Andover SEPAC is a group of parents of children with special needs working together to address the issues facing us and our children.
2013-14 Coming Events:
“Transition - All Levels”
Wednesday, March 26th from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Conference Room B, 3rd Floor of the School Administration Building, 36 Bartlet Street
Director of Student
Services Joyce Laundre, and her staff will discuss
the procedures in place to ensure smooth transitions
for students and families as they move up to the next
level within the Andover School District (preschool
to elementary, elementary to middle school and middle
school to high school). Staff from each school as
well as SEPAC members will be available to answer
“Transition 101—High School to Adulthood”
April 10 at 7pm at AHS Library
On Thursday, April 10 at 7pm in the AHS Library, Elizabeth Bostic from the Federation for Children with Special Needs will present a workshop that addresses effective use of the IEP and the Massachusetts Transition Planning Form for students who are ages 14-22.
Individualized, person centered planning of curriculum and supports throughout high school leads to better post high school outcomes and opportunities in education, training, and/or employment for students with disabilities. Discussion includes age of majority, self-determination and self-advocacy, life skill development and preparing students to pursue as independent an adult life as possible.
“Mary French Yellow Rose Award”
May 21 at the Wood Hill Middle School Auditorium at 7pm
Andover Special Olympic Soccer Program Details
Andover Rising Stars Special Olympics Basketball Program Details
2014 Mary French Yellow Rose Award Nomination Notice NOTICE
Here is a helpful article on college planning for teens with disabilities.
College Planning article
The SEPAC Big Tent
Are you interested in connecting with other parents
of children with disabilities living in Andover? The
Andover SEPAC board invites you to join our new
BigTent is an online forum for facilitating
communication across groups. Members of
the SEPAC BigTent group can post messages and
questions that other members can view and respond
to. If you are interested in joining, please send an
email with “join SEPAC BigTent” in the subject line