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Summer 2013, Have the Purposes of Chapter 766 Been Achieved? - An Invitation, Trauma-Sensitive IEPs, The Power of One Parent From Heartbreak to Empowerment: Three Parent Consultants Team up to Empower Families, Updates on the Implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), School Discipline Law - Part 2 and more!
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Spring 2013, Visions of Community 2013, Gala 2013 - Celebrating Every Child, Community Partnership Awards, School Discipline Law, Making a Difference in A Student's Life: One SESP's Journey, Trauma-Sensitive Team Meetings and more!
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Winter 2013, Of Civil Rights and Children, Equal Opportunity For Students with Disabilities to Participate in Extracurricular Athletics, Legislative Updates, Trauma-Sensitive Evaluations, The Root to Success: Addressing Emotional Needs and more!
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Fall 2012, Helping Traumatized Children Learn, Impact of Childhood Trauma on Academic Performance, What are Accessible Learning Materials?, Sharing A Diagnosis With Your Children, Disability Status Report Update on the Cornell Website, Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Transition Advisory and more!
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Summer 2012, Advocates Celebrate 40 Years of Special Education, Appeals Court Strikes Down DDS's Bright Line Ceiling of an IQ of 70 for Eligibility for Services, Preparing for transition to adulthood with baby steps(that become huge milestones)! It starts with YOU, Gala 2012 - Celebrating Every Child, Children with Special Needs Need Families, and more! (Summer 2012 PDF) | (Summer 2012 HTML)

Spring 2012, Visions of Community 2012, Preparing for Graduation, Private School Students May be Entitled to Special Education and Related Services, Looking for Answers, Hoping for Support, Positive Behavioral Interventions and Collaborative Problem Solving: A New Approach, book review and more! (Spring 2012 PDF) | (Spring 2012 HTML)

Winter 2012, Save-the-Date: Celebrating Every Child, From the Executive Director: How long is 40 years? Long enough to make a real change!, MassHealth Do's and Don'ts, What Happens When Discipline at School Leads to Lost Time in the Classroom?, Parent Advisors Take their Experiences to a Higher Level, book review and more!
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Fall 2011, Special Education Surrogate Parents: What They Do and Why They Matter, Should You Ever Waive Rights? (With a Note on "Procedures Lite"), Change is in the Air: New Educator Evaluation Standards, Development Corner: Support Our Work, Where You Work!, book review and more! (Fall 2011 PDF) | (Fall 2011 HTML)

Summer 2011, Gala 2011 - Celebrating Every Child, Family and Community Engagement in Every School for Every Child, Back to School - Some Things to Have in Your Knapsack, Family TIES: Parents Have Homework Too, Assistive Technology Corner, Voices of Self-Advocates, book reviews and more! (Summer 2011 PDF) | (Summer 2011 HTML)

Spring 2011, Visions of Community 2011, Finding Resources in Your Community, Maximizing MassHealth Benefits for Your Child, Making the Most of Summer (Español, Português), Do's and Don'ts for Teacher-Advocates (Part Two), MassPAC Update and more! (Spring 2011 PDF) | (Spring 2011 HTML)

Winter 2011, Gala 2011: Celebrating Every Child, Teachers Who Advocate: Protections and Suggestions, Making Beautiful Music Together, The Sibling Experience: What Parents Need to Know, National Common Core Standards and Massachusetts (English, Spanish, Portugese), Assistive Technology Corner, Book Reviews and more!
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Fall 2010, Tough Stance Against Bullying in Massachusetts , Welcome New Federation Staff, "Friend Us" Annual Appeal, Student Growth Percentiles: What Parents Need to Know, More than the IEP Meeting: Steps to Becoming a Parent Leader in Your School Community, Save the Date: Visions of Community 2011, Awareness to Action: Celebrating 10 Years of Inclusive Schools, Assistive Technology Corner, Book Reviews and more! (Fall 2010 PDF) | (Fall 2010 HTML)

Summer 2010, Social Security and Health Benefits for Young People with Disabilities Who Go to Work (English, Español), Federation Web Presence: Watch us, Tweet Us, Friend Us, Supporting Student Achievement: Massachusetts System of Tiered Instruction, Joining Voices Conference, News From Family TIES of MA, Building Effective Parent-Teacher Partnerships, New Report About Mental Health Services in MA Assistive Technology Corner, Book Reviews and more! (Summer 2010 PDF) | (Summer 2010 HTML)

Spring 2010 ,Annual Federation Conference, Remember to Thank Important Members of Your Child’s Team (English, Español, Português), Care Coordination for Children & Youth with Special Healthcare Needs, Massachusetts PIRC: Making a Difference for Families, Voices of Self-Advocates: Finding My Voice, Bullying: A Survivor’s Story, Assistive Technology Corner…iPods in the Classroom – A Parent Primer, Book Reviews and more! (Spring 2010 PDF) | (Spring 2010 HTML)

Winter 2010, Annual Federation Gala, Vulnerable Targets: Students with Disabilities and Bullying (English, Español, Português), Does Your Child Have Special Health Care Needs?, Voices of Self-Advocates - The Magic of Metacognition, Building Supports for Siblings of Children with Special Needs, Work Without Limits, Book Reviews and more! (Winter 2010 PDF) | (Winter 2010 HTML)

Fall 2009, Save the Date for Visions of Community 2010, Federation Expands Web Presence, English Language Learners (ELL) with Disabilities(English, Español, Português), Promoting Oral Health for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs, Overview of MA Regulations on Independent Educational Evaluations (IEEs), Book Reviews and more! (Fall 2009 PDF) | (Fall 2009 HTML)

Summer 2009, 35th Anniversary Gala Spectacular, Welcome MassPAC, Five More Years: Federation Awarded PTI Grant (English, Español, Português), Summer’s Over: Preparing for the School Year Rehabilitative vs. Habilitative: When is Therapy Medically Necessary?, The Mysteries of Dyslexia, an Interview with Dr. Nadine Gaab, Book Reviews and more! (Summer 2009 PDF) | (Summer 2009 HTML)

Spring 2009, Visions of Community 2009: A Day of Learning, Networking and Celebration, Promoting Summer Learning for Students with Learning Disabilities, Summer Science: Promoting Learning at Home, Working with Your Health Insurer: 10 Tips for Families, Book Reviews and more! (Spring 2009 PDF) | (Spring 2009 HTML)

Winter 2009, Join Us in Celebrating our 35th Year!, Losing Your Home? Know Your Child’s Education Rights, Parent-Teacher Conferences: Tips to Success, How to Succeed in High School When You Have a Disability, Seven Tips for Partnering with Your Child’s School During the Transition Years, The Medical Home: An Example of Parent Professional Partnership for Families of Children with Special Healthcare Needs, CHINS: Child In Need of Services, Book Reviews and more! (Winter 2009 PDF)

Fall 2008, Federation Mission Goes International, Visions of Community 2009 Conference Preview, Coping with Anxiety, Mass PIRC: Helping to Promote Parents as Partners in Their Children’s Education, MassHealth Reimbursement for Out-of-Pocket Expenses Incurred During the Eligibility Determination Period, Watch Your Mouth Campaign, Book Reviews and much more! (Fall 2008 PDF)

Summer 2008, Belonging and Becoming...Opportunities for All • Spring Gala 2008, Parent Consultant Trainings, Educational Proficiency Plans (EPP), Finding a Support Group, Behavioral Health Services for Children, Book Reviews and much more! (Summer 2008 PDF)

Spring 2008, Visions of Community 2008, Transition Planning, Health Care Transitions, Education After High School, Summer Job Strategies for Teens, Health Insurance for Young Adults with Disabilities, Children's Mental Health Campaign Update, Book Reviews, and much more! (Spring 2008 PDF)

Winter 2008, Phyllis Sneirson Retires, Inclusion’s New Frontier: Concurrent Enrollment, Focus on Parent Leadership in Massachusetts, Planning Summer Fun for Children with Special Needs, MassHealth Commonhealth (English, Español, Português), Rosie D. v. Patrick Update, Supporting Children's Learning at Home, The DME Access Project, Book Review, and much more! (Winter 2008 PDF)

Fall 2007, Inclusive Schools Week, Visions of Community 2008, Special Needs Trusts, Accessible Textbooks, Reauthorization of NCLB: Focus on Parental Involvement, Financing Options for Adapted Vehicles, Book Review, and much more! (Fall 2007 PDF)

Summer 2007, Gala of Possibilities, Tribute to Mike Daly, APPLE Institute, New Statewide Involvement Survey, MassCARE News, Parent Consultant Training Institutes, SCHIP Update, Back-to-School Tips, Book Review, and much more! (Summer 2007 PDF)

Spring 2007, IDEA and NCLB: When All Really Means ALL, Champions of Inclusion, 2007 Visions of Community Wrap-up, New MA Transition Form, Pediatric Palliative Care Services, Book Review, and much more! (Spring 2007 PDF)

Winter 2007, Helping Your Child Prepare for MCAS, Visions of Community Annual Conference Preview, A Transition Discussion, Partnership Makes a Difference in Child Welfare, 2007 Parent Consultant Training Institute, Oral Health Initiative, Book Reviews, and much more! (Winter 2007 PDF)

Fall 2006, IDEA Regulations - Special Pull-out Section, Universal Design for Learning and NCLB, What's New on the Web, New Look for the Federation, English Language Learners: Their Rights, Children's Holiday Gift Fund, Emergency Preparedness, Latino Pride, Book Reviews, and much more!

Spring/Summer 2006, Conference and Gala Wrap-ups, Whom Do I Call, FAQs about Annual Goals, MassHealth/CommonHealth Premium Assistance Program, Parenting Children with Autism, News from Family TIES, Book Reviews, and much more! (Spring/Summer 2006 PDF)

Winter 2006, The Family Voice, The Family Opportunity Act, The IEP Vision Statement, Operation House Call, News from Family TIES, Book Reviews, Parents' PLACE Bulletin: Helping with Homework, NCLB, and more! (Winter 2006 PDF)

Fall 2005, Bridging the Gap-Achievement for All, Supreme Court Decision: IDEA and the Burden of Proof, Medicare Part D, Buyer Beware, News from Family TIES, Book Reviews, The Magic's in the Music, Parents' PLACE Pointers: Tutoring and NCLB, and more! (Fall 2005 PDF)

Spring/Summer 2005, Major Changes to IDEA 2004, Municipal Medicaid Program, PPLACE Bulletin on Media Literacy, Project Updates, Book Review, Conference, Gala and Holiday Gift Fund Re-Caps, and more! (Spring/Summer 2005 PDF)

Winter 2005, IDEA 2004, Proposed Changes to Mass. Special Education Regulations, Assistive Technology, Transition from Early Intervention, PPLACE Pointers on Supplemental Educational Services Under NCLB, Project Updates, Book Review, Children's Holiday Fund, and more! (Winter 2005 PDF)

Fall 2004, Parent Leadership, Becoming an Advocate, Declaration of Rights for Parents, Book Review, Project Updates, Workshop Schedule, and more! (Fall 2004 PDF) - (Gala Insert PDF)

Summer 2004, Conference Recap, Section 504, IDEA Update, PPLACE Pointers on School Report Cards, A Personal Journey, Workshop Schedule, and more! (Summer 2004 PDF)

Winter/Spring 2004, The Federation Turns 30, Effective Practices for Involving Families, Update on MCAS Appeals,  30 Years - Then and Now, Massachusetts Special Education Needs Assessment Survey, Project Updates, Workshop Schedule, and more! (Winter/Spring 2004 PDF)

Summer/Fall 2003, Double Issue! The Literacy Resource Guide for Families and Educators, No Child Left Behind -Except 1%, General Principles of Reading Instruction, Gala Wrap-up, Project Updates, Book Review, Workshop Schedule, and more! (Summer/Fall 2003 PDF)

Winter 2003, The Switch to FAPE, IDEA & the No Child Left Behind Act, Inclusion: Civil Right or Practical Matter, Send Your Child to Camp, Ask An Expert, Support Group Info, and more! Plus a Special Edition of Parents' PLACE Bulletin! (Winter 2003 PDF)

Fall 2002, No Child Left Behind, Summer Solstice Recap, State Endorsed Certificates, Ask An Expert, Support Group Info, and more! (Fall 2002 PDF)

Summer 2002, Honoring Sen. Jeffords, Gala Recap, A Broad and Powerful Community of Advocates, Ask An Expert, Support Group Info, and more! (Summer 2002 PDF)

Spring 2002, Positive Behavior Supports, Conference Recap, Accommodations vs. Modifications, Ask An Expert, Selecting a Summer Camp, Workshops, Early Intervention, Health Notes and more! (Spring 2002 PDF)

Winter 2002, The Change from Maximum Feasible Benefit to FAPE, Ask An Expert, Mental Health Care Survey, Selecting a Residential Placement for Your Child, Workshops, Early Intervention, Health Notes and more! (Winter 2002 PDF)

Fall 2001, Tribute to Gunnar Dybwad, FCSN Testimony on Repealing Maximum Feasible Benefit, Ask Eileen, Teaching Students with Disabilities to Read, Workshops, Early Intervention, Health Notes and more! (Fall 2001 PDF)

Summer 2001, Federation Conference, Laramee v. City of Worcester, Repealing Maximum Feasible Benefit, Ask Eileen, Workshops, Early Intervention, Health Notes and more! (Summer 2001 PDF)

Spring 2001, Family Opportunity Act, Including Students with Disabilities in MCAS,  MassCARE and Families Living with HIV, Ask Eileen, Workshops, Early Intervention, Health Notes and more! (Spring 2001 PDF)

Fall 2000, Founding Stories, Emergency Special Education Regulations Approved, Making SSI Work,  Ask Eileen, Workshops, Early Intervention, Health Notes and more! (Fall 2000 PDF)

Summer 2000, Founding Stories, Changes to Special Education Law, Transition Planning,  Ask Eileen, Workshops, Early Intervention, Health Notes and more! (Summer 2000 PDF)

Spring 2000, Founding Stories, Legislative and Policy Updates, SSI Information, Ask Eileen, Workshops, Early Intervention, Health Notes and more! (Spring 2000 PDF)

Winter 1999, Founding Stories, Legislative and Policy Updates, Accommodations, Ask Eileen, Early Intervention Workshops, Health Notes and more! (Winter 1999 PDF)

Fall 1999,  Legislative and Policy Updates, Curriculum Strategies, Ask Eileen, Transition Planning, PAL Statewide News, Health Notes and more! (Fall 1999 PDF)

Summer 1999, Federation Open House, Project Updates, Legislative and Policy Updates, MCAS and Alternate Assessments, Ask Eileen, Summer Reading Tips, PAL and Early Intervention News, Health Notes and more! (Summer 1999 PDF)

Spring 1999, Federation Conference Recap, New Projects, Legislative and Policy Updates, MCAS, Ask Eileen, The Paper Case Part II, PAL Statewide News, Health Notes and more! (Spring 1999 PDF)