Navigating Special Needs: Basics of IEP @ Lake Shore Sports and Fitness · Mar 18, 2014

Elementary School Parents & Kids

IEP seems to mean Intense Emotional Pain as much as Individualized Education Plan!

Learn how you can optimize the benefits of the IEP process for your child when you attend this presentation by Chicago School GPS (

In this informative session with plenty of time for questions and answers you'll learn: 

How to decipher the alphabet soup of terms, including IEP, 504, IDEA, ODLSS, FAPE, LRE...

If, when and how to pursue an IEP

The timeline of the process and how to be the best advocate for your child..

Chicago School GPS was founded by Chicago moms who believe that the city is an exciting and vibrant place to raise children with a terrific number of educational options.  Please check out their website for their many seminars and individual consulting services.  Alternatively, send an e-mail to

Note:  A donation of gently loved childrens' books to be given to BooksFirst, Chicago's all volunteer effort to create libraries in Chicago's most underserved schools would be welcomed. For more info. on BooksFirst, please e-mail:

Location: Lake Shore Sports and Fitness
Address: 1320 West Fullerton
Chicago, 60614
When: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM · Mar 18, 2014
Who: Members & Non-members - Adults only
Parking: Two large free parking lots. Provide your license plate number at the front desk. Meeting rooms are on the top floor past the pool.
Cost: $5.00 for on-line pre-registration, $10.00 at the door. Nonrefundable.
Coordinator: Bernadette Pawlik
    • March
    • 18
    • Tuesday