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Special Education Parental Advisory Council

Weston SEPAC


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The Weston Special Education Parent Advisory Council (Weston SEPAC) is an all parent volunteer group of that promotes a network for parents of children with disabilities to provide a forum to share information, support, provide resources and discuss important issues.

We provide educational presentations for parents and teachers of special needs and typical students.  We meet with school administration and school committee members to give our input on policies and programs that impact our children.  We promote and raise awareness of children with special needs.  We meet with our state representative to share and discuss information to advocate for children with disabilities.

November/December 2020

Welcome back to the 20/21 School Year!  The Weston SEPAC (Special Education Parent Advisory Council) has some upcoming events.

 

MEETING:  SEPAC Business Meeting  Agenda -click here Monday November 23, 2020 9:00AM 

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Meeting ID: 884 9630 4669
Passcode: 813973

 

PREVIOUS EVENTS:

SEPTEMBER

MEETING:  SEPAC Business Meeting Click here for agenda Wednesday September 30, 2020 at 7:00PM Minutes Pending Approval

OCTOBER

PRESENTATION:  “Executive Functioning in Remote Learning”  – POSTPONED from Oct 8th to now Wednesday October 28th – 7 pm –  Elise Wulff (MEd, Program Manager at Aspire) will be speaking about how to support your child’s executive functioning during this time of remote and hybrid learning.  Registration is free thanks to Wayland PTO sponsorship.  Weston SEPAC members WELCOME to attend Click Here for Presentation Slides  Stuck Help Handout

PRESENTATION:  “Back to School 2020: Advocating for your Student’s Special Education Rights During Covid-19”  –Wednesday October 14, 2020 at 7:00PM –Co-hosted with Wayland SEPAC- Attorneys Lillian Wong and Allison Boscarine from Wong & Boscarine LLC will present on DESE updates, Special Education Services during Remote or Hybrid, health Safety & Learning at School, Covid Compensatory Claims and Questions.  Click Here for Presentation Slides

 

SEPAC BOARD 2020-2021

Co-Chairs: Lisa Lappi & Kathy Davidoff
Secretary:  Maija Cirulis-Gooch
Treasurer: Becky Dempsey
Member at Large: Vicky Gifford, Jeannette Velasquez, Lornece Tull, Michelle Galloway

School Committee Liaison:  Rachel Stewart

School & Program Liaisons:
High School: Kathy Davidoff & Lisa Lappi
Middle School: Becky Dempsey, Lornece Tull, Michelle Galloway
Field School: Mija Cirulis-Gooch
Country School: Vicky Gifford
Woodland School: Jeanette Velasquez
Out of District: Kathy Davidoff & Becky Dempsey
METCO: Lornece Tull & Michelle Galloway
Remote Learning Academy-Lornece Tull

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The Health Connector open enrollment period started on November 1, 2020 and goes through January 23, 2021. The Health Care For All HelpLine can help people apply for the state programs over the phone. The HelpLine is available Monday through Thursday 7 am to 5 pm, and Friday from 8 am to 3 pm at 1-800-272-4232. Assistance is available in English, Spanish and Portuguese.

HCFA is hosting the first virtual health insurance enrollment event TODAY, Saturday, November 21st from 10 am - 3 pm to help people apply for MassHealth, Health Connector and Health Safety Net coverage.

During this virtual event you can get support in two ways:

Call the HCFA HelpLine at 1-800-272-4232

Or face-to-face via Zoom using this link

(Meeting ID: 921 2799 5041, Passcode: 471777)

Please feel free to share these flyers with the communities you work with and your network:

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Don't wait to get help enrolling in health coverage!

Hannah Frigand
Director of Education & Enrollment Services
Health Care For All
hfrigand@hcfama.org, (617) 275-2901
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