Lexington Special Education Parents - Lexington SEPTA - Special Education Parent Teacher Association


Meetings 2014--2015 School Year
  Meetings are typically held the first Thursday of the month in the evening or morning.  Topics may change as the year progresses.  All meeting notices are also posted on the LexSEPAC email list.



·Practical and Effective Strategies for Students with Anxiety
Tuesday, March 24, 20157:00 pm  – 9:00 pm
Science Lecture Hall, Lexington High School
251 Waltham Street, Lexington, MA 02420

By Jessica Minahan, M.Ed, BCBA
Jessica Minahan, MEd, BCBA, is a board certified behavior analyst and special educator and Director of Behavioral Services at NESCA-Newton (MA) (Neuropsychology & Education Services for Children and Adolescents), as well as a school consultant to client’s nationwide (www.jessicaminahan.com). Jessica has over sixteen years of experience supporting students who exhibit challenging behavior in urban public school systems.  She is an adjunct professor at Boston University, a blogger on The Huffington Post, as well as the author of The Behavior Code: A Practical Guide to Understanding and Teaching the Most Challenging Students, with Nancy Rappaport (Harvard Education Press, 2012) and author of The Behavior Code Companion: Strategies, Tools, and Interventions for Supporting Students with Anxiety-Related or Oppositional Behaviors (Harvard Education Press, 2014).

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504 Plans: A Workshop for Parents and Professionals
Date:Apr. 2, 2015
Time: 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Location: Cary Memorial Library Learning Center 
1874 Massachusetts Avenue·
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 as standard and non-standard accommodations that can be used in the classroom and for assessment.
Register for the meeting

504 Plans- April
 Executive Functioning-May