You are welcome to UpVoice where you’ll learn how to be an awesome self advocate. [Read more…]

3 B’s of Sexuality: Bodies, Boundaries & Behavior

If your child is approaching the teen years or already there, you are probably panicking about the whole puberty, dating, and sex thing. [Read more…]

Making Inclusion Better

Registration for our one day conference for teachers and parents is now open. The conference will be held at Torrance Memorial Hospital Health Conference Center on October 3rd 8 am-4 pm.

?Necesita interpretación en Español en el evento?  Podemos hacer esto disponible si se registra hacia el 26 de Septiembre.

Please send this flyer to your IEP team (and anyone else you think might be interested) using this link: http://sbdsa.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Making-Inclusion-Better-Flyer.pdf [Read more…]

Young Athletes Special Olympics

Young Athletes is a weekly program for kids aged 2.5 -7. For more info on this program, please contact Christina Aulicino at Special Olympics Southern California, Program Coordinator.

Saturdays | 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Social Hall, Joslyn Center, Recreation Park, 339 Sheldon Street, El Segundo, CA 90245

7/11, 7/18, 7/25, 8/1, 8/8, 8/15, 8/22, 8/29

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Special Olympics Young Athletes Free program

Starting May 2, for 8 weeks Special Olympics Young Athletes, Social hall, Joslyn Center, Recreation Park, 339 Sheldon Street, El Segundo CA90245 contact Rachel Pittock Rpittock@sosc.org

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What are you doing for World Down Syndrome Day?

SBDSA is thrilled to announce that we will be hosting Terry Brown on Saturday March 22nd (the day after World Down Syndrome Day). Terry is going to teach us some of her techniques for teaching children with Down Syndrome. If you came last year – this is “Terry Brown Part II”.

Please circulate this link to the flyer to all the educators that you know. Teachers, Paraprofessionals and SBDSA Members are free.TB SBDSA Promo V5


AYSO regions have VIP teams for players with special needs.  If you are interested in playing with Magnus in Area 34 (Alta Vista, South Redondo) Saturday mornings, please email Karen Cull by August 14th.  If you want to include details for your team here, please email Karen so I can include it here.

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Summer Camp Information

Jason from the Friendship Circle kindly allowed us to share this useful info on Special Needs SummerCamp.

PTN Camp Escapades in 2013

Details of Camp Escapades 2013 include: [Read more…]

PTN Camp Escapades grant program

Dear PTN Families,

We wanted to inform you about a wonderful organization called Aidan’s Red Envelope Foundation.  Aidan’s Red Envelope Foundation is a non-profit organization whose mission is to help organizations and families of children with disabilities through its grant program.

Aidan’s Red Envelope Foundation has generously offered to provide family grants to low-income families in order for their children to attend Camp Escapades 2012.   Family grants will be awarded on a case by case basis to families that demonstrate financial need.  For additional information or to apply for a family grant, please go to www.aidansredenvelope.org.  The deadline to submit an application is Monday, July 16, 2012.

Please note that Pediatric Therapy Network is not involved in the selection or facilitation of this grant process.  Any inquiries regarding the grant process should be directed to Aidan’s Red Envelope Foundation.

Best regards,
The Camp Escapades Team