Marlborough Special Education Parent Advisory Council
Basic Rights Training
Wednesday November 5, 2014 7pm
Whitcomb Library, 25 Union Ave - enter in the back
This workshop explains basic rights in special education and walks through the IEP process from initial evaluation to placement. The leader is trained by the Federation for Children with Special Needs. To find out more about this workshop and other parent trainings, check out their website: fcsn.org
“Partnering with Professionals“November 6, 2014 • 9am – 3pm
Edwards House Meeting & Retreat Center at the UCC Conference Center
1 Badger Road • Framingham, MA 01702
This year, Federation for Children with Special Needs, is offering 8 different workshops over 2 sessions, including the transition related topics below:
Navigating Guardianship & Adult Family Care; A Panel of Parents & Professionals
Angela Lombardo (Parent & Down Syndrome Program Coordinator, Linking Hands Coordinator, LEND and IPEP Family Faculty – Boston Children’s Hospital), Stacey Leibowitz (Director of Program Operations/CLASS Inc), Attorney Cheri Myette, Barbara Swoyer (Parent)
Learn about the pros and cons to Guardianship & AFC with this panel of parents and professionals
Strategies to Assist in the Transition from Pediatric to Adult Health Care Providers – Linda Surprenant (Information Specialist, Federation for Children with Special Needs) & Dr. Pixie Plummer (Baystate Children’s Hospital)
In this presentation, we will address the challenges individuals and their families face during this transition time as well as strategies and resources to support a smoother shift to the Adult Health Care System.
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This page contains information on upcoming events that might be of interest to the SEPAC community, in addition to regular SEPAC meetings.
SEPAC meets from October - June at 7 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month at the Whitcomb Middle School Library, and at 9:15 a.m. on the third Wednesday at the Marlborough Public Library. All are welcome - bring your ideas of what you would like to see SEPAC become!