- Attend all weekly sessions
- Shadow an advocate at a special education meeting
- Advocate for four families of children with disabilities
Training will cover:
- Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
- State law
- No Child Left Behind
- The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
- Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act
Fall 2011 dates
(Saturdays, from 9 a.m-3 p.m. CST):
- September 10, 2011
- September 24, 2011
- October 8, 2011
- October 22, 2011
- November 5, 2011
- November 19, 2011
The training is held twice every year in multiple sites across the state.
For more information, visit http://kc.vanderbilt.edu/kennedy/vap/ or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Click the link at the bottom of this page to view and print an application. If you have questions about the application, contact email@example.com.
Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Links
- Volunteer Advocacy Project
Now accepting applications for fall 2011. The Volunteer Advocacy Project trains volunteers as advocates to provide instrumental and effective support to parents of children with disabilities.
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