Massachusetts Parent, Training & Information Center Federation for Children with Special Needs

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Contact Information

Federation for Children with Special Needs
Contact: Ruth M Diaz, Director of Parent, Training & Information Center (PTIC)
Email Address: info@fcsn.org
Phone: 617 236-7210
Alternate Phone: 800 331-0688
Fax: 617 241-0330

The Schrafft Center, 529 Main Street, Suite 1M3 Boston, MA 02129
Area Served: Boston

Map Location Massachusetts Parent, Training & Information Center

Narrative

Provides information, trainings & referrals to parents & professionals on special education laws, procedures, and related issues. Components include information, referral, and technical assistance by telephone, two-hour workshops offered statewide on Basic Rights under special education laws, IEP, Suspension & Discipline, Turning Three Essentials, Intro to Transition Planning, Creating a Post-Secondary Vision, Effective Communication, and more. Fee for 40-hour intensive training program, Parent Consultant Training Institute. Support groups and additional assistance available for parents speaking Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, and Vietnamese.

 

Service Types

  • Adult Education
  • Education Law
  • Family Support
  • Socialization Activities

Program Type

  • Advocacy
  • Information/Referral
  • Support Groups

Populations Served

  • All Disabilities
  • Developmental Disability
  • Multiple Disability

Ages Served

  • Birth to 3
  • 3 - 4
  • 5 - 8
  • 9 - 13
  • 14 - 18
  • 19 - 22

Languages Spoken

  • Chinese-Cantonese
  • Chinese-Mandarin
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese

Accessibility Features

  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Elevators
  • Near Public Transportation
  • Wheelchair Ramps

Additional Information

  • Fees: Free Service, Personal Funds