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Parent Advocacy Leadership Training (PAL), from Family Resource Center on Disabilities, Chicago

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Date(s) - 09/07/2019
All Day

Family Resource Center on Disabilities


Are you a parent of a child with a disability or a community member in gaining a strong understanding of the special education system? Parent Advocacy Leadership (PAL) is a free training series designed to help you navigate the special education process in Illinois.
  •  Willing to attend all 8 sessions,
  • Willing to participate in weekly check-ins,
  • Willing to complete pre and post survey,
  • Willing to complete homework assignments prior to class.
Each training session is from 10:00am to 3:00pm (CST) 
at Family Resource Center on Disabilities 
11 E. Adams St. Suite 1002 Chicago, IL 60603.

Training will cover: 
  • The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
  • State law (Part 226)
  • The Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
  • Section 504 Advocacy
The training dates are Saturdays:
 September 7th, September 14th, September 21st, September 28th, October 5th, October 12th, October 19th, and October 26th


To register online visit For more information contact Paula Wills at or call 312-939-3513. Space is Limited.

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