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The Help Group's After School Programs

Sherman Oaks, CA - United StatesSep-09-201604:00 pm

Kids Like Me offers a number of after-school programs for children and teens with autism spectrum disorder and other special needs in the Los Angeles area. These programs are designed to promote fun and engaging activities under the careful supervision of highly trained professionals. Each class is adapted to fit the unique needs of the participants and encourages creativity, active participation, and the development of important social skills. The after-school programs provide each child with the opportunity to build lasting friendships and promote positive interaction with peers. For more information, contact Nicole Webb at 818-778-7136 or nwebb@thehelpgroup.org

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The Help Group's Club LA Teen

Sherman Oaks, CA - United StatesSep-10-201604:00 pm

On Saturday, September 10, Club LA Teen will host an improve workshop taught by Ryan Berman from The Miracle Project. Improv for Interaction is designed to help individuals express themselves through acting, foster creativity, and address social and team skills. The event will take place on The Help Group’s Sherman Oaks campus at 13164 Burbank Blvd. Our teen social club gives adolescents the chance to socialize with peers, try new things, and create new and lasting friendships. Please RSVP to Monette Borigsay at 818-778-7140 or mborigsay@thehelpgroup.org by September 8th to reserve your spot and receive the time of the event!

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Online Alert Program Fall Course Sept 27 - Oct 27, 2016

ALBUQUERQUE, NM - United StatesSep-27-201608:00 am

We are so proud to announce that we converted our two-day Alert Program training to an online course. It's a one-of-a-kind online learning experience where you'll stay alert and focused while having fun! If you've always wanted to attend an Alert Program "live" training (or you want a refresher with updates and lots of new info), it's now available as an amazingly high quality, HD video module format with experiential learning. "If your body is like a car engine, sometimes it runs on high, sometimes it runs on low, and sometimes it runs just right." When therapists, teachers, or parents use these simple words to begin the Alert Program, they enter an exciting adventure with children. The journey unfolds easily with the program's clearly defined steps for teaching self-regulation awareness. The Alert Program assists children who have learning disabilities and attention problems (as well as typical children) to understand the basic theory of sensory integration related to arousal states. Through the program, children learn a repertoire of strategies that enhance their abilities to learn, interact with others, and work or play. Children not only learn to monitor their level of alertness, but improve in self-esteem and self-confidence. If children are intellectually challenged or developmentally younger than the age of eight, the program's concepts can be utilized by staff to facilitate optimal functioning. Join us in this practical workshop and learn specific methods that can be incorporated easily into therapeutic & educational programs. This Online Course is intended for a variety of professionals, including OT's, PT's, SLP's, teachers, counselors and parents. All who participate will glean new information whether or not they have tried using the program. Additional info Certificate of attendance for 20 contact hours Cost: $375.00 Credits available: Yes

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Ante Up For Autism

Stuart, FL - United StatesOct-01-201606:00 pm

This Adult Only Community Event will feature Food, Drinks, Casino Fun Money, Raffle, Silent Auction, Live Auction, DJ, Music, Dance Floor, and a whole lot of fun. Fundraisers like Ante Up For Autism allow the school to sustain classroom needs and provide scholarships to families in our community. TCAP is a 501(c)3 not for profit organization dedicated to helping children with autism and their families on the Treasure Coast. The demand for our program continues to grow each year. 
 TCAP is a school located in Stuart, Florida for children with autism; offering a kindergarten through middle school program. The students come from all regions of the Treasure Coast and we have a wonderfully diverse student population. Our mission is to improve the lives of children living with autism on the Treasure Coast, by providing educational opportunities, which are suitable to each child’s unique academic, therapeutic, and social needs. In order to keep meeting the needs of families on the Treasure Coast, we are reaching out to the community for their support. We are requesting donations: *Sponsors for the event *Gift cards/items for auction *Monetary donations All proceeds from the event will go directly back into the program to enrich the quality of education and school environment for each child, as well as provide additional opportunities. For more information about the event or if you would like to donate or be a sponsor, please contact Sarah Miller at (772) 200-7531 or Jessica Bosch (772) 214-7496. You can also email us at AnteUpForAutism@gmail.com.

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