Posts Tagged ‘Cerebral Palsy’

Free RCSN Workshops November 2012 — Autism, CP, Seizure Disorder, Intellectual Disabilities

November 12, 2012 Leave a comment

If your child has a developmental disability…OPWDD Image
autism – intellectual disabilities –
cerebral palsy – seizure disorder

…be sure to come to one of these free workshops

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Special Needs News: Week of 3-18-12

The Top Ten is taking me a little longer again this week, mostly because it is so awesome. Check back to see what the Top Ten Under Ten is all about tomorrow. And in other news:

1. Doctor’s Cerebral Palsy Proves A Draw

2. Magazine Says Vanderbilt, Kansas Best For Special Education

3. ‘Ashley treatment’ on the rise amid concerns from disability rights groups

4. Oldest Living Man With Down Syndrome Dies At 83

5. Advocates, Big Pharma Make Push For Autism Drugs

6. Special needs cheer squad sparkles

7. Why Autism Moms Earn Less

T.S. Park and Facebook Help Children Walk From All Over The World

Click here to read about families from all over the world who are traveling to St. Louis, where neurosurgeon T.S. Park performs selective dorsal rhizotomy. He is one of the few doctors in the world who have perfected the technique, which helps children with cerebral palsy be able to walk. And Facebook has helped to spread the news wordlwide – the wonders of social networking!

Family Connect for a Promising Future on June 10th, 2011

I don’t know who to thank for sending me information about this conference below but I sincerely appreciated the flyer (thanks!).

This event looks like it will be excellent, and there are free raffle giveaways, breakfast and lunch provided, and Metro cards for families and caregivers on top of the guest speaker and topics listed below! And, it’s FREE! You can register online to attend at or by calling 718-436-7979 ext. 704.

Please join us for our FREE conference Family Connect for a Promising Future.  We will be providing families and professionals with information and resources for children with developmental disabilities.

Friday, June 10th, 2011
8:30am – 2:30pm
Baruch Performing Arts Center
25th Street between Lexington & 3rd Ave

Keynote Speaker: Adine Ray Usher, Ed.D.
Consultant/Advocate for Students with Physical Disabilities

Additional Topics Include: Healthcare Needs • Assistive Technology • Inclusion • Sensory Integration

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