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.

Basic Rights—Overview of Key Special Educations Laws
Thursday, November 6th, 2014
7:00 to 9:00 PM Lexington High School Media Center, Room 147
Presented by the Federation for Children with Special Needs, this workshop introduces participants to the federal and state special education laws, special education process, parent and student rights and how to resolve differences with the school.  Sometimes referred to as "boot camp" for special education parents, you will learn critical information even if you are a "seasoned" parent.
Eventbrite - Basic Rights—Overview of Key Special Educations Laws


 A Conversation with Special Education Director Ellen Sugita
Thursday, December 4, 2014
7:30 to 9:00 PM Lexington High School Media Center, Room 147
Program update and opportunity for questions.
Eventbrite - A Conversation with Special Education Director Ellen Sugita


Let's get Organized
Thursday, January 8th, 2015
Morning session time and location TBD 
Interested in learning organizational skills and getting hands on experience with different organizational methods? Join Family TIES for this interactive workshop for families of children of all ages with special needs.Family TIES staff will:
  • Share effective strategies for parents to organize information and manage paperwork,
  • Provide general ideas on "keeping it together,
  • Offer tips for developing community connections for your child, and
  • Help participants begin the process of building a customized binder for organizing information about their child.

Disclosing: How, When and Why
Thursday, February 5, 2015
7:00 to 9:00 PM Lexington High School Media Center, Room 147
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, to family members, the community and others (i.e. employers, college applications etc).  This presentation is relevant to parents of very young children parents of high-schoolers and young-adults.


·Treating anxiety in children with special needs-March
·504 Plans- April
 Executive Functioning-May



Under Construction: Public Google Calender with all sepac/septa meetings