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Welcome to About Special Kids! We are the place for families and professionals in Indiana to go to “ASK” questions about children with special needs and to access information and resources about a variety of topics such as health insurance, special education, community resources and medical homes. ASK is your connection to family support in the state of Indiana!

Latest ASK Webinar: Dads: A Different Perspective

A webinar all about dads.  How to be a positive influence in both a child with special needs life and the child’s mothers life (whether married, living together, divorced or otherwise.). What dads can do to be involved and make a difference.

Presenters:   Brian Replogle and Andrew VanGordon

To view this and other archived webinars, click here

 

Mi hijo tiene necesidades especiales: ¿Qué debo hacer?

Descubrir que su hijo tiene necesidades especiales puede ser agobiante. Algunas reacciones comunes pueden ser "¿Qué hago ahora?, ¿Dónde comienzo?" Esta formación proporciona a las familias una idea general simplificada de lo que pueden hacer para:

  • encontrar apoyo para su hijo y la familia,
  • encontrar apoyo para su hijo y la familia,
  • encontrar los recursos financieros para pagar los servicios, y
  • le ayudará a comenzar a pensar sobre el futuro

Esta formación está orientada a ayudar a los padres a planificar los próximos pasos para sus hijos y la familia. 

Fecha:       6 de noviembre de 2014
Hora:         de 10:00 a.m. a 12:30 p.m.

Lugar:        Centro de salud Pecar
                 6940 N Michigan Road
                 Indianápolis, IN  46268

Costo:        GRATIS
                  Se requiere de inscripción

Completar el formulario de inscripción o llame al 800-964-4746.

El espacio es limitado. Si se inscribe y descubre posteriormente que no podrá asistir, llame para que alguien más de la lista de espera pueda hacerlo.

  • Se requiere una asistencia mínima de 6 personas para que se pueda llevar a cabo la formación.
  • Cuidado de niños no será proporcionado. Los asistentes recibirán una tarjeta de regalo de $ 25 para ayudar con los gastos de guardería (una tarjeta por familia).

Upcoming Event: ASK & Learn

ASK is excited to share information on a new project we are launching, called ASK & Learn. The family-specific ASK & Learn sessions are an additional opportunity for parents or caregivers of children with special needs to ask questions and learn about resources, programs, and services that may benefit their child, with the added benefit of a small group, community-based setting and face-to-face interaction with highly trained and experienced ASK Parent Liaisons.

These sessions are primarily geared to families that have called and spoken with a parent liaison at least once within the past year; however, ASK is happy to serve any family raising a child with special needs that may have an interest in attending (if space allows – registration is required for all sessions). Please note that any family that is entirely new to ASK will need to provide additional information per our required documentation protocols.

At an ASK & Learn session, parents or caregivers can expect to:

  • hear and receive information on various topical resources that are of interest to many families raising children with special needs;
  • have the opportunity to have some of their specific questions addressed
  • learn from the questions that other parents ask, as they are answered and discussed; and
  • come away feeling empowered with more information, resources and ideas that can be used to help their child reach his/her potential.

When:  October 21, 2014
           5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Where:  ASK Office
            7172 Graham Road, Suite 100 
            Indianapolis, IN  46240

Space is Limited and Registration is Required. To register, call 317-257-8683.

Registration is required as each session is intentionally limited in size to allow for individualized attention, facilitation of discussion and resource sharing. Please note that children CANNOT be accommodated due to session formatting and space.

We are a Parent led and staffed organization and we look forward to helping you!

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