Developmental Trauma Training

Online Event

This training will offer a systematic approach to looking at Developmental Childhood Trauma as it impacts our students in the child welfare system. This interactive training will study trauma’s effects on the academic and social/emotional learning of a student and the impact on their IEP. This training

Free

Basic Rights: Evaluation and Eligibility

Host: Plymouth 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

Basic Rights: Understanding the IEP

Host: Tewksbury Public Schools 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 of services

Basic Rights: Understanding the IEP

Host: Foxborough Regional 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 will focus on what types of

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

RTSC Online Orientation Training 02/17/24

Online Event

Become a Special Education Decision-Maker for a Child in State Custody Volunteers, known as Special Education Surrogate Parents (SESPs), serve as appointed educational special decision-makers for students in  the custody of the Department of Children and Families (DCF). SESP volunteers have the legal authority of a parent or

Free

Positive Solutions for Families: Train the Trainer February Cohort

Online Event

An offering for early childhood educators and professionals Through a grant provided by the Department for Elementary and Secondary Education, the Federation for Children with Special Needs is offering a FREE ten-hour training for educators and professionals interested in offering the Positive Solutions for Families program to families in their school. Learn

Transition Evaluation and Planning Training

Online Event

This presentation provides an understanding of the transition planning process, including why transition planning is important, services that could be included, who is eligible, student and parent/SESP roles in transition planning, and the role of student’s vision.  We will discuss how to prepare for a transition planning

Free

RTSC Online Orientation Training 02/22/24

Online Event

Become a Special Education Decision-Maker for a Child in State Custody Volunteers, known as Special Education Surrogate Parents (SESPs), serve as appointed educational special decision-makers for students in  the custody of the Department of Children and Families (DCF). SESP volunteers have the legal authority of a parent or

Free

Mock IEP Meeting for SESP’s, Schools and Service Providers

Online

Are you an: RTSC Special Education Surrogate Parent? Join us for a FREE Mock IEP Meeting, brought to you by Recruitment, Training and Support Center (RTSC) program of the Federation for Children with Special Needs. This will be a mock IEP meeting to help you to navigate