Resources for families in Southwest Florida. Jan. 23, 2013

 

Dear families:

This weekly newsletter is meant to provide information and resources for families of young kids with special needs or disabilities.

Please click on any of the following links to open the information:

 

RESOURCES FOR FAMILIES

1) BE AWARE! All benefits and pension checks will be sent electronically starting on march 1st, 2013

Click here for more information.

2) Scholarship SINCE 2002, MORE THAN 265,000 SCHOLARSHIPS HAVE BEEN AWARDED TO LOWINCOME FLORIDA STUDENTS I N GRADES K12.

Click here for more information.

 

3) Free VPK Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten in Fort Myers. Also Early Childhood Education programs.

 

 SUPPORT GROUPS / CONFERENCES

 

SUPPORT GROUP FOR PARENTS OF KIDS WITH DOWN SYNDROME  FEB. 16, 2013 RSVP WITH A CLICK ON THIS LINK.

 

INSPIRATIONAL

1) Alexis Wineman, 1st contestant on the autism spectrum Miss America Organization’s history says “Thank You!

Click here to watch the video.

2) Family Stories

Click here to read.

3) Loving and Hating Your Child’s Condition by Melissa Koker-Kent

4) Click here to open:  The fine Line between stimulating your child with special needs and overparenting

Since the minute your child is born or diagnosed with special needs, you’ll start hearing about the importance of stimulation and early intervention. The more your child is exposed to learning experiences, the faster he’s going to grow and advance, and the more typical he will be.

 

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