NOTES FROM COFFEE CLUB COLLECTIVE 4/9/16

 

Draft 1 – this list is ongoing and can be added to. If you have suggestions, email Pat at pat@exmanadvocacy.com

 

ACRONYMS

RTI – Response to Intervention

CSE – Committee on Special Education

TSHH – Teacher of Speech and Hearing, Handicapped

SLP- Speech Language Pathologist

OT – Occupational Therapist or therapy

COTA – Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

PT – Physical Therapy/therapist

FBA – Functional Behavioral Assessment

BIP – Behavioral Intervention Plan

BCBA – Board Certified Behavioral Analyst

 

Disability Classifications

AU autism

TBI – Traumatic Brain Injury

HH – Hard of Hearing

DF – Deaf

VI – Visually Impaired

LD – Learning Disabled

EI – Emotionally Impaired

ED – Emotionally Disturbed

ID – intellectually Disabled

OI – orthopedically impaired
LIST OF SEPTA ORGANIZATIONS

The following School Districts/Schools are currently reported to have a Special Education PTA and PTO.  Please feel free to message me if you are aware of others.

Dutchess County

  • Arlington(SEPTA)

Orange County

  • Cornwall(SEPTA)
  • Monroe Woodbury(SEPTA)

Putnam County

  • Mahopac(SEPTO)

Ulster County

  • Kingston(SEPTO)

Private Schools that serve Special Needs Populations

  • Green Chimneys

IEE

WEB RESOURCES:

Facebook:

Hudson Valley Resources for Kids with Special Needs (closed group – but you can  request to join)

Facebook: “HVSNAG Parent Group” (closed group but you can request to join)

Decoding Dyslexia NY

Special Projects being worked on at Exman Advocacy–please feel free to email Pat( pat@exmanadvocacy.com )should you wish to contribute information.

  • Recess and disproportionate number of times children with IEP’s are being kept in or threaten with the loss of recess.
  • Collection of IEE policies both board and administrative.
  • Approval Rates of local districts of various types of IEE’s that actually allow the parent to obtain one.