Friday, September 26, 2014 9:00am – 3:00pm
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/
8th Annual Fall Festival
Sept 27, 2014 2:00-4:00pm
First of Henry County invites kids and adults with special needs and their
families to their free fall festival. Come enjoy bingo, outdoor games, crafts,
food, dance, drawings, hay ride, and more! Please RSVP to email@example.com
with the name of the special needs person and number of family members
attending. No drop-offs! Click HERE
to see the flyer for more information.
Reasonable Accommodations & Youth Transitions to Employment
Sept 30, 2014 11:00am – 12:00pm
of Georgia offers this free webinar session to provide basic information on
youth transitions to employment, including reasonable accommodations in the
employment process, definition of disability, and when and how to disclose
about a disability. An interactive presentation will be used with
opportunities for questions, answers and comments. Registration is required at https://syracuseuniversity.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_1BrXNH5U5G6xIpL
5th Annual Georgia Gathering on Person-Centered Planning
& Friday, Oct 9 – 10, 2014
and self-advocates are invited to celebrate and learn more about
person-centered thinking and practices. People from all over the state gather
for two days to listen, learn, and share their skills, ideas, stories, and
experiences in using person-centered practices to build meaningful lives for
people with disabilities. Click HERE
to see the flyer for details and to register;
fee is $65.
Friends Autism Parent Support Group
Oct 20, 2014 6:30pm
Come join Ryan's Friends, www.ryansfriendsinc.org
, to listen
and share your thoughts and experiences. As always, meetings are facilitated by
Holly Daniel-Moore and include light refreshments.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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.