Wylie Center Newsletter            
Dear Wylie Center Family,
Its back to school season again! We are looking forward to seeing you and your child, as we begin a new year full of learning and fun!

  Sensory Film of the Month
Cats & Dogs:
Revenge of the Kitty Galore

cats and dogs


AMC Entertainment and the Autism Society have teamed up to bring families affected by autism and other disabilities a special opportunity to enjoy their favorite films in a safe and accepting environment on a monthly basis with the "Sensory Friendly Films" program.

To find a theater click here
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Administration          
951-683-5193
Potomac Site     
951-784-0021
Grand Site
951-680-1247
Treatment                  
951-683-5193
Home Program    
951-683-5193 ext 332
Autism Clinic          
951-683-5193 ext 216
Inclusion Partners
951-683-5193 ext 316
Parenting Programs          
951-683-5193
Parent Representative
951-683-5193 ext 241
Mental Health
951-683-5193
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IEP Tips and Pointers
first 5
Tuesday Aug 24, 2010
4 - 6 p.m (english), 6 - 8 p.m (spanish)


Positive strategies are given on how to advocate effectively for your child, strengthen relationships between parents and service agencies, and in help creating the appropriate IEP

Classes are free for parents! For more information on registration, please call: Delia Lopez at (951) 328-1200.
 
Capable Girls Group
The Autism Society of Inland Empire and the Wylie Center have partnered up to provide a social group for girls!
friends
Come and meet other girls in a safe, structured environment and with a trained facilitator to help keep things on track! You will learn about the newest fashion trends, texting etiquette, how to accessorize. Come one time or to the whole series!

When: Tuesdays, 4 - 5:30 PM until Aug, 17 Ages:   13 - 17
Fee:    $10 per youth per weekly group
Where: The Carolyn E. Wylie Center

For more information or to sign-up, please call Lisa Dryan or Jacqueline Blanco at (951) 683-5193.
 
Don't Forget to Sign Up for the Incredible Years Classes!
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12 weeks, 6 - 8 pm
September 16 - December 9, 2010
 
Learn new ways to manage your children's behaviors. Topics include Positive Discipline Techniques,  Managing Misbehavior, Limit Setting, and more. This is a great class to learn about whining, tantrums, aggression, and disobedience.

Wylie Center families pay NO FEE. Dina-School for children ages 2 -12 included. Certificate awarded. For information on registration call (951) 683-5193.
 
Back to School Tips!

As the new school year approaches, many parents are faced with the challenge of sending their child back to school. Going back to school is filled with a lot of uncertainty and change is a huge transition. Here is a list of ideas to help prepare a child for the new school year and to make the transition easier.
 
Reintroduce the concept of school by taking time to talk about it everyday.

Books, movies, stories about school can help to introduce the idea of school.
Talk to them about their teachers or friends they had this past school year.
Show them pictures from the last school year. This will help them remember positive experiences.
Put visual of their school or any school on the calendar.
Driving by the school is another good idea.
Slowly working them into the routine will be beneficial for both of you.
Get them excited about back to school shopping.