Upcoming Community Education Events
Using the iPad as a Tool for Independent Living
Life Enrichment Options presents Elizabeth Cambier, of Interactive Therapy LLC, speaking on "Using the iPad as a Tool for Independent Living" at 7 pm April 25th at the King County Library Service Center, 960 Newport Way NW, Issaquah.
Apps that can be used to help with grocery shopping, cooking, schedule management, functional list / data keeping, time management and money management will be discussed. Participants will also learn the basics of the IOS platform, which will help them navigate, teach and program apps.
For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 425-395-6688.
Transition Resource Fairs sponsored by the King County Developmental Disabilities Division take place Saturday, March 16, 2013, at Bellevue College or March 28, 2013, at Highline Community College. The Fairs are an opportunity to meet with representatives from over 35 organizations to learn about community resources. You will have a choice of multiple one-hour workshops for students and families to prepare for a successful transition from school to employment. For more information, please contact Lyn Andrews, O'Neill and Associates by email at Lyn@oneillandassociates.com or by phone at 206-890-1384.
Letting Grow: Grief and Loss Support Group for People with Developmental Disabilities.
This no-cost grief and loss support group meets for three consecutive Saturdays in spring, summer and fall at Providence Hospice of Seattle, 425 Pontius Ave. N., Seattle. It is facilitated by an experienced social worker and her team at Providence Hospice. To register or for more information, call Clarice Redmond at (206) 320-7157.
The purpose of the Community Education Committee is to provide information to parents, guardians and other community members as is relative to the issues of developmental disabilities. Each year LEO sponsors a community forum, which features a speaker on pertinent topics and provides the opportunity for parents to seek more information from other parents who have gone this road before them. We are always looking for new ideas for topics and speakers. Some of the programs we’ve had in the past include:
Feel free to contact Susan Atkins.