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Attention!!!

State of Special Education Powerpoint Available now!

State of Sp Ed presentation 4.18.18 Final

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Attention: Please see our page  “Goals and Objectives” for an update!!

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SEPTA Speaker Series 2019 – 20

SEPTEMBER 30

Resource Fair| Meet and Greet  6:30 – 8:30pm

Ruth Braman room, Penfield Library       ***Note Location Change****   

Come on out for our first SEPTA meeting of the school year. Learn more about SEPTA and about agencies right here in our community that can provide supports and services to your child(ren).   SEPTA is comprised of parents, PCSD staff and administrators.

Talk to agency representatives from these local agencies:

AbilitYoga,  Adaptive Rec Services,  ARC of Monroe,  AutismUP,  Best Buddies,  Camp Puzzle Peace/Family Autism,  Cobblestone Arts Center,  Eastside YMCA,  Heritage Christian,  iCircle,    MATT,  Music Ed Center,  Pace Family Chiropractic,  OPWDD,  Parent to Parent,  Person Centered Services,  Physio Logics Wellness,  Roch Accessible Adventures,  Roch Special Hockey (Ice Cats),  Spectrum Creative Arts,  SportsNet/CP Rochester,  Spotted Rabbit Studios,    Starbridge ,  Tutor Doctor

OCTOBER 16

What can inclusion look like at Home, as School and in the Community?                         Baytrail Library 7:00pm

Presented by:   Valerie Smith, M.S.; Strong Center for Developmental Disabilities; Community Consultation Program Manager

This presentation will cover effective strategies for including children with disabilities in the school, home, and community settings, with a focus on recreational and leisure settings. Strategies discussed will include understanding behavior, using visual supports and sensory supports, and social inclusion, as well as strategies for advocating for inclusion. In addition, the presentation will include resources and organizations that are available in the Greater Rochester community.

 

 NOVEMBER 20

Executive Function

DECEMBER 7 

BOOK FAIR | Barnes and Nobles , Webster

Schedule of events:

  • 9:30am – Scribner  –  Music and reading by Mr Hirchler
  • 11:30am – Harris Hill – Music and reading by Mr Nelson
  • 1:30pm – Cobbles – Music and reading by Dr. Kenny
  • 3:30pm – Indian Landing – Music and reading by Mr Conway and Mr Seaman

Meet author Larissa Juliano 2:30-4:30

Bookfair Barista Bowl Competition  –  vote for your favorite Beverage

  • The Baytrail Chocolate Peppermint Delight
  • Penfield High School Gingerbuddy Swirl

JANUARY 14

INTELLIGENT LIVES!  Screening and discussion PHS auditorium 

Penfield SEPTA, in partnership with The Golisano Foundation, The Special Education Task Force, and Best Buddies is pleased to offer you this exciting opportunity to view INTELLIGENT LIVES and participate in a community discussion on opening doors to inclusive opportunities. All are welcome to attend.

Tickets are FREE but registration is required. Tickets will be available through December 31, 2019. Click HERE to reserve your seat.

Limited seating may be available to last minute attendees. Inquire at the door.

Agenda

  • 6:00-6:30pm Opportunity Fair
  • 6:30-8:00pm INTELLIGENT LIVES film screening
  • 8:00-8:30pm Opening Doors to Inclusive Opportunities community discussion

INTELLIGENT LIVES follows three pioneering young American adults with intellectual disabilities – Micah, Naieer, and Naomie – who challenge perceptions of intelligence as they navigate high school, college, and the workforce.

INTELLIGENT LIVES challenges what it means to be intelligent, and points to a future in which people of all abilities can fully participate in higher education, meaningful employment, and intimate relationships.

 

FEBRUARY 11

Building Resiliency in Our Children

MARCH 18

Using Music and Movement to Enhance Communication

APRIL 15

Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia 

MAY 13

 

the State of Special Education

JUNE 11

SEPTA Social, Location TDB

 

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