WHAT IS SEPTA?
If your Child.....
- has an IEP or a 504 plan, or
- is in a special education class, or
- gets “building level services” such as speech, OT, PT, “lunch bunch,” or RTI, or
- has ever needed the help of a school psychologist or social worker, or
- has severe allergies or other medical condition, or
- has to or has ever had to miss extended class time due to an injury or illness,
THEN SEPTA CAN HELP YOU!
email email@example.com to be added to our mailing list.
Activities and Events Coming Up Soon!
SEPTA Kick-off Meeting is on Monday, September 22nd at 7:15pm in the JJMS Library
Topic: Life After IEP: Your Questions Answered
Where will my developmentally disabled child live as an adult? Do any colleges have supports for students with learning disabilities? How will I pay for all of this???
Come with your list of questions for our panel of experts:
- Financial Planning: Peter Breslin
- Housing: Barbara Greene
- Career and Education: Diane Greble
Parent Coffee & Conversation is back! Tuesday, October 7, 2014 from 10:30am-12pm at a private residence. We had a great turnout for our first Coffee & Conversation on September 11th. We look forward to meeting again! Please rsvp for location (private residence) at firstname.lastname@example.org
Rising Stars Soccer! (August through October)
SEPTA would like to thank the John Jay Futbol Club for covering the cost of Rising Stars Soccer this season! Thanks to their generous donation, boys and girls are able to play soccer in a non-competitive sports environment. In an inclusive, controlled setting, many siblings are able to play together. Here is the link from the JJFC site explaining Rising Stars and registration info:
Mark your Calendars for the 15th Annual Differences Day November 19-21 at all Elementary Schools! If you would like to volunteer, please email email@example.com, or sign up online: www.klsepta.org/volunteer
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 as well as children with severe allergies and extended absences.
We are also a welcoming community of parents who support each other in this journey we share in raising a child with special needs.
What do we do?
- We host monthly Parent Coffees in a residential home.
- We organize the Rising Stars sports program for children with special needs through the Lewisboro Town Park and John Jay Futbol Club.
- We run an annual elementary aged award winning workshop “Differences Day” for all 2nd and 5th graders in Katonah Lewisboro District.
- We host SEPTA meetings at JJMS Library with speakers and topics of interest to our community.
- We host fun community events like our “Field Day”
- We keep our members informed of related events hosted outside our School District.
- We have a private Facebook group (“Katonah Lewisboro SEPTA Moms”) solely for parents of children with special needs in our District i.e. no practitioners or solicitors.
- We are your voice to the District and our Board Members, with whom we meet regularly through Parent Council meetings and one-on-one meetings with our Director of Special Services, Connie Hayes.
- We work with the Office of Special Services to bring valuable programs to our schools like SPARC after-school programs and summer camp.
For information, contact one of the SEPTA officers.
To view the latest presentation from the Office of Special Services, click here.