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From Heather Endres, notice about two upcoming events that might be of interest to special needs families.
I. SUPPORT GROUP FOR PARENTS OF SPECIAL NEEDS CHILDREN
Thursday, May 14, 2009, 7-8:30pm. Speaker: Nancy Mandernach of the Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities (OCECD).
Focus: Q and A Session with Nancy, and information on “Understanding ADHD.”
At the home of Molly King, 130 Big Run Road, Delaware OH 43015. Please RSVP, so there will be sufficient materials. Contact Molly at 740-369-4047 (home) or 614-581-6675 (cell), or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Childcare provided if needed — if you do need childcare, tell Molly.
- Share information
- Support each other
- Speakers (usually)
II. TRANSITION WEEKEND: MY LIFE, MY FUTURE
June 26-26, 2009
Embassy Suites Columbus-Dublin
5100 Upper Metro Place, Dublin OH 43017
for families, students and their transition team members
Application Deadline: May 20, 2009.
Contact Tom Fish, PhD at 614-292-7550 or email@example.com .
Sponsors are The Ohio Rehabilitation Services Commission and The Ohio Dept. of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities, together with The Nisonger Center of The Ohio State University.
“Transitional” aged kids are 14 and older. But even if they aren’t 14 yet, parents should be proactive in preparing them for their future, says Heather Endres.
She just attended a workshop on transition, sponsored by OCECD and the Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence (OCALI). She received resource packs, and wanted us to know about options. For more, visit www.OCECD.org and www.ocali.org.
source: Heather Enderes’s email alert. To receive the alerts, contact Heather at 740-548-3936 or firstname.lastname@example.org
tutoring in Columbus OH: Adrienne Edwards 614-579-6021 or email email@example.com