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IEP Advocacy: What You Need to Know

April 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Wednesday, April 17, 2024 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Presented by: Shannon Iacobacci, MS

Learn about Individualized Educational Plan (IEP) laws and other eligibility determinations and purposes. This presentation will cover the federal laws of the IEP and what determines eligibility. We will cover the differences between a 504 plan and an IEP, the parts of the IEP, what they are for, parent tips for the IEP meeting, and wording examples of accommodations and goals for their child’s IEP. We will also learn about the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). This presentation applies to all states as IDEA is a federal law.


Cost:  $39, early-bird until April 2: $27.00

For parents, caregivers, and professionals.

Shannon Iacobacci, MS, specializes in Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), training parents and professionals on strategies to support individuals with FASD at home, in the classroom, and the community. She works with parents and organizations at the intersection of developmental disabilities, trauma, mental health struggles, and special education. She is passionate about helping parents and professionals understand how brain differences impact daily living, behaviors, and access to traditional interventions, due to her personal lived experience raising and advocating for multiple children with varying developmental disabilities. She supports families through the IEP process in collaboration with the IEP team to create appropriate accommodations and support across all academic environments.  Shannon specializes in neurodevelopmental disabilities, prenatal alcohol exposure, prenatal substance exposure, toxic stress exposure, childhood trauma, adoption-related issues, foster care-related issues, and attachment, sharing a strengths-based approach to parenting and teaching.



April 17
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


FL United States


The Florida Center Training Institute
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