Archive for the ‘2010-02(February)’ Category

ASA-GPC & ROK Support Meeting — 2/23/10

Wednesday, February 10th, 2010

Monthly Support Meetings
4th Tuesday of each month – Coco’s at PV Mall

February 23rd, 2010 – 6:30-8:30pm

Speaker: Ashley Mayer will be speaking on her internship at the Thoughtful House in Texas and Holly Reycraft will speak on social skills groups.

ASA-GPC & ROK Support Meetings are held on the fourth Tuesday of each month at Coco’s at Paradise Valley Mall.

Sensory Friendly Films — 2/6, 3/20, 4/20/10

Wednesday, February 10th, 2010

February 6th, 10am – The Tooth Fairy
March 20th, 10am – Diary of a Wimpy Kid
April 20th, 10am – How to Train Your Dragon

AMC Entertainment (AMC) and the Autism Society have teamed up to bring families affected by autism and other disabilities a special opportunity to enjoy their favorite films in a safe and accepting environment on a monthly basis with the “Sensory Friendly Films” program. Details at:

Three Session Advocacy Workshop — 2/20/10

Wednesday, February 10th, 2010

February 20, 2010 from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Check-in from 8-8:30 a.m.)
Scottsdale Bible Church
7601 E Shea Boulevard, Scottsdale, AZ 85260

This workshop features Steve Kosser, John Dacey, & Holly Reycraft who will speak on:

1. Learn how successful therapies for DDD children in Arizona can be available at no cost to parents (regardless of family income) to help reduce or eliminate symptoms and challenging behaviors.

2. Learn how to navigate the ALTCS health care maze, including what to do if you are facing the appeals process for a denial, reduction or termination.

3. Hear the laws, policies, and procdeures of Special Education and learn basic advocacy techniques to address the most common problems that occur at each stage of the Special Education process.

* This is a rare opportunity to hear from an EPSDT expert, lawyer, and educational advocate all on the same day!

* Join with other parents in learning how to effectively advocate for their children in the schools, at home, and with medical services.
Early Bird Registration ends on February 10, so register today!REGISTER NOW!

Early Bird Registration: Registered and paid by February 10th, 2010
Only $30 for Members; $50 for non-members
Regular Registration after February 10th: $50 for members; $75 for non-members

Visit for more information or to REGISTER