BASIC RIGHTS In Special Education
A Workshop for Parents and Professionals
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
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: Monday, 10/24/16
Location: Wildwood Elementary School, Library
71 Strong Street, Amherst, MA
RSVP: Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SEPAC) Nancy Stewart firstname.lastname@example.org 413-687-4255
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.
Childcare can be provided if given notice one week ahead of time.