Upcoming Events

Nov

11/1-11/30  - Mercer County Bulldogs Hockey Team - The Bulldogs are recruiting for new members (boys or girls) to their special needs hockey team.  Students of all abilities are welcome to try out the program.  For more information, contact: Jackie #609-915-0458 or  jackiezohn@gmail.com .

11/11 - CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder) Meeting - Join families and experts discussing support techniques and resources.  Visit website for educational sessions during the school year  www.chadd.net/153  

11/14 - SEPTSA Meeting / Deciphering Tests and Evaluations, 7pm, Community Middle School (95 Grovers Mill Rd, Plainsboro)  Explaining tests and evaluations often used to identify skills deficits and needs.  Contact Kathleen at kkz4@verizon.net  to let us know if you can attend and if you have any questions.  See our membership form in the "Join Us" tabe to renew your membership and support our efforts. 

11/19 - Documentary "Self Taught - Life Stories from Self Directed Learners," 7-9pm, Princeton Garden Theater (160 Nassau St, Princeton)  Film screening co-sponsored by Princeton Learning Cooperative, Fusion Academy, Creekside Learning Cooperative, Mosaic Free School, Art of Problem Solving Academy Princeton, Jersey Shore Free School, Painted Oak Nature School.  For information and tickets:  www.eventbrite.com/self-taught-movie-screening-tickets-71201215753    or  E-mail:  princeton@fusionacademy.com  or  info@princetonlearningcooperative.org

11/17 - Special Education "Office Hours,"  4-6pm, McCaffreys Cafe upstairs ( West Windsor) - Informal gathering of parents with special education related questions or issues to discuss.   

11/21 - Special Needs Student Alliance - 3pm, High School North, Gathering of students supporting students. For high school students themselves facing, or having friends or family facing special challenges whether physical, academic or emotional, and advocating for each other.   

11/23 & 26 - Movie "Frozen" Sensory Friendly, AMC Theaters (Hamilton) - Enjoy the holiday movies with the kickoff of "Frozen" in a sensory friendly setting.  For more information:  www.amctheatres.com/programs/sensory-friendly-films  

Dec

12/8 - Jingle All the Way 3K, 10:30am or 4:30pm, Special Olympics Sports Complex (Lawrenceville)  Join special needs families and supporters to fundraise for Special Olympics of New Jersey.  Dress up in your most creative holiday-themed costume and run or volunteer for this unique and heart warming event to support a great cause.   www.sonj.org

12/9 - CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder) Meeting, 7:45pm, Fusion Academy (116 Stanhope, Princeton Forrestal Village) - Join families and experts discussing support techniques and resources.  Visit website for educational sessions during the school year  www.chadd.net/153  

12/15 - Special Education "Office Hours,"  4-6pm, McCaffreys Cafe upstairs (West Windsor) - Informal gathering of parents with special education related questions or issues to discuss.    

12/27 -  Play "A Christmas Carol" Sensory-Friendly, 2pm, McCarter Theater (Princeton) - Enjoy the holiday season with the celebrated performance of this iconic seasonal story.  For more information:  www.mccarter.org

Jan

1/? - Transition to College Talk - TBD -  Informal student to student gathering of former students with IEPs/504s attending college and secondary schools and current high school students with IEPs/504s to discuss tips and suggestions to navigate the increasing demands after high school.     

1/12 - Special Education "Office Hours,"  4-6pm, McCaffreys Cafe upstairs (335 Princeton Hightstown, West Windsor) - Informal gathering of parents with special education related questions or issues to discuss.    

1/13 - CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder) Meeting, 7:45pm, Fusion Academy (116 Stanhope, Princeton Forrestal Village)- Join families and experts discussing support techniques and resources.  Visit website for educational sessions during the school year  www.chadd.net/153  

1/30 - SEPTSA Meeting, Documentation to Support IEP Goals and Services , 7pm, Community Middle School (95 Grovers Mill Rd, Plainsboro)  Following our previous meeting on 11/14, learn how evaluations and other documentation is used to support goals and services in the IEP.  Contact Kathleen at kkz4@verizon.net  to let us know if you can attend and if you have any questions.

Feb

2/10 - CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder) Meeting, 7:45pm, Fusion Academy (116 Stanhope, Princeton Forrestal Village) - Join families and experts discussing support techniques and resources.  Visit website for educational sessions during the school year  www.chadd.net/153  

2/23 - Special Education "Office Hours,"  4-6pm, McCaffreys Cafe upstairs ( West Windsor) - Informal gathering of parents with special education related questions or issues to discuss.    

2/26 - Special Education Parent Advisory Group - 6:30pm, (school TBD) Parents meeting to discuss and identify issues affecting special needs children in the District and to provide the District with recommendations to address them.  Contact Jennifer Riccards at JenBallen@yahoo.com for more information.

Mar

3/? - Transition to High School Talk - TBD -  Informal student to student gathering of high school students with IEPs/504s and 8th grade middle school students with IEPs/504s to discuss tips and suggestions to navigate the increasing demands of high school.    

3/9 - CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder) Meeting - Join families and experts discussing support techniques and resources.  Visit website for educational sessions during the school year  www.chadd.net/153  

3/15 - Special Education "Office Hours,"  4-6pm, McCaffreys Cafe upstairs ( West Windsor), 7:45pm, Fusion Academy (116 Stanhope, Princeton Forrestal Village) - Informal gathering of parents with special education related questions or issues to discuss.    

3/18 -  SEPTSA Meeting, Removing the Stigma, 7pm, Community Middle School (95 Grovers Mill Rd, Plainsboro)   Discussion about how to change people's mindset who hold negative views about students with challenges.  Contact Kathleen at kkz4@verizon.net  to let us know if you can attend and if you have any questions.

Apr

4/13 - CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder) Meeting, 7:45pm, Fusion Academy (116 Stanhope, Princeton Forrestal Village) - Join families and experts discussing support techniques and resources.  Visit website for educational sessions during the school year  www.chadd.net/153  

4/26 - Special Education "Office Hours,"  4-6pm, McCaffreys Cafe upstairs ( West Windsor) - Informal gathering of parents with special education related questions or issues to discuss.    

4/29 -  Special Education Parent Advisory Group (SEPAG) - 7:30pm, (school TBD) Parents meeting to discuss and identify issues affecting special needs children in the District and to provide the District with recommendations to address them.  Contact Jennifer Riccards at JenBallen@yahoo.com for more information.

May

5/11 - CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder) Meeting, 7:45pm, Fusion Academy (116 Stanhope, Princeton Forrestal Village) - Join families and experts discussing support techniques and resources.  Visit website for educational sessions during the school year  www.chadd.net/153  

5/17 - Special Education "Office Hours,"  4-6pm, McCaffreys Cafe upstairs ( West Windsor) - Informal gathering of parents with special education related questions or issues to discuss.    

5/30 -  Summit for Post Secondary Inclusive College Programs, 9:30-2:30pm,  The College of New Jersey "TCNJ" (2000 Pennington Rd, Ewing)  Discussions regarding college programs for students with intellectual disabilities.  Hosted by Bergen Community College (Garden State Pathways to Independence Program) and TCNJ (Career and Community Studies Program).  For information:  www.thinkcollege.net

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