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Schoolbox Project Skylane: A Child-Friendly Space for the Displaced

Posted on September 18, 2017

Press Release Schoolbox Project:Skylane (SBX:SKYLANE) Mission: Early Monday morning on October 9th, mandatory evacuations echoed throughout Northern Sonoma County. The fires and the damage sustained over the past week has left countless families displaced and in search of assistance. Upon hearing of the devastating loss of the ANOVA School, The Schoolbox Project began organizing and coordinating efforts to create a

Emergency Parent Support Group

Posted on September 18, 2017

October 19, 2017 – October 19, 2017 Map and Directions | Register Description: For parents of children with special needs Please join Matrix and other parents as we help each other through this incredibly challenging time that our community is going through! 4:00 pm Childcare is provided! Drop-ins are welcome, but if you are bringing children, please try and sign

Disability & Special Education Acronyms

Posted on August 14, 2017

What better time than back-to-school to brush up on those Special Education acronyms and definitions we all love?! The CPIR (Center for Parent Information & Resources) has posted this list. It is a legacy resource from NICHCY (National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities) and was updated January 2016. Since this organization is no  longer being funded, NICHCY Resources can

An overview of In Home Support Services

Posted on August 13, 2017

September 12, 2017 – September 12, 2017 Map and Directions | Register Description: Need Help at Home? Could your family qualify for In Home Support Services? Presented by: Matrix and Office of Clients’ Rights Advocacy Are In Home Support Services (IHSS) appropriate for your family? Join Office of Clients’ Rights Advocate Karis Daggs for an overview of IHSS.Hear about eligibility,

Una visión general de In Home Support Services

Posted on August 12, 2017

September 12, 2017 – September 12, 2017 94 Galli Drive, Suite C, Map and Directions | Register Description: ¿Necesita ayuda en casa? ¿Podría su familia calificar para los servicios de apoyo en el hogar? Presentado por Matrix y Office of Clients ‘Rights Advocacy ¿Los servicios de apoyo a domicilio (IHSS) son apropiados para su familia? Únase a la abogada Karis

Recent Supreme Court decision dictates that all IEPs should be written for educational benefit.

Posted on August 12, 2017

Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. wrote this in the 8-0 decision in the case Endrew F. V. Douglas County School District. A child’s “educational program must be appropriately ambitious in light of his circumstances” and that “every child should have the chance to meet challenging objectives.” Read more in this article in the Atlantic here. Click here for more

Conservación – ¿Será esto parte de la Transición a la Edad Adulta para su Joven Adulto? (cancelado)

Posted on August 11, 2017

October 17, 2017 – October 17, 2017 94 Galli Drive, Suite C, Map and Directions | Register Description: Debido a los incendios forestales, este entrenamientoEsta CANCELADO Pronto se anunciará una nueva fecha   ¡Mi bebé tiene casi 18 años! ¿Necesitamos uno de estos? / My baby is almost 18 years old! Do we need one of these? Entrenamiento para Padres:

Conservatorship – Will it be Part of Transition to Adulthood for Your Young Adult?

Posted on August 11, 2017

September 28, 2017 – September 28, 2017 94 Galli Drive, Suite C, Map and Directions | Register Description: My baby is almost 18 years old! Do we need one of these? Parent Training: Join us as we welcome attorney Alexis Lynch. Conservatorship is an important step for families of a special needs child transitioning into adulthood.  In order to maintain

Abogando para su Estudiante con Necesidades Especiales (cancelado / canceled)

Posted on August 11, 2017
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October 12, 2017 – October 12, 2017 601 Pintail Drive, Map and Directions | Register Description: Debido a los incendios forestales en los condados de Napa, Solano, y Sonoma, este evento ha sido cancelado. ¿Usted No Puede conseguir Siempre lo que quiere…O Puede Usted? / You Can’t Always Get What You Want…Or Can You? (cancelado / canceled) Entrenamiento para Padres:

Conservatorship – Will it be Part of Transition to Adulthood for Your Young Adult?

Posted on August 11, 2017

October 5, 2017 – October 5, 2017 5340 Skylane Blvd, Map and Directions | Register Description: My baby is almost 18 years old! Do we need one of these? Parent Training: Join us as we welcome attorney Alexis Lynch. Conservatorship is an important step for families of a special needs child transitioning into adulthood. In order to maintain the legal

Advocating for Your Child with Special Needs

Posted on August 11, 2017

October 6, 2017 – October 6, 2017 5340 Skylane Blvd, Map and Directions | Register Description: You Can’t Always Get What You Want … Or Can You? Parent Training: Parents of children with disabilities often need to advocate to help their children receive the services they need. Want some essential advocacy tips and techniques to help you become your child’s

Advocating for Your Child with Special Needs

Posted on August 11, 2017

October 3, 2017 – October 3, 2017 1 Town Square Place, Map and Directions | Register Description: You Can’t Always Get What You Want … Or Can You? Parent Training: Parents of children with disabilities often need to advocate to help their children receive the services they need. Want some essential advocacy tips and techniques to help you become your