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Disability-Related Online Trainings



We're Here to Speak for Justice  an online video about Californias
Regional Centers


How Far We've Come -30 min. online video about the History of the
California Regional Center System

Disabilities Services Management (DSM) Program at Grossmont College - This program is the first stop on Interwork Institute’s Career Ramp, which leads to a Master’s Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling and then on to the Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership. The DSM Program is for people working in the field of disability, whether it is in a day program, vocational support, group home, supported living, health professions, etc. These courses are jam-packed with the latest information to facilitate person-centered, respectful support of people who experience disability, from instructors who are active in the field and passionate about empowering their students to stand out as the best in their profession.  

Partners in Policy Making E-Learning Courses - Increase knowledge and understanding of best practices in the disability field and learn how to communicate effectively with elected officials.

Disability Law:

IDEA Training Course for Parents - Take a 4-hour online training course at your own pace on getting the services your child needs under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

Disability Rights Laws - A free, self-paced online course which takes approximately 2 hours and includes real life scenarios, quizzes and a final exam. Upon completion of this course, you will: Have a general understanding of the major federal disability rights laws (the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Housing Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Air Carrier Access Act); Be able to assess what laws apply in different discrimination scenarios; Have resources for help and information about disability rights laws. Continuing Education Credits: Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC): 2 credit hours .
This course should be taken by: People with disabilities, Advocates for people with disabilities, Law students, Rehabilitation counselors, Social service providers or Anyone with an interest in disability rights laws.



Disasters & Emergencies:

Ready, Willing, & Able - Disaster Preparedness and Response Course on Meeting the Needs of Persons with Disabilities. FREE Online Course designed for the public health, hospital, preparedness, emergency response, and disaster relief workforce. The course has twelve objectives focusing on the needs of, and communicating with, individuals with disabilities. The course also has a component requiring creative problem solving in responding to possible scenarios a person may face when assisting people with disabilities during an emergency. This is a two hour course sponsored by the University of Kansas Research and Training Center on Independent Living and the Kansas Department of Health Education. The course #1010882 is available at Public Heath Foundation, Ready Willing and Able Online Training at 



Online Training of Student Notetakers - three 90 minute modules.
Kids on the Block
Online Public Library Homework Center

SD County Office of Education Professional Development Calendar
The Special EDge Newsletter  

Toolkit on Teaching and Assessing Students with Disabilities

EFRC Online Calendar - view upcoming trainings


Interactive, media based instructional modules and activities related to inclusive services. Tia: A Case Study Activity and Expanding the Circle

2009 Kids Included Together (KIT) National Conference on Inclusion  is available for viewing online for only $25 for individuals and $100 for organizations. View inspiring presentations by featured speakers: Tyler Greene, producer of the short film I'm Tyler and advocate for inclusion and April Holmes, Gold Medalist at the Beijing Paralympics. Video Presentations of Practical Workshops:Supporting Social Emotional Needs, Disability and Dignity, Play Environments for All, Accommodations for Children with Developmental Disabilities, Autopsy of the Hidden Curriculum - Inclusion and Social Skills. Audio Presentations of Practical Workshops: Facing Challenges: Finding the Root of the Problem and Success with Challenging Behavior: ADHD.


Kids IncludedTogetherNationalTrainingCenter on Inclusion introduces their 2008-2009 Training Catalog, which is available at http://www.kitonline.org/ntci/learning-lab/documents/2008NTCI_TrainingCatalog.pdf. KIT training features hands-on activities and practical information that can be implemented by staff in early childhood and school-age programs.  Help your staff feel confident serving children with ADHD, autism, and other disabilities by providing them with quality training and experiences - live, online, or using a blended approach.

Self Determination:
Planning Your Future: A guide for creating your support team 
Peer Mentor Training Guide


Independent/Supported Living:

Basics of Limited Conservatorships


Public Benefit Basics

The Process of Establishing a Limited Conservatorship  


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