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Transitioning to Kindergarten: For Parents of Children with Disabilities

August 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm


The transition to kindergarten is a big deal! While transitioning to school is an exciting time, it can also be a time filled with many unknowns especially for parents of children with disabilities or special healthcare needs. This workshop maps out the process of the transition, provides tools to help parents navigate special education, tips for IEP meetings, and resources to help your child adjust to the school community.

About the G.E.A.R. Parent Network

The G.E.A.R. Parent Network, a program of Crisis & Counseling Centers, is the place where Gaining Empowerment Allows Results. G.E.A.R. is run by parents for parents providing services for parents of children with emotional and behavioral health concerns.

Through parent-to-parent sharing of experiences and knowledge, G.E.A.R. Parent Network empowers parents of children with behavioral health needs to build on their family’s strengths and to advocate for their family’s needs.


August 1
10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Allison Wiest, Parent Trainer, Maine Parent Federation
Dylan Campbell, Parent Trainer/Youth Coordinator, Maine Parent Federation


Go-To Meeting