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How to Advocate for Students with IEPs through Professional Role Empowerment Strategies

Course: #8501Level: Intermediate1 Hour 1880 Reviews
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This course will review the research on how default roles, burn-out, extra duties, and lack of training on Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) mandates adversely affect service delivery to children with disabilities. This course will discuss key strategies for how SLPs can advocate for students with special needs through professional role empowerment methods.

Course created on July 10, 2018

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Course Type: Video, Audio, Text

CEUs/Hours Offered: AG Bell - LSLS/1.0 Domain 8, CE-SPC-18-322; ASHA/0.1 Intermediate, Related; IACET/0.1; IBCCES/1.0; SAC/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to define the term Default Role.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify the top 3 reasons for burn-out in special education.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to select 2 empowerment strategy phrases to apply to scenarios.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-10 Minutes Overview and definitions
10-20 Minutes Self-advocacy and student advocacy research
20-30 Minutes Myth busting: key facts
30-45 Minutes Strategies
45-55 Minutes Practice scenarios
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q & A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Dr. Lara Wakefield received an honorarium from SpeechPathology.com for presenting this course. She is co-owner of SMARTER Step, LLC, a consulting company serving parents, advocates and school staff. She has received grant funding for research related to topics discussed in this course. Nonfinancial: No nonfinancial relationships to disclose.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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