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Lay Advocacy: School Avoidance and Anxiety with Kara Georgi
September 22 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Please Join the Family Resource Network for a Lay Advocacy Training on:
School Avoidance and Anxiety with Speaker Kara Georgi
Wednesday, September 22nd
Anxiety is a natural part of childhood, but when anxiety gets in the
way of a child’s ability to learn, families may need support and
services through the Committee on Special Education.
During the workshop participants will learn how to collaborate with
your child’s school and identify what supports and services may be
available through your school and community for a child who has
About our Speaker: Kara Georgi is the Parent Education Specialist for
Starbridge Parent Training and Information Center. She offers support and
information for families and professionals navigating the special education
system in Cayuga, Tompkins, Onondaga, Cortland, Broome, Madison,
Chenango, Otsego and Delaware Counties.
Registration is required.
To register online, go to www.familyrn.org and click on the News & Events link
and the Event Calendar. To register by phone, call the Family Resource
Network at 432-0001.
***This workshop is funded through a grant from the Office for People with
Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD). Self-directing families will need to add
“Advocacy” to their budgets prior to attending. Please contact FRN for
assistance adding this to your budget.***