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For Parents of Special Education Students - Sign Up Open for May 14 “Hero” Expo

I'm a Parent, What's Your Super-Hero Power?

Special Education Hero Expo; Every Parent is a hero and every hero needs their resources

Families whose children are receiving special education services are invited to sign up for Plano ISD’s 2021 Special Education Hero Expo occurring May 14. The virtual event is intended to provide parents with information about the special education process, activities to use at home and resources available to families from the district and outside agencies.

Schedule and Registration Link

  • AM Sessions: 9:00-10:00, 10:15-11:15, 11:30-12:30,
  • Lunch Break: 12:30 to 1:00 (no scheduled sessions/on your own for lunch)
  • PM Sessions: 1:00-2:00, 2:15-3:15, 3:30-4:30

Parents can sign up for any or all of the 14 one-hour sessions that will be offered beginning at 9 a.m. Sessions include:

  • ABCs of Full and Individual Education (FIE)
  • Developmental Sequence of Gross and Fine Motor Skills
  • Dyslexia from the Parent Perspective
  • Functional Routines in the Home
  • Guardianship and Alternatives
  • Lifepath Systems/Texas Workforce Solutions
  • Mental Health: Knowing when to make a call and who to call
  • My Child is Deaf: What resources are available for my family?
  • Parent Panel
  • Setting Limits: “You Are Stronger Than You Are”
  • Special Needs Trust
  • Digital Strategies for Today’s Hybrid Learning Environment
  • Understanding the Transition Process
  • Understanding Your Child’s Individualized Education Plan (IEP)

To attend and view the schedule, visit the 2021 Special Education Hero Expo webpage on Plano ISD’s website. Questions about the event, should be emailed to spedparentconference@pisd.edu