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“Crip Camp” Film & Panel Discussion

Dear Educators and Parents,

Please join the BTU Inclusion Done Right campaign, as we celebrate the 30th anniversary of the American with Disabilities Act this Thursday evening, August with the screening of the award winning  film “Crip Camp”, followed by a panel discussion and the opportunity to talk in small groups.  Please register here to get the zoom link.  See this flyer for more details.
6:00 – 8:00pm Join the zoom to watch “Crip Camp: live streamed, with close captions.  
8:00 – 8:30 – Panel Discussion with:
                     (ASL interpretation will be provided)
  • High School History teacher, Sam Texeira
  • Horace Mann School teacher, Martha O’Brien
  • Victoria Conrad, Paraprofessional at the Henderson and former BPS student
  • Fabienne Eliacin, SpedPAC at large member
  • Fabienne’s daughter, Leiya, 7th grader at the Elliot School
  • Dan Harris, Youth Transition Advocate, Boston Center for Independent Living
8:30 – 9:00 Small group discussion
Please reach out with any question, and hope to see you Thursday evening!
Ilene Carver


BTU Organizer

4_30_20 SpEd PAC General Virtual Meeting

This meeting starts with Melanie R. Jarboe & Alicia Warren – Special Education Attorneys at Kotin, Crabtree & Strong. The first part of the presentation is about Transition. At 31:10 mins the presentation addresses COVID-19.
Marcia Fitzpatrick, Assistant Director of Transition Services starts her presentation at 49:45.
At 1:06:49 min the Q&A with Kotin, Crabtree & Strong attorneys, and district Special education leadership starts with a Transition question and COVID-19 questions follow.


EPIC Service Warriors Boston

EPIC is now accepting applications for the 2020-2021 Boston Service Warrior Team!

EPIC Service Warriors is a community service and education program for youth with disabilities between the ages of 16-23. EPIC Service Warriors meet for one year to participate in community service projects in the Greater Boston Area. By creating the change they want to see in the world the Service Warriors learn more about local communities and develop practical skills that will help them develop as leaders and pursue future goals. We believe that every young person has a Warrior within. Are you ready to free your inner Service Warrior?

The Boston EPIC Service Warriors 2021 Program runs from April 2020 – April 2021. During the year Service Warriors will participate in an Opening Day/Orientation in April 2020, a minimum of 12 community service projects, 10 leadership development workshops, and a Graduation Celebration in May 2021.

Service Warriors Frequently Asked Questions

Apply Here