Upcoming Events


  • Transition Planning Seminar for Parents of Students ages 16 to 18

    Thursday, May 20, 2021
    Nashoba Learning Group with be holding a Transition Planning Seminar with Special Needs Attorney Meredith Greene for parents whose child is between the ages of 16 and 18.

    May 20th at noon. Email Emily to register.


    For parents and family members of persons with an intellectual or developmental disability, this workshop provides an overview of the legal consequences of reaching the age of emancipation at 18. Discussion will include a description of the range of decision-making options. We will discuss Guardianship, the powers and duties of a guardian, the procedure of initiating a guardianship, and substituted judgement.
     
    We will also cover Supported Decision Making as an alternative to Guardianship, along with basic concepts such as Legal Emancipation, Presumption of Competence, Least Restrictive Alternative, and prioritization of the areas requiring decision-making.

    Meredith H. Greene is a Special Needs Attorney and chair of the Special Needs Practice Group of Fletcher Tilton PC. Within the firm’s Trust & Estate Department, she focuses on special needs planning, estate planning, guardianship, conservatorship, adult services advocacy, and government benefits advocacy. Ms. Greene was trained as a parent advocate representing children and families in the area of special education through the Federation for Children with Special Needs. The law firm of Fletcher Tilton PC has been in existence for nearly two hundred years which is helpful for families undertaking long term planning.

  • NLG's Virtual Spring Fling

    Saturday, June 12, 2021

    NLG's Virtual Spring Fling
    June 12th, 2021
    6-7pm
    Zoom link will be sent to parents who RSVP


    Featured DJ: Vail-Marie, NLG staff member
    Hour will include music videos, line dancing, a freeze dance, attendee "spotlight", and song requests!
     
    Students/members 14 and older are invited.
    Festive attire/costume welcome but not required.
    No cost to families!

    Email Emily to RSVP



  • NLG's Bikeathon

    Sunday, July 25, 2021

    Join NLG for our Annual Bike-A-Thon!
    July 25, 2021
    There are two ride options: 25 or 50 miles. Both rides start at 397 River Road in Carlisle and begin registration at 7:30 am and roll out at 8:30. There will be van support and water stops for riders. Please RSVP to let us know if you will take part in our live ride. We ask all riders to commit to raising a minimum of $250.
     
    We will take full precautions to make sure everyone is socially distancing and following health guidelines.


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  • Bike to the Beach

    Saturday, September 18, 2021

    We are excited to announce we are partnering with Bike to the Beach as a 2021 beneficiary. Bike to the Beach enables incredible local programming for non-profit providers across the country. The event has donated $300,000 to local communities last year.

    Join our team. Invite family, friends and coworkers to ride to support our services. With 25, 50, and 100-mile options, anyone can do it and every rider makes an impact. Spread the word and register today!

    Register here!

    Contact Emily at Emily.wheet@nashobalearninggroup.org for more information.


  • Boston Marathon 2021

    Monday, October 11, 2021

    On October 11th, 2021 20,000 participants will start the running of the 125th Boston Marathon®.  The 26.2-mile route extends through Hopkinton, Ashland, Framingham, Natick, Wellesley, Newton, Brookline and Boston. 

    Nashoba Learning Group is proud to be an official Partner of the John Hancock in the Marathon Non-Profit Program. NLG received four entries provided by John Hancock.  Each year John Hancock donates guaranteed entries to select nonprofits, which use these entries to recruit individual runners to raise money for their cause.  Last year, John Hancock sponsored runners raised more than $10.7 million for over 140 different organizations.  For over 30 years John Hancock has been the principal sponsor of the Boston Marathon®.  The Company’s continued support of the Boston Athletic Association, which has directed the race since 1897, ensures that the race will continue to be a world-class event and an important facet of Boston’s culture and heritage.

    If you are interested in being part of NLG's running team, please contact Emily. You can support our fundraising goals here.

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  • Give Them Wings Auction

    Saturday, October 16, 2021

    Please Join Nashoba Learning Group virtually for our 19th Annual
     Give Them Wings Auction


    Save the date: October 16th 2021
    Silent and Live Auction

    Contact Emily with questions.