Tag Archives: SEPAC

Metrowest Special Needs Resource Fair

I will be participating at the 2nd Annual Metrowest Special Needs Resource Fair.  There will be vendors available to discuss their special-needs based programs, services and resources.  The event, sponsored by the Natick SEPAC, will be held at Natick High School, 15 West Street in Natick, this Sunday, February 10, 2013 from 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.  Admission is free.  If you are there, please stop by and say hi (I will be at Table 14).  I would be happy to talk with you about special education legal issues or special needs estate planning. Hopefully the impending snowstorm will be cleared out by Sunday!

For more information, go to the Natick SEPAC web site.

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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Natick SEPAC to Hold Free Special Education Basic Rights Workshop

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 (naticksepac@gmail.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.

Scituate SEPAC Program: Getting the Year Off to a Good Start

Wicked Local Scituate lists the following on their web site for special education parents:

Scituate —

Scituate Special Education Parent Advisory Committee will present Getting the Year Off To A Good Start. The program will take place at 7 p.m., on Wednesday, Oct. 24, at Hatherly School.

SEPAC will host this collaboration between parents of children in kindergarten through grade 12, special education teachers, administration and general education teachers who work with vulnerable students. Attendees can ask questions about steps to take to ensure one’s child is off to the right start.

For more information, visit the website at http://www.scituatespedpac.org; or co-chairs Gina McClellan at gina_t_mcclellan@yahoo.com or Julianna Dunn at juliannaDunn2@comcast.com.

Read more: SEPAC: Getting the year off to a good start – Scituate, Massachusetts – Scituate Marinerhttp://www.wickedlocal.com/scituate/news/x354107596/SEPAC-Getting-the-year-off-to-a-good-start#ixzz290Lgx8rJ

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.

Program on College Planning for Students with Learning Differences – Bedford Massachusetts

The Bedford, Massachusetts Special Education PAC lists the following event on their web site (http://www.bedfordsepac.com/livepage.aspx?site_id=91&page_id=1):

College Planning for Students with Learning Differences,Thursday, October 11, at 7:00 p.m. 

The Bedford High School Guidance Department.and the Bedford SEPAC present College Planning for Students with Learning Differences,Thursday, October 11, at 7:00 p.m. in the Bedford High School’s Large Group Instruction Room. The goal of this evening’s discussion is to help students with learning differences understand both the transition from high school to college and what to expect in a college setting. At our initial event last year, we had an excellent turnout, but the audience was mostly parents.  We strongly encourage both students and their parents to attend this event!

We are delighted to have as panelists:

  • Kirsten Behling, Director of the Office of Disability Services at Suffolk University
  • Jody Goldstein, Director of Student Disabilities Services at UMass Lowell, and
  • Susan Woods, Associate Dean, Student Support Services at Middlesex Community College
The Law Office of James M. Baron represents students and parents in special education and other school-related legal matters.  Please visit http://www.lawbaron.com, or call 781-209-1166 for more information.