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August 2020

Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Volunteer Advocacy Project

August 17 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
$75

Training Program for individuals who are willing to become advocates for families navigating the special education process. The purpose of this project is to train volunteer advocates to provide instrumental and effective support to parents of children with disabilities. In this training, participants will learn more about special education law and advocacy strategies. Following graduation from the program, you will be expected to work with at least four families. This is a comprehensive 12-week training to be held in the…

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Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Volunteer Advocacy Project

August 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
$75

Training Program for individuals who are willing to become advocates for families navigating the special education process. The purpose of this project is to train volunteer advocates to provide instrumental and effective support to parents of children with disabilities. In this training, participants will learn more about special education law and advocacy strategies. Following graduation from the program, you will be expected to work with at least four families. This is a comprehensive 12-week training to be held in the…

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Webinar: Multisensory Structured Literacy Routines to Reinforce Reading and Writing

August 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Webinar

This webinar, Multisensory Structured Literacy: Simple Routines to Reinforce Phonemic Awareness, Phonics, Morphology, Syntax, and Comprehension, is presented by Andrew Stetkevich. Research supports that students with dyslexia should be taught how to read and write through a multisensory structured language approach. This webinar will explore the essential components of this approach. Participants will learn simple routines and strategies to reinforce phonemic awareness and phonemic proficiency. The webinar will also detail phonics routines in the areas of sound/symbol identification, decoding, and…

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Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Volunteer Advocacy Project

August 31 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
$75

Training Program for individuals who are willing to become advocates for families navigating the special education process. The purpose of this project is to train volunteer advocates to provide instrumental and effective support to parents of children with disabilities. In this training, participants will learn more about special education law and advocacy strategies. Following graduation from the program, you will be expected to work with at least four families. This is a comprehensive 12-week training to be held in the…

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September 2020

Video: Ennis’ Gift – a film about learning differences

September 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Ennis’ Gift In this film, you’ll meet actors, scientists, business leaders, a polar explorer, a teacher and dozens of others, both children and adults, who have one thing in common: they all have learning differences. These individuals refused to be limited by their difficulties. They, like Ennis William Cosby, found their gifts in their differences. Ennis knew how it felt to have difficulties learning to read and write. He understood the hurt, frustration and confusion that comes from being misunderstood…

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