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12/01/2018 Connecting the Dots Expo West
Dec
1
10:00 AM10:00

12/01/2018 Connecting the Dots Expo West

  • Lorenzo de Zavala Middle School (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

FINDING THE RIGHT INFORMATION, resource or person, to meet your specific needs or those of someone in your family, can be both challenging and frustrating. We want to help! Please join us and spend the day connecting the dots with us. You can connect with our experts by attending our breakout sessions, where you will learn about valuable resources and ask any questions you may have. You can also connect with any of the exhibitors we will have on hand that day. To really connect the dots, you have to have a little fun, so we have arranged for some cool activities for the kids!

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10/6/2018 Connecting the Dots North
Oct
6
10:00 AM10:00

10/6/2018 Connecting the Dots North

  • Richardson ISD- Arzell Ball Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Please join us and spend the day connecting the dots with us. You can connect with our experts by attending our breakout sessions, where you will learn about valuable resources and ask any questions you may have. You can also connect with any of the exhibitors we will have on hand that day. To really connect the dots, you have to have a little fun, so we have arranged for some cool activities for the kids!

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7/12-7/15/18 National Down Syndrome Annual Convention
Jul
12
to Jul 14

7/12-7/15/18 National Down Syndrome Annual Convention

  • Sheraton Dallas Hotel and Convention Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Each year, thousands of people from across the globe attend the NDSC Annual Convention. For most, it’s to hear the latest information from world-renowned experts. For others, it’s a great vacation. However, for nearly all, there’s the one-of-a-kind NDSC “giant family reunion” feeling that permeates the convention weekend.

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3/3/2018 SAGE Expo
Mar
3
10:00 AM10:00

3/3/2018 SAGE Expo

The SAGE Expo will provide the opportunity for families in our community to attend workshops on the issues and challenges of raising children with unique learning styles, to educate and provide resources for them to use at home, and to give them the opportunity to meet other families with whom they can build a foundation of understanding and support. Please join us in our efforts to make the SAGE Expo all that it can be and more.

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

2/24/18 Project Independence Workshop


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Project Independence 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.

Parent feedback:



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

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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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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 *
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I am ready to purchase a home in the next two years. *
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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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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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