Boulder Valley School District

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Terry Freeman

Executive Secretary
Administrative Assistant, Ii

Parent News

Welcome to the BVSD Parent Page for Special Education. This is where we post information about our current classes, presentations and events.

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If you would like to receive our monthly Parent Special Education News email, click on the orange bell button, click on the list name and then enter your contact information.

Join the Insider's Perspectives on Autism Panel on Thursday, April 25th from 6-8 Pm at the BVSD Education Center (6500 Arapahoe Rd in Boulder). Five autistic adutls share their experiences and answer your questions. Children are welcome with supervision. RSVPs appreciated but not required, anna.stewat@bvsd.org

For families new to BVSD or to Special Education, here is our Special Education Welcome Packet and in Spanish here

Noontime Knowledge Webinars

  1. Understanding the IEP 
  2. IEP Tips from the Field 
  3. IEPs and Behavior Support Plans
  4. 2E Talk: What is a Twice-Exceptional Learner?
  5. 2E Talk: Myths & Misconceptions 
  6. 2E Talk: Supports for School and Home 
  7. Preparing for After High School: Inside BVSD 
  8. Preparing for After High School: Beyond BVSD with Transcripción en español
  9. Preparing for After High School: Getting Ready 
    1. Slide deck w/resources
    2. Transcripción en español
  10. Bridging Medical & Educational Needs and Transcripción en español

Transition Webinars aand Resources

  1. NEW! Understanding Transition Planning in the IEP and Beyond: A 10 part parent training from the Colorado Department of Education and a team of parents
    1. Transition IEP Checklist
    2. Roadmap to Transition
  2. Transition Planning
  3. Transition to High School for students served through an ILC
  4. Let's Get to Work-All About SWAP
  5. Guide to Navigating Adult Services in Boulder & Broomfield Counties is a guidebook created by parents to help other parents with accessing adult services and supports for teens with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities.

Help for Families in our ILCs
Families who have children with significant support needs may be able to get help from Imagine (our local Community Centered Board serving people with Intellectual /Developmental Disabilities) Here is a letter explaining Imagine's services  The Spanish version is here.

Employment Supports for Young Adults 
The InterAgency Transition Team has created a series of posters to support young adults as they transition to adulthood. 

  1. Employment Supports for Young Adults
  2. Getting the Job Done: Financial Literacy
  3. Getting the Job Done: Organization
  4. Getting the Job Done: Communication

Inclusive Practices Materials

1. Special Education PK-2 Book Project