Parent Training Opportunities

Parent Support Team members personally provide parent training. They also collaborate with other agencies and support groups to provide timely training of interest to more specific disability parental needs. Please contact Sarah Sequenzia at 407.317.3200 x 2614 to schedule training at your school.

Here are links to our Facebook Live sessions.
OCPS PreK Evaluations Explained

In addition, online training is available. Just click on any button to access specific training:

Intro & Overview of ESE for ParentsStandardized Testing for FamiliesParent - Teacher Conferences
Skills for IndependenceOpportunities! Middle to High School TransitionHow to Educate Policymakers

Introduction & Overview Links

Procedural Safeguards

Special Programs & Procedures

Florida's Multi-Tiered System of Supports

FLDOE Bureau of ESE Services

Florida Diagnostic Learning Resource System

Agency for Persons with Disabilities

Children's Medical Services

Getting Ready for Your Child's IEP Meeting - This two-page document answers and gives proactive suggestions
for what every parent can do before and after the IEP meeting.

Positive Student Profile - This PDF will give the IEP team a “snapshot” of your student. From strengths and successes to concerns and goals, this valuable tool will help craft the most helpful IEP for your student.

IEP Meeting Checklist - Step by step preparation guidelines and things every parent needs to know before their next IEP meeting.

Skills for Independence - Resources

Checklist Handout

Making Your Case: How to Educate Policymakers - Resources

Making Your Case Booklet

Opportunities: Middle to High School Transition - Resources

Diploma Options (for students who entered 9th grade DURING or AFTER 2014-2015)

High School Graduation Requirements (for students who entered 9th grade PRIOR to 2014-2015)

Diploma Options Criteria Chart (for students who entered 9th grade PRIOR to 2014-2015)

OCPS Career & Technical Education website

Bullying Awareness

Bullying Awareness and Prevention - Debra Robles, District Lead Counselor, Orange County Public Schools 

Bullying and Students with Disabilities

Bullying Awareness for Parents

Bullying Awareness Training (PULSE Conference, Feb. 2016)

Section 504

Section 504 - What Parents Need to Know - Dr. M. Tricia Phillip-Magee, Program Specialist, Orange County Public Schools 

McKay Scholarship and School Choice

McKay Scholarship and School Choice - Amy McCormick, Sabrina Britt & Chris Stumph
Transition Services Overview

OCPS ESE Transition Services: An Overview of Programs & Services - Bonnie Segal & Ingrid Cumming