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Free Speaker Event for Parents: Beyond the Diagnostic Label – Facilitating Communication and Interaction

Join the Special Needs Resource Foundation of San Diego as we present our first speaker series topic:

Beyond the Diagnostic Label – Facilitating Communication and Interaction
presented by Karyn Lewis Searcy, M.A. CCC-SLP

Karyn Searcy, clinical director of TERI Crimson Center for Speech & Language, clinical faculty San Diego State University, and author of Early Intervention for Speech & Language: Empowering Parents will meet with families on October 30, 2019 from 6:30-9:00 pm at San Diego Regional Center, Room 101at 4355 Ruffin Rd., San Diego.

She will discuss all elements of communication and how a delay or disorder impacts parent-child interactions. Strategies that target the development of communication and interaction will be addressed and video examples will be presented.

 

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(Limited seating available.)

Beyond the Diagnostic Label – Facilitating Communication and Interaction
October 30, 2019
6:30-9:00 pm
San Diego Regional Center, Room 101
4355 Ruffin Rd., San Diego.

If your child is 0-5 with suspected or diagnosed Developmental Delay, email us your questions in advance to be integrated into the discussion.

    ASD Mornings at The Nat

    This monthly program for children and adults on the autism spectrum offers a quiet and less-crowded environment for them to explore the San Diego Natural History Museum at their own pace. Every second Saturday of the month; museum opens at 9 am. General admission rates apply. San Diego Natural History Museum, Balboa Park. Click here for details.

      ASD Thrive On 2019

      Parents of children of any age with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or similar conditions, join together in a supportive and friendly environment to gain knowledge and build community. Parents leave each session with skills to understand their child’s diagnosis and its effects on their family, build family support, and how to care for themselves and their relationships.

      The ASD Thrive On group is only available to parents who have previously participated in their parent support groups.
      For more information and to register, please contact the Family Wellness Center. RSVP is required.

      Jan. 16, Feb. 20, March 20, April 17, May 15, June 19, July 17, Aug. 15, Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 20 & Dec. 18, 6-7:30 pm.

      *$180 fee covers all 12 sessions; drop-in option is available for $20 per session. https://www.centerforchildren.org/family-wellness-center/event-calendar/#event|parent-support-group|389

       

       

       

       

        ASD Mornings at The Nat

        This monthly program for children and adults on the autism spectrum offers a quiet and less-crowded environment for them to explore the San Diego Natural History Museum at their own pace. Every second Saturday of the month; museum opens at 9 am. General admission rates apply. San Diego Natural History Museum, Balboa Park. Click here for details.

          ASD Thrive On 2019

          Parents of children of any age with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or similar conditions, join together in a supportive and friendly environment to gain knowledge and build community. Parents leave each session with skills to understand their child’s diagnosis and its effects on their family, build family support, and how to care for themselves and their relationships.

          The ASD Thrive On group is only available to parents who have previously participated in their parent support groups.
          For more information and to register, please contact the Family Wellness Center. RSVP is required.

          Jan. 16, Feb. 20, March 20, April 17, May 15, June 19, July 17, Aug. 15, Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 20 & Dec. 18, 6-7:30 pm.

          *$180 fee covers all 12 sessions; drop-in option is available for $20 per session. https://www.centerforchildren.org/family-wellness-center/event-calendar/#event|parent-support-group|389

           

           

           

           

            Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Movie Event!

            Join the Special Needs Resource Foundation of San Diego on December 20, 7 pm at UltraStar Cinemas Mission Valley for the celebration of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker movie fundraiser!

            Our events offer much more than just seeing the movie on OPENING NIGHT weekend.  As our guest, you’ll receive a Star Wars-themed souvenir event badge and take photos with characters from the Star Wars Society of San Diego.

            You’ll be able to create your own unique lightsaber as well as a TIE fighter galaxy canvas. You’ll also enjoy movie snacks and Star Wars-themed prizes. All this fun happens even before the much-anticipated sequel, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker begins!

            Soon you’ll be able to buy your OPENING NIGHT tickets  – before everyone else!

            All event proceeds go to the Special Needs Resource Foundation, a nonprofit 501(c)(3). Tax ID #46-4543603

             

            A galaxy-sized THANK YOU to our event sponsors!

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