Special Education and Student Services

Special Education District Office  508-675-8421 extension 55262
     Lisa Moy, Executive Director of Special Education and Student Services extension 55262
     Ruth Federici, Supervisor Grades 6-12  extension 55261
     Kristen Farias, Supervisor Grades PPK to 5 extension 55333
     Kristen Donahue, Supervisor Out of District and Ancillary Services extension 55275
     Denise DeMello, Secretary to the Director  ext. 55262
Special Education Contact Directory
  • Doran                Gayle Assad                      508-675-8225
  • Durfee               Susan Pucillo  or Alex Dias  508-675-8100  
  • Early Childhood   Jean Lider                         508-675-8421 
  • Fonseca             Gina Sasso                        508-675-8177
  • Greene              Cynthia Trinidad                 508-675-8325
  • Henry Lord         Melissa French                   508-675-8208
  • Kuss                  Jennifer Graham                508-675-8335
  • Letourneau         Gayle Assad                      508-676-2170
  • Morton               Ann Marie Dias                  508-675-8340
  • Silvia                 Paula Rego                       508-675-9811
  • Spencer Borden   Oriana Jones                     508-675-8202
  • Stone                Sarah Murphy                    508-675-8405
  • Talbot                Katie Souza                      508-675-8350
  • Tansey               Oriana Jones                    508-675-8206
  • Viveiros              Gina Sasso                      508-675-8300
  • Watson               Ann Marie Dias                 508-675-8240


The Fall River Special Education Parent Advisory Council
FRPS Special Education students and their families to our
Community Resource and Fun Fair
When: Saturday, May 20th
11 AM until 2 PM
Where: BMC Durfee Nagle Auditorium 360 Elsbree St. Fall River, MA 02720
                         EVENTS INCLUDE:
                                               RESOURCE  TABLES  FROM  LOCAL  SERVICE PROVIDERS
                                                          MAGIC COMEDY SHOW BY TONY BALONEY
                                                  INTERACTIVE ACTIVITY WITH WIGGLE KIDS
                                                                  SNACKS AND REFRESHMENTS
                   For further information please contact:                         
Tiffany @tiffanypineault.yahoo.com            
This free event is sponsored by:  SEPAC













Resources for Parents:

Special Education Resources and Links for Parents--www.specialeducationguide.org

Autism Society--www.autism-society.org

Council for Exceptional Children--www.cec.sped.org

Federation for Children with Special Needs--fcsn.org

National Association of Parents with Children in Special Education--www.napcse.org








Overview of Special Education

Parent Information Brochure

Parent Information Brochure(Spanish)

SEPAC Brochure

Attendance Brochure 

Attendance Brochure(Spanish)



Fall River Public Schools Annual Civil Rights Training

News and Notices


Special Education Parent Advisory Council(SEPAC)

Provides info for all families receiving SPED Services in Fall River, We strive to foster open communication between the district and special education families.

Fall River Autism Community Group

A support group for all parents/caregivers of children with autism in preK-12. We support ASD families through meetings, resources and workshops.

Contacts: Tiffany Pineault tiffanypineault@yahoo.com, Stefanie Picard stef.picard@comcast.net, Shannel Stewart Ptoautismmom@gmail.com


All meetings are held at Kuss Middle School Community Room from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm.


Meeting dates:


May 2, 2017        Autism Community Group                       TBA

June 6, 2017       SEPAC                                                 TBA

STAFF MEETINGS 3:15pm TO 5:15pm