MCITP Family Support Network

A community of families dedicated to early intervention in Montgomery County, MD

Family Support Network Admin's Blog – May 2010 Archive (10)

Get to know...The Family Advisory Board

Get to know...The Family Advisory Board (FAB)





The Family Advisory Board (FAB) is a parent volunteer group that supports the Montgomery County Infants and Toddlers Program (“MCITP”) by: 1) representing the families’ perspectives to MCITP; 2) helping MCITP families connect with each other; and 3) advocating for more resources for MCITP…

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Added by Family Support Network Admin on May 22, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments

ADHD linked to Pesticides / Investigacion sobre como el uso de insectidada afecta la salud mental

Detectable levels of pesticides are present in a large number of fruits and vegetables sold in the U.S., according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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Added by Family Support Network Admin on May 17, 2010 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Summer Camp Recommendation from a MCITP alumni mom/Recomendación de una mama de una niña que recibo servicios por medio el MCITP

"This is a camp geared toward young children with disabilities, including autism. My daughter attended when she was 4, it was…

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Added by Family Support Network Admin on May 13, 2010 at 1:57am — No Comments

Parents Survival Guide: Autism (2010 edition, new!) / Guía para sobrevivir el autismo (edición del 2010, nuevo!)

 

There are already many articles, web sites and great booklets that are being published and distributed for families of children with Autism, but the great advantage of THIS resource to our families is that it has been developed specifically for MCITP children already diagnosed with autism or on the spectrum. Please take a look at this great resource developed by the MCITP Down County Parent Educator. Download file:…

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Added by Family Support Network Admin on May 13, 2010 at 1:30am — No Comments

Apply for a Low Intensity Support Services (LISS) Grant Before June 30



FUNDING is currently available for children and adults with disabilities. The process is not difficult:

 

· Submit the Request Form: LISSRequestForm.pdf

· Provide a copy of a valid ID

· Provide a copy of a social security card

· Provide…

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Added by Family Support Network Admin on May 12, 2010 at 1:30am — No Comments

The Arc of Montgomery's latest newsletter / La más reciente edición del boletín de "El Arco de Montgomery"



The Arc of Montgomery has an informative quarterly newsletter with information about services, events, andother resources for families. Click below to view their latest edition.



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Added by Family Support Network Admin on May 12, 2010 at 1:00am — No Comments

Social Skills Stories to Print & Download

Free Social Stories to Print and Download

Teachers, educators, parents and even those who are dealing with the public in libraries and museums may want to consider creating social stories for children on the…

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Added by Family Support Network Admin on May 11, 2010 at 8:11pm — No Comments

Sippy Cup Recommendation from MCITP mom: CombiMug



MCITP mom says: " I've looked high and low for a cup with both a straw and handles and finally found one! It costs about $13 (I bought one at Buy Buy Baby) but with the relative scarcity of this type of cup (straw and handles), I found it worth the $. Most cups either have a soft spout + handles or straw with no handles.…

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Added by Family Support Network Admin on May 11, 2010 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Summer Resources 2010

Are you starting to think about summer plans? Check out this list of summer camps, activities and resources. ¿Empiezas a pensar del verano? Mira esta lista de programas de campamento, actividades, y recursos. …

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Added by Family Support Network Admin on May 10, 2010 at 2:30am — No Comments

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