All meetings are held at the Holten Richmond Middle School either in the Multi-Purpose Room or the Library. Both are located on the 2nd Floor.
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We look forward to seeing you.
|April 5, 2017||How Mindfulness helps kids focus on what’s happening now and keep their thoughts from drifting.||How to take a negative situation and turn it into a positive outcome. Strategies of living in the moment successfully.||Flyer||Business Meeting 6:30 pm & Presentation at 7:00 pm|
|March 1, 2017||RESOURCE FAIR||The Danvers Special Education Parents’ Advisory Committee is sponsoring a Resource Fair at which local and regional organizations that work with families of special needs children will have handouts and be available to answer questions about their services||Flyer||Presentation at 6:30 pm to 8:30pm|
|February 1, 2017||How to Prepare for Your Next IEP Meeting with educational advocate.||Get ready for Annual Reviews Season. Come to our meeting with your questions. Angela will give you tips to preparing for your next IEP meeting.||Flyer||Business Meeting 6:30 pm & Presentation at 7:00 pm|
|January 4, 2017||Interactive discussion between parents and children around the subjects of learning differences||She will facilitate an interactive discussion around opening the lines of communication between parents and children around the subjects of learning differences, self-advocacy, difficult emotions and social relationships. All of these topics are intricately entwined and are often what makes the school environment a demanding and over stimulating place for children.||Flyer||Business Meeting 6:30 pm & Presentation at 7:00 pm|
|December 7, 2016||Managing Behavior||The Challenges of Special Needs Temperaments, Typical Behavior Difficulties, Principles of an Effective Behavior Plan||Flyer||Business Meeting 6:30 pm & Presentation at 7:00 pm|
|November 2, 2016||Homework and Anxiety Workshop||This workshop is designed to help parents lessing anxiety in homework shifting from negative to a positive result.||Flyer||Business Meeting 6:30 pm & Presentation at 7:00 pm|
|October 5, 2016||Exceptional Lives Guide Workshop||For parents of children with special needs, gaining better access to services and supports can be tough. Exceptional Lives provides free plain language Guides to help you get the job done!||Flyer||Business Meeting 6:30 pm & Presentation at 7:00 pm|
|September 14, 2016||BASIC RIGHTS In Special Education||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||Flyer||Business Meeting 6:30 pm & Presentation at 7:00 pm|
|December 2, 2015||Executive Functioning & Organizational Skills||This workshop will address: How to approach organizational skills at home by understanding executive functions Working toward student independence with homework and studying Practical ideas for three critical areas: materials, time management, and information||Flyer||Business Meeting 6:30 pm & Presentation at 7:00 pm|
|November 4, 2015||Managing Behavior: The Challenges of Special Needs Temperaments, Typical Behavior Difficulties, and Principles of an Effective Behavior Plan||This workshop will address: • Temperaments of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, and the Learning Disabled Child • Typical behavior difficulties that occur at home and at school • Principles behind an effective behavior plan and individualized behavioral planning||Flyer||Business Meeting 6:30 pm & Presentation at 7:00 pm|
|September 16, 2015||Special Education Parent Advisory Committee||Danver's SEPAC||Welcome||Business Meeting 6:30 pm & Presentation at 7:00 pm|
|October 7, 2015||Agreeing to Disagree: How to Effectively Resolve Disputes with School Districts||Please join us for a workshop on Conflict Resolution With Special Education Attorney Dan Heffernan||Flyer||Business Meeting 6:30 pm & Presentation at 7:00 pm|
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