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LexSEPAC and LexSEPTA Business Meeting

01/20/2015 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am – Open to all. Please send an email to president@lexsepta.org if you need information on the location of this meeting.

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Disclosing: How, When and Why

02/05/2015 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm – Presented by Dot Lucci, MEd, CAGS Program Director and Director of Consultation Services, Aspire/MGH This presentation will include information about the process of disclosure. Disclosing is not a single event; it is a process or a journey.  It takes time, knowledge, care and attention.  Topics included will be: disclosing to the person with a disability, […]

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LexSEPAC and LexSEPTA Business Meeting

03/17/2015 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am – Open to all. Please send an email to president@lexsepta.org if you need information on the location of this meeting.

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Practical and Effective Strategies for Students with Anxiety

03/25/2015 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm – The National Institutes of Health (NIH) reports that one in four thirteen-eighteen year olds has had an anxiety disorder in their lifetime. Without intervention, these children are at risk for poor performance, diminished learning, and social/behavior problems in school. Understanding the role anxiety plays in a student’s behavior is crucial and using preventive strategies are […]

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504 Plans: A Workshop for Parents and Professionals

04/02/2015 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am – The Federation for Children with Special Needs presents: 504 Plans: A Workshop for Parents and Professionals by Bonnie Polakoff, Advocate This workshop will explain 504 Plan eligibility criteria under Federal Civil Rights law and explore the protections provided for students with disabilities. Key differences between an IEP and a 504 Plan will be discussed, as well […]

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SEPAC and SEPTA Business Meeting

04/27/2015 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm – Open to all.

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Newly Formed Dyslexia Parents Group

04/29/2015 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am – Wednesday, April 29 9:30 AM-11:00 AM  Hancock Church, Pearson Room   Is your child struggling in school with any of the following? Reading, comprehension and/or writing Spelling Processing and comprehending what they’re hearing Expressing themselves clearly  These are all possible symptoms of Dyslexia.   Please join us – we are forming a group for anyone in the Lexington Public […]

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Executive Function Skills and Challenges: Tactics, Tips and Tricks to Use at Home

05/07/2015 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm – A presentation by Dr. Janet Vodvarka, Psychologist, Lexington High School.

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LexSEPAC and LexSEPTA Business Meeting

05/19/2015 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am – Open to all. Please send an email to president@lexsepta.org if you need information on the location of this meeting.

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Dyslexia Parents Group of Lexington

06/03/2015 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm – Topic: What do kids with dyslexia need as learners and how can we support them at home and at school? Guest Speaker: Paula Meleis, M.Ed., An educational consultant and former Carroll School educator, certified in Orton-Gillingham, Paula has spent the past fifteen years working with students with unique learning profiles. Now in private practice in […]

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