Sold Out - 1/27/18 Project Independence Workshop
Jan
27
10:00 AM10:00

Sold Out - 1/27/18 Project Independence Workshop


Project Independent Workshop 1/27/18

This Workshop Is Sold Out.
Next Workshop is Feb. 24, 2018.


UHC In partnership with UnitedHealthcare, CPSH is pleased to announce the the January 27, 2018 Project Independence Workshop.


The Project Independence Workshop takes families through the 5 steps of how to create independent living in the community with friends. The instructor and parents who have successfully used this approach will share information. Participants will plan how to transition their children to more independence. Families of any age children are welcome to attend.

This is is a 5 hour workshop. Lunch and refreshments are provided.
  • Step 1, Overview: What is supported housing? What is project independence?
  • Step 2, Finding a place to live: How to approach property owners?
  • Step 3, Services and paperwork: How to identify utilities, care, transportation, etc?
  • Step 4, Financial: What is your affordable budget?
  • Step 5, Moving in: How to be a good tenant?
You will leave with a workbook of information to plan your approach. There will be follow up opportunities for discussion.

This is an opportunity to bring families of your child's classmates and friends into a discussion the group living in close proximity with supports. Invite them to RSVP.

It's also a good way to meet other families interested in independent living with supports.

Saturday, January 27, 2018 from 10:00am – 3:00pm
Richardson Civic Center (West entrance)
411 W Arapaho Rd (SW Corner Arapaho and I75)
Richardson, TX 75080


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2/24/18 Project Independence Workshop
Feb
24
10:00 AM10:00

2/24/18 Project Independence Workshop


Project Independent Workshop 2/24/18

UHC In partnership with UnitedHealthcare, CPSH is pleased to announce the February 24, 2018 Project Independence Workshop.


The Project Independence Workshop takes families through the 5 steps of how to create independent living in the community with friends. The instructor and parents who have successfully used this approach will share information. Participants will plan how to transition their children to more independence. Families of any age children are welcome to attend.

This is is a 5 hour workshop. Lunch and refreshments are provided.
  • Step 1, Overview: What is supported housing? What is project independence?
  • Step 2, Finding a place to live: How to approach property owners?
  • Step 3, Services and paperwork: How to identify utilities, care, transportation, etc?
  • Step 4, Financial: What is your affordable budget?
  • Step 5, Moving in: How to be a good tenant?
You will leave with a workbook of information to plan your approach. There will be follow up opportunities for discussion.

This is an opportunity to bring families of your child's classmates and friends into a discussion the group living in close proximity with supports. Invite them to RSVP.

It's also a good way to meet other families interested in independent living with supports.

Saturday, February 24, 2018 from 10:00am – 3:00pm
6 Stones
209 N Industrial Blvd #241
Bedford, TX 76021
Community Room

817-868-7400 ext 115

There is a $10/person registration fee. The fee will be returned at completion of workshop.

Space is limited. Please RSVP by February 12, 2018, here.

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11/4/2017 Making Connections:  Disability Resources for All Ages
Nov
4
10:00 AM10:00

11/4/2017 Making Connections: Disability Resources for All Ages

  • Bill R. Johnson Career and Technology Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Exhibitors • Informational Sessions • Drawings Saturday, November 12, 2016 • 10 AM to 1 PM Bill R. Johnson Career & Technology Center 1033 McCart Avenue • Crowley, Texas 76036 Event Exhibitors Include: • Transition Services • Financial Resources • Community Partners • Housing Information • Recreation & Leisure Information • Day Habilitation/Respite Care Providers “Making Connections” Sponsored By: The Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Council of Tarrant County and The Special Education Departments of Crowley and Everman ISD. MAKING CONNECTIONS DISABILITY RESOURCES FOR ALL AGES • Therapy/Camp Providers • Communication Resources: Assistive & Adaptive • Agency Support Services for Individuals, Families, and Caregivers • Medicaid Waiver & SSI Information • Guardianship/Supported Decision-Making • Wellness

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10/18/2017 Mid Cities Summit
Oct
18
10:00 AM10:00

10/18/2017 Mid Cities Summit

 Six Stones ministries (209 N Industrial Blvd #241, Bedford, TX 76021) is the site of the Mid-Cities summit from 10:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 18th.   This summit features city code, fire, police, and development officials from the cities of Hurst, Euless, Bedford, and Grapevine.  It is an excellent opportunity to learn about each city’s unique programs and initiatives, and a chance to learn how the cities in northeast Tarrant County work together.  The Mid-Cities summit will conclude with break-out sessions with each city’s Neighborhood Patrol Officers (NPO).

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9/16/2017 SWAP Conference-Sharing Wisdom, Achievements & Possibilities. Empowerment-Today and Tomorrow
Sep
16
8:30 AM08:30

9/16/2017 SWAP Conference-Sharing Wisdom, Achievements & Possibilities. Empowerment-Today and Tomorrow

  • Cook Children's Medical Center-Hochberger Auditorium (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Partners Resource Network's PATH Project and Cook Children's Medical Center Parents as Partners are teaming up again to bring parents and professionals a full day of education. You will not want to miss this!

The Annual Sharing Wisdom Achievements and Possibilities Symposium's theme this year is "Your Children. Their Future."

Free to the public

Our speakers will be presenting on the following topics:

  • The Dual Role of Parent and Advocate - If Not You, Who?*
  • Improving Behavior from a Needs Perspective*
  • Medical Transition*
  • A Day in the Future (Academic Transition)
  • Medical Transition: Being Ready for the Next Phase
  • Navigating the IEP Process*
  • Families in Crisis: What Happens & What Helps
  • Teaching Skills Related to Puberty and Adolescence to Youth and Young Adults with Disabilities
  • Technology Panel
  • Alternatives to Guardianship & Transition Planning*
  • How to Plan Financially Without a Money Tree
  • Revealing the Layers: Mental Health and Children
  • Youth Panel
  • Meeting the Needs of Your Community en Espanol

*These sessions will be available via Spanish translation as well.

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9/15/2017 AHEAD DALLAS DISABILITY EMPLOYMENT SYMPOSIUM AND JOB FAIR
Sep
15
10:00 AM10:00

9/15/2017 AHEAD DALLAS DISABILITY EMPLOYMENT SYMPOSIUM AND JOB FAIR

  • REGION 10 EDUCATION SERVICE CENTER, ABRAMS ROAD FACILITY (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

WHO SHOULD ATTEND THE SYMPOSIUM & JOB FAIR Employers and Professionals WHY? To learn more about the benefits & support available for hiring individuals with disabilities.

REGION 10 EDUCATION SERVICE CENTER ABRAMS ROAD FACILITY 904 ABRAMS ROAD, RICHARDSON, TX 75081

Symposium: 9:00am to 11:30am Job Fair 12:30pm to 3:30pm (setup at 11:30am)

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9/14/17 North Texas Giving Day
Sep
14
6:00 AM06:00

9/14/17 North Texas Giving Day

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Save the date! 

North Texas Giving Day is 9/14/17 (6:00 am to midnight).

If you appreciate the efforts of CPSH, give, give, give!

Anyone, anywhere may donate to CPSH on this day.

CPSH has chosen to North Texas Giving Day as our biggest community fundraiser of each year.  Aligning with NTGD allows us to decrease our fundraising expenses by being part of the the Community Foundation of Texas' branding and donation collection system.

Bonus funds are added to each donation over $25, so your donation is multiplied!

Please mark your calendar for 9/14/17 and give generously to CPSH.

The direct link to donate to CPSH will be available on 9/14/17.

 

 

 

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5/25/2017 Autism Conference Featuring Dr. Temple Grandin
May
25
8:00 AM08:00

5/25/2017 Autism Conference Featuring Dr. Temple Grandin

CPSH is honored to provide an information booth at this year's Autism Conference in Fort Worth with featured speakers Dr. Temple Grandin, Beth Aune and Maria Wheeler.

Dr. Temple Grandin has served as inspiration and role model to hundreds of thousands of families and persons with autism. In this unique presentation, Dr. Temple eloquently and candidly describes the challenges she has faced and offers no-nonsense ideas on how others dealing with autism can meet these obstacles and improve the quality of their lives. Backed by her personal experience and evidence-based research, Temple shares her valuable insights on a wide variety of topics, and offers useful do’s and don’ts.

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04/27/17  Townhall Housing Meeting
Apr
27
7:00 PM19:00

04/27/17 Townhall Housing Meeting

  • Richardson Civics Center - Parks Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS
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Name *
Name
I am ready to purchase a home in the next two years. *
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2/10/17 Proms and Dances
Feb
10
6:00 PM18:00

2/10/17 Proms and Dances

2/10/17 Celebrate Love Across North Texas
Some of the Proms and Dances for people with disabilities on 2/10/17.

Burleson
Event: Tim Tebow’s Night to Shine Prom, 6-9 pm, no fee.
Host: Alsbury Baptist Church
RSVP: Steven Wesson, 817-295-0134

Colleyville
Event: Tim Tebow’s Night to Shine Prom, 6-9 pm, no fee.
Host: Compass Christian Church
RSVP: Robin Crocker, 817-906-1478

Coppell/Lewisville
Event: Tim Tebow’s Night to Shine Prom, 6-9 pm, no fee.
Hosts: The Servant House and St. Ann’s Catholic Church
RSVP: Email Patrice or Debbie

Grand Prairie
Event: Tim Tebow’s Night to Shine Prom, 6-9 pm, no fee.
Host: Crossroads Christian Church
RSVP: Lindly, 817-557-2277

Mansfield
Event: Tim Tebow’s Night to Shine Prom, 6-9 pm, no fee.
Host: First Methodist
RSVP: Samantha Fergason, 817-477-2287

Plano
Event: Valentine’s Dance,6:30-9:30pm, $25.
Host: My Possibilities
RSVP: 469-241-9100

Plano
Event: Tim Tebow’s Night to Shine Prom, 6-9 pm, no fee.
Host and RSVP:
Prestonwood Baptist Church
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1/28/17 Transition Parent Workshop Samuell High School - Dallas
Jan
28
9:00 AM09:00

1/28/17 Transition Parent Workshop Samuell High School - Dallas

Providing high school students and parents with information on post-school outcomes such as post-secondary education, vocational training, integrated employment (including supported employment), continuing and adult education, adult services, independent living and community participation.

CPSH will share a presentation with attendees.  40 minutes in length.  Presented 3 times.

For more information and to contact  Anita Carter (972) 892-5210 anicarter@dallasisd.org

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Jan
25
2:30 PM14:30

Access North Texas Regional Transportation Meeting - Garland

A public meeting to discuss transportation needs for individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities and other populations with transportation issues will be held in Garland:

Richland College Garland Campus, Gallery Room

675 W. Walnut St.

Garland, TX75040

This meeting is part of Access North Texas, the regional public transportation coordination plan for the 16-county North Central Texas region.

For additional information go to:  http://www.nctcog.org/trans/transit/ops/jarc/TransitCoordination.asp

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Jan
19
10:00 AM10:00

Access North Texas Regional Transportation Meeting-Wise County

A public meeting to discuss transportation needs for individuals with developmental, intellectual disabilities and other populations with transportation issues will be held in Wise County:

Wise County Outreach Meeting

Decatur Civic Center

Chisholm Suites

2010 W. US 380

Decatur, TX76234

This meeting is part of Access North Texas, the regional public transportation coordination plan for the 16-county North Central Texas region and will be  followed by a meeting in Garland. Refer to the CPSH calendar for each date and location.

For additional information go to:  http://www.nctcog.org/trans/transit/ops/jarc/TransitCoordination.asp

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1/17/17 Grapevine CPSH 2017 Projects
Jan
17
6:30 PM18:30

1/17/17 Grapevine CPSH 2017 Projects

Enter church through Founders Chapel, Turn right and go to Leach Hall

Join CPSH to discover the 2017 projects for you and the DFW community

Flyer for distribution

Topics:

  • Housing Approaches
  • Safety
  • Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE)
  • 2017 Plans
  • Question/Answer Session
  • Meet and Greet

Please RSVP below

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Jan
12
10:00 AM10:00

Access North Texas Regional Transportation Meeting

A public meeting to discuss transportation needs for individuals with developmental, intellectual disabilities and other populations with transportation issues will be held in Dallas:

DART Headquarters, Board Room

1401 Pacific Ave

Dallas, TX75202

This meeting is part of Access North Texas, the regional public transportation coordination plan for the 16-county North Central Texas region and will be  followed by meetings in Wise County and Garland. Refer to the CPSH calendar for each date and location.

For additional information go to:  http://www.nctcog.org/trans/transit/ops/jarc/TransitCoordination.asp

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Jan
11
10:30 AM10:30

Access North Texas Regional Transportation Public Meeting

A public meeting to discuss transportation needs for individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities and other populations with transportation issues will be held in Dallas:

University of North Texas at Dallas, Founders Hall 101

7300 University HIlls Blvd.

Dallas, TX75241

This meeting is part of Access North Texas, the regional public transportation coordination plan for the 16-county North Central Texas region and will be  followed by meetings in Wise County and Garland. Refer to the CPSH calendar for each date and location.

For additional information go to:  http://www.nctcog.org/trans/transit/ops/jarc/TransitCoordination.asp

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