Program Placement Options

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Related Services

« Prev1 / 1Next »2019-08 Working Toward Healing with Expressive Art Therapy2020 07 21 An Introduction to Early EMDR Interventions, Disaster Response & Community Trauma2019-10 Language Based Instruction2012-10 PLEP B Present Levels of Educational Performance B Other Educational Needs - RTSCHow do I know if my bilingualRead more

Discipline – Behavior

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The IEP Process

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Special Education Rights

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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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SEPAC Forms and Templates

MassPAC Home MassPAC is working on customizable forms and templates to help SEPACs and Districts by providing simple language for local materials.  SEPACs and Districts can also search online as many SEPACs share their by-laws, mission statements and surveys on their websites. By-laws Brochures Meeting Agenda MinutesRead more


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