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2018 College Planning and Transition Conference

Valley Glenn, CA - United StatesSep-29-201809:00 am

What: 2018 College Planning and Transition Conference When: Saturday, September 29 Time: 9am – 5pm Where: Los Angeles Valley College Cost: Free Description: In conjunction with Let’s Talk LD, The Help Group’s Summit View school presents the 2018 College Planning and Transition Conference. The conference is one of the few in the nation that is designed and produced specifically for students with learning differences with an interest in postsecondary educational pursuits. More than two dozen college transition thought leaders and experts will be sharing their insights about college planning and transition best practices specifically for students with learning differences, their families, and allies. Topics and discussions will include: • College search and application planning • Assessing a good college fit • Accessing public, private, and community services to support college transition • And more! The conference is free and open to the public. Seating is limited so reserve your spot soon. For more information and to register, visit https://www.letstalkld.org/letstalkldcollegecon.

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The Power of Redirection: Strategies to Increase Your Adult/Young Adult With ASD's Cooperation

Phoenix, AZ - United StatesOct-27-201810:30 am

Date: October 27, 2018 Time: 10:30am - 12:30pm Price: $25 per person / $40 per couple Location: SEEDs for Autism, 3420 S 7th St, Phoenix, AZ 85040 This interactive educational lecture is for parents, guardians, loved ones and/or caregivers for those on the autism spectrum. Everyone gets frustrated sometimes, but for young adults and adults on the autism spectrum it can cause non-functional behaviors, such as yelling, eloping, or shutting down. We’ll discuss a behavioral technique called Redirection, which is often confused with “giving in” when not used properly. Parents and loved ones of adults and young adults (14+) on the autism spectrum will be taught how to use Redirection properly to increase the independence of their children and loved ones. After participating in group activities, role-playing, and a question and answer segment, participants will walk out feeling confident in the strategies they have learned!

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34th Annual Main Street Festival of Lights, brought to you by The Graham Companies and Main Street Merchants

Miami Lakes, FL - United StatesNov-24-201805:00 pm

Join us for the 34th Annual Main Street Festival of Lights, brought to you by the Main Street Merchants and The Graham Companies. Kick-off the holiday season making memories with family, friends and loved ones as Main Street lights up the evening with a series of holiday-themed presentations. Enjoy the Lighting of Main Street with special guest Santa, Live DJ, Photo Stations, performances by students from local schools, characters, and lots of complimentary activities for children to experience courtesy Publix Super Markets. Renown journalist and TV/Radio personality, GiGi Diaz from 93.9 MIA, will serve as Master of Ceremonies. Media partners include the Miami Herald and the Miami Laker. Event participants will also have the opportunity to adopt a shelter pet from Miami-Dade County Animal Services and support the Miami Lakes Boy Scout Troop 247.

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