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AutismBC Talks: Academic Support and Accommodations
November 5, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
AutismBC is pleased to collaborate with Provincial Outreach Program for Autism and Related Disorders (POPARD) to present a series of workshops in 2021, aiming to provide resources for families to help their kids (and parents) learn at school, at home, and in the community.
You must REGISTER HERE to attend this workshop
There will be no recording for this workshop (policy of POPARD). Brock will send you the Zoom link closer to the workshop day.
Speaker: Chelsea Jelic, MSc, RSLP, Family-School Liaison, POPARD
Time: Friday Nov 5, 2021 10:30 – 11:30AM
Topic: Academic Support and Accommodations
Educational accommodations and supports are designed to minimize obstacles for learning or participating in the educational environment. The accommodations and supports your child receives will depend on their needs and the goals set in their Individual Education Plan. This session will include:
- An overview of rights and responsibilities for providing accommodations to students in BC.
- How parents/caregivers can effectively collaborate with school teams to ensure accommodations are put in place.
- Common accommodations and supports for students on the autism spectrum in schools.
1 hour session (45 minutes content, 15 minutes Q&A)