Special Education News!

The Special Education Department will be offering different seminars throughout the school year to address the different needs of our students and parents.  Flyers for these events will be posted on the blog.  Please check back frequently for updates.

January 2018

Welcome back and Happy New Year!!!!  There will be a Resource Fair for families with students with disabilities on January 22nd at Daniell Middle School.  Please see the attached flyer for more information.



October 2017
Hope everyone enjoyed their Fall Break.  There are 2 upcoming events to highlight.

Please attend the Fostering Communication seminar being held by Parent Mentors at the Hawthorrne Center on Tuesday, October 10th from 9:30-11:30.  Please see the attached flyers (Spanish and English) for more information.

Please also attend the College & Career Fair specifically for students with disabilities.  It will be held on October 10th at Hillgrove High School from 4:30-7:00.  Please refer to the flyers (English and Spanish) for more details.

September 2016
Please come to Smitha Middle School, Monday, September 12th for an informative evening where speakers will share an overview of Cobb’s Teaching and Learning Support and Specialized Services Division along with family engagement ideas being put into practice for families of students with disabilities by local PTAs.  Please refer to flyers (English and Spanish) for more information.

September 19, 2016
Please come to Marietta High School, Thursday, October 13th (4:30-7:30) for a joint transition fair with the Marietta City School System.  The title of the event is Transition to Life: Exploring the Possibilities.  Come for an informative evening where students can explore post-secondary programs leading to college and career readiness Please refer to flyers (Transition to Life Flyer, Speaker Bios, Vendors) for more information.

October 10, 2016
Please come to Hawthorne Center, Tuesday, October 18th (9:30 AM-11:00 AM) for a session where parents will learn how to use visual supports to increase communication exchanges for children with low verbal skills and how to increase oral expression during literacy activities.  The event title is Fostering Communication Skills: Facilitating Communication Through Visual Supports & Literacy Activities.  Please refer to flyers (English and Spanish) for more information.

January 23, 2017

Please come to Dodgen Middle School, Monday, January 30th (6:30 PM-8:30 PM) for a session where parents  have the opportunity to visit with 20+ organizations from Cobb County and the surrounding area to learn about programs offerd for families of students with special needs.  The event title is Community Connections Resource Fair.  Please refer to flyers (English and Spanish ) for more information.

College Options for Students Who Need Support to be Success – College Panel. Walton High School Auditorium, Thursday, February 2nd (6:30 PM-8:30PM) for an opportunity to meet Colleges who support Special Needs, IEPs, etc.


February 1, 2017

Please click on the link below to review the flyer and complete the 2017 Annual Parent Involvement Survey for Georgia Families Raising a Student with a Disability.

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February 27, 2017

Please click on the links below to review two fliers – Piecing Together Public Safety and their Heroes: Saturday, April 22, 2017Evening of Inspiration Honoring our Exceptional Students: Thursday, March 9, 2017.

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