Helping special needs parents, schools work as team workshop

Trumbull Parents of Students with Learning Differences (TPSLD) is hosting a workshop on “Writing Measurable IEP Goals: Accountability and Teamwork,” on March 21 at 7:30 p.m. at Long Hill Administration Building, 6254 Main Street.   Reservations are encouraged  and can be made at to secure space.  In the event of inclement weather, there will be a snow date of March 27.

Parents, caregivers and the anyone interested in special education are welcome to the attend the free and public  informative one-hour session on strategies to help you write measurable Individual Education Plan (IEP) goals for your student.  An IEP is the legal document that defines a student's special education program. An IEP includes the disability under which the child qualifies for special education, the services the team has determined the school will provide, his yearly goals and objectives and any  accommodations and modifications hat must be made to assist his learning.

Speaker for the workshop are  Anne Treimanis, Esq., and special education advocate Gerri Fleming.   Attorney Treimanis is an attorney whose practice is limited to special education and disability related issues – She is also an author, professor, and disability activist. Ms. Fleming, a former high school teacher, has been practicing advocacy since 2007. Her office is in Norwalk –

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Trumbull Parents of Students with Learning Differences (TPSLD) is a town-wide

parent support group under Trumbull PTA Council, an affiliate of the National Parent Teacher Association. TPSLD’s mission is to maintain a dialogue among parents, teachers, administrators and community leaders regarding issues that relate to the successful education of students with learning differences. For more information visit