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Talking Special Needs
PTI Nebraska discusses early intervention, special education, health care needs and other topics parents of children with disabilities might encounter.
Mar 3, 2023
Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) with Lupe Stevens
In this episode, Sharon interviews Lupe Stevens, Project Director at Nebraska VR. This podcast provides an overview of available services from Nebraska Vocational Rehabilitation (VR), beginning at age 14. Sharon also covers frequently asked questions from parents.
Jul 15, 2022
Parent Ambassador Program
Ilissa Fern from the Nebraska Early Childhood Collaborative talks about they’re Parent Ambassador Program, a year-long leadership and advocacy program for parents of early learners in Nebraska. The goal of this program is to develop parent leaders and support them in advocating for their children, themselves, and their communities. Applications are being accepted until the end of July 2022 so listen and apply today!
Jul 8, 2022
Transition IEP Meeting Agenda
An overview of what an agenda for a transition IEP meeting could include.
May 31, 2022
Parents Changing Systems
Today's episode will discuss how parents of children with special needs can help change systems. This podcast will provide an overview on different kinds of groups parents might wish to be part of as well as discuss leadership opportunities at the local, regional, state and federal levels.
Apr 6, 2022
DD Waiver Information for Transition Aged Students
In this episode, Lisa will provide an explanation of the DD Waiver (Developmental Disability Waiver), talk about how to apply, discuss what services are offered and go over who qualifies.
Mar 2, 2022
What Is Early Intervention?
In this episode we will talk about early intervention in Nebraska, the Early Development Network program and why early intervention is important for infants and toddlers with disabilities and health care needs.
Jan 25, 2022
Graduation Options for Students with Disabilities in Nebraska
This episode covers graduation options for students with disabilities and understand that a receipt of a signed diploma means that special education services from your school district have ended.
Jan 25, 2022
Summary of Performance - SOP
This episode reviews the Summary of Performance which is a part of the IEP (Individualized Education Plan) to help the student, their family members, and agencies to consider needed services after high school.
Jan 25, 2022
What is PTI Nebraska?
This episode introduces the audience to Parent Training and Information (PTI) of Nebraska. Discusses who we are, what we do and how we help families of children with disabilities or health care needs find resources and help.