Good Free Webinars for Teens Coming Up

There are some tech webinars for students coming up via the PACER Center, and they’re free! The PACER Center is the Minnesota Parent Training and Information Center, funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs. We have one in New Hampshire too – the Parent Information Center. The PACER Center provides… Continue reading: Good Free Webinars for Teens Coming Up

Supported Decision Making is NH Law

This is a reprint of a blog post on the NH Family Voices website, August 19, 2021. On Tuesday, August 10, 2021, Governor Sununu signed SB 134, which establishes Supported Decision-Making (SDM) as a statutorily-recognized alternative to guardianship for adults with disabilities and their families. In a guardianship proceeding, an adult with disabilities loses their… Continue reading: Supported Decision Making is NH Law

2021 Educational Series Resources

The NH Transition Community of Practice offered a free Educational Series during winter and spring 2021. Below are links to the recording and resources for each session. Schedule January 7 Family Resources, hosted by Kimm Phillips from the Parent Information Center. Panel of Hew Hampshire organizations that help support families during high school transition. Family… Continue reading: 2021 Educational Series Resources

Assistive Tech for Loan, Demonstration and Reuse

Find equipment for all ages available for loan, demonstration and reuse. Assistive Technology in New Hampshire (ATinNH) has just unveiled their new online equipment database, NH AT4ALL, where you can browse at your leisure for needed devices. Create your profile and start browsing devices to request today! There is a video overview of how to use the site… Continue reading: Assistive Tech for Loan, Demonstration and Reuse

Partnering for Strength Conference 2018

New Hampshire Family Voices, the Parent Information Center and the YEAH Council invite you to the Partnering for Strength Conference 2018 on Saturday, April 7 at the Grappone Conference Center in Concord, NH. The conference is an annual event focusing on educating, collaborating and enriching families, professionals and youth. Conference flyer Partnering for Strength is really two… Continue reading: Partnering for Strength Conference 2018

Regional Transition Fairs and Conferences

  What are you doing after high school? Come to a transition fair or conference and get some ideas! Regional Transition Fair There will be a Regional Transition Fair on Tuesday, April 10 from 5:30 – 7:30 pm at the Bektash Shriner Center in Concord, NH. It’s hosted by the Capital Area Transition Community of… Continue reading: Regional Transition Fairs and Conferences

The State of Learning Disabilities in New Hampshire

  The annual report, The State of Learning Disabilities: Understanding the 1 in 5, from the National Center for Learning Disabilities, has been released for 2017. The report is based on data for the 2015–2016 school year and other research from the field, and looks at the current challenges and opportunities facing the 1 in 5 children who have… Continue reading: The State of Learning Disabilities in New Hampshire

Smartphones and Smart Ideas

  This free archived webinar, Smartphones and Smart Ideas, just came across our desks, and looks really intriguing. It was offered in 2917. We all know in theory there are tons of smartphone apps out there to help us organize our lives and keep track of things. This webinar will show how smartphones can be… Continue reading: Smartphones and Smart Ideas

Tools to Choose Accessible Educational Materials that Work for Students

UPDATE 4-16-21. The National Center for Accessible Educational Materials has redesigned their website and their tools. ———————— The National Center for Accessible Educational Materials (AEM) at aem.cast.org offers a host of resources to better understand and make decisions about accessible educational and instructional materials. Some highlights: There’s an introductory 3:42-minute video: [raw][/raw] Start with the What… Continue reading: Tools to Choose Accessible Educational Materials that Work for Students

Partnering for Strength Conference 2017

NH Family Voices, the Parent Information Center and the YEAH Council  invite you to the Partnering for Strength Conference 2017 on March 11, 2017 at the Grappone Conference Center in Concord, NH.  Partnering for Strength is really two conferences under one roof with a common focus. Kathy O’Connell of Radiant Abilities is the keynote speaker for the adult conference.… Continue reading: Partnering for Strength Conference 2017