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Newton SEPAC Special Education Seminar
January 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm EST
The Newton Special Education Parent Advisory Council (Newton SEPAC) is hosting a seminar. The seminar will talk about Basic Rights in Special Education for the Asian American Communities. Our speaker will be Susan Ou from the Federation for Children with Special Needs. Moreover, She will present and can answer questions in English, Cantonese, and Mandarin, depending on the needs of audience members. Anping Shen, who is a Newton School Committee member, will speak. Also, Eileen Sandberg from the SEPAC will give a short talk about her experience with her children. We plan to leave lots of time for questions.
Furthermore, we will discuss the student’s and parent’s legal rights, how to explore whether special education services would be helpful, and the support that the parents in the Newton SEPAC can provide.
The presentation will be held on January 30, 2019 in room 210 of the Education Center. It is a free event and all are welcome.
We will begin with refreshments and networking at 7:15 pm, and the presentation and question session will be from 7:30 pm. to approximately 9:30 pm.