Welcome to the 2013-14 School Year!
MARK YOUR CALENDARS!
SAVE THE DATE: Differences Night!
Tuesday, December 17th
7:45pm Refreshments, 8pm Program
At Differences Night parents and teachers will be able to experience our award-winning workshop featuring the fun hands-on activities and disability simulations that our 2nd and 5th grade students have experienced for the past 13 years.
CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS!: As many of you know, this workshop is only made possible by the tremendous volunteer spirit of the parents who run the workshop stations. If you would like to volunteer for Differences Night, please email firstname.lastname@example.org, and please indicate whether you'd like to run a station (Speech, Visual, Hearing, Learning, Physical) from 8pm to 9pm that night, or help with set up (7-7:45pm) or clean up (9-9:30pm).
Differences Day' is an award-winning workshop which educates elementary school children about various types of disabilities while incorporating the importance of tolerance, patience and acceptance of those with disabilities. It includes a series of hands-on activities designed to simulate visual, auditory, speech and motor impairments, as well as learning differences. The purpose of the program is for the students to better understand the challenges faced by children with special needs." -Katonah Lewisboro Special Education PTA
Planning for Your Child: Now and Future
Please join us: Office of Special Services
We are so pleased that Teddi Barry from PARC is joining us for an evening presentation.
Date: December 5th, 2013
Location: John Jay Middle School Library
This will be an opportunity to gain information on the OPWDD (Office of Persons with Developmental Disabilities) eligibility process, service coordination, employment services, respite, and transition case management. Teddi and her colleagues provide support to navigate what can be an overwhelming process.
We look forward to seeing you. Please RSVP: 763-7026
Connie Hayes, Director of Special Services
Cindy Greenberg, Special Education Supervisor
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Welcome to the Katonah-Lewisboro SEPTA homepage!
Katonah-Lewisboro Special Education PTA (SEPTA) is a district-wide Parent Teacher Association organized for the specific purpose of providing information and support to parents of children with special needs, including children involved in resource room help, speech and other special services.
SEPTA sponsors speakers, fundraisers, library resources, a go-to for community events and a parent support network. A schedule and description of the meetings will be posted on our web site. All are welcome. For information, contact one of the SEPTA officers.
To view the latest presentation from the Office of Special Services, click here.