Purposeful Life: Family Training Series
The Center on Disability and Development (CDD) at Texas A&M University, Down Syndrome Association of Brazos Valley (DSABV), Families of Autistic Children Engaged Together for Support (FACETS), Brazos Center for Independent Living (BVCIL), College Station ISD, Bryan ISD, Texas Department of Assitive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS) and the Texas Department for Blind Services (DBS) are hosting a free workshop series for parents and family members of children with exceptionalities.
WHAT: A Purposeful Life- Family Training Series
WHO: Parents, Family Members, and Children with Exceptionalities
WHEN: First Thursday of every month from 6:00-7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Central Baptist Church, Fellowship Room - 1991 FM 158 Rd. College Station, TX 77845
*** Please click here to RSVP for the event***
- Child Care (for ages 2+) will be available
- Advocacy training for students ages 11 and up will be available
- Fungineering will provide some exciting and fun lessons about teamwork!
- Food will be provided! Please RSVP to be on the list for dinner!
- For accessibility/transportation, please contact BVCIL at 979.776.5505
Upcoming events will be held at:
Central Baptist Church
1991 FM 158 Rd. College Station, TX 77845
6:00pm-7:30pm (6:00-6:15 “eat & mingle” | 6:15-7:30 training)
Child Care provided by TAMU Students
For accessibility or transportation requests contact Pat Morse at BVCIL (979.776.5505)
*** Please RSVP for the event (online form will be posted after the holidays)
|September 1, 2016||"Looking Ahead" - Series Overview & Speaker Panel|
|October 6, 2016||"Who is the I in IEP?" - Review of ARD and IEP|
|November 3, 2016||"Sticks and Stones- Words Do Hurt!" - Bullying|
|December 1, 2016||"You Can't Pour From an Empty Cup" - Family Wellness|
|February 2, 2017||"My Kid's Going To Be A Grown-Up?" - Moving Towards Independence|
|March 2, 2017||"Surviving Puberty- This Time As a Parent" - Adolescence and Puberty|
|April 6, 2017||"Behavior- What Are You Trying to Tell Me?" - Behavior Management|
|May 4, 2017||"Teaching Social Skills- Because No One Lives in Isolation" - Social Skills|
Click on a previous event for more information and resources for that event.
|January 7, 2016||How Can I Help My Child Have a More Purposeful Life?|
|February 4, 2016||Person-Centered Thinking Training for Families|
|March 3, 2016||ARD Meetings: An Opportunity for Self-Determination
|April 7, 2016||Understanding your Child’s Behavior|
|May 5, 2016||Life After High School… Planning Starts Now!|