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Special Services Staff

Sue Watson
Director of Special Services
swatson@sedomocha.org

Roberta Bemis
Administrative Assistant
rbemis@sedomocha.org

Shirley Kirkpatrick
Social Worker, Day Treatment
skirkpatrick@sedomocha.org

Judith Sternal
Speech Pathologist
jsternal@sedomocha.org

Kate Taylor
Occupational Therapy
ktaylor@sedomocha.org

Parent Resources

Council for Exceptional Children
The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving the educational success of individuals with disabilities and/or gifts and talents.

Hope, compassion, support, and help for behaviorally challenging kids and their caregivers.

A guide to educational and special needs apps.

Special Needs link to the Maine Department of Education

The Autism Society of Maine provides education and resources to support the valued lives of individuals on the autism spectrum and their families.

A central source of information on disabilities in infants, toddlers, children and youth.

Starting Points for Parents is an online community for family of children with disabilities Providing Opportunities for Information Networking, Training and Support.  The organization was previously known as the Maine Parent Federation.

The Procedural Safeguards set forth in the Maine Unified Special Education Regulations are the rights that apply when children are: in the referral process for special education: or already identified under special education; or whose parents believe should be identified under special education.

As the parent of a child receiving special education services, you should read Maine’s Procedural Safeguards and use this document to help explain them.