Help for Children with Special Needs

  Do you or someone you know have a child with a Learning Disability or Special Needs?  Perhaps they have Dyslexia, ADD, ADHD, Anxiety, or a Behavior or Mood Disorder.

Maybe your child has been diagnosed with Autism.

YOU ARE NOT ALONE!!!!   More info…

Every school district in Massachusetts has SEPAC – a Special Education Parent’s Advisory Council.  This group gets together for meetings to support, advocate and have speakers come to educate parents about their rights and how they can help their children.

In Framingham, there is F-SEPAC.org (Spanish, Portuguese)
(508-558-7220; supportgroup@F-SEPAC.org).

Every town in MetroWest has a SEPAC including Natick, Marlborough, Westborough, and Milford

For local information on Autism you can contact the Autism Alliance of Metrowest
(508-652-9900; autismalliance@advocates.orgFacebook )
They have many Support Groups including; Just for Dads, a Sibling Group and a Portuguese-Speaking Family Support Group that meets monthly.

Learn about so many wonderful programs available for you and your child.

Do not be afraid to ask for help. There are so many people that want and have the ability to help your family.

  — Thanks to Beth for this article —

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