Category Archives: Director’s Blog

New Student Services Staff

Dear Parents of MERSD Special Education Students, We are excited to welcome your children back to school tomorrow. The District has hired several teachers, counselors, teaching assistants and therapists to replace departing Student Services staff and address changes in student needs … Continue reading

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DDS Autism Resource Guide

The DDS Northeast Region is pleased to announce that the 2017 Adult Autism Resource Guide is now online. This guide is designed for individuals, families, caregivers, and professionals looking for resources and information concerning Adults with Autism regarding; DDS Eligibility, … Continue reading

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Technology Tools to Support Learning

Dear Parents, On January 25th, technology specialist Del Vollink presented a great workshop for parents on technology supports for learning. Del has now created a video version of the workshop, which can be accessed at the following link: We hope … Continue reading

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Transition Guide

Dear Parents, The federal Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services has published a new Transition guide for parents and schools. I am attaching a copy as parents of middle and high school students may find this information helpful. postsecondary-transition-guide-2017 … Continue reading

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Join SEPAC for Our First Annual Picnic on September 11

PLEASE COME JOIN SPECIAL EDUCATION PARENT ADVISORY COUNCIL FOR OUR    FIRST ANNUAL FALL PICNIC     SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 11th   4:00-7:00pm   AT TUCK’S POINT CHOWDER HOUSE   -CASUAL LIGHT DINNER             -GAMES FOR ALL AGES -ADULT CONVERSATION Let’s celebrate the start of … Continue reading

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Preschool Peer Pal Openings for September!

Dear Parents of Young Children, The Manchester-Essex Regional Preschool still has a small number of openings for 3 and 4 year old peer pals for the 2016-2017 school year.  Our hours are: Tu, Th    8:30am-12:30pm      3 year olds M, W, F  … Continue reading

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