Special Education Laws and Regulations

Special Education Laws and Regulations

Laws/Regulations Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Massachusetts Special Education Regulations Chapter 71B Children with Special Needs (Massachusetts) Trainings Understanding Basic Rights In Special Education Federation PowerPoint ESSA How Will the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Support Students in Foster Care? Parent Guides A Parent’s Guide to Special Education

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Participating School Districts

RTSC Home LEA Recruitment Home Purpose and Goal Roles and Responsibilities Participating School Districts Developmental Trauma Training The Recruitment, Training and Support Center would like to acknowledge and thank the following school districts and collaboratives for participating in the LEA Recruitment Program. These districts are leaders inRead more

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Culturally-appropriate resources for Grandfamilies: Latino Grandfamilies: Helping Children Thrive Through Connection to Culture and Family African American Grandfamilies: Helping Children Thrive Through Connection to Culture and Family American Indian & Alaska Native Grandfamilies: Helping Children Thrive Through Connection to Culture and Family

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1:1 Healthcare Support

Individual Assistance and Support Mass Family Voices provides 1:1, free, confidential assistance and support to: parents and caregivers of children and youth with special health needs professionals working with children and youth with special health needs Contact: Call us: 617-236-7210 or 800-331-0688 Email: info@fcsn.org Online Intake Form: https://fcsn.org/ptic/information-center-intake-form/ Mass Family Voices sponsorsRead more

Workshops

Workshops
Informing, Educating, Empowering Families At the Federation for Children with Special Needs, we strive to inform families of their legal rights, educate families about systems and strategies, and empower families to be their child’s best advocate. The Federation for Children with Special Needs presents workshops throughout theRead more

PCTI Format and Structure

PCTI Format and Structure
PCTIs are generally held once weekly for 8-weeks which previously included an optional ninth day for individuals wishing to complete the Federation's Information Center internship (postponed due to the current COVID-19 pandemic). To ensure the health and safety of participants and presenters, our 2021 PCTIs will takeRead more