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THINK+change offers TALKS, TRAININGS, and TOOLS designed to support training and education about people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) for them, their families, and the professionals in their lives.
THINK+change TALKS are provocative, in-person or video shorts on topics of interest to, or emerging issues for, people with I/DD and those who care for and work with them.
THINK+change TRAININGS are in-person or online targeted educational opportunities on issues that directly impact people with I/DD and those who care for and work with them.
THINK+change TOOLS are tangible educational products.
For more information, check us out at www.thinkchange.training

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THINK+change offers TALKS, TRAININGS, and TOOLS designed to support training and education about people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) for them, their families, and the professionals in their lives.
THINK+change TALKS are provocative, in-person or video shorts on topics of interest to, or emerging issues for, people with I/DD and those who care for and work with them.
THINK+change TRAININGS are in-person or online targeted educational opportunities on issues that directly impact people with I/DD and those who care for and work with them.
THINK+change TOOLS are tangible educational products.
For more information, check us out at www.thinkchange.training

    TRAININGS: E52: A Clinical Psychologist and Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA-D) perspective

    TRAININGS: E52: A Clinical Psychologist and Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA-D) perspective

    Dr. Paul Spragg specializes in clinical, school, and forensic psychology and applied behavior analysis for children and adults with neurodevelopmental disorders to include Intellectual Disabilities, ADHD, and Autism Spectrum Disorders. This THINK+change podcast interview reviews: the history of HRC, and what its intent was; how the rights of people with IDD will change once the Final Settings Rule is fully implemented; and how the disability community and its professionals can balance liability, safety, and supervision.

    • 24 min
    TRAININGS: E51: Final Settings and the Rights of People with IDD

    TRAININGS: E51: Final Settings and the Rights of People with IDD

    This THINK+change podcast episode defines what the Final Settings Rule is; and how it applies and why it matters for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) to have real and meaningful choices in their day-to-day lives and; how people can manage safety while also allowing natural hazards via The Dignity of Risk.

    • 32 min
    TRAININGS: E50: Human Rights and Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Waivers

    TRAININGS: E50: Human Rights and Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Waivers

    This THINK+change podcast episode describes what Human, Civil, and Political Rights are; defines what it means to have rights removed, restricted, or suspended when enrolled on the Colorado HCBS Developmental Disability Waiver; reviews processes to protect individuals with an IDD; explains the Human Rights Committee (HRC) makeup within Comunity Centered Boards (CCB); clarifies what Informed Consent is; shares whom to complain/report to if a person’s rights are unnecessarily restricted/suspended.

    • 20 min
    TRAININGS: E49: IEP vs 504, a special education attorney perspective

    TRAININGS: E49: IEP vs 504, a special education attorney perspective

    For our 3rd and final episode for the Special Education Services: IEP vs 504 series, we met with Dr. Jacque Phillips, Esq. She is a special education lawyer that promotes justice in education throughout the Denver Metro Area, nationally and internationally. Dr. Phillips has 10+ years in special education law and has a doctorate in special education.

    This interview reviews:
    -What parental rights are;
    -When it's useful to get an attorney; and
    -The pros and cons of getting an attorney involved.

    Receiving a free and appropriate education is possible for children with disabilities!

    The Law Office of Dr. Jacque Phillips, Esq: https://www.jacquephillips.com/

    This series is also available in video, watch the full series here: https://thinkchange.training/special-education-services-iep-vs-504-plans/

    • 19 min
    TRAININGS: E48: IEP vs 504, what are the common issues and solutions?

    TRAININGS: E48: IEP vs 504, what are the common issues and solutions?

    This episode is part 2 of a 3 part IEP vs 504 series about Special Education Services. This episode reviews:

    Episode 2: IEP vs. 504, what are the common issues and solutions?

    -How to request an IEP or 504;
    -Disability Type: Medical vs. Educational Diagnosis;
    -IEP goal changes as the child ages;
    -Extended School Year (ESY);
    -Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP); and
    -Accommodations.

    This 3-part recorded vodcast/podcast series helps you understand the basics about IEPs, 504s, how to navigate common challenges, build solutions, and also features the perspective of a special education lawyer. Receiving a free and appropriate education is not only possible for children with disabilities; it is their right!

    This series is also available in video, watch the full series here: https://thinkchange.training/special-education-services-iep-vs-504-plans/

    Resource mentioned in this episode: https://www.cde.state.co.us/cdesped/asd_guidelines

    • 37 min
    TRAININGS: E47: IEP vs 504, an overview

    TRAININGS: E47: IEP vs 504, an overview

    This episode is part 1 of a 3 part IEP vs 504 series about Special Education Services. This episode reviews:

    -What an Individualized Education Program (IEP) and 504 are;
    -The differences between an IEP and 504 plan; and
    -Future planning.

    This 3-part recorded vodcast/podcast series helps you understand the basics about IEPs, 504s, how to navigate common challenges, build solutions, and also features the perspective of a special education lawyer. Receiving a free and appropriate education is not only possible for children with disabilities; it is their right!

    This series is also available in video, watch the full series here: https://thinkchange.training/special-education-services-iep-vs-504-plans/

    • 18 min

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