Charting the LifeCourse

Creating a Life Plan for a Child with a Disability Including Children with Deafblindness or Multiple Disabilities
A Training for Parents, Educators, Families, Caregivers, and Service Providers

The Mentor Public Schools and the Ohio Center for Deafblind Education (OCDBE), operated through the University of Cincinnati Systems Development & Improvement Center, are offering a professional development opportunity in LifeCourse planning for parents, educators, families, caregivers, and service providers. The training, which is particularly applicable for parents and members of IEP teams, will focus on using:

  • LifeCourse materials to create a LifeCourse Plan based on the hopes and dreams of the child and family;
  • The LifeCourse Plan to develop the goals and objectives of the child’s Individualized Education Program (IEP); and
  • The LifeCourse Plan to develop the child’s postsecondary transition plan of the IEP.

Date: Saturday, April 6, 2019
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Mentor Schools Paradigm, 6465 Center St., Mentor, OH 440606465 Center St., Mentor, OH 44060
Target Audience: Parents, Educators, Related Services, IEP Teams

Speaker/Facilitator: Melane Barlow, LifeCourse Ambassador/Consultant, Ohio State University Nisonger Center and University of Missouri-Kansas City

There is no cost to participate in the training and lunch and materials will be provided for all participants.

To register or if you have questions, please contact Kathy Richards at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or via phone at 614- 897-0020 x 101.

**The last day to register is March 25, 2019.**

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