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RTSC Online Orientation Training

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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

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Creating a Post-Secondary Vision

Host: Hadley SEPAC Explains the role of the student’s post-secondary vision in transition planning, where to start, how to write a vision statement and how the vision can impact assessments and the transition planning process. Please sign up to attend through our Zoom registration link: https://fcsn-org.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwtfu6gpzkoHdLvZ2FF097VeWZZcJ3PP6Oh Zoom

Basic Rights: Transition Planning

Host: Tri-Town SEPAC 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 of majority,

Basic Rights: Evaluation and Eligibility

Host: Agawam 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

Reduzindo crises e promovendo o desenvolvimento em casa

  Podemos ser criativos e modificar os espaços em nossa casa, as atividades e nossa própria maneira de interagir visando o bem estar e o maior progresso possível para as crianças. Identificando as competências, necessidades e interesses de cada um, podemos planejar melhor o dia a dia,

Basic Rights: Evaluation and Eligibility

Host: Athol Royalston Regional School District 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

Basic Rights: Understanding the IEP

Host: Wayland 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

Bullying: What Parents Need to Know

Host: Parent Professional Advocacy League (PPAL) 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


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