The Waltham, Lexington and Minuteman Parent Advisory Councils will host a special education Basic Rights Workshop on November 13, 2012. The Basic Rights workshop provides families with an introduction to their rights and responsibilities under:
- Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
- Massachusetts Special Education Law and
- No Child Left Behind (NCLB)
This workshop is designed to help parents learn to be effective partners with their child’s school to decide their child’s eligibility for special education, and to plan, make decisions and monitor their child’s progress in school.
Date: Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Location: 510 Moody Street, Waltham MA
Time: 6:30PM – 8:30PM
Contact: Amy DiMatteo, Waltham SEPAC firstname.lastname@example.org
Questions regarding this workshop should be directed to the contact individual listed above.
A presenter from the Federation for Children with Special Needs will conduct this workshop. Federation workshops are free and open to the public. You are welcome to attend any workshop in or outside of your immediate community.
The Natick SEPAC will hold a special workshop tonight (10/18/12) at 7:00 PM to inform families about their special education rights and responsibilities under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Massachusetts special education law, and No Child Left Behind (NCLB). The workshop will be presented by a representative from the Federation for Children with Special Needs. Topics will include how parents can work in partnership with the school district to determine special education eligibility, and how to plan, make decisions regarding education, and monitor progress. The workshop will be held at Natick Town Hall, 13 E Central St, Natick, MA. Contact the Natick SEPAC to RSVP and for more information (email@example.com).
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.