Basic Rights: Understanding the IEP

Host: Oxford 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: Evaluation and Eligibility

Host: Springfield International Charter 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 do

Basic Rights: Transition Planning

Host: Needham 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 how to prepare for the transition planning meeting, the age of

Estrategias para la reunión del PEI

Serie de talleres sobre derechos básicos Esta serie es una introducción a las leyes y procedimientos de la educación especial, al documento del Programa de Educación Individualizada (PEI) y a la planificación que se lleva a cabo cuando un alumno alcanza la edad adulta. Miércoles, Enero 17,

Basic Rights: Understanding the IEP

Host: Ayer Shirley Regional School District 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

RTSC Online Orientation Training 01/25/24

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

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Basic Rights: Understanding the IEP

Host: Northborough-Southborough 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

MCAS: Access & Achievement for Students with Disabilities

Host: Lincoln-Sudbury Regional School District Introduces the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) and how children with disabilities can participate in meaningful ways in MCAS. Please sign up to attend through our Zoom registration link: https://fcsn-org.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMkc-mhpzstGdT06P5yerh3cJfqTYqFLFaU Zoom will confirm your registration by email which will include your meeting

Basic Rights: Transition Planning

Host: Innovation Charter Academy School 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

Effective Communication

Host: Somerville Family Learning Collaborative/Somerville Public Schools Describes how to be an effective communicator, why effective communication with the school is important, summarizes the methods of communication, how to establish effective communication with the school and parent’s procedural due process rights for resolving disputes. Please sign up

Bullying: What Parents Need to Know

Host: Watertown 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

Basic Rights: Understanding the IEP

Host: Dover-Sherborn Regional School District 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