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The IEP Form: One Page at a Time

Posted on August 11, 2018

August 29, 2018 – Take a walk through your child’s IEP! Knowing what should be on each page of your child’s IEP empowers you to be an effective member of your child’s IEP team. The pages of the IEP form are in a specific order and specific information should be found in each section. EVENT TIME: 10:00 am – 12:00

Matrix Mighty Milers Tomorrow, August 25th 9:00am

Posted on July 24, 2018

The Race IS ON! Come cheer for us! Start Time: 9:00 am Start Line: 545 4th Street, Santa Rosa Download Map of Race here PS There is always time to DONATE or click here

Thank you to the Swain Center-our new signature sponsor of Matrix Mighty Milers!

Posted on July 22, 2018

Thank you to our new signature sponsor of our Matrix Mighty Milers, The Swain Center.

Have you heard about the Self-Determination Program?

Posted on July 20, 2018

Presented by the Golden Gate Regional Center Come and learn more about Self-Determination at an informational (pre-enrollment) meeting*. *Attendance at one Informational/Pre-enrollment Meeting is a necessary step in pursuing participation in the Self-Determination Program. Matrix Parent Network and Resource Center 94 Galli Drive, Suite C Novato Friday, September 7, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm REGISTRATION: Contact Susan Pirnes at:

Strategies to support students with dyslexia

Posted on July 19, 2018

Getting ready for back to school: Strategies to support students with dyslexia. Click here to read more in Smartsbrief about ways to support students with dyslexia.

Direct Support Workforce and People with Intellectual, Developmental and Other Disabilities

Posted on July 15, 2018

A study on Direct Support Workforce and People with Intellectual, Developmental and Other Disabilities: Click this link to read more about this study

En Marin: ¡FLAGship viene hacia ti!

Posted on July 15, 2018

  Familias Aprendiendo Y Creciendo El programa F.L.A.G.ship provee actividades preescolares bilingües GRATIS a familias con niños de 0 a 5 años abordo de nuestro camiόn. Ofrecemos cuentos, canciones, proyectos y juegos que ayudan a niños y a sus familias a prepararse para la escuela. Información y referencias para servicios familiares siempre están disponibles. Descarga el Calendario de Junio ​​aquí.

In Marin: FLAGship is coming to you!

Posted on July 15, 2018

  Marin Public Libraries provides FREE, bilingual activities in your community. The F.L.A.G.ship program provides FREE drop-in bilingual preschool activities for families with children 0 to 5 years old on-board our bus. We offer stories, songs, games, crafts and other fun Kindergarten-readiness activities for children and their families. Information and referrals for family services are always available. Click here to

Landmark Supreme Court Decision Raises the Bar

Posted on July 14, 2018

How will the Endrew F. Supreme Court Decision help me prepare for my child’s next IEP? The landmark case of Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District asked this question: “Do schools have to provide a meaningful education in which children with disabilities show significant progress and are given substantially equal opportunities as children without disabilities, or can schools provide

Words of Wisdom from a Matrix Mighty Miler

Posted on July 14, 2018

You can still support Matrix Mighty Milers on our Crowdrise site! Matrix Mighty Milers is an inclusive running program for children of all ages and all different abilities. This is an opportunity for children with special needs to participate on a team, with their typically developing peers. Announces: “Preparing Your Child for Going Back to School”

Posted on July 6, 2018

Preparing Your Child For Going Back To School Transitioning to the new school year is tough on parents, students, and teachers alike, but being prepared can make it much smoother! This training will provide tips and techniques for assisting with this transition with strategies such as creating a visual schedule, video modeling, and priming. The seminar will cover Techniques that

Talking With Your Kids About the Crisis at the Border

Posted on July 2, 2018

Wondering how to talk to your children about the parent-child separation issues in the news lately? Here are some helpful tips by Maria O. Alvarez, from Common Sense Media (Click the link.)