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Welcome Back to the Big IDEA Parent Workshop Series!

**This workshop is for parents of children with disabilities in Orange County Public Schools, Florida**

In this session, we will be discussing the creation of the OCPS ESE Parent Advisory Committee. We will discuss the purpose, involvement, and roles and responsibilities for the Committee, and also have a question and answer session for everyone interested in participating.


FREE CME event on Tourette Syndrome and Resiliency, hosted at the Winnie Palmer Hospital in Orlando, Florida. July 13, 2019th. This is a FREE continuing education training program is a two-part design focused on:

Part 1: General Tourette Syndrome Education on Diagnosis and Treatment

Part 2: Resiliency Training and Workshop

Important Links
Educator Toolkit for Managing Tourette Syndrome
2019 Tourette Syndrome and Resiliency Symposium Flyer
BTI-CBIT Flier - Orlando 2019

OCPS invites you to join in our
Act 4 Change campaign to stop bullying now. The commitment of parents and community members is vital to developing and sustaining effective prevention programs. All members of the Orange County Public School community have the right to enjoy a safe and healthy environment where cooperation and positive interactions are expected, people are valued, and property is respected.
Act4Change website link



Parent Resources

Parent Overview

Transition Planning for students with Disabilities: 

Transition Planning for SWD Guide for Families image

Center for Parent Information 
and Resources

Center for Parent Information Resources

ESE Parent Support Team

Use of Seclusion and Restraint on Students with Disabilities, Information for Parents Brochure

Important Information Regarding Reevaluation

CTA Roundtable with ESE

For the past few months, NASDSE has been working with a small group brought together by the National Center for Learning Disabilities and the Learning Disabilities Association to work on a document for parents and others to answer some basic questions about SLD and dyslexia. The link below is the product of this joint effort.

School Resources


Logo for Annual Conference for ESE

2017 Annual Conference for ESE (ACE)

 Parent Training Videos!
Video Folder
 ESE Videos on Demand
Video Folder



Tyler Borjas

 Tyler Borjas
Many thanks to Tyler Borjas, who spoke at the April School Board Meeting during Autism Awareness Month!

Luke Boccuzzo   Luke Boccuzzo
We are so proud of Luke Boccuzzo and his accomplishments. Luke is a seventh grader at Wolf Lake Middle School. He spoke at the September 27th OCPS School Board meeting as the district proclaimed Disability History and Awareness Weeks.

State ESE Parent Survey

FLDOE Survey - Exceptional Student Education

These live videos have been archived for your convenience and can be used as educational tools to better understand the services these organizations provide as they help families engage and participate by completing the ESE Parent Survey


Special Ed Connection

Danielle Roberts-Dahm, Ph.D., Project 10

Debunking Myths about the ESE Parent Survey

What is the Family Cafe?

Catherine B. Zenko, CARD

ESE Demo

Exceptional Student Education
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