Summertime is a time of changed routines for many Mito families. Camp programs, such as those supported by the Matthew Harty Camper Fund, provide special opportunities for children with mitochondrial disease. Mitochondrial disease patients often qualify for and benefit from extended school year services through local school systems as well. Documenting the child’s needs to care providers as well as knowing your family’s rights to extended school year services can make a huge difference in your child’s summer experience.
Annette Hines, Esq., founding partner of the Special Needs Law Group of Massachusetts, will be speaking on the basics of extended school year planning and will answer any questions patients or caregivers may have about summertime planning.
Questions to be answered include: