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    The Special Needs Committee of the White Plains District PTA provides an exciting venue for parents and the school district to work together, share information and resources, and create an on-going dialogue about issues relating to students with learning differences and disabilities.The committee is not a separate special education entity (SEPTA), but rather a committee of the district-wide PTA Council. Its goal is to address the needs of a broad range of students, not just those with an IEP, and to increase acceptance and inclusion of students with learning differences in our school community.

    For more information contact Shannon Nella & Donna Keane: 
    wpspecial1@gmail.com 
     
     
    Special Needs PTA 2016/17 Calendar
     

    Helping Your Child with Study Skills & Reading Strategies

    Monday September 26

    7:30 PM WPHS


    Rethinking ADHD: 

    What Works, What Doesn't and Why

    Wednesday November 16

    7:30 PM Post Road School Media Center


    Basic Behavior Management Strategies -

    Managing Behaviors In Everyday Situations

    Wednesday January 25

    7:30 PM WPHS


    Special Needs Trusts, Determining The Financial Future Of Your Child

    Tuesday March 21

    7:30 PM Post Road School Media Center



    The White Plains Special Education Department and Special Needs PTA invite you to a series of workshops presented by Hudson Valley Special Education Parent Center (HVSEPC)


    Referral, Evaluation & Eligibility Determinations:  A Look at the First Steps in the Special Education Process

    Wednesday, October 26, 7:00 PM

    Ed House Assembly Room


    Understanding Your Child’s IEP

    Wednesday, December 14, 9:00 AM

    Ed House Assembly Room


    Annual Reviews – Parents as Partners

    Monday, February 6th, 7:00 PM

    Ed House Assembly Room

     
     
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