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307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States

August 2016

EmployAbility Peer Network

August 19, 2016 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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YOUTH AGES 13 -26 ARE INVITED... to come discuss what it means to find and keep employment.

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September 2016

Building Strong Parents

September 21, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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A support group for Alaskan families who care for children with special needs. Share your ideas and stories in a neutral setting.

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School Communication Tools

September 23, 2016 @ 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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Explore tools to communicate with your child's' education team.

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October 2016

Building Strong Parents

October 19, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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A support group for Alaskan families who care for children with special needs. Share your ideas and stories in a neutral setting.

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Bullying Prevention Workshop

October 26, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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Free

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 bullying.  

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November 2016

Building Strong Parents

November 16, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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A support group for Alaskan families who care for children with special needs. Share your ideas and stories in a neutral setting.

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Behavior Management at School

November 16, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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Wondering what FBAs or BIPs are?! Become familiar with special education lingo and explore tools to communicate with your child’s special education team. Learn about: The process What data is collected How plans are implemented Attend in-person or via webinar.  

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Lunch & Learn: STAR Program

November 18, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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Come and meet your Short-Term  Assistance & Referral Programs (STAR) Navigators in Anchorage. Learn about the recent changes and Stone Soup Group’s role in the program. Bring your questions and get updates on waivers, the application process and community resources. Lunch is provided. Space is limited. One registration per attendee.

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December 2016

Santa Party!

December 10, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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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 min. before your appointment. Reserve your time, meet, talk and take a picture with Santa. We will have festive activities and snacks while you wait for your turn with the jolly man…

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Building Strong Parents

December 21, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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A support group for Alaskan families who care for children with special needs. Share your ideas and stories in a neutral setting. Sign-up to connect in person or via teleconference.

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January 2017

Building Strong Parents

January 18, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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A support group for Alaskan families who care for children with special needs. Share your ideas and stories in a neutral setting. Sign-up to connect in person or via teleconference.

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February 2017

Unmasking Brain Injury

February 11, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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We are is excited to partner with a self-advocate for a very cool project called Unmasking Brain Injury. Unmasking Brain Injury began as a way for survivors to express themselves.They are given a blank cardboard mask and an array of art supplies to decorate it. Join others who experience a Traumatic Brain Injury in this activity. Unmasking Brain Injury has finally come to Alaska! If you know someone who has a brain injury, please share this.

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Thinking Beyond School: Do Diplomas Matter?

February 15, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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We know there are opportunities and benefits that come with obtaining a diploma or alternative diploma, yet some populations still struggle more than others. Join a discussion with parents and professionals to encourage education and explore best practices. Together we can increase graduation rates for individuals with special needs throughout Alaska. Register to join in-person or via gotomeeting.

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Unmasking Brain Injury

February 16, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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We are is excited to partner with a self-advocate for a very cool project called Unmasking Brain Injury. Unmasking Brain Injury began as a way for survivors to express themselves.They are given a blank cardboard mask and an array of art supplies to decorate it. Join others who experience a Traumatic Brain Injury in this activity. Unmasking Brain Injury has finally come to Alaska! If you know someone who has a brain injury, please share this.

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Employability: A Jobz Club Program

February 24, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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Youth ages 14 - 22 are invited... to discuss what it means to find and keep employment. Over 9-weeks, students will learn soft skills for employment. These will include skills such as communicating, teamwork, work hygiene, networking and work attitude. They will work through the State of Alaska Jobz Club curriculum as a group to identify goals such as completing a job application, signing up or applying for technical classes or scheduling a work assessment. Students will build an advocacy…

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March 2017

Employability: A Jobz Club Program

March 3, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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Youth ages 14 - 22 are invited... to discuss what it means to find and keep employment. Over 9-weeks, students will learn soft skills for employment. These will include skills such as communicating, teamwork, work hygiene, networking and work attitude. They will work through the State of Alaska Jobz Club curriculum as a group to identify goals such as completing a job application, signing up or applying for technical classes or scheduling a work assessment. Students will build an advocacy…

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Employability: A Jobz Club Program

March 10, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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Youth ages 14 - 22 are invited... to discuss what it means to find and keep employment. Over 9-weeks, students will learn soft skills for employment. These will include skills such as communicating, teamwork, work hygiene, networking and work attitude. They will work through the State of Alaska Jobz Club curriculum as a group to identify goals such as completing a job application, signing up or applying for technical classes or scheduling a work assessment. Students will build an advocacy…

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Building Strong Parents

March 15, 2017 @ 5:30 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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A support group for Alaskan families who care for children with special needs. Share your ideas and stories in a neutral setting. Sign-up to connect in person or via teleconference.

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Alaska’s ABLE Act: A New Savings Account for Individuals with Disabilities

March 16, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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Join Stone Soup Group & the Governor’s Council on Disabilities and Special Education as we present an overview of Alaska’s Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) ACT and answer questions from attendees. Learn how individuals with disabilities and their families can save money in a tax-advantaged savings account that doesn’t count toward public program resource limits and more.

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Employability: A Jobz Club Program

March 17, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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Youth ages 14 - 22 are invited... to discuss what it means to find and keep employment. Over 9-weeks, students will learn soft skills for employment. These will include skills such as communicating, teamwork, work hygiene, networking and work attitude. They will work through the State of Alaska Jobz Club curriculum as a group to identify goals such as completing a job application, signing up or applying for technical classes or scheduling a work assessment. Students will build an advocacy…

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(Cancelled) Employability: A Jobz Club Program

March 24, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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This session is cancelled. EmployAbility will resume on 3/31

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How to be Prepared for the New SDS Waiver

March 31, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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SDS will share information about the implementation of the new 1915 (c) Limited Supports Waiver.  The purpose is to learn more about the possible changes and the steps individuals may take to be considered for the new waiver. You’ll have an opportunity to speak with STAR Navigators about applications and paperwork needed to apply for the new waiver.

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April 2017

FASD Into Action (8 week series)

April 4, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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$50.00

Come learn an overview of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), behaviors associated with the diagnosis, and positive techniques for dealing with them. Through this class participants will gain a better understanding of the diagnosis and become more effective caregivers and advocates for children who experience FASD. Tami Eller, Certified Trainer Tuesday(s) April 4th - May 23rd, 2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM $50/ person - scholarships available Participants are expected to attend all 8 sessions Light meal will be provided…

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Lunch & Learn: The Future of Waiver Support

April 6, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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Come learn about how changes to the Senior and Disability Services (SDS) may affect you, a family member or individuals you support. Lisa Morely from SDS will be available to answer questions and you’ll have an opportunity to talk with STAR navigators about steps you can take to prepare for upcoming changes. Join in-person or via phone. Register today!

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Employability: A Jobz Club Program

April 7, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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Youth ages 14 - 22 are invited... to discuss what it means to find and keep employment. Over 9-weeks, students will learn soft skills for employment. These will include skills such as communicating, teamwork, work hygiene, networking and work attitude. They will work through the State of Alaska Jobz Club curriculum as a group to identify goals such as completing a job application, signing up or applying for technical classes or scheduling a work assessment. Students will build an advocacy…

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Employability: A Jobz Club Program

April 14, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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Youth ages 14 - 22 are invited... to discuss what it means to find and keep employment. Over 9-weeks, students will learn soft skills for employment. These will include skills such as communicating, teamwork, work hygiene, networking and work attitude. They will work through the State of Alaska Jobz Club curriculum as a group to identify goals such as completing a job application, signing up or applying for technical classes or scheduling a work assessment. Students will build an advocacy…

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Building Strong Parents

April 19, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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A support group for Alaskan families who care for children with special needs. Share your ideas and stories in a neutral setting. Sign-up to connect in person or via teleconference.

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Employability: A Jobz Club Program

April 21, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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Youth ages 14 - 22 are invited... to discuss what it means to find and keep employment. Over 9-weeks, students will learn soft skills for employment. These will include skills such as communicating, teamwork, work hygiene, networking and work attitude. They will work through the State of Alaska Jobz Club curriculum as a group to identify goals such as completing a job application, signing up or applying for technical classes or scheduling a work assessment. Students will build an advocacy…

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Behavioral Supports for Families

April 27, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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Learn how to prevent and respond to challenging behaviors in children with special needs. Using communication techniques & tools to implement positive strategies for you and your family.

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May 2017

Teddy Bear Drive

May 1, 2017 @ 8:00 am - May 31, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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Bring your gently used teddy bears (new furry friends accepted too!) during the whole month of May to the collection point: Stone Sup Group 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd. Suite 100 Anchorage, AK 99503 Monday - Friday | 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Teddy bears will be given to children/families at the Anchorage Teddy Bear Picnic on July 22 at Cuddy Family Midtown Park, 12:00 - 3:00pm! www.AnchorageTeddyBearPicnic.com

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Guardianship 101 for Families

May 4, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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Moving Up, Moving On: A Friendship, Dating and Transition Program

May 10, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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$150.00

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 May 10th • Attend twice a week - Wednesday(s) and Friday(s) • Discuss types of relationships, personal boundaries, independent living skills and more • Supervised outings in the community with peers Requirements: • $150 per person – Must apply to be accepted in the program • Between the ages of…

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June 2017

EmployAbility: A Jobz Club Program

June 13, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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Youth ages 14 - 22 are invited... to discuss what it means to find and keep employment. Over 9-weeks, students will learn soft skills for employment. These will include skills such as communicating, teamwork, work hygiene, networking and work attitude. They will work through the State of Alaska Jobz Club curriculum as a group to identify goals such as completing a job application, signing up or applying for technical classes or scheduling a work assessment. Students will build an advocacy…

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August 2017

Building Strong Parents

August 16, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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A support group for Alaskan families who care for children with special needs. Share your ideas and stories in a neutral setting. Sign-up to connect in person or via teleconference.

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September 2017

IEP: What To Know Before You Go!

September 14, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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Stone Soup Group invites families interested in special education, to come learn about the Individualized Education Plan (IEP) in Alaska. Topics include: • Evaluation and eligibility • Policies, procedures and your rights • IEP goals, accommodations and services • Preparation before the IEP • Problem solving along the way

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Building Strong Parents

September 20, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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A support group for Alaskan families who care for children with special needs. Share your ideas and stories in a neutral setting. Sign-up to connect in person or via teleconference.

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October 2017

Thinking Beyond School: Do Diplomas Matter?

October 4, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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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 with special needs throughout Alaska. Connect in-person or via gotomeeting.

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Positive Communication

October 5, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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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.

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Guardianship 101 for Families

October 11, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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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 for your family in our community. The training will cover guardianship, supported decision making and the petition process. Join via webinar or in-person.

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Bullying Prevention Workshop

October 12, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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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 bullying. Children with disabilities are two to three times more likely to be bullied than their non-disabled peers... Reserve your spot today!

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Steps to Growing a Support Group in Your Community: Building Strong Parents

October 18, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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This session of Building Strong Parents will provide a toolkit  to help start a meaningful and sustainable peer support group in your community. Identify the steps to facilitation, learn how to overcome barriers and to search for partners to help! Sign-up to connect in-person or join us on Facebook Live.

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Behavioral Supports for Families

October 19, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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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.

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Connecting to Supports in the Community

October 25, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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Parents, do you have questions about waivers, services and other resources for individuals with Developmental Disabilities? Attend this session for an overview of available supports and learn about the application process.

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November 2017

Challenging Behavior: Ask the Experts

November 29, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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Parents and Caregivers: Do you have questions or concerns about your child’s/youth’s challenging behavior? Talk with a panel of experts to learn more about Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) therapy and how to address challenging behaviors in children/youth with special needs.

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December 2017

Santa Party!

December 9, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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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 min. before your appointment. Reserve your time, meet, talk and take a picture with Santa. We will have festive activities and snacks while you wait…

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Building Strong Parents

December 20, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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A support group for Alaskan families who care for children with special needs. Share your ideas and stories in a neutral setting. Sign-up to connect in person or via teleconference.

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January 2018

Building Strong Parents

January 17, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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A support group for Alaskan families who care for children with special needs. Share your ideas and stories in a neutral setting. Sign-up to connect in person or via teleconference.

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February 2018

Building Strong Parents

February 21, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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A support group for Alaskan families who care for children with special needs. Share your ideas and stories in a neutral setting. Sign-up to connect in person or via teleconference.

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March 2018

Symptom Based TBI Treatments – Day One (Friday)

March 9, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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Join us for our third TBI medical conference geared to medical providers and organizations, but open to everyone. We may not have a TBI specialist physician anymore in Alaska, but we still have treatment options.   Sponsored by the Statewide Independent Living Council of Alaska; Students, faculty, and staff of the UAA School of Social Work; and UAA College of Health. Hosted by Stone Soup Group Friday March 9th and Alaska Regional Hospital (Bldg E) Saturday and Sunday March 10-11th…

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EmployAbility 201: A Jobz Club Program

March 16, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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Youth ages 16 - 22 are invited... to discuss what it means to find and keep employment. Over 8-weeks students will learn soft skills for employment. These will include skills such as communicating, teamwork, work hygiene, networking and work attitude. They will work through the State of Alaska Jobz Club curriculum as a group to identify goals such as completing a job application, signing up or applying for technical classes or scheduling a work assessment. Students will build an advocacy…

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Help Stop Bullying, Let your Voices be heard!

March 21, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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  Calling Youth to Share their Thoughts on Bullying Prevention! The best way to address bullying is to stop it before it starts. There are a number of things school staff can do to prevent bullying. We need your help – tell us what school staff can do support students with disabilities and STOP bullying behavior among youth. Join a gathering to talk about bullying prevention! We’ll bring the pizza and soda/water. Show up and share your ideas.   WHERE:…

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Building Strong Parents

March 21, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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A support group for Alaskan families who care for children with special needs. Share your ideas and stories in a neutral setting. Sign-up to connect in person or via teleconference.

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April 2018

Community Forum – DD Vision for the Future

April 12, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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REQUEST FOR INPUT: Making the Developmental Disability Shared Vision REAL   A Community Forum is scheduled for Thursday, April 12th at Stone Soup Group (307 E. Northern Lights BLVD) from 6pm-7:30pm.   In 2017, with funding and leadership from the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority, a Shared Vision for developmental disability services was developed based on input provided by over 200 people through an online survey and community meetings. This past year, over 60 people have been actively engaged on…

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Building Strong Parents

April 18, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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A support group for Alaskan families who care for children with special needs. Share your ideas and stories in a neutral setting. Sign-up to connect in person or via teleconference.

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Behavioral Supports for Families

April 24, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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Join Tiffany Ruby, 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.

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May 2018

IEP Training: Knowledge is Power!

May 1, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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Stone Soup Group invites families interested in special education, to come learn about the Individualized Education Program (IEP) in Alaska. Topics include: • Evaluation and eligibility • Policies, procedures and your rights • IEP goals, accommodations and services • Preparation before the IEP • Problem solving along the way Attend in-person in Anchorage or Ketchikan; or by webinar. SESA/ARRC is hosting a site at the Ketchikan Library. Please register to attend.

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Support Group Panel Discussion

May 3, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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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 more resources and information. Please register to attend.

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Building Strong Parents

May 16, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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A support group for Alaskan families who care for children with special needs. Share your ideas and stories in a neutral setting. Sign-up to connect in person or via teleconference.

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Youth Financial Fitness Class

May 18, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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Do you have questions about how to set up and maintain a personal budget? Do you know why credit is important? Do you have questions about the different kinds of checking accounts and credit cards? Then, this is the class for you! This course is set up to provide the following: BUDGETING: Tools you’ll need to create and stick to a budget that meets your needs. CREDIT: What does it mean, how to use it wisely, the skinny on credit…

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July 2018

Independence Day Holiday – Office Closed

July 4, 2018
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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American Sign Language – July Class Series

July 10, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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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.

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August 2018

Closed for Staff Retreat

August 15, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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Moving Up, Moving On: A Friendship, Dating and Transition Program

August 29, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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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 in the community with peers Requirements: • $150* per person – Must apply to be accepted in the program • Between the ages of 15…

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September 2018

FASD Into Action

September 8, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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$50.00

An overview of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), behaviors associated with the diagnosis, and positive techniques for dealing with them. Participants will gain a better understanding of the diagnosis and become more effective caregivers and advocates for children who experience FASD. Lunch is provided, $50.00 per person for both sessions on 9/8 and 9/15. Scholarships are available.

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Knowledge is Power

September 13, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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Stone Soup Group invites families interested in special education, to come learn about the Individualized Education Plan (IEP) in Alaska. Topics include: • Evaluation and eligibility • Policies, procedures and your rights • IEP goals, accommodations and services • Preparation before the IEP • Problem solving along the way

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FASD Into Action Session 2

September 15, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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An overview of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), behaviors associated with the diagnosis, and positive techniques for dealing with them. Participants will gain a better understanding of the diagnosis and become more effective caregivers and advocates for children who experience FASD. Lunch is provided, $50.00 per person for both sessions.  

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October 2018

Special Education and Discipline with guest Disability Law Center

October 9, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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Learn about special education, discipline, the law.

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Building Strong Parents

October 17, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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A support group for Alaskan families who care for children with special needs. Share your ideas and stories in a neutral setting. Sign-up to connect in person or via teleconference.

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November 2018

Building Strong Parents

November 21, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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A support group for Alaskan families who care for children with special needs. Share your ideas and stories in a neutral setting. Sign-up to connect in person or via teleconference.

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December 2018

Building Strong Parents

December 19, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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A support group for Alaskan families who care for children with special needs. Share your ideas and stories in a neutral setting. Sign-up to connect in person or via teleconference.

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Souper Gaming Night!

December 21, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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Our video/gaming club, an opportunity for kids and teens who experience developmental differences to socialize and have fun in a safe and supportive way. Parents and guardians must sign a release and provide contact information. Littles are invited from 4-5:30pm (parents or guardians must be present), and teens and youth time is from 6pm-8pm. FREE for all families!

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January 2019

Building Strong Parents

January 16, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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A support group for Alaskan families who care for children with special needs. Share your ideas and stories in a neutral setting. Sign-up to connect in person or via teleconference.

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February 2019

Mentor Advocate Partner (MAP) training *Anchorage

February 19, 2019
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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Sign up to participate! MAP participants will: Learn to share their story among peers Gain knowledge of resources Explore leadership opportunities in our community Practice effective communication and listening skills Learn how to be an effective Map volunteer for other families

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Building Strong Parents

February 20, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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A support group for Alaskan families who care for children with special needs. Share your ideas and stories in a neutral setting. Sign-up to connect in person or via teleconference.

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March 2019

Moving Up, Moving On

March 27, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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$100

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: • 9-week program; starting on 3/27/19 and ending on 5/22/19 • Attend twice a week – Wednesday and Friday from 3-5 pm • Discuss types of relationships, personal boundaries, independent living skills and more • Supervised outings in the community with peers Requirements: • $100* per person – scholarships available if cost is a…

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April 2019

Building Strong Parents

April 17, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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A support group for Alaskan families who care for children with special needs. Share your ideas and stories in a neutral setting. Sign-up to connect in person or via teleconference.

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Knowledge is Power – Special Education

April 30, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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Stone Soup Group invites families interested in special education, to learn about the Individualized Education Plan (IEP) in Alaska. Topics include: • Evaluation and eligibility • Policies, procedures and your rights • IEP goals, accommodations and services • Preparation before the IEP • Problem-solving along the way

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May 2019

ENABLE Presentation

May 20, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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In this interactive workshop, we will share with you three changes to Special Needs Planning that you need to know about as you plan for the future, educate you on the five essential areas of Special Needs Planning (Vision, Life, Resource, Financial, Legal), and show you how you can create a Special Needs Plan that enables your son or daughter to live a purposeful life that aligns with your vision and allows you to successfully navigate the years ahead! Presentation…

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EmployAbility 201: A Jobz Club Program

May 30, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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Youth ages 16 – 22 are invited… to discuss what it means to find and keep employment. Over 8 classes students will learn soft skills for employment. These will include skills such as communicating, teamwork, work hygiene, networking, and work attitude. They will work through the State of Alaska Jobz Club curriculum as a group to identify goals such as completing a job application, signing up or applying for technical classes or scheduling a work assessment. Students will build an…

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June 2019

EmployAbility 201: A Jobz Club Program

June 10, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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Youth ages 16 – 22 are invited… to discuss what it means to find and keep employment. Over 8 classes students will learn soft skills for employment. These will include skills such as communicating, teamwork, work hygiene, networking, and work attitude. They will work through the State of Alaska Jobz Club curriculum as a group to identify goals such as completing a job application, signing up or applying for technical classes or scheduling a work assessment. Students will build an…

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EmployAbility 201: A Jobz Club Program

June 13, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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EmployAbility 201: A Jobz Club Program

June 17, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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EmployAbility 201: A Jobz Club Program

June 20, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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Souper Gaming Night

June 21, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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Our video/gaming club, an opportunity for kids and teens who experience developmental differences to socialize and have fun in a safe and supportive way. Parents and guardians must sign a release and provide contact information. Littles are invited from 4-5:30pm (parents or guardians must be present), and teens and youth time is from 6pm-8pm. FREE for all families!

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ENABLE Presentation

June 24, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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In this interactive workshop, we will address the four challenges every family faces when planning for the financial success of their entire family, including their loved one with special needs. This workshop will also include a discussion of Special Needs Trusts and ABLE accounts, two key components of Special Needs Financial Planning. Presentation by Phillip Clark, Founder of ENABLE Special Needs Planning www.ENABLEsnp.com

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July 2019

Souper Gaming Night

July 19, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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Our video/gaming club, an opportunity for kids and teens who experience developmental differences to socialize and have fun in a safe and supportive way. Parents and guardians must sign a release and provide contact information. Littles are invited from 4-5:30pm (parents or guardians must be present), and teens and youth time is from 6pm-8pm. FREE for all families!

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August 2019

Souper Gaming Night!

August 16, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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Our video/gaming club, an opportunity for kids and teens who experience developmental differences to socialize and have fun in a safe and supportive way. Parents and guardians must sign a release and provide contact information. Littles are invited from 4-5:30pm (parents or guardians must be present), and teens and youth time is from 6pm-8pm. FREE for all families!

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Building Strong Parents

August 21, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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A support group for Alaskan families who care for children with special needs. Share your ideas and stories in a neutral setting. Sign-up to connect in person or via teleconference.

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September 2019

FASD Into Action

September 7, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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An overview of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), behaviors associated with the diagnosis, and positive techniques for dealing with them. Participants will gain a better understanding of the diagnosis and become more effective caregivers and advocates for children who experience FASD. Lunch is provided, $50.00 per person for both sessions on 9/7 and 9/14. Scholarships available.

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DDRC Lunch and Learn: What in the World is TEFRA?

September 10, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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At September’s Lunch and Learn, we will talk about TEFRA, and whether it is something for your family. Brought to you by our Developmental Disabilities Resource Connection (DDRC) program. Available via webinar.

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FASD Into Action

September 14, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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An overview of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), behaviors associated with the diagnosis, and positive techniques for dealing with them. Participants will gain a better understanding of the diagnosis and become more effective caregivers and advocates for children who experience FASD. Lunch is provided, $50.00 per person for both sessions on 9/7 and 9/14. Scholarships available.

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Building Strong Parents

September 18, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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A support group for Alaskan families who care for children with special needs. Share your ideas and stories in a neutral setting. Sign-up to connect in person or via teleconference.

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Transition Series: Health Care Transitions

September 19, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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A series of lectures on what you need to know as you and your student with disabilities prepare for adulthood. Also available via webinar. Every third Thursday 9/19/19-3/19/2

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Souper Gaming Night!

September 20, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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Our video/gaming club, an opportunity for kids and teens who experience developmental differences to socialize and have fun in a safe and supportive way. Parents and guardians must sign a release and provide contact information. Littles are invited from 4-5:30pm (parents or guardians must be present), and teens and youth time is from 6pm-8pm. FREE for all families!

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October 2019

Building Strong Parents

October 16, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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A support group for Alaskan families who care for children with special needs. Share your ideas and stories in a neutral setting. Sign-up to connect in person or via teleconference.

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Souper Gaming Night!

October 18, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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Our video/gaming club, an opportunity for kids and teens who experience developmental differences to socialize and have fun in a safe and supportive way. Parents and guardians must sign a release and provide contact information. Littles are invited from 4-5:30pm (parents or guardians must be present), and teens and youth time is from 6pm-8pm. FREE for all families!

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November 2019

Souper Gaming Night!

November 15, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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Our video/gaming club, an opportunity for kids and teens who experience developmental differences to socialize and have fun in a safe and supportive way. Parents and guardians must sign a release and provide contact information. Littles are invited from 4-5:30pm (parents or guardians must be present), and teens and youth time is from 6pm-8pm. FREE for all families!

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Building Strong Parents

November 20, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd.
Anchorage, AK 99503 United States
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A support group for Alaskan families who care for children with special needs. Share your ideas and stories in a neutral setting. Sign-up to connect in person or via teleconference.

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