New England Early Connections Conference

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April 29, 2017 - 12:30pm to 7:00pm
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Lower School
United States
175 North Beacon Street
Watertown, MA 02472

Good news – registration for the 2017 New England Early Connections Conference is easier than ever!

We’re moving registration to an online-only format, making it more convenient and more accessible.

Please RSVP with your email so we can notify you when registration opens. If you need a printed copy of the registration form mailed to you, please email Vincent Pagano,

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One day to focus on your family

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Don't miss your opportunity on Saturday, April 29 to connect with parents of children ages birth to age 7. Sessions Include:

  • Parenting strategies
  • Sibling communication
  • Healthy adult relationships
  • Moving from IFSP to IEP

Free child care available • Lunch provided


Keynote Speaker

Ed Bosso

Ed Bosso is the Superintendent at Perkins School for the Blind and oversees all of the educational services, including programs on the Perkins campus and in public schools. Ed lives on campus with his family, including a 2-year-old daughter who attends the Perkins Infant-Toddler Program, 16-year-old daughter who attends Watertown High School and his eldest daughter who is in her second year at the University of Delaware.

Ed has more than 30 years of experience in education as a teacher and leader. As a dad, Ed understands firsthand the challenges and rewards of parenting. As a parent and a professional, Ed has worked tirelessly to advocate for students and families.

Prior to Perkins, he served as vice president of Gallaudet’s National Deaf Education Center. He also served as the director of Delaware’s Statewide Programs for Deaf and Deaf Blind Students as well as principal of the Delaware School for the Deaf. 

Taking Care of Our Children…Taking Care of Ourselves

Early Connections Conference logo of three figures holding hands.Each spring for over 30 years, professionals and parents of children with visual impairments have come together for the Early Connections Conference to share, network and learn about the latest strategies and resources to develop the best education for their child.

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Event Date: 
April 29, 2017 - 12:30pm to 7:00pm
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