Notes from the October 2009 workshop on identifying learning disabilities

Full notes from the October 2009 workshop on identifying learning disabilities will be posted together with the link to the video of the lecture. Please be patient. In the meantime, click on the links below to download the handouts: Slides of the PowerPoint presentation “Is your child struggling at school? An introduction to the identification […]

Notes from September 2009 seminar on Financial Planning

To view the pdf of Cynthia Haddad’s presentation at the Special Needs Financial Planning seminar please click on the link below: “Special Needs Financial Planning” demystified! Cynthia Haddad and her partner, John Nadworny have extended a 20% discount on their standard rates for members of Harvard’s Networking Group.  We will post an updated rate sheet […]

Notes from July Meeting with the Office of Work/Life

It was such a pleasure meeting all of the families that attended this meeting/focus group (and kudos for trekking in the rain!).  Below are the notes from our meeting (sorry they took so long to post- I am a blogging newbie:) Best, Beth Special Needs Seminar Attendance Beth Faria and Jessica Cains from the Office of Work […]

Notes from June 16, 2009 meeting

At the June 16, 2009 networking group meeting we hosted Sandra Clancy, family care advocate and manager (and founder) of the Coordinated Care Clinic at the Massachusetts General Hospital for Children, and Shellie Léger, MSW, the pediatric social worker at the Clinic. The meeting was attended by seven group members. More people were planning to […]

Notes from May 20, 2009 meeting

The first “networking / social” meeting of the HCSNT group on May 20, 2009 was attended by about a dozen parents (I don’t think everyone signed the attendance sheet). There were a couple of new people who heard about the group through word of mouth, so our numbers are slowly growing! The age range of […]

Notes from April 15, 2009 workshop on benefits

April 15, 2009 workshop “Benefits and Resources at Harvard for families of children with special needs” sponsored by the Office of Work / Life and the Benefits Services Group was attended by close to twenty people (19 signed up but not everyone came). The presenters were: Christina Fluet, Executive Director of the Massachusetts Consortium for […]