An Interactive Workshop Series

Designed for Parents & Professionals

The Arc Alliance is excited to offer the community a series of parent workshops and network opportunities. These training’s are FREE. Bring your lunch; learn about a variety of issues impacting individuals with special needs and their family as well as opportunity to network with other parents!

Each workshop stands alone. You are able to attend one, a few or  all of the workshops, providing you  a schedule friendly opportunity to gain insight and training on a variety of special needs topics.

Select a workshop below, review the information and secure your spot for the workshop(s) that most interest or impact you and your family. For questions please email us at Chat-n-Chew@thearcalliance.org


Chat-n-Chew Schedule

Workshops are offered during the day and in the evening, starting either at 11:30 am or 7:00 pm lasting for an hour and a half. The day sessions provide you with an opportunity to bring your lunch and The Arc Alliance will provide a beverage, snack and the training! The evening sessions are set up after dinner and The Arc Alliance will provide a snack and beverage. Make sure to check the day and time of the sessions in which you have interest.

Follow link(s) below for detailed workshop and presenter descriptions.

 Winter Workshop Series 2017

Completed – January 17th 6:30 – 9pm: PATH – A Meaningful Way to Plan for Your Child’s Future – Presenter: Linda Carmona-Bell and Dr. Patricia Williams
Completed – January 24th: 11:30am Planning for Families with Children who have Disabilities- Presenter: Liliana Yazno-Bartle, Esquire

February 28th: Ask a Pediatrician – Presenter: Dr. Miriam Mahmud
March 14th: Breaking Down the Jargon: Understanding Your Child’s Psychoeducational Evaluation Report.
March 21st: Functional Behavior Assessments (FBAs): What are they? How do I read them? What do I do with the results? Presenter: Dr. Adriana Gonzalez-Lopez
April 18th: Meet the Special Education Parent Attorneys – Presenters: Attorney Panel
May 16th: Trust and Estates – Presenter: Lesley Mehalick, Esquire
May 23rd: Stumbling Blocks in Social Development – Presenter: Lynn Medley

Summer Break June – August

Other Local Activities and Events

Looking for other activities offered at The Arc Alliance or in your community? Select this link and review upcoming options. Link to Activities at The Arc Alliance – Link to Activities in the Community

For questions please email us at Chat-n-Chew@thearcalliance.org