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Here is our monthly General Meeting Flyer.  See you at the meeting and Bring a Friend.

Parents/Guardians of Children with Special Needs

There are more than 11,000 children on IEPs in the Boston Public School System (BPS).
Working together to have a collective voice on special education issues.
The BPS Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SpedPac)
invites you to attend our General Meeting:

Special Needs Resource Fair
Thursday January 25, 2018 – 6:30-8:30PM
Leahy-Halloran Community Center
(Attached to the Richard Murphy School)
1 Worrell St. Dorchester, MA 02122
Sponsored by Boston SpedPac in Partnership with the Boston Public Schools

The fair will host these organizations:
• Autism Eats
• Adaptive Sports NE
• Advocates
• Best Buddies
• Easter Seals
• EK Shriver Center
• Empower SCI
• Piers Park Sailing
• SPED Advocates
• Samaritans
• WORK Inc.
• Access Recreation Sports
• Boston Children’s Museum
• Boston Sensory Solutions
• Boys & Girls Club of Boston
• Greater Boston Legal
• MA Down Syndrome Congress
• Our Space Our Place
• Parent/Professional Advocacy
• Partners for Youth w/ Disabilities
• Perfect Piece – Home ABA
• ResearchILD and SMARTS Online
• Safety Net Tracking
• Tech for Autism Now
• Waypoint Adventures
• Autism Insurance Resource Center
• Berklee Institute for Arts Education & Special Needs
• Boston Medical Center Autism Program
• DCR: Dept. of Conservation and Recreation
• DDS: (Transition/688, Intake Eligibility, ASD Coordinator, Self Direct Supports)
• Kennedy Day School: Franciscan Children’s Hospital
• Let’s Talk Speech and Language Therapy Services
• Mass Audubon Boston Nature Center
• RSTC: Federation for Children w/ Special Needs
• WCI – Work, Community, Independence
• YACHAD/ National Jewish Council for Disabilities
• MRC: Mass Rehabilitation Commission
• And more

PDF Links to the Translated Flyer

The Richard Murphy School is accessible by public transportation:
Fields Corner Station – Red Line and the 210 Bus
MBTA Trip Planner   Google

Childcare is available upon request.
Please reserve Childcare Only at least 3 days prior to each meeting
by contacting:
Tom at:
(617) 635-1384

A Spanish Interpreter will be available for translation at each meeting.
Translation into other languages is available upon request.
To request translation services in an additional language,
please reserve at least 3 days prior to each meeting by contacting:
Tom at:
(617) 635-1384

Light refreshments will be served.

BPS Outreach:
Tom Lam
(617) 635-8599

When:  Thursdays,   7-8:30pm (Unless Noted)
September 28 – Starting the Year off Right, Basic Rights
October 26 – Executive Functioning
November 30 – BPS Update on Transition services/ Guardianship/ SSI
No December Meeting
January 25 – Special Needs Resource Fair
February 15 – Understanding Test Results
March 29 – Autism – from diagnosis to treatment (Omnibus Law)
April 26 – Inclusion and BPS
and May 24 – ESY and Board Elections

Where:  The Richard J. Murphy School
1 Worrell St.  Dorchester, MA  02122

Visit our website and YouTube Channel to watch past meetings and workshops.

Boston SpecPac Online:
twitter: @BostonSpedPac
SpedPac VM:  617.297.7335

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Please join us, Bring a friend and Spread the word.