SEAC Meeting today! 9-26-2016 4:30p.m.

The Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) will hold it’s first general business meeting of the 2016-2017 school year on Monday, September 26, 2016 from 4:30-5:30 pm at the Parent Resource Center – 16261 Richmond Turnpike, Bowling Green, VA.

The PRC is located BEHIND the School Board Office in the trailer.

Topics will include new member recruitment and review of the By-laws. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend. For more info CLICK HERE or contact Susan Gayle at the PRC at804-633-7083 or sgayle@ccps.us or ccpsseac@gmail.com

Autism Conference in Caroline County, Saturday, May 14, 2016

Lori Frost, the developer of PECS, the Picture Exchange Communication System, is the keynote speaker at Autism:  Putting the Puzzle Together Across A Lifespan, the first annual conference of the Rappahannock Area Autism Council.  The conference will be held May 14, 2016, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.. at the Caroline County Community Center, 17202 Richmond Turnpike, Milford, VA, 22514.   Cost is $10 and includes lunch.  Register by linking to http://rappautismconf.eventbrite.com.

Frost will speak on “Teaching Critical Communication Skills.”  Other breakout sessions include Waivers and Waiver Reform, Employment, Financial Planning for Special Needs, Early Intervention Services, Transitioning from PECS to Augmentative Communication Devices, IEP Advocacy, and STEP-VA, a unique arts program for children with disabilities. The closing keynote speaker is Justin George, a young adult on the spectrum who is putting the puzzle together.  George attended college, is working, and is setting goals to live independently.

Free childcare is available for the first 30 children, ages 3 to 12, to sign up. To make childcare reservations, contact Alyson Beverly at Miss Alyson’s Daycare at 804-448-5838 to reserve your child’s spot.

For more information, contact Kim Lett, klett@cildrc.org or Tina Bialecki atTina@paragonautismservices.com.

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