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FAN-Family Action Network:  http://www.familyactionnetwork.net/

The Parent Education Consortium of the North Shore (PEC) from FAN:  is comprised of representatives from the community and parent/teacher organizations who offer programming on parenting topics through joint planning and shared resources  

September 3, 2015

What:  Life (Leisure in Full Effect) Open House

Leisure in Full Effect (LIFE) is a NEW year-round adult day program offered by NSSRA.  Designed to provide day programming for residents with disabilities, LIFE is focused on leisure opportunities, life skills and independence. LIFE is specifically for adults, ages 22 and older or high school graduates, who require a minimum of a 1:4 (staff to participant) level of support to be successful in the program. LIFE will be held at Takiff Center in Glencoe.
When:  Thursday, September 3, 2015 Takiff Center, 999 Green Bay Rd., Glencoe
Schedule:  See flyer for more info available below in the Workshops Link
Please RSVP to Manager of Operations Becca Zajler at (847) 509-9400 or bzajler@nssra.org.

September 3, 2015

What:  Rising Strong:  An Evening with Brene Brown

Time:  7:00 PM

Where:  New Trier High School, Winnetka Campus, Gaffney Auditorium, 385 Happ Road, Winnetka, IL 60093



September 29, 2015

What:  Brain Science and Practice in Action:  What is happening when my child is dysregulated?  Presented by Mary Jo Barrett, MSW

Mary Jo is the Director of the Center for Contextual Change in Skokie.  She is internationally recognized for her work on trauma and the impact of trauma and dysregulation on the brain

Where:  NSSED Technology Center-Rubloff Building, 776 Red Oak Lane, Highland Park IL 60035

ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.  Register by:  Monday, September 28, 2015.  You may register online by using the calendar/workshop link at www.nssed.org.  Please notify us if you need special accommodations.  For additional information, contact Ellen Hill at ehill@nssed.org or by calling 847-831-5100 ext. 2270.

October 21, 2015

What:  Choices Fair

Description: Choices is a regional postsecondary planning night for students with disabilities who are college bound.  There is no cost to students and their families to attend the fair.

Where:  Niles North High School

Time and Agenda:  TBA

For more information please visit the Choices website at www.postsecondarychoices.org