Marlborough Special Education Parent Advisory CouncilParent Resources
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This page contains links to resources our parents have found helpful. If you have any suggestions, please send a note to any member of the Leadership Council (found on the About Us Page).
The Federation for Children with Special Needs -
Main site index: http://fcsn.org/index.php
Open Listserve for families (Family Voises): http://fcsn.org/mfv/listserv.
Parent’s Guide to Special Education: http://www.fcsn.org/
Online summer resource guide: http://fcsn.org/camps/
Family Ties -
Wonderful online resource directory: http://massfamilyties.org/
The Department of Elementary & Secondary Education (DESE) -
Good resources/parent information: http://www.doe.mass.edu/sped/
IEP Process Guide: http://www.doe.mass.edu/sped/
Transition Planning Form: http://www.doe.mass.edu/sped/
The Massachusetts Autism Commission -
Report published in March 2013: mass.gov/eohhs/docseohhs/autism/autism-commission-report-entire.pdf
The Center for Executive Function Skill Development -
is offering a series of workshops (click here).
(From their website):
modifying a plan to complete a task successfully. These skills are important for learning from past experiences and applying the knowledge in new experiences. Attention, memory, impulse control, organization, planning, and hierarchical thinking
problems often described by parents and teachers are the executive function difficulties that can interfere with an individual’s ability to benefit from some traditional speech-language therapy approaches