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
Mondays in June 1-2 pm Led by Jenn Sikora
Elementary and middle school siblings: June 26
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.
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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.
12:30-3pm “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
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.
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
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