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Glenbrook Special Education Parent Group

The Glenbrook Special Education Parent Association is an Organization of parents of young adults with disabilities form all Glenbrook Schools.  By partnering with the Glenbrook staff, the North Suburban Special Education District (NSSED) and other experts, our purpose is to provide parents with education resources, and networking opportunities to better prepare our children for the future.  

See the list of upcoming events below.  Flyers and Presentation Copies will be available on this link:

Presentation Copies Link

Workshop Flyer Link

                                           PRESENTATION TOPICS AND DATES


October 21, 2013

Topic: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

7:00pm (GBN, Green and Gold Conference Room) 

Sponsored by the Glenbrook Special Education Parent Association

 


October 22, 2013

What:  Current Drug Abuse Trends, Signs and Symptoms

This presentation will provide education, support and direction for families and their teens who may be at risk of more serious involvement with alcohol and other drugs, including prescription medication.  

Presenter:  Sara Watts, MA, LPC.  Community Relations Coordinator and Outreach Counselor at Rosecrance.

Time:  8:30am to 10:00 am 

Where:  Glenbrook South Student Activity Center

Questions:  Please contact Ginna Pugh (ginnapugh@sbcglobal.net) or Patty Baeckelandt (baeckelandt@gmail.com) with any questions.  

See the Workshop Flyer Link for more information on this program. 


January 7, 2014

Topic: Using Chromebooks for Students with Special Needs, NSSED Staff and Ryan Bretag District 225

8:30am (GBS, Lyceum Conference Room)

Sponsored by the Glenbrook Special Education Parent Association


January 21, 2014

What:  Guardianship and Special Needs Trust Planning (NSSED Association of Parents and Staff/Glenbrook District 225 Special Education Parent Association)

Where:  NSSED Technology Center, Rubloff Building, 776 Red Oak Lane, Highland Park,   IL 60035

Time:  7:30pm - 9:30pm

ADVANCE REGISTRATION REQUIRED:  You may register online by using the calendar/workshop link at www.nssed.org . Please notify NSSED if you require special accommodations.  Contact Ellen Hill at NSSED at ehill.org or by calling 847.831.5100 ext. 2270 for more information or with questions. 

Note that this is a joint function with NSSED so you will need to register per above. 


February 18, 2014
 
Topic: Specifics on Legal Process to Obtain Guardianship, Amy Handler Kasalis, Attorney
 

7:00pm (GBN, Green and Gold Conference Room)

Sponsored by the Glenbrook Special Education Parent Association


March 11, 2014

Topic: Steps to Independence for High School Students, Julie Smith GBS and Ron Gatchalian GBN

7:00pm (GBS, Student Activity Center Room)

Sponsored by the Glenbrook Special Education Parent Association

See the Workshop Flyer Link for more information on this program.