Free Summer Meals for Kids:
School is out and kids around the state are beginning their transition to summertime. A program called Summer Meals provides free meals and snacks to all kids and teens during the summer months. Call the WithinReach Family Food Hotline at 1-888-436-6392 or click here for an online locator.
Helpful iPad Apps - Thanks, Yakima P2P!
Check these out at the Apple Apps Store online:
1. My Homework - help for organizing & tracking homework assignments
2. Morning Routine - for preschool and elementary-age children to implement positive morning routines
3. Math Bingo - a fun way for children to practice math
4. Talking Tom Cat - repeats what you say and responds to your touch
5. Let's Name Things Fun Deck - prompts kids to answer questions
6. ABC Tracer - For tracing letters to improve visual-motor control
7. Peekaboo Barn - for beginners learning to use an iPad
8. Tesla Toy - Create beautiful electrical fields with your finger
9. Bubble Free - bubble wrap popping game
10. My Talk Tools Mobile Lite - Free augmentative communication app
7/22 - 25: Combined Summer Institute on Special Education "Learning: Make It Meaningful and Relevant" - Wenatchee. Click here
for more info.
7/29 - 30: Washington Re-EDucation Association Conference - Renton. Click here
for more information.
The next Arc National Conference will be in Bellevue in 2013. Click here
to get more info when it becomes available.
10/7 - 9: 30th Annual Pacific Northwest Institute on Special Education and the Law - Yakima, WA. Click here
for more information as it becomes available. You can also join an e-mail list at the website by clicking on "keep me informed".
11/13 - 14: Special Education Fall Autism Conference - Federal Way. Contact SETC at (509) 963-3350 or e-mail Sue Wright with questions.
11/14 - 16: WAEYC'S 37th Annual Conference