NEW PARENT MENTORING WEBINAR AUG 4

July 23, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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HOW TO BE A NEW PARENT MENTOR
Join us for a Webinar on August 4
Space is limited.
Reserve your Webinar seat now at:
https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/522881648
Are you interested in mentoring newly diagnosed families? Do you have a child with DS ages 1-5? We would love to have your help!

 

Title: HOW TO BE A NEW PARENT MENTOR
Date: Monday, August 4, 2014
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT

 

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar.

 

System Requirements
PC-based attendees
Required: Windows® 8, 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server
Mac®-based attendees
Required: Mac OS® X 10.6 or newer
Mobile attendees
Required: iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ phone or Android tablet

 

Deliver the Dream Application Available

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Deliver the Dream Application

Register for Fun With Friends, starts 6/10

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Fun with Friends Camp for Tweens is for individuals with Down syndrome ages 9-13 years who want to have fun and start working on their own self-advocacy skills.  Camp will be 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. each Tuesday, June 10, June 17 and June 24.  Cost is only $25 per camper and includes all activities, field trips and lunch.  Register here by June 3rd.  http://www.dsacf.org/?attachment_id=1887

PLAY AND SIGN IN JUNE

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Mondays in June 1-2 pm Led by Jenn Sikora

Sign and Play 2014

SIBSHOP for Elem and Middle School Siblings JUNE 26

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Elementary and middle school siblings: June 26

11-2:30

Sibshop Workshop Registration elem

BABY BASICS PLAYGROUP IN JUNE/JULY

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babybasicsbeyondJoin OT Jen Goldman on Fridays from 9:30-10:30 am for playtime! Newborns through age 5. FREE at DSACF, 204 N Wymore Rd., Winter Park 32789.

May 5 free webinar on Fun Therapeutic Activities for Summertime!

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Don’t miss the free lunch-n-learn webinar at 12 noon on Monday, May 5, featuring OT Irma Rose and SLP Samantha Hinson from United Cerebral Palsy of Central Florida. They will be presenting ideas for simple, free and fun therapeutic activities to do with your children at home this summer!

Space is limited.
Reserve your Webinar seat now at:
https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/503680561
Join a variety of therapy specialists (Speech, OT, PT) from UCP of Central Florida for some timely at-home ideas and activities to help your son or daughter with Down syndrome reach their next developmental goals in a easy, fun and practical way!

 

Title: DSACF Lunch & Learn: Therapeutic Activities for Summer Time!
Date: Monday, May 5, 2014
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT

 

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar.

 

System Requirements
PC-based attendees
Required: Windows® 8, 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server
Mac®-based attendees
Required: Mac OS® X 10.6 or newer
Mobile attendees
Required: iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ phone or Android tablet

 

Register online for Meet Their Need & They Will Read, May 4

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Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/meet-their-need-they-will-read-tickets-11190165085 and join us for award-winning author and innovative educator Natalie Hale for a 3-part literacy seminar for parents and professionals teaching reading to learners with Down syndrome of ANY age! Hale, author of “Down Syndrome Parenting 101″ will cover the most effective methods, materials and motivation guidelines, as well as topics like: current best practice, optimal order of learning to read, sight word v. phonemic awareness, teaching non-verbal children, teaching older non-readers, errorless teaching techniques, how to engage motivation, Fast Flash methodology, comprehension tips and guidelines for creating personal books and adapting trade books.

12:00-12:30  Registration

12:30-3pm    “Meet Their Need & They Will Read”

3-3:15           Break/free refreshments

3:15-4:15     How To Create Personal Books and How To Modify Trade Books

Bring: (1) new early reading book on a movie or topic your child loves or bring one of their favorite books from home that you would like to modify to their reading level.

Cost: Only $10 per person, includes materials (except book you bring) and refreshments

PRESCHOOL READINESS CAMP Registration Mon-Thurs July 7-24 Tuskawilla Presby Church

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Summer program reg form 2014

Ages 2-5 for children with DS (and siblings if space allows)

9am-1pm July 7-24 Mondays through Thursdays

Tuskawilla Presbyterian Church, 3600 W SR 426, Oviedo

Held in conjunction with the Child Development Center at Rollins College and the Tuskawilla Presbyterian Church, the camp has been expanded to two classrooms this year.

Fee this year is $30 for all three weeks.

 

Florida Down Syndrome Conference Details

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FRIDAY: Parking passes are required for Parking Garage A  at http://www.dsacf.org/?attachment_id=1834.  And all sessions and events are held in the Teaching Academy Building/College of Education.

2-5pm DS Group Leaders

5-6pm Reception

6-9pm Spring Fling Dance for Self -Advocates & Opening Session featuring JoAnn Simons and “I am More” film

SATURDAY: No parking passes required for any garage parking. All sessions are held in the Student Union. Self-Advocates check in on 1st floor by Pegasus Ballroom and all others check in on 3rd Floor 8:30-9am.

9am-5pm Plenary and workshop sessions

1-2:30pm Community Champions Awards Banquet

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