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Sign, Say and Play: A Baby Signs Program

11am–12pm

Special Workshops

Lanterman's Koch-Young Resource Center presents Sign, Say and Play: A Baby Signs Program. Gives babies a way to “talk” with their parent - before they can talk. For parents and children birth to 3 years old to attend together, families will learn useful signs for mealtime, bedtime, bathtime, getting dressed, pets and the park. In addition, parents will learn simple ways to support their baby’s intellectual development. The first session in a six-session series starts on September 7, 2017.

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Music and Movement: A Parent and Me Music Series on Thursdays

3pm–4pm

Lanterman presents Music and Movement, which brings together families in sharing songs, instrument play, rhythm chants and movement activities in a relaxed, playful, non-performance-oriented setting. Music is learned through developmentally appropriate activities that support and respect the unique learning styles of very young children from 2 to 4 years of age. Infants, toddlers and preschoolers participate at their own levels in family-style classes of mixed ages.

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Special Education, Inclusion and Transition to Adulthood

6:30pm

Regularly Offered Training Opportunities

Presented by Rebecca Diddams and Marjan Kermani, from the Lanterman Educational Law Clinic, this presentation for parents who have school-age children and young adults; will cover the following topics:

  • What’s special education and how to maximize the IEP of your children?
  • How to request advocacy support and when to sign the IEP.
  • Strategies to include your children at school and in the community.
  • Special section for parents whose children are 18 years old focusing on transition to adulthood and what programs are available once they graduate from high school.
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