Monday, August 18, 2014
McDonough Presbyterian Church
Ryan's Friends, www.ryansfriendsinc.org
will host its first Parents Support Group Session of the new school year on
Monday, August 18 at McDonough Presbyterian Church at 6:30 PM. Come join us and
share what happened over the summer, share your thoughts and triumphs.....and
tell us what you want to do in the coming year. As always, the moderator will
be Holly Daniel-Moore.
Making a Difference: Telling Your Story Effectively to
Monday, August 18, 2014
Let your voice be heard by telling your story and giving
effective testimony to your legislators or policy makers. Your story CAN make a
difference! Whether you represent your child, yourself, or a group, you will
learn ways to stay informed and engaged. Presenters: Claire Dees, Parent to
Parent of Georgia, Community Engagement Manager; Representative Pat Gardner, District
57, Atlanta; and Dawn Alford, Public Policy Specialist, Georgia Council on
Developmental Disabilities and self-advocate.
Register now at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6683148692741346049
Getting the Most Out
of Brain-Based Treatments for Autism
Monday, August 25,
Moms Fighting Autism presents this free, live webinar with
Dr. Suzanne Goh. This seminar will present some of the latest neurological
research to help guide parents in important decisions about therapeutic options
for autism. To register, go to http://www.momsfightingautism.com/drgoh
Heart, Mind &
Health Symposium for Caregivers
Friday, September 26,
2014 9:00am – 3:00pm
From the organization that brought you the College-Bound
Conference in 2012 comes a new symposium for caregivers of special needs
children to focus on the link between heart/hope/compassion, neuroscience, and
nutrition/supplements. Speakers, book signings, networking with other parents,
continental breakfast and light lunch are included with your ticket. To reserve
your spot, register at http://www.southsidesymposium.com/.
NAMI Family-to-Family Support Group
Every Thursday, 7:00 – 8:30pm
Jodeco Road United Methodist Church, Stockbridge
What happens next when a loved one is diagnosed with a mental illness? Where can you find help? What can you do to make your life easier? The National Alliance on Mental Illness is sponsoring a family-based support group every week for family members who have loved ones with a mental health diagnosis (bipolar disease, mood disorders, ADHD, etc.). This support group is facilitated by family members for family members only. For more information, contact Eileen Geurts at 770-504-9172. No RSVP required; you are welcome to just show up.
Families Anonymous Support Group
Wesley Way United Methodist Church, McDonough, GA
FA is a non-religious, 12-step fellowship for families and friends who are concerned about the destructive behavior of someone close to them, whether caused by alcohol, drugs, or related behavioral problems. No dues, fees, or registration. For more information, contact email@example.com, 770-315-6057 or 678-565-4151.
Information provided is not, and should not be considered, an endorsement of services or providers by Henry County Schools or its employees.