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MCITP Orientations Spring '11

 

The Montgomery County Infants and Toddlers Program would like to invite you to one of our monthly Family Support Network training events.  We will be hosting orientations for new families and transition meetings for participating families who are moving into preschool programs. Please see flyer below for details.

 

Light fare dinner, refreshments, interpretation and onsite childcare will be offered at each event.…

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Added by Family Support Network Admin on April 10, 2011 at 8:38am — No Comments

MCITP Family Support Newsletter Spring 2011 | Boletín del MCITP

Dear Families, Staff, and Community Partners:



We are very excited to share with you the Spring 2011 issue of the MCITP Family Support Network Newsletter. This quarter's newsletter focuses on inclusion and includes a "Thinking Guide on Inclusion", article on "Achieving Inclusion in a Child Care Setting," Inclusive summer camps, inclusive community events, community resources, the MCITP Early Intervention Learning Series, and much more! Just click on the image link… Continue

Added by Family Support Network Admin on April 1, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

Do you have a child with Autism, and are expecting or have a baby?

Do you have a child with Autism, and are expecting or have a baby?



Researchers at the University of Maryland and the Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders at Children's National Medical Center are conducting a research study on infants who have autism in their families, looking to identify early predictors for whether a child is at higher risk of… Continue

Added by Family Support Network Admin on March 20, 2011 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Support Group Research Study for Caregivers of Children with Autism

We received the following PSA from a professor at George Washington University:



Are you the parent of a child or adult with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)? Is your dependent 2-5 years old, or 25-65 years old?



If so Danya International, Inc. (Danya), with funding from the National Institute of Mental Health, has developed a support group… Continue

Added by Family Support Network Admin on March 20, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

MCITP Family Survey- please answer 2 min survey

Dear Parents and Guardians:



Please help us with our efforts to improve The Montgomery County Infants and Toddlers Program (MCITP)



(MCITP) is committed to continuous improvement of the early intervention services that are delivered to more than 3,000 families each year. In order to be successful, we must…
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Added by Family Support Network Admin on March 20, 2011 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Special Signers--a family testimonial



Special Signers is local sign-language education program for families. They serve children who are struggling with spoken language and whose families are interested in an "alternative bridge to communication."  



The Instructor, Lisa Blumenthal, M.Ed, is a certified special educator from Gallaudet University and…

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Added by Family Support Network Admin on March 11, 2011 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Patterns of Development in Children with ASD up to 36 Months

Patterns of Development in Children with ASD up to 36 Months

by: Luther Kalb, MPH



A recent study by Kennedy Krieger Institute (KKI) researchers…

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Added by Family Support Network Admin on February 22, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

A new support agency for families (offering respite care)!



Holistic Home and Community Services Inc. is a new agency offering support…

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Added by Family Support Network Admin on February 17, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

Free Wizards Tix (3/5/11) for children with special needs

        

The Lollipop Kids Foundation has been chosen as part of "Blatche's Bunch" for the March 5 Washington Wizards game at the Verizon Center. Andray Blatche has purchased and donated tickets to LKF so that children with disabilities could enjoy a home…

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Added by Family Support Network Admin on February 15, 2011 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Your Child May be Eligible for Free Admission to State & National Parks

 

Does your family enjoy the great outdoors? As winter gives in to warmer weather and you start planning hikes to enjoy Spring, be sure to get your park pass for free admission! Your family may be eligible to obtain a National Park pass and a State Park pass for free admission to all the parks!  These passes…

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Added by Family Support Network Admin on February 13, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Equipment Connection website helps families share



Are you interested in obtaining or passing on outgrown or unused adaptive equipment for your child?



Equipment Connections for Children is an online web site to request and register adaptive equipment. A parent that requests equipment will be matched with a donation and the parents arrange the pick up time. It works like Freecycle or Craigslist, only staff help make the matches so that the equipment is appropriately…

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Added by Family Support Network Admin on February 9, 2011 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Think having a choice between IFSP & IEP is important?

 

Do you think having a choice between an Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) and Individual Education Plan (IEP) for your family is important?  If your family is willing to share your story as it relates to the Extended IFSP Option, please help by submitting a short 1-paragraph testimonial.  The testimonial should be no more than one paragraph and include your family’s/child's name and a photograph.  …

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Added by Family Support Network Admin on February 4, 2011 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Community Events for Families in Anne Arundel County

Community Events for Families and Educators Of Children with Disabilities Partners for Success Resource Center

Oakwood Elementary School, 330 Oak Manor Drive,

Glen Burnie, MD 21061

Phone: 410-222-3805

partnersforsuccess@aacps.org

February 2011



For Questions and Concerns….



Debbie Wetzel, Katy Schieman, Partners for Success Resource Center 410-222-3805

Online Version of Calendar of Events:…

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Added by Family Support Network Admin on January 28, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments

Your favorite accessible local playgrounds and outdoor play spaces?

It's been a long winter! Well, at least it always feels long for my family after frigid weather with limited outdoor play!  What are your favorite local playgrounds?  Where do you take your kids for outdoor fun?  We'll compile this list of accessible outdoor fun spots and share it on this website and on the next edition of the Family Support Network Newsletter.…

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Added by Family Support Network Admin on January 23, 2011 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Free Healthcare Advocacy Training for Parents



Free Healthcare Advocacy Training for Parents | Formación gratis para aprender como abogar por sus hijos en el sistema de salud.

 

The Parents' Place of Maryland is offering FREE Healthcare Advocacy Training! This is a great opportunity for family members of children with special health care needs to learn the latest on health care reform, resources for paying for healthcare, working with partners, helping other families, and working to change the way systems…

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Added by Family Support Network Admin on December 15, 2010 at 7:00pm — No Comments

This week's Parent Workshop Cancelled / El taller de esta semana se ha cancelado

Dear MCITP Families:

Estimados Padres de Familia:





Due to low enrollment, we are canceling this week's Parent Workshop “Controlling your child’s asthma” scheduled for Wednesday, December 15th, at 7:00 PM. We apologize for any inconveniences this may…

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Added by Family Support Network Admin on December 13, 2010 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Family Support Newsletter Winter '10-'11 | Boletín del invierno 2010-11



The Winter '10-'11  Newsletter is packed with resources, ideas for indoor fun, personal stories & more! 

 

Dear Families, Staff, and Community Partners:



We are very excited to share with you the Winter 2010-11 issue of the MCITP Family Support Network Newsletter. This quarter's newsletter highlights exciting new opportunities for your family, community resources, the MCITP Early Intervention Learning Series, ideas for indoor play and for…

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Added by Family Support Network Admin on December 12, 2010 at 9:00pm — No Comments

The Benefits of Asperger's Syndrome

The Benefits of Asperger's Syndrome…

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Added by Family Support Network Admin on November 11, 2010 at 12:51am — No Comments

Fall '10 newsletter / El boletín del otoño 2010

Dear Families, Staff, and Community Partners:



We are very excited to share the Fall, 2010 issue of the Montgomery County Infants and Toddlers' Family Support Network Newsletter with you today. This quarter's newsletter highlights community resources,…

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Added by Family Support Network Admin on October 4, 2010 at 2:02am — No Comments

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