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Meeting Presentation Materials and Handouts

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The CAC seeks to support and educate the special education community in part by offering presentations on specific topics throughout the year.  Sometimes these speakers provide handouts or presentation materials and we will try to upload these documents whenever possible and with their permission.


September 9, 2013: PEC HQ, Marcus Foster Building, 2850 West Street   



May 6, 2013: Oakland Tech High School 

  • May 2013 Agenda - English 
  • May 2013 Agenda - Espanol 


April 8, 2013: Redwood Heights Elementary 


March 4, 2013: Westlake Middle School



February 4, 2013:  Manzanita  Elementary School


December 3, 2012:  Grass Valley Elementary School


November 5, 2012: Howard Elementary School


October 1, 2012: Westlake Middle School



June 4, 2012: OUSD's Strategic Plan: Its Implications for Children with Special Needs 

PEC Director farewell. 



April 2, 2012: OUSD's Strategic Plan: Its Implications for Children with Special Needs 

Superintendent Tony Smith presented.



January 9, 2012: Pre-School Special Education 

<to be added> is the PowerPoint presentation by Christie Anderson.

Here are the budget-related handouts distributed by Director Casanares: 


December 5, 2011: IEPs

Handout was the PowerPoint presentation by CASE (Community Alliance for Special Education) on the IEP Process and Special Education Rights and Responsibilities.

Note:  To order their newly revised and excellent Handbook of Special Education Rights and Responsibilities in paper or CD, follow the information on their website:  http://www.caseadvocacy.org/handbook.html


November 7, 2011: OUSD Special Education Programs:  What there is, what we need, community input

Handouts included:

 *List of 2011-12 OUSD Special Education Program Locations Pre-K to Adult and

 *Overview of OUSD Special Education Programs with Description of Program and Students Typically Served

 *Information on Emergency Preparedness and Special Needs from page 19 of Children's Hospital Starter Kit for Children With Special Needs

 *Data Previously Provided by OUSD on Teacher Hiring and Retention

 *Minutes of June 2011 and Sept. 2011 Meetings (adopted) - see meeting minute wiki page

 *OUSD Hanen Support Program for Autism Spectrum Preschoolers


October 3, 2011: Special Needs Bullying:  Prevention, Protection & Restorative Justice

Handouts included a 

 *List of 2011-12 OUSD Special Education Programs Pre-K to Adult,

 *Special Needs Bullying Powerpoint Presentation by abilitypath.org and CommunityGatepath:  View or Download (you must have Adobe Acrobat)

 *Link to Special Needs Bullying Report and Toolkits (at back of report):  


  *Powerpoint Presentation on Restorative Justice:  coming soon - waiting for requested info

  *Handout listing OUSD Special Education Legal Costs 


September 12, 2011:  Advocacy 101:  At School, in the District and Beyond

Handouts included

 *"Where to Begin as the School Year Begins:  10 Ways to Advocate for Your Child with Special Needs" in English and Spanish,

 *a number of handouts from Family Resource Network (www.frnoakland.org), and more that we will try to post soon!


June 6, 2011:  OUSD Draft Strategic Plan, PEC End of Year Report, Next Year....

Handouts included the

 * Agenda

 *PEC Director End of Year Report

 *CAC End of Year Report

 *EMAC (Emergency Management Advisory Committee) Handout.


 April 4, 2011:  Stress Management for Families of Children with Special Needs

Presentation by Domonick Wegesin, PhD, RYT, LMT.  Former Asst. Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience, Domonick now offers classes and retreats in mindful meditation and yoga at his studio, The Opener (www.theopener.com).


November 1, 2010:  Collaboration Between Medical and Educational Professionals

Handout from Meeting





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