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Moving Up, Moving On is an interactive program designed to teach youth with intellectual or developmental disabilities how to create maintain healthy relationships. What to expect: • 10-week program starting August 29th • Attend twice a week – Wednesday(s) and Friday(s) • Discuss types of relationships,personal boundaries, independent living skills and more • Supervised outings Learn More
Join us for a series of basic, introductory ASL classes intended for parents/caregivers of children with hearing loss or alternative communication needs. The content in June is repeated in July. Children are welcome, but parents are responsible for them during class. JULY—Basic ASL Series July 10th, 12th, 24th, 26th 5:30 – 7pm Registration is required.
A panel of experienced Parent Navigators will discuss the importance of peer support. They will also share strategies to find peer support or start a support group in your community. Attend in-person in Anchorage or Sitka; or via webinar. SESA/ARRC is hosting a site at the Sitka Public Library and will be available to provide Learn More
Raise your voice for Alaskans who experience intellectual & developmental disabilities! Hosted by the Key Coalition of Alaska.
TITLE: Work Incentive Planning Assistance (WIPA) WHEN: February 15th, Thursday, 6 PM SPEAKER: Larissa Cummings, UAA Center for Human Development, WIPA (Work Incentive Planning Assistance) Project Director WHERE: Special Olympics campus (3200 Mountain View Dr. Anchorage, AK 99501) Come learn about the WIPA project and what services they provide for transition age youth. Learn about Learn More
Join Tiffany Ruby, Parent Navigator at Stone Soup Group and learn how to prevent and respond to challenging behaviors in children with special needs. Use communication techniques and tools to implement positive strategies for you and your family. Attend in-person or via webinar.
FOR PARENTS, PROVIDERS AND CHILDREN! Bring your kids – join Stone Soup Group as we explore the dynamics of bullying. In one room parents will discuss solutions that can help children with disabilities address this serious issue. Meanwhile, in the next room, children will have an opportunity to participate in other activities to learn about Learn More
Presented by Anne Applegate, Governor’s Council on Disability and Special Education Lisa Wawrzonek, ASAGA (AK State Association of Guardianship and Advocacy) Do you know what to expect as your child transitions into adulthood? Come learn tools and information on how to assist your child and make the adjustment into adulthood. Explore what resources are available Learn More
Engaging in the Individualized Education Plan (IEP) process can be overwhelming. Learn ways to positively enhance communication with the school team and learn new ways to support your child’s education. Attend in-person or via webinar.