Holiday Party

Please join us for our Annual Parent to Parent Holiday Party

Join us for crafts, fun activities, Photos with Santa and much more!

Saturday, December 2
Bloedel Donovan Park, Large Multipurpose Gym
2214 Electric Avenue in Bellingham

Steven & Nola Holiday party 2016There are two time slots families are welcome to join us:

Families of a child with special needs ages birth to seven are invited from: 12 noon to 1:30 pm
Families of a child with special needs ages eight and up from:
1:30 pm – 3 pm
Beverages will be provided *Please bring your favorite healthy potluck dish to share.

Can you volunteer time to support the Holiday Party? We are looking for volunteers with setting up and cleaning up after the event. We are looking for help during the event with photo printing, food, and greeting new families. This years Holiday Party will feature the 2018 Smiles of Life Calendar Release and celebrate the models! To RSVP or to sign up for volunteering, please contact the P2P office at (360) 715-0170 ext 302 or p2p@arcwhatcom.org

Co Sponsored by Bellingham Parks & Recreation

Parent Support Meeting

Parent to Parent Travels to Lynden

Topic: Parenting your Special Needs Child

Monday, November 13, 7-8:30pm
Fisher Elementary, 501 14th St, Lynden

Free childcare is available at our Monday Support Meetings. Please RSVP by Friday November 10 to reserve your spot. If you are bringing your child, please arrive 10 minutes early to the meeting to get them checked in with our Super Sitters.Contact us with any questions at p2p@arcwhatcom.org or (360) 715-0170 ext 302

Down syndrome Outreach Spring Fling!

Sunday May 7, 2017 from 12-3pm

Fairhaven Park Pavillion

Connect with families in our local Down syndrome community, visit with friends, and enjoy a lovely afternoon, rain or shine! There will be activities and crafts, a potluck lunch, the fantastic playground and a toy & book exchange.

Please bring a potluck dish to share, if possible (last names A-M bring something savory; N-Z bring something sweet…or bring a favorite dish), and a gently used toy or book to exchange with your friends. Hot dogs and beverages will be provided.

Everyone is welcome and we hope to see you there!

If you are interested in helping with the event, please contact Jessika: JessikaH@arcwhatcom.org or (360)715-0170 ext. 304.

This event is in an accessible location. For sign language interpreter service, assistive listening devices, or a communication material in any alternative format, please call Jessika 10 days in advance.
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The Arc of the U.S – Sibling Support Project Home Page

The Arc brings together people with disabilities, their families, and dedicated professionals to create hope, growth and positive change. The Arc’s National Sibling Council provides:

  • Networking to meet other siblings
  • Support and resources for those needing guidance in situations unique to their family
  • Celebrating the sibling relationship
  • Supporting the advocacy and programmatic efforts of The Arc at all levels
  • Leadership development and training through involvement in standing committees, ad hoc committees and task forces

http://www.thearc.org/page.aspx?pid=2661