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Please join OneOp Military Caregiving Wednesday, February 28 at 12:00 p.m. Eastern, for our free webinar entitled ‘How Providers Can Support Advocacy & Leadership in Parents of Children with Disabilities.’

In this this interactive webinar tailored to providers who work with parents of children with disabilities, Dr. Taylor will share insights from her research on advocacy with over 300 parents of children with disabilities as well as her personal experiences in advocating for her 11-year-old son with fragile X syndrome. Participants will learn about the advocacy strategies parents use in successful advocacy efforts as well as how the parenting and advocacy journey shifts as children grow.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn about the goals, settings, strategies, and effectiveness of parent advocacy efforts on behalf of their children with disabilities.
  • Explore opportunities to partner with, support, and mentor parents in their advocacy efforts.
  •  Apply knowledge and skills to case examples about parental advocacy.



Sarah Taylor, MSW, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Social Work
California State University

Continuing Education Credit Available!

The OneOp Military Caregiving concentration will apply for 1.0 continuing education (CE) credit from UT School of Social Work for credentialed and licensed professionals. Additionally, Certificates of completion will be available for participants interested in receiving training hours.

Interested in Joining the Webinar?

To join this event, simply click on “How Providers Can Support Advocacy & Leadership in Parents of Children with Disabilities.” The webinar is hosted by the Department of Defense APAN system, but is open to the public.

If you cannot connect to the APAN site, an alternative viewing of this presentation will be running on YouTube Live. Mobile options for YouTube Live are available on all Apple and Android devices.

This MFLN-Military Caregiving concentration blog post was published on February 2, 2018.