SAGE

What is SAGE?

SAGE stands for Special and Gifted Education. It is a committee within Frisco ISD PTA for parents, teachers and students in Special, 504 and/or Gifted Education.

 

SAGE sponsors various workshops, training classes and provides access to local resources throughout the year in order to provide families and educators up-to-date and valuable information.

 

Join the SAGE mailing list and never miss an update or meeting! Please specify special education list, 504, or gifted/talented list. Send requests to sagenewsflash@gmail.com.

 

SAGE MISSION STATEMENT: We endeavor to promote a close alliance between parents and educators of diverse learners in hopes of benefiting all children. SAGE is a new committee within Frisco ISD PTA for parents, teachers and students in Special, 504 and/or Gifted Education.
 

For more information on SAGE at Corbell, please contact the SAGE coordinator. Find out more about the FISD SAGE program click here. SAGE can also be found on Facebook and Twitter @Frisco_SAGE

  

Frisco ISD has In-Home/Parent Trainers who serve Frisco ISD families of children with special needs. Find out more here.

 

SAGE Shirts 

If you missed the deadline but want a SAGE shirt, please email 

FRISCOSAGE@GMAIL.COM.

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Frisco Gifted Association

Frisco Gifted Association, with whom we share programs is below. Worried that your child is both academically gifted and has a disability? FGA does twice-exceptional (2E) well! Sign up for their newsletter at friscogifted.org  
 
FGA also has their own FB Page.
 
 
 

Support Groups on 5/3 and 5/8

Family Picnic at Hope Park on 5/5

Coffee with the Director on 5/11

Closing of the Parent Sanctuary & Lending Library on 5/12

Guest Speaker Rashi Patel presenting “Get Your Child Moving: Learn Games & Fun Activities” on 5/16

Potty Talk Tool Time Training on 5/19.

 

 

 

​Other events this month:
 

NAA-NT (National Autism Association- North Texas) will host a sibling panel on  May 2nd from 7pm to 9pm, titled: “What is it like to be a sibling to a brother or a sister with Autism”  A panel of smart, funny, loving, and outspoken siblings will share about their families and how they feel about having a sibling with Autism, how they deal with uncomfortable situations, and what peers and friends say about their sibling with Autism. Join us and bring your children who are siblings to listen to these amazing children and hear what they have to say.  Please RSVP for this meeting by emailing: nagla_alvin@verizon.net   Hosted at: St. Andrew United Methodist Church, Theater Rm, 2nd  floor, 1401 Mira Vista, Plano, TX 75093  

 

  • Studio Movie Grill continues to host sensory-friendly special needs movie screenings each month, at no charge for children with special needs (sibs are free, too!).  The locations in The Colony & Plano are screening Guardians of the Galaxy 2 on May 13th and Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul on May 27th, both at 11:00. Tickets must be purchased at the box office.  
  • The Dallas Children’s Theater  All performances are only $5 per person and will take place at the Rosewood Center for Family Arts- 5938 Skillman St. Dallas 75231.  The schedule of performances is attached- the next performance will be Roald Dahl’s “James and the Giant Peach”, adapted by David Wood. May 13th at 1:30pm.  To purchase tickets, call 214-740-0051
  • Therapy & Beyond invites mothers of special needs children to take just one evening to be honored and feel inspired.  Celebrating dignified women who embody true strength....Mothers of Special Needs Children!  Enjoy a mini fashion show, inspirational words, food, conversation, and many prizes and raffles!   Therapy & Beyond would like to thank Dallas Fashion for Charity, St. Andrew UMC, Geri Mooren and several other donors for helping us make this event truly special for many deserving moms!  Thursday, May 11th 6:30 PM – 9:30  St Andrew United Methodist Church  5801 West Plano Parkway  Plano, TX 75093   For more information/registration, visit: 
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    https://www.eventbrite.com/e/4th-annual-moms-mingle-tickets-32441483350?aff=es2
  • Would you enjoy some time to relax or run errands while your child with special needs is treated as a “VIP”?  A lovely & passionate woman brought the Buddy Break respite program to our area and would love for your family to join them!  Each event is free and will be held at Chase Oaks Church in Plano from 10am-1pm.  The next event is Saturday, May 13th (future date: 6/17).  For registration issues or to volunteer, please contact Sara Chacon: buddybreak.coc@gmail.com.
  • Does your child struggle through haircuts?  We may have the solution for you!  Several parents have shared what an angel Tia Turner of “Cuts on the Fly” has been for them!  Tia travels to your location to provide haircuts, and specializes in services for children with special needs!  You can learn more about her by visiting her Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/COTF22/, by email: cutsforautism@gmail.com, or by phone: 214-859-8876.
  • The Plano Parks and Recreation Adapted Recreation Program offer recreational opportunities for individuals with special needs from 12 months to over 60 years of age. Programs are offered year-round and provide a variety of activities such as: fitness, crafts and fine arts, education, outings and a variety of other programs that meet the needs of children/teens and adults with disabilities. Most classes are held at Liberty Recreation Center, 2601 Glencliff Drive Plano, 
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