HCPS Parent Resource Center (PRC) Sponsored Workshops:
Monday, May 18, 2015 6:30-8:00 pm “What Keeps You Up at Night: Financial Planning for Your Loved One with Special Needs” Visit
The Henrico County Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) Meeting
May 26th, 6:30-8:00pm at Brookland Middle School. Nyah Hamlet will speak on Resources in Henrico Behavior Support. All parents are welcome to attend.
The SEAC committee is looking for new members! For more information about SEAC, please visit HCPS :: Special Education Advisory Committee.
Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Parents, children, friends, professionals and advocates of children with hearing loss are welcome to join us for our next event on May 16, 2015. Sign language learning sessions, games, free food, and prizes are included!
Date: Saturday, May 16, 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Location: Hope Church
12445 Patterson Avenue
Richmond, VA 23238
This event is free to the community, however pre-registration is required. To pre-register or for more information contact Emmett Jones, Ph.D. at Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community Counseling Services, 1503 Santa Rosa Road, Suite 211, Richmond, VA 23229.
Phone: (804) 282-1943 (Voice) or (804) 282-1944 (TTY)
Email address: PCAPROGRAM@gmail.com
Sponsored by a grant from the Medarva Foundation Fund
Parent’s Dyslexia Resource Group
Meetings held at Chester United Methodist Church
12132 Percival Street • Chester, VA 23831
Typically 7:00 pm on the 1st Thursday of the month
For more information call: 397-9131 or 536-5800
Or email: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Down Syndrome Association of Greater Richmond (DSAGR)
Monthly DSAGR meetings are generally the 3rd Friday of each month. For more info, please visit www.dsagr.com.
Also, check out the website for information on social groups for kids of all ages and there’s even one for D.A.D.S.!
Every other Wednesday, 5:30-7:30pm -A group for teens, ages 12-18
HopeVoice! For youth who have experience with a mental health condition, personally or through a family member, to socialize and stay connected. For more information, contact Amanda Long at email@example.com or call 804-285-8264 x211.
The Autism Society of Central Virginia:
Autism Society Central Virginia 5K Walk/Run
There are many other upcoming events, social activities, and fun benefits planned. For a list of all upcoming events, go to: http://ascv.org/meetings-events/
For more information, visit www.ascv.org.
Jumpology Special Needs Night
Every first Tuesday of every month from 5pm-7pm
Jumpology holds a jump time especially for our jumpers with special needs. Jumpers with special needs jump for $8. One caretaker jumps free with each special needs ticket purchase. Call 804.625.4290 to book.
Traumatic Brain Injury
The Brain Injury Association of Virginia hosts:
“Sports Concussions, What You Need to Know”
Join us for a webinar on May 13, 2015 at 1:00 PM EDT.
Presented by: Donna K. Broshek, Ph.D. Co- Director, Brain Injury & Sports Concussion Institute, University of Virginia Dr. Shane Caswell Professor, Co-Director, Sports Medicine Assessment Research and Testing (S.M.A.R.T.) Laboratory George Mason University Dr. Howard Goodkin University of Virginia Pediatric Neurologist/BISC
Institute Area TBI Support Groups:
Richmond Aphasia Support Group
Meets: Meets on the 2nd Thursday of the month from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Contact: Lynn Burris Phone: (804) 439-2657 firstname.lastname@example.org • Meets at: Weinsten JCC Address: 5403 Monument Ave., Richmond, Virginia 23230
Richmond Support Group (for adults with TBI, family, friends)*
Meets: Meets on the 3rd Monday of the month at 6:15 p.m. Contact: Richmond BIAV office Phone: (804) 355- 5748 email@example.com • Meets at: Auditorium of Children’s Hospital Address: 2924 Brook Rd., Richmond, Virginia 23220
Richmond Supportive Survivors (for adults with TBI, family, friends)
Meets: Meets Tuesdays 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Contact: Ted Taylor Phone: (804) 852-6644 firstname.lastname@example.org • Meets at: Food Court at the Regency Square Mall Address: 1420 Parham Road, Richmond, Virginia 23229