Additional Parent Training Opportunities available to all Bloomfield parents planning for post-secondary opportunities for their children with special needs.

Parent Training Opportunities
Posted on 01/02/2018
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Suffield Parent Transition Workshop

What Parents & Students Need to Know About College
(& Getting Ready for College)

GUEST SPEAKER: Jane Thierfeld Brown, EdD 

s college in the future?

Join us for some practical advice! 
Jane Thierfeld Brown is Assistant Clinical Professor at Yale Child Study, Yale Medical School, Director of College Autism Spectrum and former Director of Student Services at the University of Connecticut School of Law. She has worked in Disability Services for 37 years. She holds an Ed.D from Columbia University, Teachers College. Dr. Brown consults with many families, students, school districts and institutions of higher education. Dr. Brown has appeared on Good Morning America, CBS News and NPR. She has co- authored “ Student with Asperger’s: A Guide for College Professionals,” (2009) Published in Japanese 2017, “The Parent’s Guide to College for Students on the Autism Spectrum,” (2012) will be available for purchase the evening of, and “Behavior Management and Self-Regulation,” (2012) along with many textbook chapters and articles. Dr. Brown is married and has three children, the youngest being a 25 year old son with Autism. 

Sponsored by Suffield Public Schools Special Education Parent Advisory Council

RSVP: Lori O’Neil, School Social Worker at or 860-372-7912



Simsbury Special Education Parent Teacher Organization 

  Join us for a night of information and discussion.


Date:  Wednesday January 24, 2018

Time: 7:00pm

Place: Henry James Cafeteria

            155 Firetown Road, Simsbury, CT


Guest Speakers:

  • Donna Haley, DDS
  • Kerry VanSchaack, DORS Level Up


There will be time for Q&A following the presentations.


Light refreshments will be served.



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