Dr. Norm Forman (Psychologist and Parents Advocate)
by Dr. Norm Forman
PARENT'S ADVOCACY in the SCHOOL OFFERS ITS NEXT WORKSHOP
Advocating Effectively for Students with Special Needs GOALS: You Will Learn: (For parents, school personnel, those training to be an advocate) *The basic skills of advocating for school children with special needs. *The fundamental Do's and Dont's when attending school meetings. *The important information that the schools do not share with parents. *The essential questions concerning your child's programs and services. *The ten resources that you can implement that can get the school to change. *About what you can do to get educational assistants when there are too few. (Toronto Globe article title: “Resources scarce for special-needs students” And More!
LOCATION: Toyota on the Park Business Conference Office 1077 Leslie St. Toronto M3C 2J7 (Corner of Eglinton and Leslie)
DATES and TIMES: Saturdays: March 26 OR April 2, 2016 From 9AM to 11AM – Limited to 15 Participants
FEES: The Workshop fee is $75 and it includes handout materials and follow-up call.
PRESENTER: The Workshop will be presented by Dr. Norm Forman, author of Exceptional Children Ordinary Schools: Getting the Education You Want for Your Special Needs Child. Dr. Forman is a Registered Psychologist with a Doctor of Education degree who has specialized in parent/child advocacy issues for twenty years. Based on his book, Dr. Forman developed Parent Advocacy Training Programs for the Tourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada and the Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario which were made available on the Web. Dr. Forman was a member of the TDSB Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) for many years and is currently a Board Member of the Down Syndrome Association of Toronto. He consults with parents, families and schools.
REGISTER: You may register by sending the fee to : Dr. Norm Forman, Sunnybrook PO, POB 50201, 660 Eglinton Ave. East, Toronto M4G 2K0. Email the date you prefer. Questions:firstname.lastname@example.org 416-429-8511 www.parentsadvocacy.com
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