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Parent Mentors share advice for families of students with special needs: Understanding Your Child as a Learner

     On Tuesday, September 26, Gwinnett County Parent Mentors, in collaboration with Gwinnett County Public Schools’ (GCPS) Special Education Department, will host: “Understanding Your Child as a Learner.” This session is highly recommended for parents of students at all levels (elementary, middle, and high school). Presented by Kathryn Hanson, GCPS Coordinator of Psychological Services, this presentation will provide an overview of understanding psychoeducational evaluation reports. It will include a review of areas commonly assessed in school evaluations, such as intellectual functioning, psychological processing, adaptive behavior, and social/emotional development. The presentation will focus on how to identify your child’s strengths and weaknesses so that you understand their needs within the classroom setting, as well as how to support them at home.


10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Session - In Person

Location: J. Alvin Wilbanks Instructional Support Center,

437 Old Peachtree Road, NW, Suwanee, GA 30024

Building 200, Central Gwinnett Room 2.111

Click the link to register for the 10:00 a.m. session.



6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Session – Zoom

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Click the link to register for the 6:00 p.m. session.



Questions? Contact Parent Mentor Dawn Albanese by phone at (678) 301-7212 or by email at


Interpretation services are available upon request. Please make your request at least one week in advance of the scheduled meeting date. Spanish interpretation is already secured.