Turning 3 Essentials

Host: Associates for Human Services/ Taunton Early Intervention Explains the differences between early intervention and special education, the transition planning conference, the special education procedures including referral, evaluation, the Team meeting, eligibility determination, services, goals, placement, response options, and parent’s procedural due process rights for resolving disputes.

CANCELLED Basic Rights: Understanding the IEP

This workshop has been cancelled. Host: Kipp Academy Boston Charter 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

Basic Rights: Evaluation and Eligibility

Host: East Longmeadow 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 determining eligibility.  Further discussion will focus on services, placement, and what to do

Making a Difference Conference

Online Event

The Making a Difference conference provides a wonderful opportunity for Special Education Surrogate Parents (SESPs), Foster/Adoptive and Kinship Caregivers, Educators, Child Welfare Providers, Community Partners and Others to experience a full day of high-quality education and networking. Attendees will come away with information and resources to assist

Bullying: What Parents Need to Know

Host: Millis 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

DESE Indicators: Secondary Transition and Post-School Outcomes

Online Event

Secondary Transition and Post-School Outcomes Each session will take place 5:00pm - 6:00pm - All groups will provide interpretation in ASL, Spanish, Portuguese, Haitian Creole, Vietnamese, and Mandarin. For more information on the indicators, click here. To change the language of this website and form, click on the

Free

Basic Rights: Evaluation and Eligibility

Host: Abington 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 determining eligibility.  Further discussion will focus on services, placement, and what to do when

Turning 3 Essentials

Host: Early Intervention Parent Leadership Program Explains the differences between early intervention and special education, the transition planning conference, the special education procedures including referral, evaluation, the Team meeting, eligibility determination, services, goals, placement, response options, and parent’s procedural due process rights for resolving disputes. Please sign

Listening and Learning Support Parent Training

Online Event

Become a volunteer Support Parent today! The Family TIES Parent-to-Parent Program (P2P) builds a bridge of connection between parents and caregivers of children with disabilities and complex medical needs who would like to talk with someone who understands their situation. We are actively recruiting new volunteers who

Free

SESP Zoom Support Meeting

Zoom

SESP  Zoom Meeting All SESPs are welcome. This will be an open zoom meeting format with RTSC support staff facilitating conversations around general questions that are common among Special Education Surrogate Parents (SESPs). For questions, contact us at rtsc@fcsn.org.  

FREE

Basic Rights: Evaluation and Eligibility

Host: Hamilton-Wenham 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 do

Connecting YOU(th)

Online

A monthly Zoom for young adults, by young adults Connecting YOUth is a monthly get-together for teens and young adults with disabilities. Every month we have a topic for discussion, and we're always changing and growing in response to what participants want to happen next. This month,