THIS MONTH"S ANNOUNCEMENTS

UP NEXT:

NEW DATE:
  Now Mar 2

Mental Health Supports and the
Rise in School Refusal

Speaker:
  Dr. Susan Swick, M.D
., 7-9pm, WMS Library
Dr. Swick, Chief, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Newton-Wellesley Hospital

Sponsored by Wellesley Public Schools Office of Student Services and Wellesley PAC



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March/April Events in nearby towns:

Mar 8

Use Empathy To Better Connect, Engage and Relate to Your Kids
Worshop sponsored by Academy Metro West in Natick, 7:15-8:45

Apr 5
Processing Speed, Social Skills, and Family Life
Worshop sponsored by Academy Metro West in Natick, 7:30-9:00

To learn about more events around MA...go to SPED Child & Teen, Disability Camps, Workshops & Events in Greater Massachusetts

WHAT'S COMING UP THIS YEAR

Jan 26
Speaker:  Jessica Minahan, M.Ed, BCBA  7-9pm, WMS Library
Jessica will speak about mental health and its impact on vulnerable students

Mar 2
Speaker:  Dr. Susan Swick, M.D., 7-9pm, WMS Library
Dr. Swick, Chief, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Newton-Wellesley Hospital, will discuss mental health supports and the rise in school refusal.

TBD
Basic Rights Workshop II, at Preschool at Wellesley Schools, 9:15-11 am
Lori Cimeno and Tere Ramos, will discuss special education laws and their application to IEP's

April 5
ACCEPT Collaboration Workshop, 6-8:30pm, WHS
"Talking with you kids about sexuality:  a workshop for parents and caregivers of students with developmental disabilities"

May 4
Speaker:   Allen Blume, 7-9pm WMS Library
Allan will talk about the IEP process, including determining how to write effective goals and benchmarks.

PAST EVENTS

Missed our last WellesleyPAC presentation? 

Dr. Ruth Potee addressed teen brain development and substance abuse on Oct 13, 2016.  Presentation download COMING SOON!

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Join the 2017-2018 PAC Executive Board
The PAC nominating committee is seeking the names of potential candidates now.  If you are interested in being considered as a candidate, or know someone you would recommend we ask, please email Elizabeth Humber

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