The following represents a list of workshops and events that may be of interest to Monterey County families who have children with a wide range of abilities and needs. This list is provided as a community service. The presence of event information does not constitute an endorsement of the event or the organization behind it. Please check with an event provider, prior to attending an event, to confirm its status.
Jan 16 - Feb 20, 2019 at 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
REACH Golf utilizes The First Tee's TARGET program which incorporates in which participants learn the game of golf along with an introduction to The First Tee's Life Skills curriculum. Space is EXTREMELY limited. For more information, visit https://reachgolf2019.eventbrite.com or call Special Kids Connect at (831) 372-2730. Download… Learn More..
Jan 26 - Mar 9, 2019 at 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
For six Saturdays each winter, sounds of laughter, shouts of praise and waves of applause can be heard both on and off the court in support of a group of young athletes, ages 6 to 22, who are having fun doing something 10 am - 11 am at the Seaside Boys & Girls Club - Sat. January 26 and runs through Sat. March 9.NOTE: There will be no program… Learn More..
Feb 1 - Mar 8, 2019 at 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
REACH Move & Sing provides participants the opportunity to work creatively together and experience the joy that comes with dance, movement, and music. Over the course of six weeks, the group will collaborate on the creation of the choreography to an upbeat, energetic song -- using props and stations, in coordination with the music. They… Learn More..
Feb 20, 2019 at 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
The SELPA Community Advisory Committee (CAC) meets regularly to discuss topics of interest to parents and community members who take an active interest in all matters concerning special education in Monterey County. The CAC reviews and makes recommendations relating to the SELPA Local Plan and participates in other activities to support students with… Learn More..
Feb 23, 2019 at 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Join us for an interactive workshop presented by Developmental Pediatrician Dr. Mary Coleman, MD, MPH to uncover the mysteries behind child development, such as: What is a "developmental milestone"? What do I do if my pediatrician says my child is "normal" but I am still concerned? How can I support my child's devvelopment?… Learn More..
Feb 27, 2019 at 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
The transition to adulthood is a milestone enjoyed by every teen. When a teenager has special needs, the journey through that transition is often accompanied by challenges and decisions that need to be considered by the entire family. It’s never too early -- or too late -- to plan for your child’s future. Whether your child is 12… Learn More..
Mar 2, 2019 at 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Learn from the professionals at Breakthrough Behavior! Gilbert Ramos, BCaBA and Natali Espino, RBT will discuss: What is Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)? What are the principles of learning and motivation? How can you effectively deal with your child? And more! Bring your questions!! RSVP by calling Special Kids Connect at (831)… Learn More..
Mar 10 - Mar 12, 2019
Family Voices of California (FVCA) is a federally-funded family-to-family health information center. As part of a nationwide network, FVCA is a California collaborative of parent-run centers working to ensure quality health care for children and youth with special health care needs. family-to-family health information center Each… Learn More..
Mar 13, 2019 at 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Learn about Limited Conservatorships at this interactive presentation by special needs planning attorney Lorna J. Drope. Learn how a limited conservatorship can protect an adult with developmental disabilities from harm or exploitation while allowing for the development of maximum self-reliance and independence. Speaker Lorna J. Drope is… Learn More..
Apr 24, 2019 at 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
This Community Resource Fair is designed to help parents and caregivers become more aware of services and programs for children of all ages with a variety of disabilities. Representatives of agencies and programs serving special needs children in Monterey County will be available to discuss the services offered. Educational, recreational, health and… Learn More..