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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

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, or Tina Bialecki

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12th Annual Family Fair 2016 REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

Please pass this along/forward to any list serves, committees, etc to help us get information out to the public!
 Registration is open for the 12th Annual Family Fair on Saturday, March 12, 2016 8:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Caroline Middle School.  SEE THE ATTACHED FLYER!!
You don’t want to miss it!
So if you’re wondering “What’s in it for ME?”
(REVISED FLYER 2-26-2016)
FF 2016 Flyer REV2-25-16 This is what YOU can get out of Family Fair:
* A minimum of 3 hours of Professional Development (for educators)
* Networking with other educators and service providers
* Daycare Provider Training hours
* Community Service Hours for Volunteers/Students
* Community Resources
* FREE Breakfast
* FREE Lunch
* FREE Child Supervision while you attend sessions (you won’t need to pay the babysitter, so just invite the babysitter to come and enjoy Family Fair)
* Information that you never knew was available!!
* Fabulous Door Prizes
* A puppet show
* Student Performances
* Developmental Screenings
* An opportunity to give to the local food pantry
* and much more!!!
* You can register worry free online!
* Head Start Recruiting
Don’t miss out on this once a year event!!!!  There is at least 16 reasons stated above why you should be there!