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Events Calendar

Upcoming Events

2021 Texas Autism Virtual Conference: Raising the Bar

June24-26

Download the Flyer

For more information and to register, visit txautism.net/conference.

Questions? Contact Darcy.Schiller@esc13.txed.net or Robin.Reimund@esc13.txed.net.

Virtual Red Raider Pre-College Summer Academy

Jun14-18

Jun-July28-2

July12-16

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A one-week summer program for youth with disabilities, ages 16-22, interested in pursuing a post-secondary education. Participants will interact with faculty, staff, and students in order for youth to gain experience in navigating college campus and life.

Location: virtually through Texas Tech University

Contact your TWC Counselor or Rebecca Sametz at rebecca.sametz@ttuhsc.edu for more information.

Dance Abilities - Adaptive Dance for Youths with Disabilities (ages 6-12)

starting
Jan
16

Saturdays, 9:30-10:15 A.M.
Fridays, 5-5:45 P.M.

For information on classes, tuition, or registration, visit balletlubbock.org or email
lara@balletlubbock.org. Classes begin January 16, 2021.

RESET 2021: Region 17 Special Education Summer Series

Jun7-8

"Refueling Everyone's Special Education Tank"

Topics include:

  • Neuropsychology and Supports for Diverse Populations
  • Rest/Refuel: Social & Emotional Learning (SEL) Strategies for the Soul
  • Reflect, Refuel, Re-Engage: Considerations for Special Education
  • The Before, During, and After of IEP Development

Register Online ($25 registration fee)

Parents of school aged students receiving Special Education Services through a local district can have the registration fee waived by contacting Alma Reinhart (areinhart@esc17.net or 806-281-5701).

Download the flyer for more information

PEN Project Events

Cold Meals During the Hot Summer Months

June10

7:00 p.m. CST

Register for the Zoom Webinar

Download the flyer for more information

For more info, contact Melissa Morphis at 806-281-3495 or regions16.17prn@gmail.com

Parent Leadership Training

June16

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Amarillo/Lubbock Area

To register, contact Melissa Morphis at 806-281-3495 or regions16.17prn@gmail.com

PEN Youth Night Event: Show Off Your Hobby

June24

7:00 p.m.

Register Online

Download the flyer for more information

For more info, contact Melissa Morphis at 806-281-3495 or regions16.17prn@gmail.com

Embrace Differences: A Support Group for Families of Children with Different Abilities

June29

Download the flyer

For more info, contact Melissa Morphis at 806-281-3495 or regions16.17prn@gmail.com

Self Care for the Caregiver

July15

12:00 p.m.

Register via Zoom

For more info, contact Melissa Morphis at 806-281-3495 or regions16.17prn@gmail.com

Youth Leadership Training

July22

1:00 p.m.

Register via Zoom

Download the flyer for more information

For more info, contact Melissa Morphis at 806-281-3495 or regions16.17prn@gmail.com

Embrace Differences: A Support Group for Families of Children with Different Abilities

July27

Download the flyer

For more info, contact Melissa Morphis at 806-281-3495 or regions16.17prn@gmail.com

PEN Youth Night Event - Youth-Led "Would You Rather"

July29

7:00 p.m.

Join the PEN Teen Group for a fun game of Would You Rather!

Register via Zoom

Download the flyer for more information

For more info, contact Melissa Morphis at 806-281-3495 or regions16.17prn@gmail.com

Ongoing Events and Services

IEP Clinics

June22

An IEP Clinic is a designated 1 HOUR appointment time to meet with your PEN Project Regional Coordinator. There are different ways your Regional Coordinator may assist you at an IEP Clinic. Some ways are:

  • To learn what the ARD process is like
  • To review your child's IEP or 504 plan
  • Help you determine what you want for your child and how to achieve it
  • Help you understand what your rights are under IDEA

Upcoming sessions:

  • June 22
  • August 10
  • September 21
  • October 19

Download the IEP Clinic Flyer

To schedule a designated appointment time, contact Melissa Morphis at 806-281-3495 or regions16.17prn@gmail.com.