Dinner Fun Night

Friday, January 8th and Friday, April 8th

5:30pm-8:00pm $5 per family

Join the Briar Bush staff for a fun night complete with dinner, animals shows, and senses-themed interactive stations, all at your own pace!

Registration for this program is required by Friday, January 1st, 2016 We cannot accept walk-ins. Space is limited, so please register in advance. To Register, please email Melissa Eldridge, Public Programs Educator, at [email protected] or call Briar Bush at 215-887-6603 ext. 15. You will receive detailed information regarding the program at that time

For more information about our Family Nature Nights, please visit our website at www.briarbush.org

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Autism and Insurance Who pays for what services?

Webinar on Autism and Insurance Who pays for what services?

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Join us to learn:

  • About regional centers’ requirement that you access your private insurance for certain services
  • What to do if your insurer denies cover- age for an autism-related service
  • About co-insurance, co-payments, and deductibles

    This FREE webinar is designed for family mem- bers, people with developmental disabilities, and advocates. It will include a presentation and Q & A session. Professionals are welcome to attend; however, questions from family members and consumers will be given priority.

Our speaker Katie Hornberger is a disability rights attorney and the Director of the Office of Clients’ Rights Advocacy (OCRA).

Note:

You will need a computer with internet access to view the presentation. You may listen using a phone or your computer speakers.

10:00-11:00 a.m. PST

Click here for more information.

Support Groups

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Support groups are open to all parents or adults who need help within these categories.
To sign up, simply email [email protected] or call 678-561-7589.

The group will be filled after 5 couples sign up.

Parents of a special needs child

Where:
230 Hammond Drive
Suite 330
Atlanta, GA 30328
When:
Every other Thursday
6pm – 7:30pm

Blended families

Where:
230 Hammond Drive
Suite 330
Atlanta, GA 30328
When:
Every other Sunday
6pm – 7:30pm

Couples

Where:
230 Hammond Drive
Suite 330
Atlanta, GA 30328

Kentucky Association for Applied Behavior Analysis Fall Workshop Series

Friday, November 13, 2015

On behalf of KYABA, you are invited to join us at our fall workshop series in Louisville on November 13th-14th.

The Kentucky Association for Behavior Analysis (KYABA) Fall Workshop Series, Friday November 13th – November 14th. Located at the beautiful University of Louisville Shelby Campus

9901 Shelbyville Rd, Louisville, KY 40223
Sponsored by “Adaptive Community Support Services”

http://adaptivecommunitysupport.com/

12.5 BACB Approved CEUs at no additional charge (Featuring 3 Ethics CEU’s)! Information and Registration: http://kentuckyaba.org/2015_workshop_series


Friday November 13th

Morning
Keynote: Rick Radar, MD
Lessons From the Guinea Pig Club: Behavioral Reconstruction of Deconstructed Combat Pilots

Robert K. Ross, Ed.D., BCBA-D, LBA

Avoiding the Landmines: Treating Problem Behavior without Violating the New Professional and Ethical Compliance Code
3 BACB Ethics CEU’s

Afternoon
Robert Pennington, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Building Capacity for Behavior Analytic Practice across Disciplines through Staff Training and Consultation
3 BACB CEU’s

Saturday November 14th

Morning
Matthew P. Normand, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Nature or Nurture? Either Way It’s Your Parents’ Fault 1.5 BACB CEU’s

Erick M. Dubuque, Ph.D., LBA, BCBA-D

It’s Not What You Look at that Matters, It’s What You See

2 BACB CEU’s

Afternoon
Matthew P. Normand Ph.D., BCBA-D
Breeding Ground: Pseudoscience, Voodoo Science, and Junk Science in Autism Research and Treatment
1.5 BACB CEU’s

Expert Panel Discussion

ABA in Practice: Navigating Funding Streams, Politics, and other Headaches

1.5 BACB CEU’s
Information and registration can be found here:

http://kentuckyaba.org/2015_workshop_series

Sponsor Page:

http://adaptivecommunitysupport.com/

Like our Facebook page to stay up to date on all things KYABA:

www.facebook.com/kentuckyaba

We look forward to seeing you in the beautiful Bluegrass State in November!

KYABA is an approved BACB® continuing education provider (BACB® ACE Provider #OP-12-2222) since 2011.

Questions: [email protected]

Denim & Diamonds for Autism

ACT Today!’s annual fundraiser, Denim & Diamonds for Autism, raises much needed funds to provide access to:

  • behavioral therapy
  • medical care
  • special needs camps
  • assistive technology
  • assistance dogs
  • basic safety equipment
  • tuition for special needs schools
  • assistance to military families

The Arc National Convention

Once a year, The Arc’s network meets in person—and we are gearing up for yet another exceptional event! Don’t miss out on the action in Indianapolis, IN from October 3-5. National Convention provides the chance for you to network with other families, service providers, and members of the ASD community. This year marks the 65th anniversary of The Arc’s mission to create a more inclusive and independent life for people with I/DD. Join us to connect with the core of The Arc’s network, celebrate all we have achieved, and impact the future! Get the latest details about this year’s event on our new Official Convention website. Early bird rates are only open until June 15th—register now and save!

Family Service League of NY – December 1st, 2015

Name: Family Service League of NY

Topic: Improving the Mental Health of children with Autism: Handling Bullying and Anxiety

When: December 1st, 2015

Where: Long Island New York

Guest Speaker: Amy Goodman, Director of Autism Now, The Arc of the U.S.

Bullying – October 29th, 2015

WhereThe Alabama Disability Conference

Topic: Bullying

Date: Thursday, October 29th, 2015

Time: 3:00 – 4:00pm

Dating, Marriage and Intimacy – October 29th 2015

Where: The Alabama Disability Conference

Topic: Dating, Marriage and Intimacy

Date: Thursday, October 29th, 2015

Time: 10:15am – 11:15am

 

Transitioning Youth Fair

Young people with Disabilities 14 and up

Saturday Oct 3rd, 2015 from 9:00am – 2:00pm

 

Montgomery College Takoma Park

 

 FREE – No Registration Needed!

 

More than 20 Workshops and 60+ Exhibits about

 

Jobs – Education – Recreation / Social Life – Housing – Benefits – Independent Living

 

Montgomery College • Falcon Hall Gym • 7600 Takoma Ave, Takoma Park, MD 20913

 

Free parking East Garage • Metro + Ride on Bus 17/18 • Takoma Park / Silver Spring

 

Request translation / accommodations before Sept 20th at 240-777-1059 or [email protected]Facebook.com/transitionworkgroup • For sponsorship opportunities, write to [email protected]

 

Sponsored by the Transition Work Group of Montgomery County, a coalition of service providers, government agencies and parents committed to improving the transition of youth with disabilities from high school to independence.