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April 2018

The After I’m Gone Program

April 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on February 15, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on March 1, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on March 15, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on March 29, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on April 12, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on April 26, 2018 at 6:30pm

Garfield Elementary School, 10218 Arthur St
Livonia, MI 48150 United States
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Free

After I’m Gone The After I’m Gone Program assists families who have a child or an adult with a disability in planning for their future when they are no longer able to provide care. This program is offered free of charge by The Arc of Western Wayne and The Arc Northwest Wayne County. Our meeting space is sponsored by The Western Wayne Skill Center. 2017 – 2018 After I’m Gone Sessions Click on the link above for information on the…

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May 2018

Transition to High School and Beyond

May 2 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Children’s Hospital of Michigan Specialty Center, 3950 Beaubien St
Detroit, MI 48201 United States
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Free

This workshop is for families of students with an Individualized Education Program (IEP) and the team members who work with them. We will provide you with information and resources to start planning now for the future. This workshop will provide information for parents to help young adults plan for a successful transition to adulthood. We’ll look closely at • Educational Development Plan (EDP) • Graduation standards • Diploma vs Certificate of Completion • Transition page of the IEP • Rights…

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REST (Respite Education and Support Tools) Training – Houghton

May 3 @ 1:00 pm - May 4 @ 5:00 pm
Copper Country Mental Health Institute, 900 W Sharon Ave
Houghton, MI 49931 United States
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Free

Respite Support Training for Caregivers This is a 2 part training held 1pm – 5pm on 5/3/18 and 5/4/18.  Must attend both sessions.

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AAoM FREE Autism Caregiver Bootcamp Series

May 5 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Kellogg Community College- Performing Arts Center, 450 North Ave
Battle Creek, MI 49017 United States
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Free

Autism Alliance of Michigan is pleased to announce our FREE Autism Caregiver Bootcamp Series. All spring and summer, AAoM's Navigator team will be traveling throughout the state for these sessions. Interested in learning more or want to register? Contact Navigator@aaomi.org or 877.463.2266.

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Everyday ABA Training for Parents of Younger Children

May 5 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Oakland University- Pawley Hall, 2200 N Squirrel Rd
Rochester, MI 48309 United States
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$25

Instructed by Dr. Jessica Korneder, PhD, BCBA-D Assistant Professor at Oakland University & Director of the Oakland University ABA Clinic Learn to use ABA (Applied Behavioral Analysis) techniques at home to develop your child's skills and reduce challenging behaviors. Registration is now open at: www.oakland.edu/oucaresstore 

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AAoM FREE Autism Caregiver Bootcamp Series

May 6 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Grand Rapids Children’s Museum, 11 Sheldon Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Free

Autism Alliance of Michigan is pleased to announce our FREE Autism Caregiver Bootcamp Series. All spring and summer, AAoM's Navigator team will be traveling throughout the state for these sessions. Interested in learning more or want to register? Contact Navigator@aaomi.org or 877.463.2266.

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

May 7 @ 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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Positive Behavior Supports

May 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Ottawa ISD, 13565 Port Sheldon St
Holland, MI 49424 United States
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Free

This workshop will introduce Positive Behavior Supports (PBS). Many children have behaviors that are part of their disability. These behaviors may make it difficult to learn, cause harm, or isolate a child from his or her peers. It is important for parents to understand that behavior is communication. We will explain what a Functional Behavior Analysis (FBA) is, and how a FBA leads to the development of a Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP) that utilizes Positive Behavior Supports (PBS). Who should…

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Rethinking Guardianship Facilitating Life-Long Self Determination

May 9 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
WCCC Western Campus, 9555 Haggerty Rd
Belleville, MI 48111 United States
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Free

This workshop is for families whose child has a developmental disability, as well as service providers working with students and their families. This workshop covers: guardianship from a historical perspective, strangers as guardians and alternatives • How can I advocate for my adult child? • What are alternatives to guardianship? • What is power of attorney? • How can medical and financial decisions be handled? • How can we best support students as they transition to adulthood?

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Creating Confident Caregivers

May 15 - June 19
Copper Country Mental Health Institute, 900 W Sharon Ave
Houghton, MI 49931 United States
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Free

Creating Confident Caregivers Creating Confident Caregivers is an exciting program in select regions of Michigan, for family caregivers of persons with dementia and/or memory loss.  Creating Confident Caregivers is a six-session workshop led by trained dementia care specialists.  This university tested program provides participants with information, skills and attitudes to manage stress and increase their effectiveness as a Caregiver. This is a 6 week class held Tuesdays 2pm-4pm 5/15/18 – 6/19/18

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