Your Child’s Development: A Resource and Information Fair for Arlington Parents and Caregivers of Infants and Preschoolers
Saturday, March 17, 2018: 8:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Kenmore Middle School, 200 S. Carlin Springs Road, Arlington, VA
Workshops address developmental concerns, getting ready for preschool, nutrition and feeding, early literacy, managing your emotions, and positive parenting. Information and resources available from over 20 community groups. FREE! Registration is requested. Get more information or register online at www.arlingtonresourcefair.com or contact email@example.com or 703/228-1549.
NOVA Night (Northern Virginia Community College) for High School Students with IEPs and their families
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Langston High School, Second Floor Gym 2121, North Culpepper Street, Arlington, VA 22207
TOPICS TO BE DISCUSSED:
- Programs, Degrees, Transfers
- Application Process
- NOVA Degree and Non-Degree Programs
- Career Certificate Programs
- Transfer and Guaranteed Admission Disability Services
- Documentation needed for disability support
- What supports are available for students with disabilities
- Pathway Connection and Pathway to Baccalaureate
- College readiness support from NOVA beginning in 10th grade
- College readiness support from NOVA for seniors
- Financial Aid: The process for applying for financial aid
- Dual Enrollment: Getting college credit while still in high school
Spanish Interpretation available. To request interpretation, please contact Karen Sherman by March 15, 2018 at 703-228-2545.
Mind in the Making: The Seven Essential Life Skills Every Child Needs
Wednesday, April 11, 2018: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Syphax Education Center, 2110 Washington Boulevard, Rooms 101/103, Arlington, VA 22204
Mind in the Making (MITM), is an unprecedented effort to share the science of children’s learning with families and professionals who work with children. Based on extensive research, MITM has identified seven evidence-based essential life skills that every child needs. These skills are called life skills because of their powerful potential to help children succeed socially, emotionally and intellectually in the short- and long-term. These are skills that every adult can teach and every child can learn. Recommended for parents of and staff working with children ages birth-8. Registration is required, and space is limited. Register online, or call the PRC at 703.228.7239.
|December 14||Skill One||Focus and Self-Control|
|January 18||Skill Two||Perspective Taking|
|February 15||Skill Three||Communicating|
|March 15||Skill Four||Making Connections|
|April 11||Skill Five||Critical Thinking||Registration Date TBA|
|May 17||Skill Six||Taking on Challenges||Registration Date TBA|
|June 7||Skill Seven||Self-Directed, Engaged Learning||Registration Date TBA|
Super Sibs Club
Thursday, May 10, 2018 : 4-6pm
Fairlington Community Center, 3308 S. Stafford Street, Arlington, VA 22206
Co-sponsored by Arlington Therapeutic Recreation Unit, Arlington SEPTA, and the PRC Super Sibs Club is a series of Sibshops – peer recreation and support sessions for students, grades 2-5, who have brothers or sisters with disabilities, special needs, and/or significant health issues. Donations to cover the costs of snacks and materials are requested as follows – $10. for 4 hour sessions (includes lunch) and $5 for 2 hour sessions (includes snacks). Learn more about Sibshops. Questions? Please contact Kathleen Donovan at firstname.lastname@example.org or 703.228.7239. We are grateful and pleased to announce that Arlington SEPTA will now be sponsoring our Sibshops! Registration is required. Register now!