UPCOMING EVENTS FOR FAMILIES OF SPECIAL NEEDS STUDENTS 
 

The Write iPad Apps for Note-Taking

Thursday, April 3, 2014   3:00 – 4:00pm

Online webinar

The Georgia Project for Assistive Technology presents this free webinar to review selected iPad apps for taking notes in classrooms. There are many note-taking apps for the iPad today with a variety of input methods: handwriting, typing, audio recording, and dictation. Selected apps will be reviewed by their features and tied to a student’s needs/abilities, their tasks, and environments. No registration required; webinar links can be found at: http://www.gatfl.org/webinars.php.

 


Ryan’s Friends Autism/Asperger Parent Support Group
Monday, April 21, 2014   6:30 – 8:30pm

McDonough Presbyterian Church, McDonough, GA

This parent support group brings together families like yours who are trying to piece together the puzzling aspects of raising a child with an autism spectrum disorder. These free, monthly meetings are facilitated by a trained therapist and sponsored by Ryan’s Friends, Inc., www.ryansfriendsinc.org. No RSVP required.

 


Person-Centered Planning for College & Career Transition
Tues, April 29, 2014   10:00am – 2:00pm

Stone Mountain, GA

The Georgia Inclusive Post-Secondary Education Consortium invites parents, students, college personnel, and transition specialists to this statewide meeting to learn about person-centered planning for life after high school. $10 registration fee includes lunch. For more information, contact Susanna Miller at smiller65@gsu.edu or at 404-413-1013.

 


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
Every Monday, 7:00pm

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 pbuck123@bellsouth.net, 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. 

Last Modified on March 27, 2014