Author Archives: Bethany Young

Dance Classes for All Abilities

Ohana School of Performing Arts 470 Newton Street South Hadley, MA   Tuesdays @ 4:15-5pm 413-539-9996

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Area Events

June 27th – Autism Connections; Summer Fun at McCray’s Farm June 28th – Autism Connections; Bowling – Shelburne Falls Bowling Alley June 29th – Autism Connections; Sensory Friendly Showing – Rave Cinemas

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May 10th: Guardianship Alternatives

Guardianship and Alternatives: What do you need to know? Professional Panelists will provide information about guardianships, including the process, various types of guardianships and considerations for your family. Panelists will also discuss alternatives to guardianship for your loved one. Hyman Darling – Attorney at Bacon and Wilson in Springfield, MA Maureen Lemke- Magistrate at Hampden […]

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May 7th: Calling ALL Dog Lovers

Join us on Sunday, May 7th for an exciting event surrounding service and therapy dogs. Author, Melissa Fay Greene, will be giving an interactive presentation on the power of unconditional love especially between an individual with challenges and their dog. This is a free, family friendly event that we can’t wait to see you at! […]

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Area Events + Workshops

Apple Holyoke; contact holyoke@apple.com  Watch this video for more information. Being held in April. April 21 + 22 – Housing 101 & Section 8 Housing Clinic. Friday, April 21, 6-8pm and Saturday, April 22, 9-5pm. Email Donna at donna.kushi@pathlightgroup.org for information. Monday, May 4 – Empowering Students and Families: Positive Youth Development and Social Justice Practices. The […]

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Area Events!

February 1st – Valentines Dance, Jericho February 1st – AANE Pizza & Games night (18+), 6-8pm in East Longmeadow, Click here for info February 2nd – Reading Group, 7-8:30 at JCC (see homepage for details). February 4th – Communicare Ice-cream Social, Jericho February 5th – Best Buddies, JCC, at Shaker Bowl in East Longmeadow February […]

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Area Advocacy + Events

Saturday, December 3rd Sensitive Santa Photos at Jericho (in Holyoke) Click here for more info   Tuesday, December 6th The Support Network – Group & Discussion 11:30-12:45pm, RSVP to Jan Lamberg at 413-387-7161 or jlamberg@wmtcinfo.org Support Group is held at 750 Cooper Street, Agawam 01001   Wednesday, December 7th AANE (Aspergers Autism Network) Greater Springfield […]

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Area Advocacy + Events

Education, Advocacy and Support in our Community October 2016 October 4 – ARICA, Autism Insurance Laws at McMahon School, Holyoke, MA, 5:30-7:30 PM October 5 – Autism Safety Awareness, Chicopee, MA, 5:30-7 PM October 5 – Sensory Friendly Day at the CT Science Center, Hartford, CT –  10 am-5 pm October 7 – Mental Health and […]

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Housing Workshop

June 14, 6-8pm Family Empowerment housing workshop 41 Russell Street, Hadley, MA This workshop is for families at any stage of planning. Please contact joanne.lucey@theassociationinc.org or lsurprenant@fcsn.org for more info and to RSVP

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Sensory Friendly – CT Museum

Who: Your Family What: Sensory Friendly Hours When: Saturday, June 18th, 9-12pm Where: Connecticut Science Center Fun, judgement-free atmosphere, no harsh lights or sounds, hands-on activities, understanding staff, quite zones. Contact Brit Montmeat at bmontmeat@ctsciencecenter.org or at 860-520-2112

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