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S.E.P.T.A

Special Education Parent Teacher Association

 

    

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2019-2020 OFFICERS

Sara Maragos
Co-President
Sara.maragos@gmail.com
cell: 917.297.6412

Meri Pasztor
Co-President
Meri@TriadesLaw.com 
home: 516-200-9690
cell: 917-613-5618

Corinna Creedon
Vice President, Talented & Gifted
Corinna_creedon@hotmail.com 
cell: 917-837-6986

Laura Dessner
Vice President
laura@dessner.com
Cell: 516-445-0623

Elizabeth Bressel
Treasurer/Teacher Liason
ebressel@lvcsd.k12.ny.us
Home: 516-676-1426
cell: 516-672-9780

Cathy Craig
Co-Corresponding Treasurer, IEP/504 Questions
ccraig@lvcsd.k12.ny.us 
Home: 516-671-0092
cell: 516.532.9542

Jennie Friedman
Corresponding Secretary
Jenniferfriedman2@gmail.com
Cell: 516-650-1695

Alissa Barosin
Recording Secretary, ENL Liason
drliss@verizon.net 
Cell: 516-741-8299

Janine Chalif
Director, Immediate Past President
Janinerizzo@hotmail.com
Home: 516-609-0468
Cell: 516-815-3125

Scott Sokolow
Director
Scottsokolow@leviton.com
Cell: 516-417-4231

 
  

 Useful Websites

   WEBSITE DESCRIPTION  
  http://www.disability.gov/ DISABILITY RELATED INFORMATION  
  http://schwablearning.org/index.asp KIDS WITH LEARNING DIFFICULTIES  
  www.ncld.org NATIONAL CENTER FOR LEARNING DISABILITIES  
  www.allkindsofminds.org LEARNING DISABILITIES  
  http://www.ldinfo.com/ LEARNING DISABILITIES  
  http://www.bridges4kids.org/ GREAT SITE FOR GENERAL INFORMATION  
  http://www.guidancechannel.com/ GREAT SITE FOR GENERAL INFORMATION  
  http://www.challengingkids.com/ GREAT SITE FOR  INFORMATION  
  http://www.nsgt.org/ GIFTED & TALENTED INFORMATION  
  http://www.nysut.org/cps/rde/xchg/nysut/hs.xsl/k12_6055.htm SPECIAL EDUCATION INFORMATION  
  http://www.nysut.org/files/070103specialed_forumbrochure.pdf GUIDE TO SPECIAL EDUCATION  
  www.ahead.org POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION  
  http://www.collegeforadults.org/ NATIONAL COLLEGE TRANSITION NETWORK  
  http://www.ddpc.state.ny.us/ NYS DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES PLANNING COUNCIL  
  http://www.vesid.nysed.gov/ VOCATIONAL AND EDUCATIONAL SERVICES  
  http://www.wrightslaw.com/ SPECIAL EDUCATION LAW & ADVOCACY  
  www.fetaweb.com ADVOCACY  
  http://www.parenttoparentnys.org/ SPECIAL EDUCATION ADVOCACY IN NEW YORK  
  http://www.21stcenturyskills.org/ ADVOCACY ORGANIZATION  
  www.readingrockets.org/families USEFUL INFORMATION ABOUT READING  
  www.ldonline.org LEARNING DISABILITIES/ADHD  
  www.add.org ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDER ASSOCIATION  
  www.chadd.org ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDER/ADHD  
  http://www.chadd.net/template.cfm?affid=105&p=about ADD/ADHD (CHADD) OF NASSAU COUNTY  
  http://psychcentral.com/disorders/sx24.htm GENERALIZED ANXIETY DISORDER  
  http://helpguide.org/mental/generalized_anxiety_disorder.htm GENERALIZED ANXIETY DISORDER  
  www.ocfoundation.org OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDER  
  http://www.ocdchicago.org/ OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDER  
   www.ocdinkids.org  OCD IN KIDS  
  www.biobehavioralinstitute.com PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES & RESOURCES  
   www.aacap.org/cs/odd.resourcecenter  OPPOSITIONAL DEFIANT DISORDER  
   http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/oppositional-defiant-disorder/DS00630  OPPOSITIONAL DEFIANT DISORDER  
  http://www.care.com/special-needs-caregiver-guide-special-needs-p1166.html CAREGIVER GUIDE FOR SPECIAL NEEDS CHILDREN  
  http://www.joeparisi.com/ SPECIAL NEEDS PLANNING  
  http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/pdd/pdd.htm PERVASIVE DEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS  
  http://www.apraxia-kids.org/ APRAXIA  
  http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/dysgraphia/dysgraphia.htm DYSGRAPHIA  
  http://www.dyscalculia.org/ DYSCALCULIA  
  www.helpguide.org/mental/autism_spectrum.htm

AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER

 
  www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/autism AUTISM  
  www.autism-society.org AUTISM  
  http://www.stonybrookmedicalcenter.org/codycenter/ CENTER FOR AUTISM @ SUNY STONY BROOK  
  http://raisingachildwithautismdaybyday.blogspot.com/ AUTISM BLOG  
  www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/asperger ASPERGER SYNDROME  
  http://www.ahany.org/ ASPERGER ASSOCIATION OF LONG ISLAND  
  www.lifeloveandbipolar.com BIPOLAR DISORDER  
  http://www.borderlinepersonalitydisorder.com/ BORDERLINE PERSONALITY DISORDER  
  http://www.dyslexic.com/ ALL ABOUT DYSLEXIA  
  www.lidyslexia.org DYSLEXIA ASSOCIATION OF LONG ISLAND  
  www.li-tsa.org/ TOURETTE SYNDROME ASSOCIATION OF L.I.  
  http://www.tourettesyndrome.net/ TOURETTE SYNDROME PLUS THE ASSOCIATED DISORDERS  
  www.jdrf.org/index.cfm?page id=100583 JUVENILE DIABETES OF LONG ISLAND  
 

http://www.efli.org/

EPILEPSY FOUNDATION OF LONG ISLAND  
  http://www.fctd.info/ ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY  
  www.thegraycenter.org SOCIALIZATION/ PEER INTERACTION  
  www.modelmekids.com SOCIALIZATION/ PEER INTERACTION  
  www.watchmelearn.com SOCIALIZATION/ PEER INTERACTION  
  www.tnpc.com  NATIONAL PARENTING CENTER  
  www.edhelper.com   GREAT RESOURCE FOR SCHOOL  
  www.epicforchildren.org   PARENTING RESOURCE  
  www.powertolearn.com   PARENTAL RESOURCE  
  www.staysafeonline.org   ONLINE SAFETY TIPS  
  www.bankingkids.com/  FINANCIAL LITERACY FOR KIDS  
  http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/college-resource-center/affordable-colleges-for-students-with-disabilities/  COLLEGE RESOURCES FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES   
  http://www.fairtest.org/

SAT/ACT EXEMPT COLLEGES & POSTSECONDARY SCHOOLS

 
   www.longislandcrisiscenter.org  Long Island Crisis Center