Scarsdale C.H.I.L.D.

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ATTENTION PARENTS and TEACHERS: If your child or student . . .
• struggles with school work or homework; or
• receives support in a resource room; or
• receives services such as speech & language therapy or occupational therapy; or
• is in a self-contained, parallel, co-taught or skills class; or
• receives modifications or accommodations based upon his or her special needs
then C.H.I.L.D., a committee of Scarsdale’s PT council, is a network of resources, information and support for you. We have a diverse group of dedicated volunteers who are available to answer your questions and offer support and advice.  Your calls will be kept confidential.

We invite you to attend our meetings!
In addition to providing support, our meetings also enable us to discuss ways we can ensure that the school system meets our children’s special needs. Our meetings feature speakers from the Scarsdale School District as well as noted professionals in the fields of learning disabilities, psychology, and medicine.

Meeting Schedule:

November 12, 2014 at 7:30 p.m., Fox Meadow Elementary School
 Meet Scarsdale's New CPSE Chair: KRISTINA TIVNAN  
         What is CPSE?: Committee on Preschool Special Education 
          Do You Have A Child Between the ages of 2-5?
          Learn about: Pre-school developmental milestones
                                When it is time for an evaluation 
                                What services are available 
                                Will my child qualify
                                What to expect at a CPSE Meeting
January 13, 2015 at 7:30 p.m., Scarsdale Middle School
Joint meeting with PT Council
February 25, 2015 at 7:30 p.m., Fox Meadow Elementary School
How to Prepare for Your CSE Meeting
May 6, 2015 at 7:30 p.m., Fox Meadow Elementary School
Transitions: Elementary School to Middle School, Middle School to High School, Post High School

Meetings are generally open to the public, free of charge, and held at Scarsdale's Fox Meadow Elementary School, 59 Brewster Road, in the New Multipurpose Room on the 2nd floor unless specifically indicated.  Please check our upcoming events page to confirm for those specific meetings you wish to attend.

E-mail with your contact information so that we may inform you about upcoming meetings and events.
Parent Representatives Available to You
The C.H.I.L.D. committee has parent representatives who are available to assist you in every school.  These parents are dedicated volunteers who have a professional interest in special education and/or who have children with learning differences.  Feel free to contact them as needed.  All conversations are strictly confidential.

Chair Leanne Freda (Needham) 725-2456 
Vice Chair Wendy Glaser 874-5088
Preschool: Wendy Glaser 874-5088
Edgewood: Louisa Johnson 218-7229
Fox Meadow Hoosna Haque 574-5304
Greenacres: Penny Smith 723-0115
Heathcote: Charlotte Vermeer Berry 725-2778
Quaker Ridge: Keren Morris 722-2451
Middle School: Diane Baylor 725-1193
High School: Marian Green 725-7618