Special Needs Advocacy Network
2018 Special Education Conference
8th Annual School Fair
What’s in a Placement?
Essential Components of Programming for Students with Special Needs
Thursday, March 22, 2018
8:00 AM to 2:30 PM
The Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel
181 Boston Post Road W.
Marlborough, MA 01752
Presentations throughout the day will zero in on essential components of programming for students with special needs. Speakers and panelists will include school administrators, legislative advocates, program directors and teachers. Topics covered will include research based programming, determining service delivery, inclusion vs. “pull-out” vs. substantially separate programming, the overlap of disabilities, and the intersection of theory and practice.
Morning Breakout Sessions
Each session will focus on defining the essential components of a program designed for students with:
1. Specific Learning Disabilities
2. Emotional Impairments
3. Autism and Related Disabilities
Afternoon Panel Discussion
Tying together the morning topics, experts from multiple perspectives will be discussing the intersection of theory and practice in implementing special education programming across settings. Panelists have worked in a range of public and private settings and will offer their perspective on what works. Panelists will discuss such topics as inclusion, Least Restrictive Setting, current research, and the challenges and benefits delivering services across settings.
Free IEP Clinics: Discuss your specific situation and concerns with an experienced Special Education Advocate/Parent Consultant.
The Forum: Representatives from a wide range of Special Education Schools will present information regarding student profiles, program services, admission requirements and placement options to professionals within the special education field.
Also Exhibiting: A select list of Special Education Resource vendors and service providers.
Who Will Attend: Parents, Special Education Advocates, Special Education Administrators, Special Education Attorneys, Out of District Coordinators, Therapeutic Service Providers, Therapeutic or Clinical Evaluators, Related Service Providers.
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