MAY 7 (7:00 PM)
“Special Education Review with Dr. Steven Yanni” –UDHS Cardinal Room, 2nd Floor.
Please join us for an open discussion with Dr. Yanni (Superintendent of Schools), Mrs. Michelle Clegg (Director of Pupil Services), Sarah Feather (Supervisor of Special Education), and Meredith Penner (Supervisor of Special Education). Dr. Yanni will review the district’s special education accomplishments and discuss plans for the upcoming school year.
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APRIL 9 (7:00 PM)
ASD Parent Share & Support Group - Maple Glen Elementary School Library. Topic: Caregiver Self-Care
Help support SPEAC by purchasing a chance for 4 tickets to a Phillies baseball game. Red Sox vs Phillies on 9/15. The seats are in the Hall of Fame section. $5 per chance or buy 4 and get 1 free. For ticket purchases, click on the donate button at the top of this page, we automatically enter your name in the drawing for the chances purchased or you may contact us at SPEAC@SPEACofUD.org. Drawing will be held during our general membership meeting in August.
The resources on this website, www.speacofud.org, are not intended as a recommendation, referral, or endorsement of any of the providers. SPEAC does not endorse any specific product, educational program, therapies, schools, service providers, practices of individuals, or websites. Information provided through this website is provided for informational purposes only and is not intended as a replacement for legal or medical advice. Outside links on the website are done so for informational purposes only. The Special Education Advisory Council of Upper Dublin is not responsible for the contents or accuracy of the materials linked to www.speacofud.org. We encourage users to carefully review and evaluate all services and decide what is best to meet the needs of their families.
SPEAC is not an advocacy group. We seek to work in a collaborative relationship with the School District of Upper Dublin. We are not meant as a replacement for legal or medical advice.
Our 2018-2019 Speaker Series is now available. Open to all.
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SPEAC is a district wide organization. Our members represent children with special needs throughout all the schools within the Upper Dublin School District.
The Special Education Advisory Council of Upper Dublin is a non-profit parent organization. We support learning for all students and seek to ensure the needs of special education students are continuously identified and effectively addressed so that these students are given the opportunity to participate fully in the general education classroom. We provide education, information, support and resources to parents, teachers, school administration, and the community to increase awareness of the needs of these students.
In addition to our monthly speaker series, we host family events and informal get togethers for an opportunity to meet each other and discuss current issues.
We are parents who want to help ensure the needs of special education students are addressed in the District.
supporting special education in the Upper dublin school district since 2005
A forum in our community for parents and caregivers of a child with ADD/ADHD like symptoms to make connections and get support. Share your successes, ideas, and concerns with other parents.
Our organization is comprised of committees that focus on specific areas. If you are interested in starting a committee please contact us.
APRIL 30 (7:00 PM)
SPEAC is teaming up with the Fort Washington Fire Company to provide a tour of their facilities with an opportunity to learn the basics of fire safety and experience climbing on the fire trucks. Due to space limitations this event is open to Upper Dublin families only and registration is required. A flyer with the registration information will be sent soon.
A forum in our community for parents and caregivers of a child with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to make connections and get support. Share your successes, ideas, and concerns with other parents.
Sometimes we all need a little support! If you are new or experienced within the district and want to connect with another parent who has a child with similar needs to yours, we can help!
If you found something cool that helps your child, please share it with us.
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Are you interested in helping a local 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to helping students and families with special education needs. We have an opportunity for you. We are a locally based organization right here in Upper Dublin Township in need of a treasurer. As a member of our Executive board, this volunteer position will be responsible for working with our executive team and committee chairs to prepare our annual budget and financial statement, filing tax returns, balancing our checking account, depositing donations and reimbursing members for expenses. The time commitment for this position is only about 10 -15 hours per year and involves attending 1-2 board meetings per year (can attend remotely). We are looking to fill the position by May 1. The effective date would be September 1 to allow transition time with our current treasurer. If you have an interested in volunteering your time and giving back to our local community or know someone who may have an interest, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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