Tri-Valley SELPA Event Calendar Trainings

Special Olympics Young Athletes

Sunday, March 12th; 1-2pm
Join Special Olympics Northern California and Spirited
Play Labs for a fun & inclusive activity session!

This FREE program will introduce children with and
without intellectual disabilities ages 2-7 to the world of
sports and movement!

• Inclusive activities support cognitive, social, and
motor skill development (passing a ball, walking on
a floor level balance beam, etc.).
• No experience necessary and ALL children are
welcome, including siblings!

Where: Spirited Play Labs (2220 Camino Ramon)
When: Sunday, March 12th; 1-3pm
Session 1: 1-2pm (ages 2-4)
Session 2: 2-3pm (ages 5-7)

Register at

2023 Alameda County Transition Fair (IN-PERSON)

We are excited to be back IN PERSON for the annual Alameda County
Transition Fair on Saturday, March 25
th at the College of Alameda. It’s never too soon to learn about the transition process and options available to young adults! 

This conference and resource fair is for students with intellectual/developmental disabilities and their families, teachers, case managers, service providers, and others working in support of our youth with disabilities. All are welcome! 

Workshops will include:

  • Transition process in Special Education
  • Preparing for future education, employment, and adult living 
  • Understanding supports available through Regional Center and Department of Rehabilitation and other agencies. 
  • Moving towards independence

New this year: 

  • Workshop for youth/young adults, a roundtable focused on a discussion around healthy relationships, social connections & sexuality

This is a great opportunity for youth, parents, and others to meet and learn from and with each other!


We encourage testing before the event. Masking is strongly recommended.

Feria de Transición del Condado de Alameda 2023 (EN PERSONA)

Estamos emocionados de estar de vuelta EN PERSONA para la Feria Anual de Transición del Condado de Alameda el sábado 25 de marzo en el College of Alameda. ¡Nunca es demasiado pronto para aprender sobre el proceso de transición y las opciones disponibles para los adultos jóvenes!

Esta conferencia y feria de recursos es para estudiantes con discapacidades intelectuales / del desarrollo y sus familias, maestros, administradores de casos, proveedores de servicios y otras personas que trabajan apoyando a nuestros jóvenes con discapacidades. ¡Todos son bienvenidos! 

Los talleres incluirán:

  • Proceso de transición en Educación Especial
  • Preparación para la educación en el futuro, el empleo y la vida adulta
  • Comprender los apoyos disponibles a través del Centro Regional y el Departamento de Rehabilitación y otras agencias
  • Hacia la independencia

Novedad este año:

  • Taller para jóvenes / adultos jóvenes, una mesa redonda centrada en una discusión sobre relaciones saludables, conexiones sociales y sexualidad

¡Esta es una gran oportunidad para que los jóvenes, los padres y otras personas se conozcan y aprendan unos de otros!

Les animamos a hacerse la prueba de COVID antes del evento. Se recomienda encarecidamente el uso de máscara



日期:2023 年3 月25 月


地奌: 阿拉米达学院
















3P's For Parents; Intersectional Identities and the Impact of Stress


Building on the Human Function Curve framework. Participants will explore the ways in which stress compounds and stores in the nervous system, especially for caregivers. The 3 Ps training facilitates reflection exploring the intersection of our personalprofessional, and provider responsibilities and culminates in a scaffolded stress management work burst.



Intended Audience: Parents


Time: 6PM – 7PM

Where: Hearst Elementary School, 5301 Case Avenue, 

Pleasanton, CA 94566

December 2022 Special Olympics Basketball Events

Sensory Storytime
at the Livermore Public Library

This fall the Livermore Public Library is hosting a free monthly Sensory Storytime designed for children with special needs. It is a welcoming, interactive, sensory-friendly environment that includes visuals, preschool-level stories, and hands-on fun!

FREE for children and caregivers.
Siblings Welcome.
Call 925-373-5505 to sign up.

Contact Librarian Tierney at with any questions or concerns.

When: First Thursday of the month 11am – 1:00pm

Where: Lake Merrit Park – Oakland, CA

Description: FRN invites the Arab moms with special needs kids to join us the first Thursday of the month. We’ll share information on topics of interest to you and look forward to you sharing your experiences. 

You are not alone. We are here to support you. 

Free Babysitter is Available. Henna and Halal Food. 

Don’t forget to RSVP with Mayyadah – Text or Call 510-759-1004


“S.A.F.E.T.Y. N.E.T.” Student/Family Event Save the Date

Saturday, October 1, 2022, 9:00 AM-12:00 PM

Student And Family Emergency Training for Youth with Neurodivergence, Experienced through Tactile


Pleasanton Unified School District, outdoor parking lot

4665 Bernal Ave, Pleasanton, CA 94566

Event Contact:

Caroline Doidge

Working Positively with Your Child’s IEP Team and Knowing the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Continuum – Presented by Elaine H Talley

This workshop will cover:

  •  overview of the IEP process
  • sources of conflict in special education
  • options for resolving conflict using alternative dispute resolution (ADR)
  • questions and answers on ADR in special education
The intended audience for this workshop:
  •  parents
  • teachers
  • administrators

When: Thursday Sept. 29, 2022 from 5:00-6:00PM

Where: On Zoom – register below to receive the link

Parents & Educators — In It Together: Walking the IEP Journey as Partners

Padres y Educadores — Juntos en esto: Recorriendo el Camino del IEP Como Socios  

The East Valley SELPA is hosting a two-day virtual event for parents and educators focused on enhancing the long-term relationship we share and promoting success for children with disabilities. Join us to learn about the IEP journey as we hear from experts in the field addressing how to build skills to support one another, build trust, and center positive relationships on student needs. There will be opportunities for live interactions with experts as well as invaluable resources available. 


El East Valley SELPA está orgnizando un evento virtual de dos días para padres y educadores centrados en mejorar la relación a largo plazo que compartimos y promover el éxito de los niños con discapacidades. Únase a nosotros para aprender sobre el viaje del IEP mientras escuchamos a expertos en el campo que abordan cómo desarrollar habilidades para apoyarse mutualmente, generar confianza y centrar las relaciones positivas en las necesidades de los estudiantes. Habrá oportunidades para interacciones en vivo con expertos, así como recursos invaluables disponibles. 

** There is no Cost Associated with this Event **

** No hay costo asociado con este evento ** 

Date: September 16th and September 17th, 2022 ( Friday & Saturday)
Fecha: 16 y 17 de septiembre de 2022 
Time: 9:30 AM- 12:00 PM

988: Initiating Transformation for Student Wellness Webinar

Date: August 3, 2022
Time: 2:00 – 4:00 PM

Join The California Department of Education, Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services, and The California Alliance of Child and Family Services for a focused conversation about the implementation of 988, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.

Sun’s Out Fun’s Out

Fun Run in Pleasanton, CA
June 18, 2022 

Alameda County Fairgrounds 

The Alameda County Fair presents the Sun’s OUT Fun’s OUT Fun Run on June 18, 2022 in Pleasanton, CA. Open to athletes of all ages and abilities and benefiting Sunflower Hill, the Fun Run features a run or walk around the historic Race Track and through the Fair with fun stops along the way!


Legislative Sharing Day

May 4th, 2022, 9:00 AM-11:00 AM

Legislative Sharing Day provides participants with the

opportunity to advocate for improved outcomes for individuals with disabilities. We hope that you will join us.

Staff Professional Development Trainings

The Tri-Valley SELPA hosts a variety of professional development events open to staff working in our member districts.  These trainings are also available at no cost to staff of private schools located within our district boundaries.  To sign up to attend a Tri-Valley SELPA training please follow the directions on the flyers.  If there are no directions, please contact the special education department in your district, or the SELPA office.

Differentiating SLI and Dyslexia through Collaborative Assessment

April 15, 2022 9:00 AM-12:00 PM

Learning Outcomes:

~ Attendees will have a practice-ready PSW model on how to organize, interpret data from all school-based service providers. Report writing templates will be shared.

~ Attendees will reach a consensus on the distinctive definitions of dyslexia and language impairment within the context of the Simple View of Reading (SVR). 

~ Attendees will have an understanding on how monolingual professionals can effectively evaluate an English Language Learner to determine dyslexia. 

~ Attendees will be able to immediately locate on the web free academic intervention resources to address reading, writing, and math skills. 


Part-1 Training

April 12, 2022 from 3:00-4:30 PM

 In this presentation, we will offer and explore a guiding framework for approaching conflict. We will define the differences between issue, position, and interest, and delve into how to uncover the interest. We will also provide concrete tools for preparing for difficult IEPs, including tips for effective planning and visual tools.


Part-2 Training

April 14, 2022 from 3:00-4:30 PM

In this presentation, we will deconstruct what goes wrong in IEP meetings and share specific communication and listening skills to respond effectively to the unexpected.We will share real life scenario’s and how they were successfully maneuvered.

Self-Care & Wellness Strategies for Parents 

April 5, 2022 from 4 -5 PM 

 This webinar will cover:

~ How behavior science can help with self-care

~ Strategies for dealing with challenges

~ Question & Answer

Disclaimer: The Tri-Valley SELPA does not guarantee the accuracy of any information contained in these flyers nor does it endorse any of the activities, events, services, products or agencies represented therein.