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 […]
Category Archives: Workshops & Educational Events
MODIFYING BOOKS FOR READING SUCCESS: YOU CAN DO THIS! Modify your child’s favorite book so s/he can read it. This newly formed group for parents meets on the first Thursday each month at 7:00 PM at Springfield JCC. Please come. No charge. You bring a book to modify. Group leader and parent Nechama Katan will […]
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 […]
A must-attend workshop for parents and professionals working with teens who are approaching or in the transition process with IEP or 504 Supports. Thursday, November 3 at JERICHO in Holyoke 8:30 am Registration and Breakfast 9:00 – 4:00 pm Workshop Pre-Register Today: $30 for Professionals and Parents ($40 at the door) $50 for families of 2 […]
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com for more info and to RSVP
Bring your child’s IEP to this interactive workshop with Special Education Advocate, Ingrid Flory on Tuesday, March 22nd at the JCC. She will teach you how to prepare for your IEP meeting, and how to GET IT DONE! Learn more and register now!
Caring for a family member with special needs is time-consuming, stressful and often challenging. We are delighted to share this new, free, ONLINE resource with you to help you 24 hours a day with some of your most difficult challenges. On this website, exceptionallives.org, you can walk through 4 different “online guides” that can help you with topics such as:
Creating an effective IEP
Optimizing health insurance
Applying for SSI
Be sure to check it out!
View this newsletter from CRPA for up to date information and new programs beginning in 2016. Beginning on January 13th in Holyoke, CRPA will be offering a family support group. Find the newsletter here: http://theassociationinc.org/files/December_Newsletter.pdf