Trauma Resources

Trauma Resources

  Videos Trauma – Social/Emotional Archived Webinars How Childhood Trauma Affects Health Across a Lifetime– TEDMED Talk (Video) The Impact of Trauma on Learning by the Trauma and Learning Policy Initiative (TLPI)) Part I Academic Performance  Part 2 Classroom Behavior Part 3 Relationships Whole School: The Importance of

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Trauma Trainings

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, childhood trauma is defined as: “The experience of an event by a child that is emotionally painful or distressful, which often results in lasting mental and physical effects.” Just under half (45 percent) of children in the United States

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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 take

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Resources for Professionals

Resources for Professionals

Online Training Resources for Professionals   The Pathways for Parents program is developing a series of webinars recorded on Basic Rights, Understand the IEP, Post-Secondary Transition and School Discipline and Suspension.  The series will be presented in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Haitian Creole, Cape Verdean Creole, Chinese and

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RTSC and SESPP Partnership

RTSC and SESPP Partnership

RTSC Home SESPP Handbook SESPP is funded through a contract with the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. This contract is managed by two partner agencies, the Federation for Children with Special Needs, which provides recruitment and training services to program volunteers through the Recruitment, Training

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Accessing the Information Center

Accessing the 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 procedures

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Role of the SESP

Benefits of Being an SESP Eligibility Requirements Rights Responsibilities Limits to Authority Benefits of Being an SESP The first and best reason is to help a child or teen in need. Students who are eligible for an SESP face many challenges. You can help ensure that they receive

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