Night With The Stars
January 10, 2015, 7 - 10 pm
Special Needs Dance
Grand Haven Community Center
421 Columbus, Grand Haven 49417
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LEAP — Lead – Empower – Assist - Parents
Kent Intermediate School District Educational Service Center
2930 Knapp NE Grand Rapids, MI 49525
Parking Lot 11
Saturday, 3/1/14 8:30 a.m. — 2:30 p.m.
This day long workshop is designed for parents and providers of children with special needs. Breakout sessions: How to be your child's best advocate; parenting strategies to manage behavior; simple solutions to everyday issues; assistive technology in early childhood, communication support and sensory information;legal planning for a child with disabilities, tips and strategies for IEP's,strategies for parents to maintain healthy relationships with each other and encouraging self - determination skills. An inspirational panel of students share their experiences of building "Connections" through peer tutoring, social events & extra curricular activities that benefit all students. Leave with a toolkit to help make a difference at your child's school. Exhibitors, vendors and service providers will be available throughout the day to share resources and answerquestions. Free child care is available and provided by the David D. HuntingYMCA. www.kentisd.org
Michigan Council for Exceptional Children 74th Annual Special Education Conference
March 5 – 7, 2014
Grand Plaza Hotel, Grand Rapids, MI
Workshops start at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday. The keynote address starts at 10:50 a.m. on Thursday.
Breakout sessions begin at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday and 8:00 a.m. on Friday.
Registration opens at 7:30 a.m. all three days.
Click here to register www.michigancec.org.
Family Hope Foundation
Family Hope Foundation offers financial assistance for therapy that is not covered by insurance. Scholarships of up to and including $1,000 per applicant are awarded twice a year, April 1st & October 1st.
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