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February 8, 2019 Matrix is proud to present: Steve Silberman: “Great Minds Don’t Always Think Alike” A Speaking Event/Fundraiser to benefit Matrix Parent Network and Resource Center Steve Silberman is an award-winning science writer, and the author of “NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity” (Avery 2015), which Oliver Sacks called a “sweeping and penetrating history…presented with ... More
December 8, 2018 Description: This is an opportunity for a less hectic, sensory-friendly visit with Santa! No lines, sign up for a time. Calm environment with sensory-friendly playground and therapy dogs from Marin Humane Society. An understanding Santa and professional photo. Siblings welcome. It’s a family affair! Exciting Raffle prizes to benefit Matrix Parent Network and Resource Center. Generously hosted ... More
Play is what children do; it is how they grow and learn. Great and timely article from our the Center on Technology and Disability. check it out: “The importance of play in a young child’s life cannot be over-stated; it is their primary occupation, impacting all areas of development. All children regardless of ability need a variety of opportunities to ... More
Marin Autism Collaborative
December 6, 2018 Description: For our children, holidays can be fun but also unpredictable and routines give way to the spirit of the season. Monthly Autism Parent Support Group: “Holiday anxieties” With: Liz Weldon, M.A., CCC-SLP, Head of School Kristin Schinella, Ph.D. Clinical Psychology The Helix School “Guiding Children with Autism to Lead Fulfilling and Connected Lives” December ushers in ... More
  Proyecto “Modelo de Niños/as en su Totalidad” de Servicios para los Niños de California (California Children’s Services, CCS, por sus siglas en inglés) El modelo de Enfocarse en los Niños/as en su Totalidad (WCM, por sus siglas en inglés) es una nueva manera de coordinar los servicios de salud para su hijo/a. Bajo el Modelo WCM, Los Planes de ... More