster families, and providers working with children with a disability to network and learn additional tools. Presentations will include:

o Behaviors and interventions
o Self-care
o Nutrition
o Navigating systems
o Childcare for children with disabilities
o Make and take sensory toys

Applications open for July 10-20 PartnerSports Camp

Registration is open to participants in this summer's PartnerSports Camp, offered for eight days during July 10-20.  

"Hooked on MATP" can be habit-forming

If you’re angling for a good time, look no farther than this annual celebration for some of Douglas County’s most deserving kids.

“Hooked on MATP” is this year’s theme for our annual Motor Activities Training Program celebration. We’ll be joined this year by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. We’d love to have you come out to support MATP athletes and their peers. It all happens from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, May 4.    

Free, hands-on training on assistive technology offered for professionals, families March 9 & 10

Have fun while learning how to utilize assistive technology in the school and home environments. This FREE! hands-on workshop covers apps for learning, high- and low-tech AAC systems, and even fun make-and-take AT solutions! 

March 9 is for professionals and March 10 is for families and caregivers. Find full details on this flyer.

To register, or for questions, email, call or text: Jill Fummerton at jill@featt.org or 541-670-2750.

Assistive Technology Training for Parents & Caregivers at Douglas ESD

Event Date: 
Fri., Mar. 10, 2017
Event Time: 
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Have fun while learning how to utilize assistive technology in the school and home environments. This FREE! hands-on workshop covers apps for learning, high- and low-tech AAC systems, and even fun make-and-take AT solutions! To register, or for questions, email, call or text: Jill Fummerton at jill@featt.org or 541-670-2750.

March 10 is for parents and caregivers.

Clikc on the flyer below to get more details.

 

At Douglas ESD

1871 NE Stephens Street

Roseburg, OR  97470

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Assistive Technology Training for Professionals at Southern Oregon Regional Brokerage

Event Date: 
Thu., Mar. 9, 2017
Event Time: 
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Have fun while learning how to utilize assistive technology in the school and home environments. This FREE! hands-on workshop covers apps for learning, high- and low-tech AAC systems, and even fun make-and-take AT solutions! To register, or for questions, email, call or text: Jill Fummerton at jill@featt.org or 541-670-2750.

The March 9 event is for professionals. A March 10 event is for parents and caregivers.

Click on the flyer below to get more details on both events.

 

At Southern Oregon Regional Brokerage

2930 NE Stephens Street

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OHSU SPARKs new autism research with online study

If you or your child has a professional diagnosis of autism, OHSU (Oregon Health and Science University) and [Partner] invites you to learn more about SPARK, a new online research study sponsored by the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative. The mission of SPARK is clear: speed up research and advance understanding of autism by creating the nation’s largest autism study. Joining SPARK is simple – register online and provide a DNA sample via a saliva collection kit in the comfort of your own home.

Oregon ABLE Savings Plan

Event Date: 
Mon., Jan. 30, 2017
Event Time: 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

The Oregon ABLE Saving Plan is a financial empowerment tool that will allow individuals with disabilities and their families to save money for disability related expenses. Using the ABLE account, they can save for their daily needs or invest money for tomorrow.

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Grant delivers behavioral health services to students

The Ford Family Foundation has awarded a $150,000 grant to the Douglas Education Service District and Douglas County school districts for a program that aims to help students grades K-3 whose behavior disrupts classroom learning.     

The districts helped design a new Ready, Set, Learn program, which the Douglas ESD will operate. The program deploys a team of behavior specialists to work with families, students and schools.

Get up to speed on SPED with Oct. 5 workshop

 

Educators! Follow this link to sign up for the SPED Boot Camp, held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 5 here at Douglas Education Service District:

http://reg.abcsignup.com/reg/event_page.aspx?ek=0022-0005-bb9156df20e94fc498df1920891fb41f

 

Douglas Education Service District | 1871 NE Stephens | Roseburg, OR 97470
Telephone: 541.440.4777 | Fax: 541.440.4771

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