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

January and February 2015

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In this issue:

  • Calendar of events
  • 3-2-1 DASH 5K and World Down Syndrome Day Celebration, March 21
  • Charlotte Hornets DSAGC Fundraiser, Hornets vs Wizards, Feb 5
  • Staff and Board Member Directory
  • Thanks to our Sponsors
  • From the Executive Director
  • From the Director of Programming
  • From the Director of Education
  • First Call Mentor Training, March 14
  • Information Session: Understanding ABLE Accounts, Feb 21
  • Information Session: Understanding and Changing Behavior, March 30
  • DSAGC 2015 Annual Golf Tournament coming in May
  • Groups and Announcements
  • New Leadership for Gaston County
  • Joy Prom, March 21, 2015
  • Spotlight on Our Favorite People: Carla Jane Parker
  • The ABLE Act is Law (English and Spanish versions)
  • Allegro Winter Class Schedule
  • Happy Hour Fundraiser at Unknown Brewing Company, Fri, Feb 27, 6-8 pm
  • Holiday Party Pictures

  • 08/29/2013 -- DSAGC Creates First Public Service Announcement! ... Read More
  • 09/30/2013 -- Radio interview with Kathryn Lariviere, Cam Brasin ... Read More
  • 10/29/2013 -- Parents' First Call Program Featured ... Read More
  • Down syndrome Charlotte