Today we are pleased to publish our new user-friendly Exceptional Lives Resource Directory, a searchable online database of disability programs and providers in Massachusetts.
THURSDAY, MARCH 30 (7:00pm-8:30pm)
The Boston Public School Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SpedPac) invites parents and caregivers of students with disabilities to attend their General Meeting. This workshop will feature presentations from Exceptional Lives, Boston Children’s Hospital, and TILL.
In last week’s Endrew F. v. Douglas Country School District case, the US Supreme Court determined that to meet its requirements under federal law, “a school must offer an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) reasonably calculated to enable a child to make progress appropriate in light of the child’s circumstances.” What does this mean for your child’s IEP?
Can deaf people and blind people be friends? Which bits of spoken office gossip do our non-hearing colleagues pick up? And what does “alp” mean? Deaf TV producer William Mager answers the Ouch team’s nosey questions for Sign Language Week.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 (6pm-8pm)
Students and their families are welcome to learn about the resources available to them as they transition from high school into the adult world. The fair will include representatives from agencies and organizations that support post-secondary education, employment, independent living, leisure activities, and more.
With tax season among us, The Arc provides 5 things that you should know about the different tax credits, deductions, and liabilities affecting families with children and adults with disabilities. This information serves as a general foundation of terms and topics that can help you understand your family’s specific situation.