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Join us on November 19 at the Elwood cinema for special showing of wonder! And congrats to our elementary students who helped design our poster!

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Join SEPTO for our next presentation: "Preparing for you Child's IEP Meeting" on Tuesday, February 13th @ 9:45 AM in the District Office Community Room.

Come join us for a brief overview of the IEP process, tips on how to best prepare for your meeting. Whether it’s your first eligibility determination meeting or your 10th we are here to support you.

Below are a few tips to consider as well:...
* Prepare notes in advance about what you want to learn/find
out at the meeting
*Talk to members of your child's team prior to the meeting
*Feel comfortable asking questions or seeking clarification for
your child - you are the most important person there!
*Tips for organizing your child's IEP Binder

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IEP meetings can be confusing. Get answers to common questions, including if you can record IEP meetings. Learn about your legal rights during annual IEP team meetings.
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Here are some great workshops from the Long Island Early Childhood Direction Center...

Thousands of special-education students who struggle to pass academic exams required for high school diplomas would be offered occupational assessments instead, under a controversial plan scheduled fo
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"You can’t force people to be kind. You can’t really teach kindness, but you can inspire it.”
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What an amazing night! Thank you all who came out to the CSH Special Education PTO's fundraiser, Taste of the Town. The participation from the restaurants was amazing: NY Garden Kabob, Sandbar, Honu Kitchen, Pronto Pizza, Mario's Pizza, Spring Street, PenelopeNYC, LaPiazza, Organic Crush, Sal D's, Harbor Mist, Joanina, Samurai, Kashi, Southdown Pizza, Burgerology, Chef Kristy, Chef Gail, Roar, Cupcakes by Linda Miller, the Cake Lady, and last and by no means least, Jackie S...hammah!

We doubled what we made last year and are excited to work with the Special Education Department to enhance the learning experience for our students!

I also want to thank my amazing board: Rhonda Schiller Sutaria, Diana Valentin Gileno, Kristine Jacobson, Nicole Prizzi, Irina Miretskiy, and Kim Testa! Kim Te did an incredible job pulling this together. She truly was a rock star!!

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Cold Spring Harbor Special Education PTO updated their profile picture.
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Wonder is sold out!! Thanks to all for supporting SEPTO!

There are only 15 tickets left to Sunday's Wonder movie event!

Only about 25 tickets for next Sunday's Wonder Movie event!!!

There are only 50 tickets left for the Wonder movie! Get yours before they sell out!

Our profile picture this week is thanks to one of our four artists who contributed to our Wonder poster!

Cold Spring Harbor Special Education PTO updated their profile picture.
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Explore this list of unexpected and creative IEP and 504 plan accommodations that help kids succeed at school, courtesy of the Understood Facebook community.
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The best 3 minutes you'll spend today!! -- a TOUCHING, sweet short video by 20 year old Spencer to his brother Mitchel, who has autism. "Hey guys, here is a ...
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