Recordings of webinar presentations and accompanying materials.
Presented live on January 6, 2022, this webinar features counselor and FASCETS Director Melissa Elligson covering foundational information about fetal alcohol spectrum disorders and other neurobehavioral conditions. Slides are available upon request from Melissa, email@example.com.
Broadcast live on November 10, 2021, this virtual panel of parents, and representatives from homeschool organizations, private schools and Virtual Virginia offered information about nontraditional school options for meeting the needs of students with special needs.
Originally broadcast live on August 3, 2021, this webinar features presenters from The StudyPro reviewing critical executive functioning skills and specific strategies for increasing organizational and study skills.
More information about The StudyPro can be found at https://thestudypro.com/.
Broadcast live on July 27, 2021, this FFF webinar features Kasey Cain, LPC.
If thinking about screen time makes you want to scream, Screen-Savvy Parenting is for you. Together, the facilitator and participants explored:
– Different kinds of screen time
– Pros and cons of screen time
– Screen time rules that support Relationship Building
Broadcast on May 14, 2021, this FFF webinar reviewed data on youth with special needs in foster, adoptive and kinship families and their outcomes. Content includes a review of special education transition planning requirements and a number of post-secondary programs and other resources for youth and young adults with disabilities and who have been in foster care.
Shared live on February 22 and March 1, 2021, this 2-session series featured a Safe Zone presentation by Helen McDonald of Fairfax Co. Department of Family Services and an overview of data on LGBTQ youth in foster care by FFF’s Beth Spivack. Recordings of both sessions, slides used and handout provided are linked here.
Shared live on February 11, 2021, this FFF webinar offers strategies and resources for refreshing your virtual learning game! A resource sheet links to materials, videos and other supports in the areas of time management, materials management, social emotional and behavior supports for younger and for older children, academic progress monitoring and accessibility.
Broadcast live on 1/28/21, this webinar and discussion focused on issues impacting multi-racial foster, adoptive and kinship families. Three areas of strategies were offered: self-reflection, acknowledgement, and mentoring. The recording covers the content portion; discussion among the participants was not recorded.
Presented live on November 18, 2020 by Wendy Wegman from Tourette Association of America. This 6th webinar in Formed Families Forward’s Facing Fall series covered prevalence and characteristics of Tourette Syndrome and other tic disorders. She shared information about co-occurring disorders including ADHD, OCD and other mental health conditions. Ms. Wegman also covered strategies for accommodating special needs during virtual learning.
Part of our Facing Fall 2020 webinar series, this session features digital native and GMU intern Clare Yordy reviewing a number of Google tools, learning platforms and assistive technology strategies to help families support their children learning in virtual or hybrid environments.
Recorded as part of our Falling Into Place: Celebrating Family Resilience virtual family event on October 17, this session was presented by Karen Berlin of the GMU Training and Technical Assistance Center (TTAC).
This webinar with Maria Blaeuer, Esq. of Advocates for Justice in Education, Inc. in Washington, DC was broadcast live on October 21, 2020. This webinar is part of our Facing Fall: FFF Answers Your Questions webinar series.
Broadcast live on October 6, 2020, this “Facing Fall” webinar from Formed Families Forward features Tia Marsili.
Due to a technical glitch, the video of Tia demonstrating the techniques was not included in the recording. Our apologies.
Originally broadcast on September 9, 2020, this session offers participants an overview of risks to children from internet predators, as well as steps families can take to ensure cybersafety for all children, including those with special needs.