December PTI webinars

On December 3rd and 17th, 2013 the PTI Webinars are:

December 3, 2013 – New Law Update to Special Education – Rule 51 & 52

Nebraska Special education regulations (Rule 51 and Rule 52) are being updated to reflect recent changes in the federal regulations of IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act). Rule 52 will be the special education regulation for infants and toddlers and Rule 51 will be the special education regulation for children 3 to 21 in Nebraska. This webinar will provide parents of children with disabilities and other interested parties the major changes in each of these draft regulations, provide information on the upcoming public hearings, and whom to contact if you wish to provide input. Our guests this week are Connie Shockley, Early Child Specialist and Parent Support Coordinator and Jenn Miller – Information Specialist – IEP, both from PTI Nebraska.

December 17, 2013 – Seizures – The Piggyback Disorder

Seizures are more likely to occur as a part of or in addition to other disabilities or primary conditions. This webinar will present valuable information about how to recognize certain types of seizures, seizure first aid, and a quick overview of medications and medical devices used today for seizure control. Stacey Doty from Life Innovations For Epilepsy aka LIFE will be our guest speaker.

Register for the webinars by clicking on this link and fill out the information requested. http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/PTIWebinarRegistration

Connection links and other information will be provided after registrations are received. Reminders and information for the webinar are sent the day before the webinar.

You will need to connect by internet to the webinar (the link is provided via email) and dial into a toll free conference call to facilitate communication between you, the presenter and other participants. If your place of business has a firewall, you may have difficulty making a connection with the UNL webinar system. Check with your network admin to open: 80 and 1935 for UNLConnect server IP 129.93.225.7 Or you can always participate on the conference call using the documents sent via email before the webinar. Please let Nina Baker know if you will be using the conference call only option.

PTI Webinars are presented two times.

Lunch and Learn at 12:30 – 1:30pm CT (11:30am to 12:30pm MT)

Late Night Learning at 8:30 – 9:30pm CT (7:30-8:30 MT)

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