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Events

Basic Rights: Understanding the IEP

Host: North Adams 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

Turning 3 Essentials

Host: Thom Charles River 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. Please sign

SESP Weekly Check-In

Online Event

SESP Weekly 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: Waltham SEPAC 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 you

Listening & Learning Support Parent Training

Online Event

Become a volunteer support parent today! The Family TIES Parent-to-Parent Program brings together families who would like to talk with someone who understands their situation. We are actively recruiting new volunteers who have children under the age of ten and parents who are bilingual to join our

Free

Trauma Training for SESPs

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
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Charla de la comunidad latina de FCSN

Charla de la comunidad latina de FCSN (Ruth de la Cruz Coordinadora del Grupo de Padres Latinos de FCSN, nos reunimos el primer jueves de cada mes para traer actualizaciones de los proyectos de FCSN, responder preguntas y a veces aprovechar la oportunidad para hacer capacitaciones o

Free

Basic Rights: Understanding the IEP

Host: Acton-Boxborough SEPAC 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 are

Transition 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

SESP Weekly Check-In

Online Event

SESP Weekly 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

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