Littleton Public Schools believes that parents are key partners in their child's education. As the person who best knows their child's needs, interests, and strengths, your participation is critical to your child's educational success.
One support that is available to parents is the District Special Services Advisory Committee, or SSAC. This group is primarily composed of parents of students with disabilities. The group meets monthly to advise the district on special education areas of priority and to provide support and training for parents of students with disabilities. This includes recommendations to the district regarding the needs of children with disabilities and their parents, provision of workshops for parents in a variety of topic areas, and dissemination of information regarding special education programs and community resources.
Please feel free to contact one of the special education coordinators listed below for more information.
Janie Youderian (303) 347-3466
(Coordinator, Elementary Special Education Programs)
Carla Larson (303)-347-3393
(Coordinator, Secondary Special Education Programs)
Jennifer Templeton (303) 347-3430
(Coordinator, Student Support Services)
Kim Bryant (303) 347-3469
(Specialist, Early Childhood and Elementary Special Education)
Mary Alllman (303) 347-3449
(Specialist, Transition Services)
You may also contact:
Melissa Cooper (303) 347-3471
Director, Special Education
SSAC meets from 7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m. at the Education Services Center, Room 3104 (unless noted otherwise).
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The LPS Special Services Advisory Committee is proud to sponsor the 2019-2020 Parent Workshop Schedule. Any LPS parent is welcome to attend. All workshops are held at the Education Services Center Boardroom unless otherwise noted.
October 1: Understanding Dyslexia: Simulation and Awareness Workshop
October 21: Understanding Dyslexia: Simulation and Awareness Workshop
November 6 and 19 : If I Knew Then What I Know Now: The IEP Process
November 21: Supporting Students with Diabetes in the School Setting
December 3: Dr. Susan Hepburn: Mindfulness Interventions for Parents & Teachers of Youth with Developmental Disabilities; Stress Reduction and Strategies for Staying Calm in Chaos for Parents and Teachers
January 21: Community Resource Fair: Planning Services, Supports, and Resources for your Child
January 28: Navigating the 504 Process: Eligibility and Accommodations
February 20: Exploring Guardianship
February 26: Understanding Dyslexia: Simulation and Awareness Workshop
March 5: Supporting the Twice Exceptional Learner
March 11: Susan Hepburn: Parenting & Teaching an Anxious Child – Do’s and Don’ts when Interacting with an Anxious Child
April 2: Supporting Students with Health Need in the Schools
April 21: Post Secondary Options for Students with Disabilities