Focus Group Opportunity Your opinion is worth $100! Opportunity to Participate in a Focus Group Regarding the Prevention and Treatment of Influenza in High-Risk Persons. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), with the assistance of Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, is seeking participants for a focus group discussion in Boston. Participants […]

Making School Work for Your Child with AS

I received information from one of the members of our group about an upcoming workshop — The Asperger’s Association of New England is accepting registrations for a workshop “Making School Work for Your Child with AS” Three dates: December 8, 2009; February 9, 2010; or April 13, 2010. Unfortunately, there is a registration fee ($40 […]

Reading the MCAS

One of the group members sent this to share with everyone — the attached file, distributed by Cambridge Public Schools to parents of children in the district, helps them understand the MCAS reports. How to Read Your Student’s MCAS Report

Free tutoring under Title I program

One of the parents in the group wanted to share with everyone information about Title I Program for Free Tutoring. This information is about tutoring in Cambridge, MA but other districts might be doing it as well. As Cambridge Public School’s brochure about Title I, says “Title I provides additional resources and instruction to improve […]

Chronic Sorrow

Nancy Costikyan from the Office of Work / Life forwarded a very interesting article to share with the group: “An Evidence-Based Approach for Supporting Parents Experiencing Chronic Sorrow” by Jessica Gordon, MSN, RN, CPNP-PC, published in 2009 in Pediatric Nursing.  I’m afraid I’d be breaking copyright law if I posted it here but here’s the […]