Getting the Help Your Child Needs: An Overview for Spanish-Speaking Families

Learn how to advocate for your child’s needs at school through the following workshops:

July 10

– Special Education Vocabulary

– The Ramirez Family (Curriculum Overview)

July 17

– The Big IDEA: Introduction to Special Education

– Am I in the Right Place?: The Special Education Continuum

July 24

– IEP Meetings & Effective Student Advocacy

– Students’ Rights

July 31

– School Discipline

-Due Process & Remedies

Featuring: Tamika Edwards, Managing Director of Training and Special Initiatives Legal Outreach

Wednesdays in July, 10am – 12pm

Sunset Park Library, 5108 Fourth Avenue

Brooklyn, NY 11220

What to Do When You’re Stopped: Know Your Rights with the Police

This workshop for teens and their families will help you navigate though New York’s legal system and the support services available for parents and caregivers of young adults with disabilities.

Presented by Candis Tolliver, New York Civil Liberties Union

Saturday, July 13th 12 – 2pm

Central Library, Trustees Room

10 Grand Army Plaza

(Eastern Parkway & Flatbush Avenue)

Spanish interpretation will be provided. ASL interpretation available with advance request. Please call 718.253.4948 for more information.

Allison Gerolami | Outreach Associate,

The Child’s Place for Children with Special Needs

Brooklyn Public Library 2065 Flatbush Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11234
Tel: 718.253.4948 Fax: 718.252.1520 a.gerolami@bklynpubliclibrary.