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FCSN Facebook Page Information and Support in 10 minutes or less each Wednesday at 2:00 pm  

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FCSN Facebook Live

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FCSN Facebook Page Information and Support in 10 minutes or less each Wednesday at 2:00 pm  

Free
Recurring

FCSN Facebook Live

Online Event

FCSN Facebook Page Information and Support in 10 minutes or less each Wednesday at 2:00 pm  

Free

Visions of Community: Pre-Event Workshop and Networking

Join Us from 3:15pm - 3:45pm for Community Through Play: Effectively Building Connections Through Zoom  Realize the importance of connections with same-age peers for special needs kids, even more when online Learn about possible games and how to have fun (including you!) when online Learn how to

Visions of Community: Pre-Event Workshop, Networking & Exhibit Hall

3:15pm - 3:45pm for Understanding How Universal Design for Learning Will Help Your Children Thrive Understand and embrace the variability of all your children Learn about the power and promise of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) to increase the outcomes of all learners. Understand more about multi-tiered

Visions of Community: Pre-Event Workshop and Networking

3:15pm - 3:45pm   Improving Learning for Students With Hidden Disabilities 1) How the student can benefit from additional support such as Organizational Skills, Time Management, and Effective Communication with student 2) How to change the student’s environment to reduce anxiety and distraction 3) What IEP accommodations and

VISIONS OF COMMUNITY 2021 VIRTUAL CONFERENCE

Visions of Community (VOC) is FCSN's annual conference for parents and professionals caring for children with special needs. The day includes intensive workshops on topics such as, IEPs and other special education issues, impact of trauma, self-care, health services and benefits, and transition planning, offered in English,

FCSN Webinar: Lack of Progress and Compensatory Services

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Register Here! Last year was challenging for students and many families are concerned that their student may have lost skills or was not able to fully access the services provided.  In this FCSN webinar, attorneys Tim Sindelar and Janine Solomon will address lack of effective progress, the

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Family Connections with Russell Johnston, Ph.D., Deputy Commissioner of DESE

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REGISTER HERE Join us for the opportunity to ask questions related to special education in Massachusetts. This event will be presented in 7 languages: Portuguese, Spanish, Chinese, Haitian Creole, Vietnamese, ASL, and English. Presenter: Russell Johnston, Ph.D., Senior Commissioner, Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Commission on Disability, Newton SEPAC and Federation for Children with Special Needs Present Resilience: The Biology of Stress & the Science of Hope

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Newton Commission On Disability Mental Health Subcommittee & Newton SEPAC, courtesy of the Federation for Children with Special Needs, present a virtual screening and discussion of the documentary film Resilience. The film will be followed by a discussion with Renee Marchant, Psy.D of NESCA and Mary-Beth Landy,

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