• Date: Saturday August 20th, 2016
    Time: From 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    CPR and First Aid Schedule for FY 16-17 (3)

  • Date: Tuesday January 24th, 2017
    Time: From 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM






    Tuesday, January 24th 

    Speaker:   Liliana Yazno-Bartle, Esquire

    Title:         Planning for Families with Children with Disabilities

    Topic:  This session will explore the importance of careful estate planning to protect eligibility for public benefits if you have a disabled relative.  The session will include a discussion of estate planning documents such as: Special Needs Trusts, Wills, Powers of Attorney, Health Care Powers of Attorney and Living Wills.  How to fund Special Needs Trusts and how to handle probate and non-probate assets.  In addition, participants will learn about the importance of developing a Letter of Intent for their disabled relative in order to establish a safety net for relative.

    Speaker Bio:  Ms. Yazno-Bartle is a senior associate attorney at The Law Offices of Caryl Andrea Oberman, LLC.  She has been with Ms. Oberman’s firm since 1997, concentrating on legal issues of persons with disabilities and their families, education rights, estate planning, guardianship, testing accommodations and domestic relations.  She is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA), Montgomery County Bar Association and is an author and frequent lecturer to the Pennsylvania Bar Association and parent groups in Pennsylvania.  Ms. Yazno-Bartle is the President of Pennsylvania Education for All Coalition (PEAC), a non-profit organization designed to promote inclusion practices in Pennsylvania.  She is a board member of The Arc Alliance where she serves on the Arc Alliance Advocacy Services Board, is a member of the Chat-n-Chew Parent Training Committee and a member of the DELVAL Guardianship Association at the Arc Alliance.  In 2016, Ms. Yazno-Bartle was appointed to chair the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Legal Services for Exceptional Children Committee.  Ms. Yazno-Bartle serves as a volunteer attorney of the Wills for Heroes Foundation, a program devoted to providing free wills and other estate planning documents for Pennsylvania’s emergency first responders.  In addition to her professional affiliations, Ms. Yazno-Bartle serves as the Secretary of the Central Bucks West Football Parent Club and is a volunteer nursery school teacher at First Baptist Church of Doylestown.  Before joining Ms. Oberman’s firm, she was a staff attorney at Legal Aid of Chester County, Inc. in West Chester for over four years where the primary emphasis of her practice concentrated on Domestic Relations, Landlord-Tenant, Public Benefits and Bankruptcy. She received her B.S. with Honors in Economics from Rutgers University, Cook College in 1989 and her J.D. from Villanova University School of Law, where she was president and co-founder of the Latin American Law Students Association.  Ms. Yazno-Bartle was born in Colombia, South America and is fluent in Spanish. 

    To Register for this and other workshops:

    Chat-n-Chew at The Arc Alliance

  • Date: Wednesday January 25th, 2017
    Time: From 9:30 AM to 5:15 PM

    Uniquely Fit provides a safe place for the special needs of your child

    At the Indian Valley YMCA, we are now working with Uniquely Fit to
    broaden the ability of those children that need additional support. These
    group classes focus on keeping your child active and learning new skills
    in a fun and safe environment. Families and friends will work together,
    with the child, expanding their ability
    while also expanding their own friendly
    network in the community.
    • Gross Motor Activities
    • Sensory Development / Communication
    • Cooperative Play / Interactive Play

    For registration / information Contact;
    Alisha Riexinger 215-896-3084 or

    WHEN: January-February 2017
    TIME: Wednesday Night 4:30-5:15 ages 7-12
    Thursday Morning 9:30-10:15 ages 3-6
    890 Maple Ave Harleysville Pa 19438

    Flyer – Uniquelyfit1701

  • Date: Tuesday February 14th, 2017
    Time: From 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM






    Tuesday, February 14th 

    Speaker:   Mariam Mahmud, MD

    Title:         Ask a Doctor

    Topic:  Pediatrician, Dr. Mariam Mahmud will be available for a question-and-answer discussion about basic health issues affecting children, babies to teens.  Topics often include important pediatric issues like food allergy, sleep routines, reflux, nutrition, behavior concerns and vaccinations.

    Speaker Bio:  Mariam Mahmud is a graduate of Bryn Mawr College with dual degrees in Anthropology and Biology.  She went on to receive her medical degree from Drexel University College of Medicine with further pediatric training at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children.  She currently practices pediatrics at Trappe Pediatric Care in Collegeville and serves on the Children’s Services Board of the ARC Alliance.  Dr. Mahmud has a special interest in pediatric behavioral health, ADHD and eating disorders. She does community work with medical students at Drexel and Temple in screening programs around Philadelphia.  

    To Register for this and other workshops:

    Chat-n-Chew at The Arc Alliance

  • Date: Tuesday March 14th, 2017
    Time: From 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM






    Tuesday, March 14th 

    Speaker:   Jacqlyn Zarabba, Psy.D., NCSP

    Title:         Breaking Down the Jargon: Understanding Your Child’s Psychoeducational Evaluation Report

    Topic: This presentation will provide a brief overview of the evaluation process, as well as a clear explanation of the cognitive, social, and emotional areas typically assessed. Concrete examples will be provided.

    Speaker Bio:  In addition to working with children and families at Dragonfly Psychological Associates, Dr. Jaci Zarabba is an Assistant Professor at Widener University in the Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology.  Prior to joining Widener, Jaci worked as a school psychologist for seven years where she evaluated students for special education services, provided individual and group counseling, and engaged in collaborative problem solving with families and school-based personnel.

    To Register for this and other workshops:

    Chat-n-Chew at The Arc Alliance

  • Date: Saturday April 8th, 2017
    Time: From 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

    teamJoin The A Team for a fun day of games & activities

    Be sure to check out the Autism Resource Fair too!

    Keep checking our Facebook Page: Link

              A-Team Spring-Ford Family Fun Day

    for up–to-date info and a list of resources & sponsors!

    For more information, email us at: SpringFordATeam@gmail.com