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A Note From Mayor Bramson

We want to share the link to Mayor Bramson’s moving and courageous blog post. Thank you, Mayor Bramson, for understanding and supporting children and adults with disabilities. http://www.noambramson.org/2014/07/child-home-neighborhood-community-conscience/

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Thank You For Another Great WE ARE ONE!

Watch the story from News12 Westchester See photos from the night! Meet The Award Recipients Join us in honoring these amazing individuals: Albert Leonard Middle School – Barbara Clark Barnard Early Childhood Center – Jeanne Jacobsen Columbus Elementary School – … Continue reading

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Amazing Turnout at SEPTA Meeting

Check out the crowd for the November 19 SEPTA Meeting! Thanks to everyone who attended this panel discussion with representatives from: NYS Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) – Mary Newhard, Deputy Director of OPWDD Westchester’s Department of Community … Continue reading

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Dealing With Toileting Regression

Deborah Whitman returns with a new Behavior Corner on a topic many parents have had to deal with, Toileting Regression. What do you do when your child slips backwards with the bathroom? Read about how to deal with Toileting Regression

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Thanks to Everyone for Making We Are One a Huge Success!

Here’s a look at photos from the 2013 We Are One Dinner!   Click to see more photos courtesy of Jen Parent! Watch a video of the winners. New Rochelle SEPTA “We Are One” Award Announcement 2013 from LMC-TV on … Continue reading

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Learn About: Yad B’Yad (Hand-In-Hand)

Yad B’Yad (Hand-In-Hand) A Synagogue-Based Inclusive Program for Jewish Teenagers with Developmental Challenges For more information or to arrange an intake appointment, please contact Felice Miller-Baritz at 914-949-4717 ext 124 or felicemillerbaritz@nykolami.org Download the Yad B’Yad Brochure

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Learn Tips For Dealing With Behavior At Home

Deborah Whitman, who has written several columns on home behavior spoke at a recent SEPTA General Meeting and offers this presentation to help guide you. See Deborah’s Behavior Tips Read her Behavior Corner columns

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Understanding Your Child’s IEP – See the Presentation Slides

UNDERSTANDING YOUR CHILD’S INDIVIDUALIZED EDUCATION PROGRAM (IEP) Presented by Naomi Brickel Project Coordinator of the Hudson Valley Special Education Parent Center and past New Rochelle SEPTA President. Please click on the link to see the slideshow Understanding Your Child’s IEP.

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Reading Tips for Parents

Read on for some helpful hints on how to support your child at home in developing a lifelong love of reading: 1. Encourage your child to re-read favorite books and poems.  Repeated readings of familiar texts is a great way to … Continue reading

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Our Mission

SEPTA is New Rochelle’s Special Education PTA. SEPTA fosters support for all children in our district that may be facing academic, physical, and/or social challenges. The programs we support certainly help those children with a formal review and defined services– … Continue reading

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