Student crosses finish line during Special Olympics

Welcome Families!

2017-2018 Schedule

September 25th, 2017 - Kennedy School Library (5 Cherry St.)

October 23rd, 2017 - Somerville High School Library (81 Highland Ave.)

November 13th, 2017 - Kennedy School Library (5 Cherry St.)

November 20th, 2017 - Somerville High School Library (81 Highland Ave.)

December 11th, 2017 - Kennedy School Library (5 Cherry St.)

  • 6:30pm Open House / Social Hour

January 22nd, 2018 - Kennedy School Library (5 Cherry St.)

  • 6:00-6:30pm Business Meeting
  • 6:30pm  - Basic Rights Presentation

February 26th, 2018 - Kennedy School Library (5 Cherry St.)

  • 6:30pm – IEPs and How to Read Them. * Main Points of Interest / Open Forum

March 19th, 2018 - Kennedy School Library (5 Cherry St.)

  • 6:00-6:30pm Business Meeting
  • 6:30pm – Presentation by ASPIRE on Autism Spectrum Disorders

April 26th, 2018 - Kennedy School Library (5 Cherry St.)

  • 6:30pm Nadine Gaab of Boston Children’s Hospital’s Gaab Lab, on the science behind Language Based Disability

May 21st, 2018 - Kennedy School Library (5 Cherry St.)

  • 6:00-6:30pm Business Meeting
  • 6:30pm – Presentation on Behavior

June 18th, 2018 - Somerville High School Library (81 Highland Ave.)

  • 6:30pm, Closing District Update with Special Education Director, Christine Trevisone 

Girl running on track during Somerville Special Olympics

"Every child is gifted. They just unwrap their packages at different times."

Somerville SSEPAC 2017-2019 Officers

2017-2019
Rosey McDonough - Co-Chairperson
Kim Rego - Co-Chairperson
Brenda Williams- Secretary
 
Follow SSEPAC on Facebook: www.facebook.com/Somerville-SEPAC
 

Brochures and Documents

2016 - 2017 SSEPAC Brochure in English, Spanish, Portuguese, and Haitian Creole.

SSEPAC By-Laws

 

Joyous student at Somerville Special Olympics

Information for Families

Disability Definitions

Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Disability Definitions

Inclusion

All children belong and all children learn in different ways! Learn more about making inclusion a reality at PBS Parents at http://www.pbs.org/parents/inclusivecommunities/inclusive_education5.html

Useful Websites for Families

Federation for Children with Special Needs http://www.fcsn.org

Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education http://www.doe.mass.edu/sped/

Mass Advocates for Children http://massadvocates.org/

Massachusetts Special Education Law http://www.doe.mass.edu/lawsregs/

Federal Law http://idea.ed.gov

Wright's Law www.wrightslaw.com