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

Guardianship Workshop – March 18, 2014

Tuesday, March 18, 6-8pm at The Arc’s Dan Godwin Community Center, 2602 McLeod Rd Join us for this workshop designed to expand your knowledge and get your questions answered by an experienced advocate. Topics will include: power of attorney, guardianship, special needs trusts and adult services. Supervised care for family members is available if you… Continue reading Guardianship Workshop – March 18, 2014

Getting Started, Making Connections

Do you have a young child that has been involved in early intervention services, has developmental delays, or special healthcare needs? Come and connect with other parents and get to know the community resources that are available for your child and family. Topics will include early intervention, special education, Medicaid waivers, health insurance for children,… Continue reading Getting Started, Making Connections