Back-To-Events, For Families!

Musings From The Hub… Phyllis Guthman

Back To School brings learning opportunities for parents; and amid the plethora of events, is the *Hillsborough County Public Schools (HCPS) Superintendent’s Advisory Council for the Education of Students with Disabilities.  The 1st meeting will be held on Friday, September 2, 10 am – Noon at The Children’s Board of Hillsborough County, 1002 E. Palm Ave., Tampa, FL 33612.  The primary focus of this council is to identify and recommend systemic strategies that are intended to improve outcomes
for all children who have disabilities.
*Update: Hillsborough County Public Schools are closed September 2nd and this meeting is also cancelled. Stay tuned for the rescheduled date!

Additional HCPS Events:
Sep 17Parent University, Jefferson High School, Tampa,
8am – Noon. A FREE series of informational sessions supporting the academic life of children in kindergarten through 12th grade. Breakout classes will be focused on academic and support programs in Hillsborough County Public Schools, effective strategies families can use to help every child succeed, and ways to advocate for the resources necessary for our public schools.

Oct. 29:  4th Annual Creating A Plan For The Future: A Workshop Focused on Post-Secondary Planning for Parents of Students with Disabilities, 8am – 12:30pm, at Sam Horton Instructional Services Center (ISC), Tampa, FL.
Register Online

There are a host of workshops, parent information sessions, conferences and trainings – so be sure to save the dates!
More Upcoming Events Include:

  • Sep 24: Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference,
    8am – 4:30pm, at Dunedin Highland Middle School, Dunedin, FL. Hosted by Family Network on Disabilities. Online Registration.
  • Sep 27: Familias Unidas en Discapacidades – Registration is open for this free, one-day event. Lunch is included as well. This event is intended for families who are Spanish speaking. All presentations will be in Spanish. There will also be the opportunity for IEP/504 consultations. Presented by CARD-USF and Family Network on Disabilities, 8:00am, Tampa
    Sep 27: Familias Unidas en Discapacidades – Estamos muy contentos de anunciar que el registro está abierto! mar, 27 de Sep a Las 8:00, Tampa, FL., Por: CARD – USF & FND

Check our Events page regularly for information on workshops, trainings, conferences, classes and programs for individuals of all abilities, parents, caregivers and service providers.

The Disability Resource Hub Event Calendar is intended to be an informational resource for individuals of all abilities, families / caregivers and support providers. Submitting an event: Requests for including events should be in the areas of family, advocacy, appreciation, inclusion, transition, special needs ministries, education and social/recreational.
All events should be for individuals with disabilities and their families. Please submit your event information and flyers to: for consideration. Due to numerous submittals, all events will not necessarily be placed on the calendar. Endorsement statement: The sharing of information, resources and events are not necessarily endorsed by Disability Resource Hub. For additional information please contact event host directly.

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