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Please note: Events/meetings are subject to change, please check the website or Facebook for the most up-to-date information. 
Meetings will be rescheduled in the event of inclement weather, which results in an early dismissal or school closing for the day.

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2018-2019 Schedule
                                 


Tues., Dec. 4:             Friends of Special Education in Northborough/Southborough Holiday Social (Chateau Restaurant, Westborough, 7 pm). Please RSVP via Facebook. 

Wed., Jan. 9:             Meet Michael Delman, author of "Your Kid's Gonna be Okay: Building the Executive Function Skills your Child needs in the Age of Attention."
Northborough Library, 34 Main Street, 6:30 pm. The book will help parents understand what Executive Function skills are and why they are essential in a society where there are so many distractions. The book features dozens of step by step exercises that parents can do to develop children's self-management skills and to learn how to provide support in a way your child will appreciate rather than resent - and prepare your child for a confident, competent, and independent future. Thanks to the assistance of the Northborough Library for bringing this author to our community. Books will be available for sale. Michael Delman is the CEO and founder of Beyond BookSmart.

Wed., Jan. 23:            NSPAC Meeting. Northborough Library, 34 Main St., 10 am. An informal social/support group will meet after the meeting as time allows. This is an open meeting and all are welcome to attend, however, please use the proper channels to discuss any individual IEP or 504 concerns.

Wed., Feb. 6:            Meet Deborah Vlock, author of "Parenting Children with Mental Health Challenges: A Guide to Life with Emotionally Complex Kids."  Northborough Library, 34 Main Street. 7 -8 p.m. Deborah offers overwhelmed readers guidance, solidarity, and hope. The author, a “mental-health mom” who’s survived indignity, exhaustion, and the heartbreak of loving a child with multiple mental-health disorders, writes with frankness and occasional humor about the hardest parenting job on earth. Drawing on her own experiences and those of other parents, plus tips from mental health professionals, Vlock suggests ways of parenting smarter, partnering better, and living more fully and less fearfully in the shadow of childhood psychiatric illness. Books will be available for sale. 

Wed., Feb. 13:           NSPAC Meeting. Southborough Library, 25 Main St., 10 am. An informal social/support group will meet after the meeting as time allows. This is an open meeting and all are welcome to attend, however, please use the proper channels to discuss any individual IEP or 504 concerns.

Sat., March 2:            Decoding Dyslexia - MA Executive Director and Co-founder, Nancy Duggan, will present on Reading Goals. Northborough Library, 34 Main St., 10 am - 12 pm. Decoding Dyslexia-Massachusetts is part of a nationwide network that works to inform families accurately regarding evidence based interventions proven to help dyslexic students learn to read, raise awareness of policies and legislation that effect dyslexic students, create an informed network of families working to improve literacy and education for students with dyslexia. Most recently, Nancy's dedication, drive and knowledge helped to pass the first legislature in Massachusetts for early screening for dyslexia. 

Wed., March 13:        Basic Rights Presentation by Jessica Sales Cohen from the Federation for Children with Special Needs.  (Robert E. Melican Middle School, 145 Lincoln St., Northborough), 6-8 pm.

Wed., April 10:          NSPAC Meeting. Southborough Library, 25 Main St., 10 am. An informal social/support group will meet after the meeting as time allows. This is an open meeting and all are welcome to attend, however, please use the proper channels to discuss any individual IEP or 504 concerns.

Thurs., May 16:          Go the Distance Recognition Night.  Algonquin Regional High School Cafeteria. 6 - 7:30 pm

Wed., June 12:          Board Officers Election. Southborough Library, 25 Main St., 10 am. An informal social/support group will meet after the meeting as time allows. This is an open meeting and all are welcome to attend, however, please use the proper channels to discuss any individual IEP or 504 concerns.