SEPTAR brings families and educators together to meet the special education needs of children in Redwood City



All presentations and meetings are open to everyone. You do not need a child in the Redwood City School District to attend.


IEP and 504 Workshop — A guide to section 504 plans in public schools

Please JOIN us for a workshop on Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. Similarities and differences in IEP and 504 plans will be discussed. Presented by Parents Helping Parents (PHP), jointly sponsored by the Family Resource Center at Community Gatepath and SEPTAR.  

Presenter: Mouna Raad M.A., Bilingual Educational Specialist at PHP

When: Thursday, November 6, 2014, 7pm

Where: Redwood City School District Office
             750 Bradford Street, Redwood City

RSVP: email Cathy or Kay

Free childcare and Spanish language translation

Parent Support Group

Wednesday October 29, 9am to 10:30am
Sage Therapy, 1690 Woodside Road Suite 206, Redwood City

This is a small, supportive group open to all parents regardless of their child's age, diagnosis/difficulties or school district. Join us for a cup of coffee or tea! Meetings are facilitated by Amy Stratton MS MFTI. No RSVP needed.


Please note: This schedule is subject to change. Check back here or on our Facebook page for updates. We also announce meetings on our egroup. To join, send a message to:

Location: Sage Therapy, 1690 Woodside Road Suite 206, Redwood City

For more information call Judy at (650) 576-4271 or email


email Group

SEPTAR hosts an egroup for the Redwood City special education community. You can join the group by sending an email to:


SEPTAR Library

Please donate books, DVD’s or other materials related to parenting, special needs, therapy etc. All items will be available for checkout to SEPTAR members. A listing of the materials will be available soon. Bring donations to a meeting or to Judy at Sage Therapy, 1690 Woodside Road #206, Redwood City.


Bright Idea Grants

Grants up to $250 are available for Special Education department staff for equipment, supplies, or activities. Download application form.



Make a gift Your gift directly supports our programs. You can give online or by sending your check to:

750 Bradford St.
Redwood City, CA 94063

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