POSTPONED Basic Rights: Understanding the IEP

Host: Pittsfield Public Schools This presentation was developed to help families gain a deeper understanding of the current IEP document. We will talk about why it is important, how it is developed and the different sections of the document. Further discussion will focus on what types of

Basic Rights: Evaluation and Eligibility

Host: Hilltown Cooperative Charter Public School This presentation is a comprehensive introduction into special education laws and procedures. We will delve into the purpose of the law, referrals, evaluations, and the team meeting process including determining eligibility.  Further discussion will focus on services, placement, and what to

Basic Rights: Understanding the IEP

Host: Boston Renaissance Charter Public School This presentation was developed to help families gain a deeper understanding of the IEP document. We will talk about why it is important, how it is developed and the different sections of the document. Further discussion will focus on what types

INTERPRETATION AVAILABLE – Basic Rights: Evaluation and Eligibility

This workshop will have simultaneous interpretation available in Haitian Creole, Portuguese, Spanish and Vietnamese. Host: Randolph Public Schools This presentation is a comprehensive introduction into special education laws and procedures. We will delve into the purpose of the law, referrals, evaluations, and the team meeting process including

Bullying: What Parents Need to Know

Host: Mansfield Public Schools Our new presentation addresses what a bully is; the school’s legal obligation to prevent and address bullying; some strategies and tools for dealing with bullying; and how to address bullying in the IEP. We welcome both parents and professionals to join us for

INTERPRETATION AVAILABLE – Basic Rights: Transition Planning

This workshop will have simultaneous interpretation available in Portuguese and Spanish. Host: Framingham Public Schools This presentation addresses the planning involved when a student is of transition age. The importance of planning, the roles of both parent/guardian and student and the student’s post-secondary vision. We will discuss

Alternatives to Discipline and Suspension 3/20/24

Online Event

This training describes different types of disciplinary offenses, the school responsibilities for discipline, range of consequences for rule violations, the difference between suspensions, expulsions, and emergency removals, different categories of suspensions, procedures for out of school suspensions and expulsions, and legal protections for students on IEPs including

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Basic Rights: Evaluation and Eligibility

Host: Ashburnham Westminster Regional School District This presentation is a comprehensive introduction into special education laws and procedures. We will delve into the purpose of the law, referrals, evaluations, and the team meeting process including determining eligibility.  Further discussion will focus on services, placement, and what to

Basic Rights: Transition Planning

Host: HMEA's Autism Resource Central This presentation addresses the planning involved when a student is of transition age. The importance of planning, the roles of both parent/guardian and student and the student’s post-secondary vision. We will discuss how to prepare for the transition planning meeting, the age

Basic Rights: Transition Planning

Host: Dudley-Charlton Regional School District This presentation addresses the planning involved when a student is of transition age. The importance of planning, the roles of both parent/guardian and student and the student’s post-secondary vision. We will discuss how to prepare for the transition planning meeting, the age