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AJE's Parent-to-Parent Leadership Institute

Friday, June 1 - Saturday, June 2, 2018

Advocates for Justice and Education, Inc.
25 E Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001

Contact: Maria Blaeue   maria.blaeuer@aje-dc.org   (202) 678-8060, ext. 213  

Sponsored by: Advocates and Justice and Education, Inc.


Join AJE for a two-day leadership training for parents and caregivers of children and youth with special needs and special health care needs. The goal of this interactive training is to empower parents to become effective advocates and informed decision-makers, and to be equipped to provide peer support to other families.

JUNE 1, 2018 (12:00PM-5:00PM)

  • Overview of Laws Protecting the Rights of Students with Disabilities
  • School Discipline: What Parents Need to Know
  • Parent Engagement: Why Schools Value It and Needs it

    JUNE 2, 2018 (9:00AM-2:30PM)

    • Tools for Effective Parent Advocacy
    • Special Issues Facing Girls/Young Women of Color in School
    • Parents: How To Prepare for Life After School for Your Child with a Disability
    • Transitioning from Pediatric to Adult Healthcare

    PRESENTERS: Advocates for Justice and Education, Charter Board Partners, National Women’s Law Center and National Health Care Alliance Parent Advisory Group

    LOCATION: Advocates for Justice and Education, Inc.
    25 E Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001
    (Metro Accessible: Union Station-Redline)

    TO REGISTER: Contact Maria Blaeuer at (202) 678-8060,ext. 213 or maria.blaeuer@aje-dc.org

    Registration is required. Food will be provided.

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