January 26th 10 REACH Parent Network Weekly Newsletter
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•1. Help a parent! Need to know something? Want to contact other parents? This is YOUR space....
2. Reach Child and Youth Development Society
2.a Reach News :
•· SENSORY INTEGRATION workshop, Feb 18th.
•· Positive Parenting: The basics and beyond An interactive approach to creating a positive, supportive atmosphere for your family interactions. You will learn : Positive strategies for dealing with difficult behaviour, how to diffuse power struggles, offer appropriate choices, be consistent, provide consequences, model appropriate behaviour and much more! Where: EIBI Boardroom, Room # #- 3800 72nd Street Delta, 9:30am - 4:30pm, Saturday February 27, 2010. ost: $20.00 per person. Refreshments: Coffee, Tea, water and snacks will be provided. *Please bring your own nut free lunch. For more information and to register please call: Pam Collins 604.946.6622 Ext. 341. Fax: 604.946.6223 email@example.com.
•· Download Reach Workshops 2009/10 flyer here
•· New National Children's Study Seeks Environmental Causes of Autism ... Preliminary studies are already beginning to link both asthma and autism to acetaminophen.
•· ADDitude Attention deficit information about ADHD symptoms, medication, treatment, diagnosis, and parenting ADD children from the experts at ADDitude magazine.
•· ADHD News is a support community for ADHD with message boards, blogs, free newsletters and articles to help your child.
5. Community Living BC , Ministry of Children and Family Development & Ministry of Housing and Social Development
•· Special-needs students bear the brunt of budget cuts
•· Teachers entitled to paid days off in four districts "Process shows Bill 33 is dysfunctional: BCTF official"
•· Students' place in the conflict over class size
•· Legislation helps limit class sizes
•· What do the students get?
•· Important Vancouver meeting on Special Ed & budget concerns: Tuesday, January 26th, at the VSB office from 7:00-8:30 in room 120. It's always a good idea to check the TV above the desk in case the room changes but we are scheduled for 120. Patti Bacchus (Chairperson of the Vancouver Board of Education Trustees will discuss address what parents can do to advocate for services for special education. Please come out to hear Patti this evening and spread the word to anyone you know who has a child with special needs. RSVP mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org Pam Neuman M.Ed
1580 W. Broadway
•o Full Day Kindergarten Registration for September 2010
•o Delta School District Launches Film Acting Academy
•· UBC M.Ed. in Special Education - Concentration in Autism/Developmental Disabilities Location: Vancouver Island http://eplt.educ.ubc.ca/programs/grad/spav.php
9. Workshops & Training
•· > See All ACT Upcoming Events
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•· ACT Online Videos provide viewers with presentations by specialists on important aspects of autism treatment without the expense and inconvenience of leaving their home communities. > See ACT's Online Videos
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