+ Central Ohio: 2 Special Needs Meetings in September

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I.     Special Needs Connections,” an ongoing  support group for parents of special needs children.  You can share information, support each other and — usually — hear a speaker.

  • Thursday September 17, 2009
  • 7:00 – 8:30 pm
  • 130 Big Run Rd Delaware OH 43015   (Molly King’s home)
  • TOPIC: BULLYING
  • Childcare if needed (contact Molly if it is)

Speaker is Nancy Mandernach from the Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities (OCECD).  You will gain an understanding of the different types of bullying, symptoms that children display when they are being bullied, and also learn strategies to teach your children.

Contact Molly at home 740-369-4047, cell 614-581-6675 or mking@nexgenaccess.com

II.     CHADD Columbus will hold two meetings this day:  for parents of children with ADD, and for adults with ADD.

  • Saturday, September 19, 2009
  • 10 am to Noon
  • Mifflin Presbyterian Church, 123 Granville St, Gahanna OH 43230

For parents: topic is Understanding the Evaluation Process Under IDEA 2004, presented by Colleen Miller, O.C.E.C.D.

For ADD adults: topic is ADD From the Inside Out, presented by Nancy Schleich, LISW-S.  High school or college age teens may also benefit from this discussion of attention awareness and exercises and are invited to this session.

CHADD meetings are open to the public and are free to CHADD members.  They ask for a $5 donation from non-members who attend (to offset the cost of photocopying and refreshments.)  They say pre-registration helps plan seating, amount of materials and refreshments.

So send an email to columbus-ohio@chadd.net   Also: visit their website at www.chadd.net/20G  or call 614-528-4141.

tutoring in Columbus OH:   Adrienne Edwards   614-579-6021  or email  aedwardstutor@columbus.rr.com

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