EVENTS

MCAS for Students with Disabilities - FREE

Cape Cod Advocate will present this free workshop about MCAS: Access and Achievement for Students with Disabilities. We will introduce the Massachusetts Comprehensive Achievement System (MCAS) and how children with disabilities can participate in meaningful ways in MCAS.

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WE WILL PRESENT TO YOUR GROUP!

Would you like Christine, Tina or Michel to present a workshop to your group or organization?  We’d be happy to present a tailored presentation or choose one from the following:

ASSESSMENT PROCESS

An overview of the importance of parent input and ways to ensure that the whole child is being considered when determining appropriate services and placement options.

FOUNDATIONS OF SPECIAL EDUCATION

BASIC RIGHTS

An overview of the basic rights and protections under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), a brief overview of Section 504 of the Vocational Rehabilitation Act, and an explanation of record keeping and the assessment process. 

This workshop gives a detailed overview of early intervention and transition services at age three to families and professionals who serve infants and toddlers with disabilities. It also includes procedural safeguards and tips and pointers for a successful transition 

EARLY INTERVENTION AND TRANSITION AT AGE THREE

IEP RIGHTS AND STRATEGIES

An overview of the rights and protections mandated for special needs children under IDEA and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, the value of record keeping, the requirements of the assessment process, timelines and other legal components of an IEP, including goals and objectives. Communication techniques are interspersed throughout the workshop. 

IEP TIPS AND POINTERS

Tried and true tips on how to positively advocate for your children, strengthen the relationships between parents and service agencies, and help create the appropriate IEP program. 

SECTION 504

ACCOMMODATIONS

Focuses on the individual's rights and accommodations in school, postsecondary education and workplace. Sample Section 504 accommodation and individual health plans are included. Positive communication techniques are interspersed throughout the workshop.

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