Talking to Your Child About Their Disabilities:
a Panel Discussion

Tuesday, January 14, 2104

7:30 – 9:00 pm

Education Center
Room 210
100 Walnut Street, Newtonville, MA

Dr. David Gotthelf, Coordinator for Therapeutic Services and Head School Psychologist, Dan Almeida,Coordinator for BCBA services and Miriam Kornitzer–Assistant principal for student services at Day Middle School, will lead a discussion of how to talk with your child about his or her disabilities.  Topics will include the developmental readiness of kids to discuss and understand different issues, as well as parent communication of expectations and limit setting, sharing of feelings, and the use of resources such as therapists to help facilitate communication. 

The panel will be open to questions and shared experiences from parents.

Networking and refreshments will begin at 7:15 pm., and the meeting will start promptly at 7:30 pm.

Join us!  Questions, contact Eileen at

Newton Parent Advisory Council (NewtonPAC) for Special Education meetings are free and open to all people interested in learning more about special education.