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October 2018

Social Thinking

October 28 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Berman Center For The Performing Arts, 6600 W Maple Rd
West Bloomfield Township, MI 48322 United States
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$20

Anita Naftaly Family Circle Conference in collaboration with the Jewish Comunity Center Annual Jewish Book Fair.  Guest, Michelle Garcia Winner, Founder & CEO Social Thinking, M.A.,-CCC-SLP. For educators, parents and health professionals. Time: Registration Noon, Program 1 p.m. Cost:  Advanced Registration $20.00, Sponsorships available.  Contact Ellen at emaiseloff@jccdet.org Location:  The Berman Center, 6600 W. Maple Rd., West Bloomfield

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Mental Health First Aid Course

October 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on October 31, 2018 at 8:00am

Northern Lakes Community Menta- Grayling, 204 Meadows Dr
Grayling, MI 49738 United States
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$50

Sometimes, the best first aid is YOU. Take the course, save a life, strengthen your community! You are more likely to encounter someone – friend, family member, coworker, neighbor, or member of the community – in an emotional crisis than someone having a heart attack. Similar in concept to traditional First Aid and CPR, the groundbreaking Mental Health First Aid is help provided to a person developing a mental health problem or experiencing a crisis until professional treatment is obtained…

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Mental Health First Aid Course

October 31 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on October 31, 2018 at 8:00am

Northern Lakes Community Menta- Grayling, 204 Meadows Dr
Grayling, MI 49738 United States
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$50

Sometimes, the best first aid is YOU. Take the course, save a life, strengthen your community! You are more likely to encounter someone – friend, family member, coworker, neighbor, or member of the community – in an emotional crisis than someone having a heart attack. Similar in concept to traditional First Aid and CPR, the groundbreaking Mental Health First Aid is help provided to a person developing a mental health problem or experiencing a crisis until professional treatment is obtained…

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November 2018

Downriver Puzzle Parents – A Unique Support Group for Parents of Children on the Autism Spectrum

November 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until January 31, 2019

An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until January 31, 2019

St. Stephens Episcopal Church, 2803 1st St
Wyandotte, MI 48192 United States
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Free

A parent-driven support group with practical solutions to individual, everyday challenges. Meetings will include: dinner volunteer child care helpful conversation interactive demonstrations Please note: proof of Downriver residency required. This group is open to anyone living in Allen Park, Brownstown Charter Township, Ecorse, Flat Rock, Gibraltar, Grosse Ile Township, Huron Charter Township, Lincoln Park, Melvindale, River Rouge, Riverview, Rockwood, Romulus, Southgate, Taylor, Trenton, Woodhaven, or Wyandotte. Meetings: 1st and 3rd Monday each month, 6-8 pm

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The Big WHY Behind Autism Behaviors: Understanding the Brain

November 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Oakland University- Lake Michigan Room, 312 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309 United States
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Dr. Karen Clark, EdD, will introduce and explain why specific behaviors are exhibited with individuals with autism and how certain behaviors can be meaningful and have purpose.  Please RSVP by emailing oucares@oakland.edu or call (248) 370-2424. Location:  Oakland University, Oakland Center, Lake Michigan Room 312 Meadow Brook Road, Rochester, MI 48309    map

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Autism 101

November 10 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on March 3, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on May 19, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on July 28, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on September 22, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on November 10, 2018 at 9:00am

Ted Lindsay Foundation HOPE Center, 30503 Greenfield Road
Southfield, MI 48076 United States
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Free

This four-hour workshop provides families with resources and suggestions following a confirmed or suspected autism spectrum disorder diagnosis. Topics include working with insurance companies and school districts, considering possible treatments, and balancing family and parental needs. Due to a generous grant received through the Beaumont Foundation, parents of children with a confirmed or suspected Autism diagnosis are welcome to attend this program with no enrollment fee. Professionals are welcome to attend for a small fee. Please email Jennifer Arnold at…

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Best Practices for CAS and Those with Coexisting Autism: A Parent and SLP Student Forum

November 10 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
UGL Bernath Auditorium, 656 W. Kirby
Detroit, MI 48202 United States
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Free

Dave Hammer from Apraxia Kids in Pittsburgh, PA and Nancy Kaufman from the Kaufman Speech Center in West Bloomfield, MI are excited to co-present a FREE 3-hour talk.  This is the first time these two nationally and internationally recognized master therapists in childhood apraxia and related disorders will be presenting together.  The session will be geared toward parents from the Detroit area and students from Wayne State University bringing therapists and families together to build a community of support. This…

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Parenting on the Spectrum

November 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Mercy Health St. Mary’s, 300 Lafayette Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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$5

There are many treatment approaches to use with children on the autism spectrum. One of the most important keys in treatment is the parent-child relationship. This can often be a difficult relationship to build, but we’ll offer some suggestions for support during this session. We will also address the important component of self-care and share some techniques that are beneficial to help support parents and caregivers. This event will be held at Mercy Health St. Mary's Downtown in the Wege…

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Downriver Puzzle Parents – A Unique Support Group for Parents of Children on the Autism Spectrum

November 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until January 31, 2019

An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until January 31, 2019

St. Stephens Episcopal Church, 2803 1st St
Wyandotte, MI 48192 United States
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Free

A parent-driven support group with practical solutions to individual, everyday challenges. Meetings will include: dinner volunteer child care helpful conversation interactive demonstrations Please note: proof of Downriver residency required. This group is open to anyone living in Allen Park, Brownstown Charter Township, Ecorse, Flat Rock, Gibraltar, Grosse Ile Township, Huron Charter Township, Lincoln Park, Melvindale, River Rouge, Riverview, Rockwood, Romulus, Southgate, Taylor, Trenton, Woodhaven, or Wyandotte. Meetings: 1st and 3rd Monday each month, 6-8 pm

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December 2018

Downriver Puzzle Parents – A Unique Support Group for Parents of Children on the Autism Spectrum

December 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until January 31, 2019

An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until January 31, 2019

St. Stephens Episcopal Church, 2803 1st St
Wyandotte, MI 48192 United States
+ Google Map
Free

A parent-driven support group with practical solutions to individual, everyday challenges. Meetings will include: dinner volunteer child care helpful conversation interactive demonstrations Please note: proof of Downriver residency required. This group is open to anyone living in Allen Park, Brownstown Charter Township, Ecorse, Flat Rock, Gibraltar, Grosse Ile Township, Huron Charter Township, Lincoln Park, Melvindale, River Rouge, Riverview, Rockwood, Romulus, Southgate, Taylor, Trenton, Woodhaven, or Wyandotte. Meetings: 1st and 3rd Monday each month, 6-8 pm

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