Top News, February 2020

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Next meeting: February 14, 9:30am.
Topic: Occupational Therapy’s Role with Families & Emotional Regulation
Presented by: Elizabeth Sherman, MOT, OTR/L, of Heart of Gold, Pittsburgh Therapy Project LLC.

News: Have you heard about the Flexible Instruction Days? They will happen when school is cancelled because of weather or emergencies. Click here to find out more about them, and how to consider your child’s unique circumstances.


Become a member of The North Allegheny Special Education Parent Networking Group! This $10/yr. membership helps you network with other parents and our district administrators, and also gives you the opportunity to send up to three CLICK awards in the spring. The money is used to cover the cost of meeting speakers, website fees, and award folios. Fill out this form and bring it to a meeting, or mail it to NASEPNG, PO BOX 352, Ingomar, PA 15127. We hope you will become a member, but please feel free to attend a meeting or two either way, we’d love to see you!


The PNG Building Representatives.  The 2019-2020 school year is an important time to collaborate with North Allegheny’s Special Education Department on future planning.  Our members and building representatives will be involved in conversations that will shape the program for years to come.  The more input we have, the stronger the outcome will be!  Each of the 12 district buildings needs a parent representative who can attend the Chapter 14 and SEAC (Special Education Advisory Committee) meetings on 10/10/2019, 2/3/2020, and 4/16/2020 from 1-3pm at the Central Administration Office, Hillvue Lane. Please contact our rep coordinator, Christina Yauch at to ask about becoming a building representative.

A subset of our PNG members will be parent representatives for each of our 12 school buildings. They attend Chapter 14 Meetings to work collaboratively with our district administrators and staff to discuss topics of concern to special education.


Consumer concerns meetings are scheduled this year for October 2019 and April 2020. The PNG President and Building Reps Coordinator will meet with The North Allegheny Director of Student Services and the two Directors of Special Education. Topics of concern will be gathered through discussions at PNG meetings and information shared by our building representatives. Until we have established the list of our representatives, concerns may be emailed to


North Allegheny Special Education Parent Networking Group (PNG) is dedicated to supporting parents of children with special needs including but not limited to children with IEP’s, 504’s, speech services, learning differences and reading disorders by providing a place to network with other parents at our monthly topical meetings while keeping current on special education issues and legislation.

















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