Belmont Special Ed Parent Advisory Council Presents

Most Recent Episode BSEPAC Presents: Annual Appreciation Awards 05/17/17

The Belmont SEPAC (Belmont Special Education Parent Advisory Council) hosted the annual Appreciation Awards at Butler Elementary School Cafeteria. Awards were given to individuals who have made a positive difference in a child’s life.

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BSEPAC Presents: Annual Appreciation Awards 05/17/17

The Belmont SEPAC (Belmont Special Education Parent Advisory Council) hosted the annual Appreciation Awards at Butler Elementary School Cafeteria. Awards were given to individuals who have made a positive difference in a child’s life.

BSEPAC Presents: Jill Buchanan 03/15/17

Belmont Special Education Advisory Council welcomes music therapist Jill Buchanan of Meraki Center for Therapeutics in "A Night About Music Therapy".

Belmont Special Education Parent Advisory Council Presents: 05/18/16 - 2016 Annual Appreciation Awards
Belmont Special Education Parent Advisory Council Presents: 05/03/16 - The State of LABBB

Belmont Special Education Parent Advisory Council: The State of LABBB (Lexington, Arlington, Burlington, Bedford, Belmont Collaborative). LABBB’s Executive Director Patric Barbieri and Program Director Donna Goodell addresses all the finer points of the LABBB program. Runtime 1 hr, 40 minutes.

Belmont Special Education Parent Advisory Council Presents: 03/16/16 - Understanding and Managing Anxiety in Adolescence

Aubrey Carpenter and Allie Keller of the Boston University Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders

Belmont Special Education Parent Advisory Council Presents: 01/26/16 - Jay O'Brien of Exceptional Lives

Belmont Special Education Parent Advisory Council presents Jay O'Brien of Exceptional Lives. He explains how to use their online guides.

Belmont Special Education Advisory Council Presents: 05/05/15 - Transitions to Adulthood Panel

Belmont Special Education Advisory Council presents the Transitions to Adulthood Panel at BHS Library, 4/29/2015

Belmont Special Education Advisory Council Presents: 01/29/14 - What is LABB?

LABBB’s Executive Director, Patric Barbieri presents the history of LABBB Collaborative Program and the services that the collaborative provides to its member districts. The LABBB member districts include: Lexington, Arlington, Burlington, Bedford and Belmont. This presentation includes a description of all the academic programs for students ages 3-22 and the LABBB Vocational/Work to School programs. Patric also talks about LABBB’s vision for the future and the current goals that LABBB is working towards.

Belmont Special Education Advisory Council Presents: 04/16/14 - Teaching Social Skills Across The Day

Teaching Social Skills across the Day
This presentation is presented in a workshop format and includes an overview of what social skills are (what kinds of social skills there are: play and cooperation skills, friendship skills, body language), how to teach social skills at home or in the com- munity with your child (including assessing the skill, breaking it down, deciding what teaching method to use, etc.), how to motivate your child to engage in appropriate social skills, using reinforcement, and fading out the teaching.There are a number of activities involved and a review of fictional case studies.This workshop will go over the types of issues kids have with social skills but doesn’t particularly address autism or any other specific disability, the focus is really on selecting and teaching social skills regardless of disability.

Guest Speakers:

Presented by Jamie Reed, Training Coordinator and Senior Social Skills Group Leader and Alyssa Famiglietti, Placement and Progress Coordinator at Advances Learning Center.

Belmont Special Education Advisory Council Presents: 03/26/14 - Retrain the Brain, Neurofeedback to Improve Brain Function

Dr. Jolene Ross Ph.D explains neurofeedback.

Belmont Special Education Advisory Council Presents:02/26/14 - Executive Function, Foundations for Learning

Executive function describes the complex brain processes that enable us to identify, pursue, and achieve goals. From making breakfast to managing a corporation, it is our executive function that regulates the attention, memory, emotion, and effort that we need to be successful. This workshop for parents shares key information about how executive function develops and relates to successful school performance, and what parents can do to enhance it.

Guest Speaker:
Patricia W. Newhall, M.A., M.S.Ed., is Associate Director of the Landmark School Outreach Program, a professional development program that empowers students with learning differences through their teachers. She is author of Language-Based Learning Disabilities, Teaching Independent Minds, and Study Skills: Research-Based Teaching Strategies.