Thursday, March 10, 2016
Topic: Transition to Kindergarten: What supports, services and Interventions are Available for My Special Needs Child in Kindergarten?
Family Support Services
5548 Chestnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19139
Thursday, April 7, 2016
Topic: Transition to Kindergarten - What to Expect in Kindergarten for My Child with Behavioral Challenges
LOCATION to be ANNOUNCED
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
10 AM - 12:30 PM
4025 Chestnut Street
Families First is a free empowerment training on the basics of early intervention in the Philadelphia school system.
All families receiving early intervention services in Philadelphia are welcome.
- Direction on how to be an effective member of the Early Intervention Team.
- A chance to meet other families with children who receive services.
- Information to help you be confident as an equal member in your child's Individual Education Plan (IEP) or Family Services Plan (IFSP).
Reimbursement of child care costs (to qualified participants only).
Refreshments and PRIZES!
It's Free - but please RSVP!
(Advance registration is required for Spanish sessions and child care needs.)
To register or for more information, contact:
Cathy Roccia-Meier, Training Coordinator
Institute on Disabilities
Families First was developed and is taught by parents of children in Early Intervention, in partnership with nationally recognized professionals.
Philadelphia's Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (DBHIDS), Elwyn SEEDS (Special Educaiton for Early Developmental Success), and The Philadelphia Interagency Coordinating Council (PICC).
The Institute on Disabilities at Temple University, College of Education