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Workshop on Accommodations and Modifications for Special Education Students

Release Date: 10/22/2009 2:25:22 PM

The Carroll County Partners for Success Center will offer an informal discussion of accommodations and modifications for special education students on Tuesday, November 10, 2009, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Carroll Springs School in Westminster.
 
The discussion is designed for teachers, parents, paraprofessionals, and special education team members. Participants will learn the difference between accommodations and modifications, see what accommodations look like on the statewide IEP, and become familiar with teacher and parent tools that can be used to determine necessary accommodations. Tool and fact sheets from the Maryland Accommodations Manual will be used for hands-on activities. Light refreshments will be served.
 
To register, please call 410-751-3955. Please note that this workshop is for adults only and childcare will not be available.
     
The Board of Education of Carroll County does not discriminate on the basis of disability in employment or provision of services, programs or activities. Information concerning the Americans with Disabilities Act is available from the Director of Facilities, 410-751-3177. Persons needing auxiliary aids and services for communication should contact the Office of Community and Media Relations at 410-751-3020 or publicinfo@carrollk12.org, or write to Carroll County Public Schools, 125 North Court Street, Westminster, Maryland 21157. Persons who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech disability, use Relay or 7-1-1. Please contact the school system at least one (1) week in advance of the date the special accommodation is needed.

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