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  • Summer 2017 edition of the Maine Parent Federation newsletter

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    Hi,
    The Summer 2017 edition of the Maine Parent Federation newsletter, Parent Connection, is now available on our website at: 

    Please feel free to distribute this newsletter to others who may be interested.  If you would like a printed copy of the newsletter, E-mail dnewcombe@mpf.org.

    We hope you enjoy your summer!

    The MPF Staff


    Posted May 30, 2017, 5:43 AM by Laura Costello
  • Check out our PROM and Special Olympics videos!!
    Prom:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4V4O82Htok0

    Special Olympics: 

    Posted May 17, 2017, 9:17 AM by Laura Costello
  • FREE Dyslexia Event - Thursday June 15
    OPEN HOUSE - ORTON-GILLINGHAM for Struggling Readers
    by the Children's Dyslexia Centers-Seacoast Learning Center in collaboration with the 
    Rochester School District
    FREE Dyslexia Event - Thursday June 15

    Rethinking Dyslexia: One School's Solution - 
    Orton-Gillingham (OG) for Struggling Readers

    FREE - 2.5 CEUs for Educators

    OPEN HOUSE - OG for Struggling Readers
    5:30 Doors open
    6:00-6:15 - Welcome
    6:15-7:00 - Rethinking Dyslexia - The Movie
    7:00-8:00 - Question and Answer 
    8:30-9:00 - Sign Up for the September Orton-Gillingham Cohort

    The Panel
    Includes representatives from the Children's Dyslexia Center - Seacoast Learning Center, Rochester School Department, School Board Chairman, New Hampshire dyslexia law stakeholders, parents, and students. 

    The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia
    With 1 in 5 people dyslexic this film is a must see for everyone including administrators, teachers, special educators, and parents. The film presents personal accounts of the dyslexia experience from children, experts, and industry leaders. Drs. Sally and Bennett Shaywitz, co-founders of the Yale Center for Dyslexia and Creativity, share research from their decades-long investigation into dyslexia.

    Question and Answer
    There will be an audience question and answer period after the movie.

    September Orton-Gillingham Cohort Sign-up 
    The Rochester School District is hosting the September Orton-Gillingham cohort. The cohort, lead by the Children's Dyslexia Centers - Seacoast Learning Center, includes 60 hours of classroom instruction and the area's only structured 100 hour supervised practicum. Scholars who successfully complete the training become IMSLEC certified teachers of Orton-Gillingham. All schools are invited to join! Space is limited. 2017-2018 Cohort training dates: 9/12, 9/26, 10/10, 10/24, 11/14, 12/5, 1/9/18 and 2/6/18.

    Where
    Rochester Opera House - 31 Wakefield Street, Rochester NH 03867

    When
    Thursday June 15, 2017. Doors open at 5:30
    Children's Dyslexia Centers-Seacoast Learning Center
    Posted May 12, 2017, 5:32 AM by Laura Costello
  • Augusta Transition Fair
    Noble HS will have a bus going from the HS on Thursday morning. The bus will leave at 7:45 and return at 2:00. There is space available on the bus if parents would like go. Parents can contact karen.tufts@msad60.org to sign up.
    Thanks!
    Posted Mar 13, 2017, 6:30 AM by Laura Costello
  • UNEXPECTED LIVES Professional Development Day for Special Educators, Therapists, Clinicians, Mental Health Professionals and Parents MARCH 17, 2017
    Please see attached flyer
    Posted Mar 13, 2017, 5:50 AM by Laura Costello
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Children eligible for special education include those children with disabilities who have autism, deaf-blindness, developmental delay, emotional-behavior disability, hearing impairment, mental disability, multiple disabilities, orthopedic impairment, other health impairment, specific learning disability, speech or language impairment, traumatic brain injury, visual impairment, or developmental delay and who, because of such an impairment, need special education services.

If you suspect your child has a disability and may need special education services, or if you would like additional information, please contact your child’s teacher, principal or call the Special Education Department at (207) 676-2234 ext. 6