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S.E.P.A.C.

What is SEPAC?

SEPAC is the acronym for Special Education Parents Advisory Council and the Norwood SEPAC has been active for many years. Each school district is required under Massachusetts General Law to have a parent advisory council. Norwood has over 600 children on individualized education plans (IEPs), Section 504 Accommodations, or in out­-of-district placements.

When and where are the meetings?

The Norwood SEPAC meets monthly during the school year. This year SEPAC meetings are at the Savage Center from 6:30-8:00 in room 219. Click here for 2018-2019 meeting schedule.

The mission of the Norwood SEPAC:

  • To forward the understanding of, respect for, and support of all children with special needs who reside within our town. To that end, we will work to:
  • To forward the understanding of, respect for, and support of all children with special needs who reside within our town. To that end, we will work to:
  • Promote a network of parents of children with special needs, and provide a forum for the parents to share information.
  • Advise the Director of Student Services operations and development of special education programs, parent and teacher training needs, and to help develop policy.
  • Promote communication between parents, staff and administration.
  • Promote communication and programs within the community that seek to encourage understanding, acceptance and inclusion of the children with special needs.
  • Provide informational forums to parents as often as possible.

Sampling of services provided in our schools

Whenever possible and appropriate, children are placed in Inclusive Programs, in their neighborhood school. Over the years, this philosophy has benefited all of the children in the Norwood Public School system.

  1. Speech and Language Therapy
  2. Physical Therapy
  3. Occupational Therapy
  4. Behavioral Consultation
  5. Adaptive Physical Education
  6. Psychological and Counseling Services
  7. Resource Room
  8. Learning Center
  9. Cooperative Classrooms

Contact Information:

To contact SEPAC directly -- email norwoodsepac@gmail.com

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Norwood SEPAC
Jennifer Wilds, Chair
Nancy Doherty, Treasurer