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Unpacking the IEP from an Interpreter's Lens

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  • Riverside, CA
  • Feb 13, 2019
Multi-Employer General Business

Event Description

This workshop is designed to break down the different components of an Individual Education Plan (IEP) meetingfrom the interpreters perspective. Clarification will be provided for the different roles of each team memberinvolved in IEP meetings. Participants will be exposed to the general terminology used in IEP meetings along withspecific terminology used within the local residential school. The workshop will include a guided discussion on different approaches to handling difficult situations along with resource documents. .8 CEUs - no partial CEUs will be processed. Time: 8:00am - 5:00pm Lunch is scheduled 12:00pm-1:00pm (on your own) Presenters: Julie Hurdiss (NAD IV) is a native of Southern California living in Riverside, Ca for most of her adult life. Born to Deaf Parents, Julie was able to take her first language of American Sign Language (ASL) into a career that has placed her in a variety of community situations over the last 20 years.Currently, Julie works at The California School for the Deaf-Riverside (CSDR) as a staff interpreter and over the last 6 years, has become well versed in interpreting IEPs for the 400 students that attend the school.When Julie isnt running around the Disneyland Resort, she mentors up and coming ITP students at the Original Renaissance Pleasure Faire in Irwindale, Ca. Mara Bowdidge (CI/CT), has been interpreting professionally since 2001. A Child of Deaf Adults (Coda), Mara also holds a degree from Northern Essex Community Colleges Interpreter Training Program. She began her career as a full-time interpreter at The Learning Center for the Deaf in Framingham, Massachusetts. Her experience over the last 18 years encompasses a variety of community interpreting situations that has sent Mara all over the US. Currently, Mara works as a staff interpreter at California School for the Deaf, Riverside. In addition to her work as an interpreter, Mara is a Certified Yoga Instructor! RISE Interpreting is an Approved RID CMP Sponsor for continuing education activities. This Professional Studies program is offered for .8 CEUs at the Some Content Level. If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to fully participate in this event, please contact Sara Groves at RISE Interpretingbefore March 23, 2019, via email Sara@riseinterpreting.com or telephone 951-565-4422 or VP 951-208-6886 to discuss your accessibility needs.RISE Interpreting is committed to providing a learning environment free from unlawful discrimination and harassment. We ensure inclusionand promote mutual respect that is free from bias.

Event Date

Mar 23, 2019