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
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
Santa is coming early to Stone Soup Group! We invite families of children with special needs to come and enjoy the holiday spirit in a low-stress environment. Unlike the mall experience with Santa where you have to wait in a long line, all you need to do is register your family and show up 10 Learn More
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.
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
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