Somerville, NJ, January 04, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- Parents are often confused about the services potentially available to their special needs child. As a parent, how do you know if your child needs or is even eligible for services?
From 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. EST on Wednesday, January 15, the New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome & Associated Disorders (NJCTS) will present "The 504 Accommodation Plan vs. Individualized Education Plan (IEP)."
This webinar, to be presented by noted Tourette Syndrome expert Susan Conners, M.Ed., will discuss the difference between a 504 Plan and an IEP, and will also help parents and school personnel understand which one is most appropriate for the student in question.
Susan Conners, author of "The Tourette Syndrome/OCD Checklist: A Practical Resource for Parents and Educators," received her bachelor's degree at Daemon College in Buffalo, N.Y., and her master's at the University of Buffalo.
An internationally recognized speaker on Tourette Syndrome, Ms. Conners is an authority on educating students with TS and serves as a go-to source for major networks and other media outlets in their coverage of TS. She has presented workshops at more than 1,000 schools and is an education advocate for children with TS for the past 25 years. Ms. Conners is co-writer, producer and director of "A Regular Kid, That's Me," an in-service video for educators.
To receive a Professional Development Certificate or a Certificate of Attendance for attending any of NJCTS' live Wednesday Webinars, there will be a $20 nonrefundable fee to receive the certificate. You will be redirected to a payment screen once you register.
To register for this webinar, please visit https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/932728305.