On Saturday, November 4, Gaston County Schools Department for Exceptional Children, Gaston County Schools Advisory Board for Children with Disabilities (ABCD), and The Arc of Gaston County are sponsoring a free workshop for parents and families of children with special needs, all teachers, and other support professionals.

The workshop will be held at Hawks Nest STEAM Academy from 9:00am – 12:00pm. Attendees will have access to multiple education topics during concurrent discussion sessions as well as materials for more in-depth learning. Concurrent session topics include: Adaptive Technology, Adult Support, Math, Behavior, NC Innovations Waiver, Reading, and Related Services. Click here to read more about each of these discussion topics.

The agenda includes a 30-minute introduction to the workshop from 9:00-9:30am, 2 hours of concurrent sessions from 9:30-11:30am (attendees may choose up to four 30-minute discussions to attend), and 30 minutes of wrap up and networking from 11:30am – 12:00pm. Light refreshments will also be provided.

Pre-registration is preferred using the following methods of contact:

ABCD hotline at the DEC: 704-866-6160
Email: gastoncountyabcd@gmail.com
Sara Osborne – The Arc of Gaston County: 704-861-1036

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Free Special Education Workshop in Gastonia – 11/4/2017

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