Swampscott Parent Advisory Council

  • Welcome

    Welcome to the Swampscott PAC. Thank you for visiting our website. Please take some time to learn more about us and our events. We welcome feedback and hope you will get involved.

Useful Links

Autism Insurance and Special Education Services:   http://www.doe.mass.edu/sped/advisories/12_1.html

Massachusetts Department of Education, Special Education Oversees the special education of all children in Massachusetts. To go directly to state laws and regulations click here.

IDEA 2004 The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is a federal law ensuring services to children with disabilities throughout the nation.

Federation for Children with Special Needs provides information, support, and assistance to parents of children with disabilities, their professional partners, and their communities.

Wrightslaw provides accurate, up-to-date information about advocacy for children with disabilities. Articles, cases, newsletters, and resources about special education law and advocacy topics.

Learning Disabilities Association of America provides information on learning disabilities, practical solutions, and a comprehensive network of resources.

Institute for Community Inclusion promotes the inclusion of people with disabilities in their communities, through training, consultation, clinical and employment services and research.

Anchor to Windward is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to developing the full potential of special needs adults and adolescents by teaching a variety of social and daily living skills and offering recreational programming.

SEACOM The Special Education Advisory Council of Marblehead (SEACOM) website contains information about Special Education resources and local events.

Concord PAC The Concord Special Education PAC website has a wealth of information, links and resources.

Lesley University Center for Special Education offers workshops, conducts research, and provides information on current issues and practices in the field of Special Education.

Landmark School Outreach Program offers professional development programs and educational workshops for parents and students.

Autism Support Center in Danvers offers support to parents and professionals seeking information, resources, and programming about Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD) and Asperger’s Disorder. The website provides a list of “Massachusetts Autism Links”.

<!–[if gte mso 9]> Normal 0 MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 <![endif]–>SPED Child and Teen offers valuable information on Massachusetts Area Special Needs workshops, seminars and more regarding financial help, legal help, and free or low cost family and support programs. There is a special section on programs just for teens and young adults and their unique needs.

Please respond and post a website you find useful.


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