***NEW DATE DUE TO SCHOOL CLOSING FOR “THE ROLE OF AN ADVOCATE”
Georgetown SEPAC (Special Education Parent Advisory Council) Meeting
Welcome to the Georgetown PAC: Please join us on Tuesday, March 8, 2011 - The Role of an Advocate – Presented by Sue Terzakis, an FCSN trained Special Education Advocate with the Andover Educational Advocacy Group. Sue’s areas of concentration include Dyslexia/language based LD's, Autism, ADHD, Anxiety Disorders and Early Intervention/turning age 3.
Learn the answers to the following questions:
• When should a parent seek the help of an advocate?
• What sort of services does an advocate perform?
• What sort of issues might a child have that would warrant the support of an advocate?
Bring your own questions to this interactive discussion-based Georgetown SEPAC meeting. Topics covered will include parents’ rights, special education processes, testing and the evaluation process, IEP development, and building positive, constructive relationships between parents and schools.
Do you have specific questions about your child’s IEP? Bring your IEP documents to inquire about statements regarding vision, measurable annual goals, current performance levels, benchmarks/objectives, service delivery, etc.
Please join us at the Penn Brook Library, 7-9pm, Tuesday evening,
March 8th, 2011.
The Georgetown PAC provides informational resources, support and networking to parents of children with special needs or school-related struggles from preschool through high school. We also work closely with the Georgetown Public School administration to advise and assist with the development of the best possible special education programs for our children. Please come, introduce yourself and share with us how the Georgetown PAC can begin to help you to work with the schools to help and assist your special needs child. For more information, please contact Pam Lundquist, 978-352-5407. Also look for the Georgetown SEPAC on Facebook or www.georgetownsepac.blogspot.com.
BASIC RIGHTS WORKSHOP WILL BE RESCHEDULED.