Below is information on our upcoming school advocacy workshop. We look forward to introducing our families to the new special education directors for Bellingham and Ferndale school districts. (Teachers, please share with your students and their families.)
As always, we are here for you. If you need help finding services and support in our community, please contact Monica: 360-715-0170, ext. 303 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Arc of Whatcom Team
|SCHOOL ADVOCACY WORKSHOP
*Come meet the new special education directors!
Tuesday, September 17
The Arc's Dan Godwin Community Center
2602 McLeod Road, Bellingham
Join us for a discussion on effective strategies that parents and school professionals can use to improve the educational experience for children with developmental disabilities. Through this workshop, learn how to:
- Develop and sustain positive relationships
- Focus on the child's needs
- Find win-win solutions
- Build your case
- Understand the other person's point of view
- Listen actively
COME MEET THE NEW SPECIAL EDUCATION DIRECTORS!
Bellingham and Ferndale School Districts have hired new special education directors, and both are attending this workshop. This is a great opportunity to meet our new school leaders in a relaxed environment and begin to develop a healthy working relationship.
To register, contact Monica 360-715-0170, ext. 303 or email@example.com. Supervised care for family members is available if you RSVP by Friday, September 13.
For a copy of the workshop flier, click here. Thanks for sharing and encouraging others to take part in this valuable workshop!
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Every month, our newsletter spotlights a different program of The Arc or another community program that serves individuals with developmental disabilities. We also include the latest legislative news and information on upcoming activities.
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Need to stretch, relax and refresh?
The Arc of Whatcom County will be offering a 10-week yoga series beginning on Wednesday, September 11th at The Arc's Dan Godwin Community Center. Led by Instructor Abby Stadden, the classes will be held from 10-11am and are designed for people of all abilities.
Participants are encouraged to sign up for the series but are also welcome to attend individual classes. The cost is $5 per session or $40 ($35 for members of The Arc) for the 10-week series.