Planning for Life after Special Education in Massachusetts

Posted by Patricia Manko on Thu, Jan 10, 2013 @ 03:19 PM

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A Full Life AHEAD

Massachusetts Families Organizing for Change (MFOFC), in partnership with Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress (MDSC), will host a series of monthly workshops for parents and guardians of young adults with a disability.  The series will focus on transition, employment, housing and other topics that will help to give them interdependent full lives in their community.

Please join the first workshop on

Wednesday, January 30, 2013  

     “Planning for Life after Special Education

 in Massachusetts”


                                                          7:00 – 9:00 PM

MDSC Office 

20 Burlington Mall Road -- Suite 261

Burlington, MA 01803


Pamela Coveney Senior Attorney, Co-Team Leader of the Disability Law Center (DLC) Education Team, will discuss the several substantial topics included in the latest edition of “Planning for Life after Special Education in Massachusetts”.  Read and download this free manual at


This workshop will identify specific suggestions on how to develop comprehensive post-secondary vision statements, IEPs and transition plans, developing appropriate transition services for students, knowing various diploma options, best practices for family involvement and more.

Please RSVP to

** Mark your calendars** 

The next two workshop dates will be scheduled for February 20 and March 20.


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