Events | 2/9/2016 - 2/8/2017

Sat 2/13/2016

Sensory Cinema Saturdays

City: Johnson City
County: Washington
Location: Real to Reel Theatre, 130 West Springbrook Drive.
Time(s): 10:00 AM ET
Calendar: Other Agency Events/Webinars

Sensory Cinema Saturdays’ at Real to Reel Movie Theater located at 130 W. Springbrook Drive, Johnson City, TN.

Real to Reel Theater will offer "Sensory Cinema Saturdays" on the second Saturday of each month at 10:00 AM. Titles of films will be announced as the information becomes available.

What are Sensory Cinema Saturdays? Click here to find out.



Tue 2/16/2016

An Introduction to Special Education IDEA (Individuals with Disability Education Act) Workshop

City: Knoxville
County: Knox
Location: East TN Children's Hospital Rehab Center, 1025 Children's Way
Time(s): 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM ET
Calendar: STEP Workshops - East TN


Fri 2/19/2016

Understanding Accommodations & Modifications Workshop (Offered in English and Spanish)

City: Memphis
County: Shelby
Location: The Arc Mid-South, 3485 Poplar Avenue #210
Time(s): 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM CT
Calendar: STEP Workshops - West TN

Some students with disabilities need accommodations or modifications in their educational program in order to be successful in school.   Accommodations and modifications are types of adaptations that are made to the environment, curriculum, instruction, or assessment practices in order for students with disabilities to be successful learners and to participate actively with other students in the general education classroom.  This workshop will help you learn how to write accommodations or modifications into a student’s Individualized Education Program (IEP). 

Workshops Session Times: 

English Session:  10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Spanish Session: 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Please note, child care will not be provided, so please make childcare arrangements for your children.

To Register for this FREE workshop call:  The Arc Mid-South at 901-327-2473 or via email at shawkins@thearcmidsouth.org

Click here to check out the upcoming FREE parent training workshops offered by our sponsors.


Sat 2/20/2016

An Introduction to Special Education IDEA (Individuals with Disability Education Act) Workshop

City: Union City
County: Obion
Location: Obion County Public Library, 1221 E. Reelfoot Avenue
Time(s): 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM CT
Calendar: STEP Workshops - West TN


Fri 2/26/2016

Transition to Education and Work: Connecting for Life

City: Memphis
County: Shelby
Location: Urban Child Institute, 600 Jefferson Avenue
Time(s): 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CT
Calendar: Other Agency Events/Webinars


Tue 3/1/2016

The Next STEP: IEP Planning and Instructionally Appropriate IEP’s Workshop

City: Knoxville
County: Knox
Location: East TN Children's Hospital Rehab Center, 1025 Children's Way
Time(s): 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM ET
Calendar: STEP Workshops - East TN


Fri 3/4/2016

An Introduction to Special Education IDEA (Individuals with Disability Education Act) Workshop

City: Nashville
County: Davidson
Location: Tennessee Deaf-Blind Project, West End Avenue, Suite 460W
Time(s): 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM CT
Calendar: STEP Workshops - Middle TN


Sat 3/12/2016

Sensory Cinema Saturdays

City: Johnson City
County: Washington
Location: Real to Reel Theatre, 130 West Springbrook Drive.
Time(s): 10:00 AM ET
Calendar: Other Agency Events/Webinars

Sensory Cinema Saturdays’ at Real to Reel Movie Theater located at 130 W. Springbrook Drive, Johnson City, TN.

Real to Reel Theater will offer "Sensory Cinema Saturdays" on the second Saturday of each month at 10:00 AM. Titles of films will be announced as the information becomes available.

What are Sensory Cinema Saturdays? Click here to find out.



Fri 3/18/2016

An Introduction to Special Education IDEA (Individuals with Disability Education Act) Workshop (Offered in English and Spanish)

City: Memphis
County: Shelby
Location: Hope Church 8500 Walnut Grove Road, Entrance 3, Room 405
Time(s): 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM CT
Calendar: STEP Workshops - West TN

This workshop is designed for parents of children in special education or that might need special education. Come and gain a working knowledge of special education laws, including your role in the development of an appropriate education program (IEP) and how to be an effective partner with the school team in the process.

Workshops Session Times: 

English Session:  10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Spanish Session: 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Please note, child care will not be provided, so please make childcare arrangements for your children.

To Register for this FREE workshop call:  Autism Resources of the Mid-South at 901-509-3027 or via email at autismresourcesmidsouth@gmail.com.

Click here to check out the upcoming FREE parent training workshops offered by our sponsors.
























































Sat 3/26/2016

IEP Planning and Instructionally Appropriate IEP’s Workshop

City: Jackson
County: Madison
Location: Jackson-Madison County Heneral Hospital, J. Walkter Barnes Conference Center, Medical Founders Rooms A & B, 620 Skyline Drive
Time(s): 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM CT
Calendar: STEP Workshops - West TN

This workshop is designed to enable participants to understand and fully participate in the IEP Team process. Participants will learn:   The types of needs and services that can be provided through “special education” services; The information on the Individual Education Program (IEP) document and where it goes; How to express parent concerns and ensure they are addressed by the IEP team; Understand the process to set and write Measurable Annual Goals; Strategies to prepare for effective participation in IEP meetings for their children and youth with disabilities.

Workshops Session Time: 

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Registration begins at 8:30 am

Please note, child care will not be provided, so please make childcare arrangements for your children.

To Register for this FREE workshop call:  Autism Resources of Jackson at 731-446-5441 or via email at armsjackson@gmail.com

Click here to check out the upcoming FREE parent training workshops offered by our sponsors.


Tue 3/29/2016

An Introduction to Special Education IDEA (Individuals with Disability Education Act) Workshop

City: Knoxville
County: Knox
Location: East TN Children's Hospital Rehab Center, 1025 Children's Way
Time(s): 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM ET
Calendar: STEP Workshops - East TN


Sat 4/9/2016

Sensory Cinema Saturdays

City: Johnson City
County: Washington
Location: Real to Reel Theatre, 130 West Springbrook Drive.
Time(s): 10:00 AM ET
Calendar: Other Agency Events/Webinars

Sensory Cinema Saturdays’ at Real to Reel Movie Theater located at 130 W. Springbrook Drive, Johnson City, TN.

Real to Reel Theater will offer "Sensory Cinema Saturdays" on the second Saturday of each month at 10:00 AM. Titles of films will be announced as the information becomes available.

What are Sensory Cinema Saturdays? Click here to find out.



Fri 4/15/2016

IEP Planning and Instructionally Appropriate IEP’s Workshop (Offered in English and Spanish)

City: Memphis
County: Shelby
Location: The Arc Mid-South, 3485 Poplar Avenue #210
Time(s): 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM CT
Calendar: STEP Workshops - West TN

This workshop is designed to enable participants to understand and fully participate in the IEP Team process. Participants will learn:   The types of needs and services that can be provided through “special education” services; The information on the Individual Education Program (IEP) document and where it goes; How to express parent concerns and ensure they are addressed by the IEP team; Understand the process to set and write Measurable Annual Goals; Strategies to prepare for effective participation in IEP meetings for their children and youth with disabilities.

Workshops Session Times: 

English Session:  10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Spanish Session: 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Please note, child care will not be provided, so please make childcare arrangements for your children.

To Register for this FREE workshop call:  The Arc Mid-South at 901-327-2473 or via email at shawkins@thearcmidsouth.org

Click here to check out the upcoming FREE parent training workshops offered by our sponsors.


Tue 4/19/2016

The Next STEP: IEP Planning and Instructionally Appropriate IEP’s Workshop

City: Knoxville
County: Knox
Location: East TN Children's Hospital Rehab Center, 1025 Children's Way
Time(s): 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM ET
Calendar: STEP Workshops - East TN


Sat 5/14/2016

Sensory Cinema Saturdays

City: Johnson City
County: Washington
Location: Real to Reel Theatre, 130 West Springbrook Drive.
Time(s): 10:00 AM ET
Calendar: Other Agency Events/Webinars

Sensory Cinema Saturdays’ at Real to Reel Movie Theater located at 130 W. Springbrook Drive, Johnson City, TN.

Real to Reel Theater will offer "Sensory Cinema Saturdays" on the second Saturday of each month at 10:00 AM. Titles of films will be announced as the information becomes available.

What are Sensory Cinema Saturdays? Click here to find out.



Fri 5/20/2016

Taking the Mystery Out of Transition Workshop (Offered in English and Spanish)

City: Memphis
County: Shelby
Location: Hope Church 8500 Walnut Grove Road, Entrance 3, Room 405
Time(s): 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM CT
Calendar: STEP Workshops - West TN

This workshop is designed for individuals with disabilities and their families who are in the process of preparing for transition and professionals involved in the transition planning process. Participants will learn about issues such as the following: Your rights & role in transitioning from High School; How to develop an appropriate Transition Plan; Employment; Independent Living; Keys to navigating the adult service delivery system including Social Security, Vocational Rehab., Medicaid Waiver, and many others.

Workshops Session Times: 

English Session:  10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Spanish Session: 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Please note, child care will not be provided, so please make childcare arrangements for your children.

To Register for this FREE workshop call:  Autism Resources of the Mid-South at 901-509-3027 or via email at autismresourcesmidsouth@gmail.com.

Click here to check out the upcoming FREE parent training workshops offered by our sponsors.


Sat 5/21/2016

Understanding and Using Evaluations Workshop

City: Jackson
County: Madison
Location: Jackson-Madison County Heneral Hospital, J. Walkter Barnes Conference Center, Medical Founders Rooms A & B, 620 Skyline Drive
Time(s): 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM CT
Calendar: STEP Workshops - West TN

This workshop is designed for parents of children in special education and parents of children who may need special education. Helping parents make sense of their child’s evaluations and assessments. Come and learn about your part in your child's special education, including understanding and using evaluations in the development of an appropriate education plan (IEP) & what RTI is and how it can provide timely support to struggling learners.

Workshops Session Time: 

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Registration begins at 8:30 am

Please note, child care will not be provided, so please make childcare arrangements for your children.

To Register for this FREE workshop call:  Autism Resources of Jackson at 731-446-5441 or via email at armsjackson@gmail.com

Click here to check out the upcoming FREE parent training workshops offered by our sponsors.


Thu 5/26/2016 - Fri 5/27/2016

14th Annual Tennessee Disability Mega Conference

City: Nashville
County: Davidson
Location: Nashville Airport Marriott

Calendar: Other Agency Events/Webinars

For more information 1-800-835-7077 or visit:  www.tndisabilitymegaconference.org


Sat 6/4/2016

Taking the Mystery Out of Transition Workshop

City: Jackson
County: Madison
Location: Jackson-Madison County Heneral Hospital, J. Walkter Barnes Conference Center, Medical Founders Rooms A & B, 620 Skyline Drive
Time(s): 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM CT
Calendar: STEP Workshops - West TN

This workshop is designed for individuals with disabilities and their families who are in the process of preparing for transition and professionals involved in the transition planning process. Participants will learn about issues such as the following: Your rights & role in transitioning from High School; How to develop an appropriate Transition Plan; Employment; Independent Living; Keys to navigating the adult service delivery system including Social Security, Vocational Rehab., Medicaid Waiver, and many others.

Workshops Session Time: 

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Registration begins at 8:30 am

Please note, child care will not be provided, so please make childcare arrangements for your children.

To Register for this FREE workshop call:  Autism Resources of Jackson at 731-446-5441 or via email at armsjackson@gmail.com

Click here to check out the upcoming FREE parent training workshops offered by our sponsors.


Sat 6/11/2016

Sensory Cinema Saturdays

City: Johnson City
County: Washington
Location: Real to Reel Theatre, 130 West Springbrook Drive.
Time(s): 10:00 AM ET
Calendar: Other Agency Events/Webinars

Sensory Cinema Saturdays’ at Real to Reel Movie Theater located at 130 W. Springbrook Drive, Johnson City, TN.

Real to Reel Theater will offer "Sensory Cinema Saturdays" on the second Saturday of each month at 10:00 AM. Titles of films will be announced as the information becomes available.

What are Sensory Cinema Saturdays? Click here to find out.



Sat 7/9/2016

Sensory Cinema Saturdays

City: Johnson City
County: Washington
Location: Real to Reel Theatre, 130 West Springbrook Drive.
Time(s): 10:00 AM ET
Calendar: Other Agency Events/Webinars

Sensory Cinema Saturdays’ at Real to Reel Movie Theater located at 130 W. Springbrook Drive, Johnson City, TN.

Real to Reel Theater will offer "Sensory Cinema Saturdays" on the second Saturday of each month at 10:00 AM. Titles of films will be announced as the information becomes available.

What are Sensory Cinema Saturdays? Click here to find out.



Sat 8/13/2016

Sensory Cinema Saturdays

City: Johnson City
County: Washington
Location: Real to Reel Theatre, 130 West Springbrook Drive.
Time(s): 10:00 AM ET
Calendar: Other Agency Events/Webinars

Sensory Cinema Saturdays’ at Real to Reel Movie Theater located at 130 W. Springbrook Drive, Johnson City, TN.

Real to Reel Theater will offer "Sensory Cinema Saturdays" on the second Saturday of each month at 10:00 AM. Titles of films will be announced as the information becomes available.

What are Sensory Cinema Saturdays? Click here to find out.



Fri 8/19/2016

Communication, Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Workshop (Offered in English and Spanish)

City: Memphis
County: Shelby
Location: The Arc Mid-South, 3485 Poplar Avenue #210
Time(s): 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM CT
Calendar: STEP Workshops - West TN

Would you like to learn how to better communicate what your child needs?  Does your child have an educational plan that is not being carried out and you want to know what steps to take?  If you answered yes, then this workshop is designed for you.  Come and learn about your part in your child's special education, including the skills you need to work with the schools in the development of an appropriate education program (IEP) for your child and the process to follow if you are having difficulties making the special education system work.



Workshops Session Times: 

English Session:  10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Spanish Session: 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Please note, child care will not be provided, so please make childcare arrangements for your children.

To Register for this FREE workshop call:  The Arc Mid-South at 901-327-2473 or via email at shawkins@thearcmidsouth.org

Click here to check out the upcoming FREE parent training workshops offered by our sponsors.


Sat 8/20/2016

An Introduction to Special Education IDEA (Individuals with Disability Education Act) Workshop

City: Jackson
County: Madison
Location: Jackson-Madison County Heneral Hospital, J. Walkter Barnes Conference Center, Medical Founders Rooms A & B, 620 Skyline Drive
Time(s): 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM CT
Calendar: STEP Workshops - West TN

This workshop is designed for parents of children in special education or that might need special education. Come and gain a working knowledge of special education laws, including your role in the development of an appropriate education program (IEP) and how to be an effective partner with the school team in the process.

Workshops Session Time: 

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Registration begins at 8:30 am

Please note, child care will not be provided, so please make childcare arrangements for your children.

To Register for this FREE workshop call:  Autism Resources of Jackson at 731-446-5441 or via email at armsjackson@gmail.com

Click here to check out the upcoming FREE parent training workshops offered by our sponsors.


Sat 9/10/2016

Sensory Cinema Saturdays

City: Johnson City
County: Washington
Location: Real to Reel Theatre, 130 West Springbrook Drive.
Time(s): 10:00 AM ET
Calendar: Other Agency Events/Webinars

Sensory Cinema Saturdays’ at Real to Reel Movie Theater located at 130 W. Springbrook Drive, Johnson City, TN.

Real to Reel Theater will offer "Sensory Cinema Saturdays" on the second Saturday of each month at 10:00 AM. Titles of films will be announced as the information becomes available.

What are Sensory Cinema Saturdays? Click here to find out.



Fri 9/16/2016

Informed and Involved Families are Key to Positive Student Outcomes Workshop (Offered in English and Spanish)

City: Memphis
County: Shelby
Location: Hope Church 8500 Walnut Grove Road, Entrance 3, Room 405
Time(s): 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM CT
Calendar: STEP Workshops - West TN

Why is family involvement important? Students with involved parents, no matter what their income or background, were more likely to:  earn higher grades and test scores; pass their classes and be promoted; attend school regularly; have better social skills and behavior; and graduate and go on to postsecondary education.  Families can be important allies in education.  Relationships are an important part of learning.   Are we doing all we can to develop good relationships that will help students succeed?

Workshops Session Times: 

English Session:  10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Spanish Session: 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Please note, child care will not be provided, so please make childcare arrangements for your children.

To Register for this FREE workshop call:  Autism Resources of the Mid-South at 901-509-3027 or via email at autismresourcesmidsouth@gmail.com.

Click here to check out the upcoming FREE parent training workshops offered by our sponsors.


Sat 9/24/2016

Response to Intervention and Instruction (RTI²) Workshop

City: Jackson
County: Madison
Location: Jackson-Madison County Heneral Hospital, J. Walkter Barnes Conference Center, Medical Founders Rooms A & B, 620 Skyline Drive
Time(s): 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM CT
Calendar: STEP Workshops - West TN

This workshop is for Parents, family members, advocates, and professionals from disability organizations who will learn…an in depth overview of Tennessee’s RTI² framework and how this problem solving model will be used to identify need for special education intervention. In addition, an overview of Instructionally Appropriate IEPs will be delivered with discussion around identified area(s) of deficit, establishing need, present levels of performance, measurable annual goals and progress monitoring.

Workshops Session Time: 

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Registration begins at 8:30 am

Please note, child care will not be provided, so please make childcare arrangements for your children.

To Register for this FREE workshop call:  Autism Resources of Jackson at 731-446-5441 or via email at armsjackson@gmail.com

Click here to check out the upcoming FREE parent training workshops offered by our sponsors.


Sat 10/8/2016

Sensory Cinema Saturdays

City: Johnson City
County: Washington
Location: Real to Reel Theatre, 130 West Springbrook Drive.
Time(s): 10:00 AM ET
Calendar: Other Agency Events/Webinars

Sensory Cinema Saturdays’ at Real to Reel Movie Theater located at 130 W. Springbrook Drive, Johnson City, TN.

Real to Reel Theater will offer "Sensory Cinema Saturdays" on the second Saturday of each month at 10:00 AM. Titles of films will be announced as the information becomes available.

What are Sensory Cinema Saturdays? Click here to find out.



Fri 10/21/2016

Response to Intervention and Instruction (RTI²) Workshop (Offered in English and Spanish)

City: Memphis
County: Shelby
Location: The Arc Mid-South, 3485 Poplar Avenue #210
Time(s): 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM CT
Calendar: STEP Workshops - West TN

This workshop is for Parents, family members, advocates, and professionals from disability organizations who will learn…an in depth overview of Tennessee’s RTI² framework and how this problem solving model will be used to identify need for special education intervention. In addition, an overview of Instructionally Appropriate IEPs will be delivered with discussion around identified area(s) of deficit, establishing need, present levels of performance, measurable annual goals and progress monitoring.


Workshops Session Times: 

English Session:  10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Spanish Session: 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Please note, child care will not be provided, so please make childcare arrangements for your children.

To Register for this FREE workshop call:  The Arc Mid-South at 901-327-2473 or via email at shawkins@thearcmidsouth.org

Click here to check out the upcoming FREE parent training workshops offered by our sponsors.


Sat 11/12/2016

Sensory Cinema Saturdays

City: Johnson City
County: Washington
Location: Real to Reel Theatre, 130 West Springbrook Drive.
Time(s): 10:00 AM ET
Calendar: Other Agency Events/Webinars

Sensory Cinema Saturdays’ at Real to Reel Movie Theater located at 130 W. Springbrook Drive, Johnson City, TN.

Real to Reel Theater will offer "Sensory Cinema Saturdays" on the second Saturday of each month at 10:00 AM. Titles of films will be announced as the information becomes available.

What are Sensory Cinema Saturdays? Click here to find out.



Fri 11/18/2016

An Introduction to Special Education IDEA (Individuals with Disability Education Act) Workshop (Offered in English and Spanish)

City: Memphis
County: Shelby
Location: Hope Church 8500 Walnut Grove Road, Entrance 3, Room 405
Time(s): 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM CT
Calendar: STEP Workshops - West TN

This workshop is designed for parents of children in special education or that might need special education. Come and gain a working knowledge of special education laws, including your role in the development of an appropriate education program (IEP) and how to be an effective partner with the school team in the process.

Workshops Session Times: 

English Session:  10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Spanish Session: 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Please note, child care will not be provided, so please make childcare arrangements for your children.

To Register for this FREE workshop call:  Autism Resources of the Mid-South at 901-509-3027 or via email at autismresourcesmidsouth@gmail.com.

Click here to check out the upcoming FREE parent training workshops offered by our sponsors.


Sat 12/10/2016

Sensory Cinema Saturdays

City: Johnson City
County: Washington
Location: Real to Reel Theatre, 130 West Springbrook Drive.
Time(s): 10:00 AM ET
Calendar: Other Agency Events/Webinars

Sensory Cinema Saturdays’ at Real to Reel Movie Theater located at 130 W. Springbrook Drive, Johnson City, TN.

Real to Reel Theater will offer "Sensory Cinema Saturdays" on the second Saturday of each month at 10:00 AM. Titles of films will be announced as the information becomes available.

What are Sensory Cinema Saturdays? Click here to find out.



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