March 19, 2013 conference: Sexuality and Intimacy for People with Intellectual Disabilities. Nationally prominent expert, Leslie Walker-Hirsch is came to Connecticut!!! Over 100 people enjoyed a day of learning. Read more at http://www.spednet.org/sexuality-conference/ for more info. Congrats to SPED*NET New Canaan and Star, Lighting the Way.
40 people trained at FAPE University! March 23 & April 6, 2013 (two day event). Congrats to SPED*NET New Canaan and Abilis.
News Flash — All Out For Autism! New Balance partnered again with SPED*NET New Canaan. All proceeds benefit programs and events for children with disabilities at the New Canaan YMCA. Fourth Annual 5k walk/run for Autism was held on August 24, 2012. For more info… check www.alloutforautism.org. Interested in photos? Check out Phil Nelson Imaging at http://client.philnelsonimaging.com/event/allout2012 . Right now we have the 2011 photos up, 2012 will be seen shortly. Photographer Nelson is donating proceeds of any photos or merchandise bought to SPED*NET New Canaan!!!
SPED*NET Special Education Network of New Canaan, Ltd. (SPED*NET New Canaan”) is organized exclusively to educate the public on special education and disability-related issues. We strive to empower parents, professionals, and students to become more effective advocates in their schools and communities, particularly in New Canaan, CT, and it’s neighboring towns. We serve as a resource for disability-related information, and as a parent-to-parent support and advocacy network for families of children with individual education plans (IEP’s) and Section 504 plans.
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