Parenting Classes – Washtenaw County

This is a FREE ongoing parenting class.

Participants are highly encouraged to start classes at the beginning of a series. Exceptions can be made to the start date by contacting the instructor.

At the end of each series, participants will receive a certificate stating how many class hours of the series they completed out of the total number of class hours offered. Wednesdays 5:30-7:00 PM Guiding Principles for Highly Successful Parenting: November 13: Brain Development/High Quality Positive Family Routines November 20: No Class November 27: Development of Emotional Control December 4: Being a Calm, Assertive Parent December 11: Establishing Clear Rules and Strong Relationships December 18: Allowing Children to Make Great Mistakes

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Education Based Evaluations Washtenaw County

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This module outlines critical components and processes for an education-based special education eligibility evaluation for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). It incorporates key features of its foundational predecessor, CET (Centralized Evaluation Team), and includes a detailed review of the Michigan Administrative Rules for Special Education (MARSE) ASD eligibility criteria.  Evaluation components and processes outlined in the Education-Based Evaluations for ASD document published by the Michigan Autism Council are also reviewed which include tools and examples for interviews, observations, and report-writing. A critical review of available standardized tests and their technical adequacy and differential eligibility decision-making processes are also included.

Date: December 2, 2019

Time: 8:30am – 3:30pm

Location: Washtenaw Intermediate School District, Vogels ABC, 1819 S. Wagner Rd., Ann Arbor, MI 48106

Registration Fee: $15.00 (Fee includes coffee/lunch and printed materials)

SCECHs: State Continuing Education Clock Hours will be available at the training. Cost is $10.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be submitted in writing to – phone cancellations will not be accepted. Refunds will not be issued after November 22, 2019.

Substitutions: If you find that you are unable to attend the training, you may send a substitute in your place. If possible, please notify us in advance of the substitution. The original registrant will be responsible for the registration fee payment.

Inclement Weather Policy: A cancellation due to inclement weather will be posted on the START website by 6am the day of the training. If canceled, an alternate date will be emailed to you and you will have the option of attending the new date or a refund.

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Unified- HIV Health and Beyond

Unified- HIV Health and Beyond is a multi-service center providing services to residents of Southeast Michigan living with or affected by HIV. The organization provides a resource database and provides the following services: condom distribution, food pantry, syringe access, health insurance navigation, Hepatitis C testing, HIV testing, housing assistance, linkage to care, case management, outreach services, PrEP protects, prisoner re-entry services, statewide HIV/STI hotline, and support groups

Down Syndrome Guild of Southeast Michigan

Organization providing programs for new and expectant parents, recreation programs, social programs, and employment programs for residents of Southeast Michigan. The website also provides resource information (including a medical directory and education).

Serious Emotional Disturbances Waiver (SEDW)

The Children's Serious Emotional Disturbances Waiver (SEDW) provides services that are enhancements or additions to Medicaid State Plan coverage for children through age 20 with SED. The SEDW is a fee-for-service program administered by the Community Mental Health Services Programs (CMHSP) in some Michigan counties. All eligibility requirements and coverage areas are listed on the site.

Lights Up Sound Down-Sensory Friendly Movies at Goodrich Quality Theaters

A monthly program, hosted by Goodrich Quality Theaters, open to everyone, but specifically giving families & children with Autism and sensory issues the opportunity to enjoy their favorite movies in a comfortable, sensory - friendly setting with the lights turned up and volume turned down in the auditorium.