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Upcoming Events


December 10, 2016

Camp Harkness Playgroup

Waterford, CT

On Saturday, December 10, 2016 the Connecticut Family Support Network will host a free playgroup for families of children with disabilities and their siblings. The group will take place from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Camp Harkness located at 30 Great Neck Road in Waterford, Connecticut.

Camp Harkness Playgroup is a family support group that will meet at Camp Harkness. Children will have the opportunity to meet with other children and participate in activities supervised by experienced staff, giving the parents the time to socialize,access information and receive support.

Deb Dickson from TherapyWorks will give a presentation on “Is it Sensory or is it Behavior” Understanding Sensory Processing in Early Childhood and Strategies for Effective Interventions.

Registration is required. For more information or to register, contact April Dipollina at adipollina@lmhosp.org or via phone at 860-271-4371.

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December 11, 2016

All About Social Thinking! Social Skills for Individuals with Autism

Hartford, CT

On Sunday, December 11, 2016 Applied Behavioral Counseling will host a free workshop for parents, educators and professionals entitled “All About Social Thinking! Social Skills for Individuals with Autism.” The workshop will take place from 1″00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Marriott Hartford Downtown located at 200 Columbus Boulevard in Marriott Room A on the 3rd Floor in Hartford, Connecticut.

Presenter Gitty Endzweig, MSEd, BCBA, LBA, will teach participants practical advice on how to help children with autism interact using social skills.

Refreshments will be served.

For more information or to register, visit the event website.

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December 20, 2016

Education Clinic

Waterbury, CT

On Tuesday, December 20, 2016, Connecticut Legal Services will host a series of clinics for parents or legal guardians of students age 4-17, that attend public school in Northwestern Connecticut or Waterbury and that live in a household that meet income eligibility requirements. The clinic will take place from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Connecticut Legal Services Inc., located at 85 Central Avenue in Waterbury, Connecticut.

The clinic will provide free legal advice for regarding school issues.

Do you work with youth who are not doing well in school? Who are:

• Falling behind their peers?
• Getting suspended or disciplined often?
• Failing or making very little progress?
• Being bullied or not going to school?

For more information contact Connecticut Legal Services Inc., at 203-721-8548.

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January 10, 2017

Education Clinic

Waterbury, CT

On Tuesday, January 10, 2017, Connecticut Legal Services will host a series of clinics for parents or legal guardians of students age 4-17, that attend public school in Northwestern Connecticut or Waterbury and that live in a household that meet income eligibility requirements. The clinic will take place from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Connecticut Legal Services Inc., located at 85 Central Avenue in Waterbury, Connecticut.

The clinic will provide free legal advice for regarding school issues.

Do you work with youth who are not doing well in school? Who are:

• Falling behind their peers?
• Getting suspended or disciplined often?
• Failing or making very little progress?
• Being bullied or not going to school?

For more information contact Connecticut Legal Services Inc., at 203-721-8548.

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January 19, 2017

Thinking Differently: My LD/ADHD Journey to Empowerment

Southport, CT

On Thursday, January 19, 2017, there will be a free workshop entitled “Thinking Differently: My LD/ADHD Journey to Empowerment” The workshop will take place at 7:00 p.m. at 214 Main Street in Southport, Connecticut.

For more information, contact Dr. Hallie A. Buckingham at hbuckingham@eaglehillsouthport.org.

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January 23, 2017

Understanding Challenging Behavior in Young Children

New Milford, CT

On Monday, January 19, 2017, the Connecticut Parent Advocacy Center will host a free workshop entitled “Understanding Challenging Behavior in Young Children.” The workshop will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Sarah Noble Intermediate School located at 25 Sunny Valley Road in New Milford, Connecticut.

Participants will learn what their children’s behavior is communicating, how to use positive behavior supports to encourage the development of new communication skills, and practical tips for promoting children’s success.

Eventbrite - Understanding Challenging Behavior in Young Children

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February 21, 2017

Education Clinic

Waterbury, CT

On Tuesday, February 21, 2017, Connecticut Legal Services will host a series of clinics for parents or legal guardians of students age 4-17, that attend public school in Northwestern Connecticut or Waterbury and that live in a household that meet income eligibility requirements. The clinic will take place from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Connecticut Legal Services Inc., located at 85 Central Avenue in Waterbury, Connecticut.

The clinic will provide free legal advice for regarding school issues.

Do you work with youth who are not doing well in school? Who are:

• Falling behind their peers?
• Getting suspended or disciplined often?
• Failing or making very little progress?
• Being bullied or not going to school?

For more information contact Connecticut Legal Services Inc., at 203-721-8548.

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March 11, 2017

Disability Summit

Uncasville, CT

On Saturday, March 11, 2017 LERN will host a a Disability Summit from 10:00 a.m to 4:00 p.m. at the Mohegan Sun Convention Center located at 1 Mohegan Sun Boulevard in Uncasville, Connecticut.

Resources and professionals will be on hand with valuable information for Birth to Secondary Transition.

Details on the breakout sessions will be available soon.

Registration begins December 2, 2016. For more information contact LEARN at www.learn.k12.ct.us.

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March 30, 2017

The Inspiring Story of a Rebel Dyslexic Space Explorer

Southport, CT

On Thursday, March 30, 2017, there will be a free workshop entitled “The Inspiring Story of a Rebel Dyslexic Space Explorer.” The workshop will take place at 07:00 p.m. at 214 Main St, Southport, Connecticut.

For more information, contact Dr. Hallie A. Buckingham hbuckingham@eaglehillsouthport.org.

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