Office of Education
MEDIA ALERT/CALENDAR ITEM
March 11, 2019
For more information:
Dave Schermer, Director of Communications
Conference to Aid Families of Children with Special Needs
Families of young children with special needs will learn about resources and strategies to help their kids at a conference on April 13 in Camarillo. Walking the Path Together: Tools for Building the Path is for families of children from birth to age five who have special needs. There will be keynote speakers and breakout sessions and media coverage is welcome.
What: Walking the Path Together: Tools for Building the Path
When: Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 7:45 am to 12:30 pm
Where: VCOE Conference and Educational Services Center - 5100 Adolfo Road, Camarillo, CA 93012
More about Walking the Path Together
Walking the Path Together is an annual conference and resource fair for families of young children with special needs and the professionals who support them. The theme for this year’s event is Tools for Building the Path. The conference is presented by the Ventura County Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA) and the Ventura County Early Start Program with a focus on sharing and support for families and professionals. The goal of the conference is to provide information to families and help them connect with agencies and each other. The event includes a resource fair along with four breakout sessions to choose from, each presented in both English and Spanish.
There are a limited number of scholarships available for families served by Tri-Counties Regional Center or the Early Start Program. Additional information and online registration is available here.
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