May and June 2015

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Inside this Issue:

  • Calendar of Events
  • Buddy Walk, Saturday, October 17th, 2015, 2-6 pm at UNC Charlotte
  • Board of Directors and Staff Directory
  • Our Sponsors
  • Staff Articles
  • What is ESY: Eligibility Requirements for Extended School Year Services
  • Seeking Self-Advocate Volunteers for Camp Horizon
  • June 2: Info Session “A Behavioral Approach to Teaching Toilet Training to Children with Down yndrome and Related Disorders”
  • Subgroup Announcements (See a special note from the Desk of Roots and Shoots)
  • May 29th, Spring Dance at St Gabriel’s Catholic Church DisAbility Ministry
  • June 14th, DSAGC Gaston County End of School Year Picnic
  • Where Hope Grows is a major motion picture featuring an actor with Down syndrome that opened on May 15th. Concord Mills AMC 24 and Regal Cinemas Stonecrest are showing the movie locally.
  • Raffle for Team Registration in the LuMind Race for Research
  • Recap from 3-2-1 DASH and World Down Syndrome Day
  • Individuals with Down syndrome Ages 6-11 Needed to Participate in a Non-Drug Research Study
  • Recap from the DSAGC Annual Golf Tournament in Memory of Nicholas G. Kwiatkowski

March and April 2015

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Inside this issue:

  • Calendar of Events
  • Two Ways to Celebrate World Down Syndrome Day:  3-2-1 DASH and Family Festival
  • Staff and Board Member Directory
  • Our Sponsors
  • Staff Editorial Columns
  • First Call Mentor Training, March 14th
  • March 30th Information Session: Proactive Classroom and Behavior Strategies for Positive Change and Relationship Building
  • April 11th Information Session:  Transitioning Across the Age Span
  • April 18th Information Session:  Systematic Instruction for Students with Intellectual Disabilities
  • Groups and Announcements
  • Child and Family Development Presents a Free Seminar:  Children and Social Media
  • NEW for Teens and Adults!!!  Getting Ready to Work Program
  • Spotlight on Our Favorite People: Tristan Rex von Staden
  • DSAGC Executive Director Attends Celebration of ABLE Act in Washington, D.C.
  • Bike Camp for Children with Disabilities presented by Autism Charlotte
  • DSAGC 2015 Symposium:  Bodies, Boundaries, and Sexuality: Understanding Sexuality and People with Intellectual Disabilities by Terri Couwenhoven, May 1 & 2
  • DSAGC Charlotte Checkers Events, Sunday, March 29th
  • 6th Annual DSAGC Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday, March 28th
  • DSAGC Camp Horizon, Wed Aug 19 – Sat Aug 22
  • DSAGC 2015 Annual Golf Tournament, Fri May 8th
  • DSAGC Camp Holiday, 3 two-week sessions

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