Johanne PinoProject Coordinator & Young Adult Leaders Fellowship Supervisor
Johanne Pino has worked at MAC since 1999. In her role as a full time Project Coordinator, she engages in outreach and provides information and technical assistance to parents, legislators, and professionals who work with children with disabilities or work on legislative issues that affect children with disabilities.
She works to assure that school systems across the Commonwealth provide equal educational opportunities for students with disabilities so that the students will be able to fully participate in their communities. By helping to improve special education services and supports for students with disabilities, she helps to ensure that they will have better educational outcomes and will be prepared for further education, employment, and/or independent living.
- Jan 16 2024
- 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Autism Parent Training [WORKING TOGETHER SERIES]
This workshop provides an overview of specific special education requirements addressing the unique needs of students with autism. This workshop addresses current trends, legal standards, evaluation rights and the range of compensatory services still available to address students’ needs. There will be an emphasis on law and strategies to help ensure children with autism receive the full range of instruction and services necessary to meet their unique needs, and to provide educational opportunities reflecting potential in inclusive settings.