Cambridge Sped PAC to Present Several Programs

The Cambridge, Massachusetts Special Education Parent Advisory Council (C-PAC) will have several interesting programs coming up in the near future.  Check out the C-PAC website for more details:

November 7, 2012: Basic Rights in Special Education

  • Learn about the legally defined role of parents in the Special Education process.  This presenter is bilingual and can answer questions in English and Spanish.

December 5, 2012: Section 504 Plans

  • 504 Plans protect individuals with disabilities from discrimination and outline accommodations students need to participate fully at school. Learn how this process works in Cambridge.

January 9, 2012: Sarah Ward – Executive Functioning
Cambridge Citywide Senior Center – 806 Massachusetts Avenue (Central Square)

  • Sarah Ward, M.S., CCC/SLP will present a workshop on executive function skills, which include time management, attention, organization, memory and problem solving.

January 23, 2013: IEP Goals & Progress Monitoring

  • Trudy Wilcox will assist parents in understanding data to set goals and monitor your child’s progress at school.

February 6, 2013: Special Education Mediation

  • Mediator Myrto Flessas will explain the process how parents and school districts may access mediation to resolve disagreements.

March 6, 2013: Behavioral Disabilities Panel Discussion

  • Learn about a variety of strategies for helping students develop skills for positive behavior.

March 20, 2013: Summer Programs & Services

  • Learn who qualifies for extended year programs and how to access summer services;  and hear from a variety of private summer programs that welcome or specifically serve students with disabilities.

April 3, 2013: Who Cares About Kelsey?

May 1, 2013: The Impact of Trauma on Learning

  • Learn about ways parents and schools can effectively support students whose learning is affected by past trauma.
The Law Office of James M. Baron represents students and parents in special education and other school-related legal matters throughout Massachusetts and New Hampshire.  Please visit http://www.lawbaron.com, or call 781-209-1166 for more information.
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