WSEPTSA is for parents, students, and staff interested in special education and gifted services. WSEPTSA provides guidance, information, advocacy, and support for families of students with disabilities or gifted programming needs. Our events are free, and all are welcome to attend.

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2020-2021 Program Schedule

SEPTSA Virtual Membership Meeting

Thursday October 22, 2020 6:30pm-7:00pm

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Improving Social Interactions

FREE ONLINE EVENT: Thursday, October 22, 2020, 7 pm - 8:45 pm

Learn ways to improve and encourage social interactions amongst students.

Presenter: Grace Sokolowski, Williamsville Central School District Speech Pathologist

Click here for the link to register.

Click here to attend the program. 

Meeting ID: 957 8370 8166

Passcode: 173782



Special Ed & Gifted Services Support and Networking

Sunday November 8, 2020 6:30pm

Virtual Attendance Option Available

In person event at The Cheesy Chick, 5385 Main St, Williamsville, NY 14221

Join us for conversation and camaraderie at our virtual special education & gifted programming support event 

Thursday, December 3, 2020
Regional SEPTSA Social Event
Join SEPTSA representatives from across WNY for a social gathering
Thursday, January 28, 2021
Restorative Practices
Linda Ruest, Instructional Specialist Williamsville CSD
Thursday, February 25, 2021
IEP Panel
Join local parents for discussion around preparing for and participating in your child’s annual CSE or CPSE meeting
Thursday, March 25, 2021
Beyond Boredom
Lisa Vangemert, M.Ed, author of “Perfectionism” and gifted guru 
Thursday, April 22, 2021 
Building Skills vs. Doing Skills: Considerations for Fostering Independence and Reducing Adult Support 
David Meichenbaum, Ph.D., Director of Community Consulting & Clinical Services, The Summit Center
Thursday, May 27, 2021
Siblings of Children with Disabilities
Kathy Doody, Ph.D., Exceptional Education, Buffalo State College