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Dyslexia Part 1-Reading Workshop - Feb. 28

7 days ago

Dyslexia Part 1-Reading Workshop

Date: February 28th 7-9pm 

Speaker: Nancy Duggan, Director of Decoding Dyslexia-MA

Location: THS Library 7-9pm

Part 1: Reading: How can neuroscience help you advocate for your struggling reader? 

Understand from a parent's perspective how brains adapt to learn to read and the science behind dyslexia. Learn what Essential Components of Reading Instruction are as listed in IDEA law and why they matter for your child's success in school.

**Open to the Public and for BOTH Parents and Educators.

***VERY IMPORTANT: Please plan on attending BOTH Workshops- Part 1 and Part 2! You will have to sign up for them to attend! Part 2 will be held at a later date yet to be determined. 

Basic Rights in Special Education Workshop - Jan. 25

14 days ago

Basic Rights in Special Education Workshop 

This informative workshop will provide an overview of rights and responsibilities of Parents/Guardians in the Special Education process. It is designed to help parents learn how to be effective partners with the school; to decide his/her child’s eligibility criteria for special education; to plan; make decisions and to monitor the education progress of his/her child. Parents/Guardians are strongly encouraged to attend this workshop at least once if he/she has a child with special needs.

Speaker: Carol Silva from the Federation for Children with Special Needs. (FSCN)

Location: Tyngsboro High School Library, 30 Norris Rd, Tyngsboro, MA

*This workshop is FREE and open to the public. It is for BOTH parents and educators. 

**Please RSVP to Amy-Jane at if you plan to attend. 

How to Make and Keep Friends: Understanding the Social Lives of Teens Workshop - Nov. 8

14 days ago

November 8, 2017
7:00 - 9:00 pm

Speaker: Nadine Briggs, Managing Partner of How to Make and Keep Friends, LLC; Best Selling Author; Accomplished Social Educator and Director of Simply Social Kids; 

Location: Tyngsboro High School, 36 Norris Rd, Tyngsboro, MA 01879in the Library on the first floor

This seminar will explain why teen and parent relationships can become strained and even volatile. Teen social relationships are complex and this workshop explores those complexities, so that parents are better equipped to help their teen through these challenging years. Parents will receive tips on how to remain connected to their teen and how to frame up the social difficulties that their teens will likely encounter.

This seminar is based on the book How to Make and Keep Friends: Tips for Teens co-authored by Nadine Briggs and Donna Shea, Director of The Peter Pan Center. This book is currently available for purchase on Amazon and will be on sale the night of this workshop.

This workshop is FREE sand Open to the Public and for BOTH Parents and Educators.

*Please RSVP to Amy-Jane Maciel, Tyngsboro SEPAC Chair at to attend.

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