Mini-Topical Conference:

Connecting Across Differences & Parent Teacher Conferences

Monday, Feb. 1st, 11am

This is an online event.

This workshop will go Live on Facebook at:

Mini-Topical Conference:

Join Parent Training Coordinator, Luke Wilson, in this Mini-Topical Conference designed to help parents of children living with disabilities, and educators, explore communication strategies to help them Connect Across All Difference and Hold Effective Parent-Teacher Conferences.

Please see our workshop descriptions Below for additional information:

Connecting Across All Differences

This workshop provides you with practical tools for having a constructive dialogue with your child’s school, agency representatives, and anyone working with your child. Using collaborative communication tools will help to promote partnerships and strong relationships. Join us and learn how to get what you want out of a conversation by asking a new way.

Effective Parent Teacher Conferences

Having a parent-teacher conference is an opportunity to strengthen the parent-teacher relationship through effective collaboration. This workshop will offer parents tips and strategies to make these meetings as collaborative and impactful as possible.

Meet Your Facilitator:

Luke is a Parent Training Coordinator for the Parent Education Network (PEN), a Family Network on Disabilities (FND) project. Luke brings over 20-years of experience navigating special education and the systems of care serving youth, families, and adults living with behavioral, developmental, emotional, medical, mental health, substance use, and trauma-related disabilities. Luke leverages his lived experience and skills as a Certified Recovery Peer Specialist and Group Facilitation Specialist to support, encourage, and empower other parents of youth living with disabilities.

Attendee Sign In Sheet:

We kindly request that all attendees and viewers of this workshop sign our virtual sign-in sheet. Signing in will add you to our Mailing List to receive workshop announcements, parent resources, and other updates and information specific to children, youth, and families living with disabilities.