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April 9, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Zoom Meeting - Online
As most of you know the regular SALT meetings have been postponed due to COVID 19 precautions. As a way to keep everyone informed and updated on transition related topics during this time, we have created “SALT TALKS” SERIES online webinars that will be scheduled every Thursday for one hour. Watch for updates! All meetings are held online Thursdays from 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
S.A.L.T. - School to Adult Life Transition Series™ is a FREE monthly series developed to provide a learning opportunity, along with the resources and guidance, to families of children with disabilities TO HELP navigate the transition through school to adult life and beyond.
April 9, 2020, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Family Services
Community Services for the Deaf is offering an Adult Sign Language class to learn the basic skills to communicate in American Sign Language. The ASL 1 classes are a non-credit, 8 week course every Thursday evening and are an introduction to Deaf culture, basic vocabulary, and communication sign language. Participants will learn the alphabet and basic conversational phrases. ASL Book included.
April 15, 2020, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Webinar
Hear from experts on steps to prevent COVID-19 for people across the lifespan who have a disability. Discussion will include staying safe and receiving community-based services and supports, as well as tips for wellness and what to do in case someone with a disability becomes ill.
April 16, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Zoom Meeting - Online
April 17, 2020, 8:00 AM - 2:30 PM @ Miami Valley Hospital Berry Building Auditorium
This seminar will cover: Sleep and Epilepsy - how sleep is connected to seizure control and different stages of sleep and therapeutic intervention; Employment, Driving and Legal Issues - the challenges that seizures can present to work and driving, and some practical ways to overcome these obstacles; Cognition and Epilepsy - explore the most common cognitive complaints experienced by patients with epilepsy, as well as some strategies to help; Finding the Right Medication - explain the way doctors diagnose and treat seizures with medication; CBD and Epilepsy; What You Need to Know - brief history of the use of CBD and its use in treating seizures and explore issues surrounding medical dispensaries in the state of Ohio; Questions I Forgot to Ask - the Panel will provide views and advice on concerns expressed by audience members.
April 20, 2020, 11:00 AM @ Kenneth Ritchey Administration Center
The Montgomery County Board of Developmental Disabilities Services sponsors a group known as the Parents & Advocates Advisory Council (PAAC), where parents, family members, guardians, and advocates of people with developmental disabilities AND providers of services meet and discuss issues with MCBDDS leadership. Meetings are held at a variety of venues, and may be canceled due to inclement weather or other conflicts. Sign up to receive meeting agendas and alerts for cancellations at http://www.mcbdds.org/list.aspx
April 21, 2020, 7:00 PM @ April 21, 2020, 7:00 PM @ Remote Technology
Per guidance issued by the Ohio Attorney General stating that, during the current state of emergency, Board Meetings be held via remote technology, the April 2020 Board Meeting of the Montgomery County Board of Developmental Disabilities Services will now take place VIA REMOTE TECHNOLOGY. If you would like to have access to this meeting, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org by noon on Tuesday, April 21, 2020 and we will make sure you receive the information to connect.
April 22, 2020, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Webinar
Learn tips and strategies from caregivers and family members on how to organize daily life of caring for someone who has ID/DD and planning what to do if you get sick. Hear thoughts on balancing needs of taking care of children/adults with disability with caregiver's needs. Ideas on how to help address/relieve anxiety, stay calm and carry on will be shared.
April 23, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Zoom Meeting - Online
April 24, 2020, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ The Mandalay Banquet Center
The Developmental Disabilities Hall of Fame Awards, now in their 32nd year, recognize the accomplishments of individuals with developmental disabilities in areas including advocacy, art, athletics, community service and more. The 31st annual Erin Ritchey Memorial Awards recognize individuals and/or groups whose personal and professional efforts have contributed significantly to improving the quality of life for people with developmental disabilities. This event is sponsored by the Montgomery County Board of Developmental Disabilities Services and the Brighter Tomorrow Foundation. For information about how to nominate an individual or organization for an award, contact 937-837-9253 or email@example.com.
April 24, 2020, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Northridge Elementary School - new building, door #5
Kiwanis Club of Northridge is sponsoring the Exceptional Citizens Carnival Fun Night on Friday, April 24, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Enjoy an Hawaiian Luau-themed evening featuring carnival games with prizes, dancing, food, and photo booth with keepsake photo for $1. Wear your favorite Hawaiian outfit or come as you are. For more information, contact Tina Fiore at 937-684-4235 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
April 28, 2020, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Central State University - Dayton
At these meetings, held on the fourth Tuesday of each month, the Probate Court's social worker facilitates an informal support group where guardians can share their knowledge and experience with each other.
April 29, 2020, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Webinar
Hear from self-advocates and allies on how to deal with COVID-19 as they share tips and strategies on hand washing, mental health, nutrition, and exercise. Steps on how to work with personal care attendants and direct support providers will be reviewed. Be safe in your relationships - what does social distancing mean in your friendships and relationships.
April 30, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Zoom Meeting - Online