Eventbrite – Autism Ontario presents London Workshop: Helping Parents be heard by Ontario School Boards – hosted by Educational Consultant Ed Mahony – Saturday, 2 June 2018 at Autism Ontario London Chapter Office, London, ON. Find event and ticket information.
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The following in is support of material for my three part webinar series. I copy of this material with active links will be up in a few days.
In the meanwhile most of the material can be can be found at
Negotiating the maze…
The IPRC webinar series these notes unpin is found at
Class is in Session..
Preparing for the IPRC – Process
Understanding the rules: The case of Emily
1. I am going to, hopefully, lead you to an understanding of the rules and regulations that how we advocate for support with children with education related to disorders such as autism spectrum disorder.
2. The purpose of this section will be to show you how the system can work. In a sense, you will learn about “tools” that you can use. What remains to be explored later on is exactly how you should use a given tool and, if so, when and where to use it.
See page for rest of material…
Eventbrite – Autism Ontario presents Mississauga Workshop: Helping Parents be heard by Ontario School Boards – hosted by Educational Consultant Ed Mahony – Saturday, 7 April 2018 at Courtyard by Marriott Toronto Mississauga/West, Mississauga, ON, ON. Find event and ticket information.
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The first of several workshops across the province. For a start, watch the webinars.
Autism Ontario IPRC Workshops/Webinars
Emily’s mom ask for an IPRC in writing…
This request could feel unusual to school staff because, for many schools, this is not a “normal practice.” It is possible that the request will be initially misunderstood and even refused. We will look at how to assert this right in a positive yet assertive fashion shortly.
Emily’s mother also noted in her letter that Emily’s father was also visually impaired and required materials in Braille to participate.
The School Board has an specific obligation to materials in accommodated formats based the needs as participants who are entitled to materials.
A person or body is required by this Regulation to communicate in writing to a parent or pupil shall, at the request of the parent or pupil, use a braille, large print or audio-cassette format for the communication. O. Reg. 181/98, s.4,
A week or so later, Emily’s mom received a call from Ms. Patel telling her the school was planning an IPRC for Emily for early November, about four weeks away.