September Parent Support Meeting
A confidential meeting for parents and caregivers of children with developmental delays, disabilities and ongoing health care needs
Q & A: Back-to-School
Tips for Parents of Children with Special Needs
7 pm – 8:30 pm Monday, September 10
The Arc’s Dan Godwin Community Center
2602 McLeod Rd. Bellingham
Free on-site child care is provided to those who contact us by Friday September 7th. For special accommodations and interpreting services, please contact us 3 weeks in advance. Contact us at (360) 715-0170 ext 302 or email@example.com
Parent to Parent Family Swim Social
6:30-7:30pm, Saturday, July 28
Arne Hanna Aquatic Center, 1114 Potter St.
Come join us for some family fun splashing around! Children under the age of 7 must be in the pool with an adult. If you need an extra pair of helping hands to assist you in the pool, please call our office at (360) 715-0170 ext 302 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday, July 9
7 – 8:30 pm
The Arc of Whatcom County
2602 McLeod Rd., Bellingham
Topic: Parenting Your Special Needs Child
Parents and caregivers are welcome to join our free, confidential support meetings. We strive to provide a casual atmosphere while we share ideas, concerns, resources and encouragement. Come have a snack and connect with other parents.
We offer free on site childcare during our Support Meetings. We have trained Super Sitters providing care to those that RSVP by Friday, July 6.
Questions? Contact Parent to Parent at email@example.com or 360-715-0170 ext 302
Super Sitter Training
10 am – 2:30 pm
June 25 – 27, 2018
The Arc of Whatcom Co.
2602 McLeod Rd. Bellingham
This popular class is available for youth ages 13 and older and teaches basic baby-sitting skills along with skills caring for children with disabilities. Participants will gain confidence in caring for children, particularly for children with special needs. They will also enjoy the learning environment of the camp as they meet new friends. This training also includes a day of infant/child CPR and First Aid certification. We recommend participants have some prior baby-sitting experience. Registration forms are due June 19 and can be located at www.p2pwhatcom.org. Class fee of $95 is due by the morning class starts, partial scholarships are available.
For questions and registration forms please contact Karlene at (360) 715-0170 ext 302 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuesday, May 15, 2018, 6pm – 8pm
St. Luke’s Health Education Center, 3333 Squalicum Pkwy, Bellingham
Questions? Contact email@example.com or 360-715-0170
Do you have a child with developmental delays or disabilities but aren’t sure what services are out there to help your child?
Have you heard about DDA services, but are not sure what they are or how to apply?
Are you already a client of DDA, but aren’t sure what services are available or how to access them?
Are you having trouble finding contracted providers?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, join us!
We will have representatives from DDA and local providers that can help you get the services you need.