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
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.
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
We know there are opportunities and benefits that come with obtaining a diploma or alternative diploma, yet some populations still struggle more than others. Learn about supporting graduation and options available after school. Join a discussion with parents and professionals to encourage education and explore best practices. Together we can increase graduation rates for individuals Learn More
A Shared Vision for the DD System Parents, Family Members and Professionals: Join us for lunch with Lizette Stiehr from Alaska Association on Developmental Disabilities (AADD). Learn an overview of the work the DD Systems Collaborative has completed to guide services, decision-making, and training in our state. Join in-person or webinar Registration required!
FASD 101 provides an understanding of the many ways in which prenatal alcohol exposure impacts individuals, families, service providers and communities. In addition, we review basic strategies for supporting individuals and families affected. $10 per person
PROFESSIONAL FASD AND L.I.F.E. (Living in FASD Education) IMMERSION WORKSHOP For Professionals and Other Community Members Presented by the Canadian Whitecrow Village Community All food and accommodations provided Professional UAA Credits Avaliable PUT THEORY INTO PRACTICE!! For professionals this hands on experience will be pivotal to your understanding of how to work with people with an FASD Learn More
FASD FAMILY CAMP L.I.F.E. SESSION (Living in FASD Education) For Families, Extended Families, and Friends Presented by the Canadian Whitecrow Village Community (scholarship available for family members. All food and accommodations provided) The L.I.F.E. sessions offer families and other participants a unique opportunity to learn, work, and play together as a community, and to gain Learn More
PROFESSIONAL FASD INTENSIVE WORKSHOP For Professionals and Other Community Members Presented by Ken Kissinger, an adult with an FASD and Kee Warner, developer of the Whitecrow Village Model, adoptive mother of individuals with an FASD, and recognized expert in the field, with 20+ years of experience $500 per person for the week lunch provided Professional Learn More