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Direct Support Workforce and People with Intellectual, Developmental and Other Disabilities

Posted on July 15, 2018

A study on Direct Support Workforce and People with Intellectual, Developmental and Other Disabilities: Click this link to read more about this study

En Marin: ¡FLAGship viene hacia ti!

Posted on July 15, 2018

  Familias Aprendiendo Y Creciendo El programa F.L.A.G.ship provee actividades preescolares bilingües GRATIS a familias con niños de 0 a 5 años abordo de nuestro camiόn. Ofrecemos cuentos, canciones, proyectos y juegos que ayudan a niños y a sus familias a prepararse para la escuela. Información y referencias para servicios familiares siempre están disponibles. Descarga el Calendario de Junio ​​aquí.

In Marin: FLAGship is coming to you!

Posted on July 15, 2018

  Marin Public Libraries provides FREE, bilingual activities in your community. The F.L.A.G.ship program provides FREE drop-in bilingual preschool activities for families with children 0 to 5 years old on-board our bus. We offer stories, songs, games, crafts and other fun Kindergarten-readiness activities for children and their families. Information and referrals for family services are always available. Click here to

Landmark Supreme Court Decision Raises the Bar

Posted on July 14, 2018

How will the Endrew F. Supreme Court Decision help me prepare for my child’s next IEP? The landmark case of Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District asked this question: “Do schools have to provide a meaningful education in which children with disabilities show significant progress and are given substantially equal opportunities as children without disabilities, or can schools provide

Words of Wisdom from a Matrix Mighty Miler

Posted on July 14, 2018

You can still support Matrix Mighty Milers on our Crowdrise site! Matrix Mighty Milers is an inclusive running program for children of all ages and all different abilities. This is an opportunity for children with special needs to participate on a team, with their typically developing peers.

GatewayLG.com Announces: “Preparing Your Child for Going Back to School”

Posted on July 6, 2018

Preparing Your Child For Going Back To School Transitioning to the new school year is tough on parents, students, and teachers alike, but being prepared can make it much smoother! This training will provide tips and techniques for assisting with this transition with strategies such as creating a visual schedule, video modeling, and priming. The seminar will cover Techniques that

Talking With Your Kids About the Crisis at the Border

Posted on July 2, 2018

Wondering how to talk to your children about the parent-child separation issues in the news lately? Here are some helpful tips by Maria O. Alvarez, from Common Sense Media (Click the link.)

Affordable Colleges Online Helps Visually Impaired Students Succeed

Posted on June 28, 2018

A Guide to Visual Disabilities How Colleges Help Visually Impaired Students Succeed Obtaining a college education is no easy task, but for students with visual disabilities, the path to completing a degree program is lined with unique challenges and barriers. The following guide explores how vision loss and blindness impact the educational experience, what colleges are doing for visually disabled

RootedInRights.org Takes on Voting

Posted on June 25, 2018

Should people with disabilities vote? Noah: “If people with disabilities, or other marginalized group aren’t able to vote, then their voices aren’t heard, and their opinions aren’t taken into consideration.” Rooted in Rights is an organization whose mission is to “tell  authentic, accessible stories that empower our community to advocate for disability rights.” Learn more about voting and get help to

Understanding Speech and Language Delays

Posted on June 18, 2018

How Are Speech and Language Different? What Are Speech or Language Delays? Here is an interesting article from KidsHealth for anyone concerned about their child’s speech and language development. As with other skills and milestones, the age at which kids learn language and start talking can vary. Many babies happily babble “mama” and “dada” well before their first birthday, and most

Summer and Sensory Processing Issues

Posted on June 14, 2018

How to help kids stay comfortable in what can be overstimulating outdoor activities Check out this article by Rae Jacobson, from the Child Mind Institute, with useful tips for helping your child with sensory processing issues… For many kids, summer vacation holds the promise of months of school-free fun. But for children with sensory processing issues, summer can be a

Matrix June 2018 Bimonthly Express

Posted on June 12, 2018

Register Run, and Support Mighty Milers, Our Youngest Superheroes Read Ella’s Story This issue, read about Ella and her journey to self-advocacy. You won’t want to miss this good news success story! Click here to download a pdf