Announcing the 2022 Cotting Senior Class Officers!
The Senior Class held its election for class officers last Friday. Each candidate prepared and made a speech, and we are very happy to announce the results:
Nicola B. – President
Julian J. – Vice-President
Amelia S. – Secretary
Alex K. – Treasurer
The other members of this fantastic class of seniors include:
Mira W., Anna F., Tori R., Emily M., Gaberiel S., Jack Y., Isabel L., Michael L. and
Cotting Conversations: Development of Self
Join us for a panel discussion about how families help their children with special needs understand their disability and how this may evolve as they get older. This event is FREE and open to the public!
School Psychologist Rachel Vorkink (Moderator)
Classroom Teacher Katie Norregaard
Social Emotional Instructor Aly Robinson
When: Thursday, November 10, 3-4 p.m.
Place: Cotting School
453 Concord Avenue, Lexington, MA
If you plan to attend and would like to request an interpreter, please let us know. To RSVP for this event, please contact Director of Marketing & Communications Amanda Balagur at email@example.com or 781-862-7323 ext.205.
Save the Date: Parent/Teacher Conferences on November 16
Parent/teacher conferences are scheduled to take place on Wednesday, November 16. Sign-up sheets will be sent home to families next week. Each family will have the option to sign up for either a 30-minute in-person meeting OR to pick a time slot for a virtual meeting. The first time slot is for 1:30 p.n. and the last is for 6:30 p.m. You will also have the option to request that your student’s clinical team members join the conference.
Real Stories, Real People, Real Progress. Meet the Faces of the Arc!
The videos and stories on our new story hub give a window into the unique challenges people with disabilities face, as well as the dreams and goals we all share. These stories matter and showcase the diversity that makes our communities beautiful. We hope they help expand understanding of our shared humanity and what’s possible for people with IDD in school, jobs, love and life!
Webinars: Self-Directed Adult Services with the Department of Developmental Services
Online, through December 2022, with the Massachusetts Department of Development Services (DDS). Interactive discussions about expanding choices and control in your life through Self-Directed Supports.
Hear how participants and their families can design individualized services to meet their needs through the Participant Directed Program OR the Agency with Choice.
Universally Accessible Treehouse at Simonds Park in Burlington
Meet us in the trees for the GRAND OPENING of the Universally Accessible Treehouse at Simons Park in Burlington, MA! Join us on Saturday, November 19 from 1-5 p.m. for a visit with the treehouse, games, activities and family fun.
We are so excited to announce that the 9th Annual Gobble Wobble for SMILE Mass Race is back! Mark your calendars for 10 a.m. on 11/19. We would love to have you all participate and we welcome all ability levels. Register here before the price increase on 11/1 and to be guaranteed a t-shirt!
If you need to borrow a stroller or you need someone to push your loved one, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support Cotting School every time you shop, at no cost to you. Just select “Cotting School, Inc.” as your charitable organization and remember to shop at smile.amazon.com! Amazon will then donate a portion of your order’s purchase price to Cotting School!
Spread the Word!
Do you know someone who would like to learn more about Cotting School? Please share the information at the links below with someone you know. Cotting School parents are our best ambassadors, and our team is available to connect with families that would like to learn more!