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Transition Services for Students

Posted on March 20, 2015

A new resource for students transitioning to adulthood presented by Disability Rights California: “Students with disabilities can get help as they move into adult life. This process is called TRANSITION. This fact sheet is about how different agencies should help young people with transition.” Transition Services for Students Find this and other helpful resources on this subject on our website

Marin Support Group for Youth

Posted on March 10, 2015

MCIL Youth Group flyer Advocacy Group for youths in Marin, ages 13-26 to meet, chat, and learn about self-advocacy.  Click the link above for more details.

Fall Networker – 2014

Posted on March 7, 2015

Can you hear me? Development – Interview with Nancy Petranto, Our Kitchen Table Monthly Giving Campaign Mindfulness and Communication Matrix Information Packets and Help! Sheets on communicating with your child’s IEP team, asking questions, and advocacy En Español The Early Edition Join the Board! New faces – Beth Eiess, Angela Dowd, Claudia Gomez Click to View PDF: Fall Networker 2014

Decoding Dyslexia California

Posted on February 23, 2015

 is a grassroots movement driven by CA families concerned with the limited access to educational interventions for dyslexia and other language-based learning disabilities within our public schools. Click here for more information.

Special Needs Family Appreciation Night

Posted on February 23, 2015

Wednesday March 4, 2015 – Wednesday March 4, 2015 Map and Directions | Register Description: Bring your friends and family out to Special Needs Family Appreciation Night and cheer on the Warriors as they take on the Milwaukee Bucks. Learn more and take the pledge at www.r-word.org. Sponsored by the Golden Warriors For More Information: Nick Smith – (510) 986-2247,

7th Annual Sonoma County Transition Fair

Posted on February 23, 2015
Posted in Archived Events

Wednesday February 25, 2015 – Wednesday February 25, 2015 Map and Directions | Register Description: Do you have a student with disabilities who is in middle school, high school, or post-secondary education? If so, it’s time to discover the possibilities for their adult future! Get valuable information about and meet with representatives from: * Adult Day Programs * Higher Education

Got Behavior? Special Education and Behavior Plans

Posted on February 20, 2015

Saturday February 28, 2015 – Saturday February 28, 2015 Map and Directions | Register Description: What should be in a child’s behavior plan, when is one needed, how to know if it is working, and what to do if it isn’t. Sponsored by Matrix Register

Express February 2015 – Planning for Transitions

Posted on February 7, 2015

Planning for Transitions – information and links to help with transitions throughout school years and after. Upcoming Matrix Events Related to Transition En Español February 2015 Express Express – February 2015

Express January 2015

Posted on January 7, 2015

Leave Guilt and Shame Behind in 2015 New and Noteworthy Community Events En Español Click to View PDF: 2015-01.January_Express

Congress Passes ABLE Act

Posted on January 6, 2015

: Major Victory for Persons with Disabilities and Their Families (Washington, D.C. – Dec. 17, 2014) – Last night, the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly passed the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act of 2014 by a vote of 76 to 16. First introduced in 2006, and subsequent sessions of Congress, the ABLE Act will allow people with

Resource Guide to Occupational Therapy for ASD

Posted on January 6, 2015

OT_ResourceGuide_forASD_Students A resource guide for parents and caregivers of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder who wish to better understand theOccupational Therapy (OT) role, and the OT assessments, goals, and terminology used in the IEP process.

Express November 2014

Posted on November 7, 2014

Protections and Safeguards Matrix Support Groups Early Years Development Community News and Events Click to View PDF: 2014-11.November Express