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F-SEPAC Parent Outreach Committee Support Groups

F-SEPAC Parent/Guardian Support Group

Join our monthly parent/guardian support group formerly known as the 4Cs support group (Coffee, Comfort, Conversation and Chocolate) every second Friday from 9 to 11AM at B Sisters Cafe 680 Worchester Road in Framingham on the east bound side of route 9 across the street from Staples, Trader Joes and Walgreens. All parents and guardians of special needs children are welcome.  Please by email or call 508.558.7220 if you have any questions.

Sept 15, Oct 13 , Nov 17, Dec 8, Jan 12, 2018, Feb 9, March 9, April 20, May 11, June 8


F-SEPAC Grupo de Apoio aos Pais / Guardiões (Portuguese)

Junte-se ao nosso grupo de apoio mensal de pais / guardiões, anteriormente conhecido como o grupo de apoio 4Cs (Café, Conforto, Conversa e Chocolate) a cada segunda sexta-feira (exceto feriados) das 9h às 11h no B Sisters Café 680 Worchester Road em Framingham no lado leste da rota 9 através do Rua de Staples, Trader Joes e Walgreens. Todos os pais e guardiões de crianças com necessidades especiais são bem-vindos. Por favor, envie um e-mail para ou ligue para 508.558.7220 se você tiver alguma dúvida.

15 de setembro, 13 de outubro, 17 de novembro, 8 de dezembro, 12 de janeiro de 2018, 9 de fevereiro, 9 de março, 20 de abril, 11 de maio, 8 de junho


F-SEPAC Grupo de Apoyo de Padres y Guardianes (Spanish)

Únase a nuestro grupo de apoyo mensual de padres / guardianes antes conocido como el grupo de apoyo 4Cs (Café, Comodidad, Conversación y Chocolate) cada segundo viernes (excepto festivos) de 9 a 11AM en el B Sisters Café 680 Worchester Road en Framingham en el lado este de la ruta 9 a través de la Calle de Staples, comerciante Joes y Walgreens. Todos los padres y tutores de niños con necesidades especiales son bienvenidos. Por favor, envíe un correo electrónico a o llame al 508.558.7220 si tiene alguna pregunta.

15 de septiembre, 13 de octubre, 17 de noviembre, 8 de diciembre, 12 de enero, 2018, 9 de febrero, 9 de marzo, 20 de abril, 11 de mayo, 8 de junio


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F-SEPAC Online Yahoo Group

F-SEPAC – the news service of F-SEPAChttp://groups. group/F-SEPAC (only works if you are a member)

The F-SEPAC Yahoo Group is open to anyone who wants to:

  1. receive announcements of PAC workshops, seminars, meetings, conferences, expos, etc.

  2. •receive announcements from other PACs & organizations in the area that are helpful to parents & guardians of special needs.

  3. share information you’ve come across on upcoming events (workshops, seminars, meetings, conferences, expos, etc) – that you think would benefit anyone who cares for or teaches children with special needs in Framingham – you may send those for posting on F-SEPAC to:

On F-SEPAC, you can’t see who else is a member, so your name & e-mail address is kept private that way.  The Framingham School District personnel, mostly those who work with our special kids, are invited to subscribe to this news service. It is one way communication.

other local support groups

Family TIES of Massachusetts has a complete list of support groups throughout MA.  Click on you region to find ones in your area. – A special needs mom group in Metrowest MA.  They also have a Facebook page.

Asperger’s Association of New England (AANE)/ Parent Support Group This group is for parents/guardians/caregivers who have a child with Asperger’s Syndrome (AS), High Functioning Autism (HFA), PDD-NOS, Nonverbal Learning Disorder (NLD/NvLD), etc. Also for those who think their child might have one of these or something similar. Contact: Gina Beaney 508-259-5060 or

Autism Alliance of  – 508-652-9900

Downs Syndrome Online Support GroupMDSConnections-subscribe@yahoogroups. com

Family  – Parent support groups to help access to useful information to assist with the issues parents of children with a disability face.  Family Ties collects support group information and maintain a database of these groups throughout the state.

Landmark School – (978) 927-4440- Outreach programs offering courses to parents and teachers about language based learning disabilities.

METRO-WEST ALLERGY & ASTHMA SUPPORT GROUPMeets at Allergy & Asthma Treatment Specialists, 475 Franklin St., Suite 206, Framingham (near intersection of Mt. Wayte Ave.) Leaders: Linda Drews, Lori Brockway Medical Advisor: Stuart Rhein, MD  Call 781 444-7778  Toll Free: 1- 877-2ASTHMA

Metrowest CHADD Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD). Meetings are held every second Tuesday of the month from 7:00 – 9:00 pm at the Morse Institute Library in Natick 508-655-2590 – Wendy Peverill-Conti, Coordinator

Parents Helping Parents – organization in Massachusetts to support parents, they have a parent stress line and parent to parent support. They have support groups all around Massachusetts.  For a list of the groups closest to you please see their web site (800) 882-1250, (617) 267-8077

Suicide Survivor Support Group Contact Barbara 978-486-4928 or Nancy 978-425-6654

Wayside Youth & Family Support Network/ Metrowest PAL Parent Support Group Open to any Parent/guardian/caregiver of a child or adolescent with behavioral, emotional, or mental health issues.  Call (508) 620-0010