Monday, March 17, 2014

Address Change for Three-Part Series

We are pleased to offer:

“The Importance of

A Three-Part Series on Transition

Learn skill-building techniques that will help your son or daughter deal with bullying in school and promote success throughout life.

 April 22, 2014, 6:30pm-8:30pm
Film Screening/Question & Answer:
“Bully” the documentary
“Bully” is a powerful documentary that follows five students and their families over the course of a school year. Each story represents a different facet of the bullying crisis. This film gives testimony to the courage and strength of the targets of bullying and seeks to inspire real changes in the way we deal with bullying. Following the movie there will be an opportunity for parents and students to ask questions and participate in discussion with advocates from Arc of Orleans County and The Advocacy Center.

April 29, 2014, 6:30pm-8:30pm
Bullying: Intervention Strategies for Parents
Bullying is an increasingly serious problem in schools. Parents, teachers and children need help and
support in knowing how to respond. This workshop introduces participants to definitions of bullying,
how to recognize it and how to respond to it both at home and in school.

 May 6, 2014, 6:30pm-8:30pm
The Importance of Self-Advocacy for Your Child
Self-advocacy involves learning to express and protect one’s rights, interests, and needs. It is essential that individuals with disabilities, from childhood to adulthood, develop self-advocacy skills to direct their own lives. Parents will learn strategies to ensure their children’s voices will be heard throughout life.

All workshops will be held at:
Arc of Orleans County
122 Caroline Street
Albion, NY 14411

To register, call Ida Caldwell at The Arc of Orleans County
(585) 589-1750 x2236
Please note: The option to participate in our workshops from a remote location is available with requests made five days in advance. Please indicate your desire for this option upon registration.






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