Dispute Resolutions

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Program Placement Options

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Related Services

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Discipline – Behavior

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The IEP Process

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Special Education Rights

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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

Overview of SESP Supports

Overview of SESP Supports
RTSC Home RTSC works to ensure that there are a variety of supports available to SESPs to assist you throughout your volunteer experience. Ongoing Support Call RTSC at (617) 399-8342 and ask for the RTSC Support Specialist or email us at rtsc@fcsn.org SESP Weekly Check-in Sessions MentorshipRead more

Information Center

Information Center
The Information Center is a free service for military-connected and civilian parents and professionals with questions about special education. It is staffed from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, Monday through Friday, with trained volunteers and information specialists knowledgeable about federal / state special education laws and proceduresRead more