Workshop: School Advocacy 101

Hosted by The Arc with Parent to Parent Saturday, October 22nd, 2016, 10am-2pm The Arc of Whatcom County 2602 McLeod Road, Bellingham This training is designed for parents who want to learn more about how to effectively advocate within the school system for their child or to assist another family. We will cover: how to… Continue reading Workshop: School Advocacy 101

Workshop: Safety and Sexuality

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016, 6-8pm The Arc of Whatcom County 2602 McLeod Rd, Bellingham, WA 98225 Join us for an evening of tips for teaching safety awareness, strategies for difficult conversations on puberty and privacy, and techniques to develop communication ideas for healthy relationships. NOTE: This workshop is only for the adults (parents or caregivers).… Continue reading Workshop: Safety and Sexuality

Building a Meaningful Life

Tuesday, May 17th, 6-8pm The Arc of Whatcom County 2602 McLeod Road, Bellingham Connecting with community resources is often a trial and error adventure. Some activities may happen naturally, and others require work and perseverance. Families who have a son or daughter with a developmental disability are in the unique role of wearing multiple hats… Continue reading Building a Meaningful Life

DDA Applications Workshop

Tuesday, April 26th, 6-8pm The Arc of Whatcom County 2602 McLeod Road, Bellingham 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? Have you wanted… Continue reading DDA Applications Workshop

March 15, 2016 – Parent Providers & ProviderOne

Tuesday, March 15th, 6-8pm The Arc of Whatcom County 2602 McLeod Road, Bellingham Individual ProviderOne is an online, electronic system for managing your Personal Care hours. You will no longer get a monthly invoice or call in your hours. Individual Providers begin using Individual ProviderOne (IPOne) March 1, 2016. IPOne will replace the Social Service… Continue reading March 15, 2016 – Parent Providers & ProviderOne

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School and Family Networking Night – October 12, 2015

Special Education Directors from around Whatcom County are invited to participate in a question and answer session followed by breakout sessions for parents to participate in discussion on a variety of topics, which will include: Getting Started in Special Education Understanding Your Child’s IEP Transition to Adulthood Latino Family Supports Self Care Refreshments provided. Onsite… Continue reading School and Family Networking Night – October 12, 2015

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Help! Puberty! – May 19, 2015

Talking with our children about the birds and the bees. Tuesday, May 19, 6-8pm The Arc’s Dan Godwin Community Center 2602 McLeod Rd, Bellingham At this workshop, participants will learn positive, practical and realistic ways to help your and your child: Prepare for and understand puberty. Deal with mood swings, hygiene and periods. Build awareness… Continue reading Help! Puberty! – May 19, 2015

Advance Care Planning – April 21, 2015

Advance Care Planning: For family members, caregivers and community members Tuesday, April 21, 6-8pm The Arc’s Dan Godwin Community Center 2602 McLeod Rd, Bellingham If you don’t want to talk about dying, you’re not alone. Decisions about end of life care are deeply personal and can be difficult. These decisions may be complicated by concerns involving… Continue reading Advance Care Planning – April 21, 2015

Special Needs Trusts – February 17, 2015

Special Needs Trusts & The New ABLE Act Tuesday, February 17, 6-8pm The Arc’s Dan Godwin Community Center 2602 McLeod Rd, Bellingham   Presented by Barry Meyers from the Elder Law Offices of Barry M. Meyers A Special Needs Trust can allow individuals to enhance their quality of life through trust assets while retaining government… Continue reading Special Needs Trusts – February 17, 2015