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- New 2018-2019 College Survey and 2018 Summer Camp List - Now Available
The 2018-2018 College and Post-Secondary Services for Persons with Disabilities in Indiana has just been released. Download copy of College Survey
The Summer 2018 Camps and Programs list is now available. Download copy of the Summer Camp List
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- Rose Hulman Offering Free Tutoring for Students K-12
Rose Hulman is providing free tutoring for Grades K-12. This free service is provided by the educated students of Rose Hulman Institute of Technology. Students Grades K-12 are encouraged to stop by the meeting room on the selected dates for assistance on a variety of school subjects. This opportunity is open to the community.
Details: Tutoring sessions begin March 6th. Tutors will be available Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. EST in the Vigo County YMCA Meeting Room. Students in Grades K-12 are welcome. The tutoring sessions will take place at the Vigo County YMCA, 951 Dressler Drive, Terre Haute, IN 47807.
- Notre Dame's Supporting Parent-Adolescent Relationships & Communications Project
The Notre Dame SPARC Project is a program designed to support effective communication and strengthen relationships in families that include a child with an intellectual or developmental disability (IDD). In particular, the SPARC project is geared toward supporting parents and typically developing adolescent siblings of individuals with IDD by promoting effective communication and conflict resolution between couples and also between parents and their typically developing children. The goal of the study is to evaluate how best to support parents and typically developing siblings of individuals with IDD by improving communication and strengthening family relationships.
The Notre Dame SPARC Project is actively recruiting participants in South Bend and Fort Wayne, IN and the surrounding areas. Eligible participants are families that include fathers and mothers who are married or living together in the same home with a typically developing child between the ages of 11 and 17 years old, and a child of any age who has been diagnosed with any type of intellectual or developmental disability. Participating families will be invited to visit one of our centers (in South Bend or Fort Wayne) several times over the course of one year. Families could earn up to $310 for their participation over the course of one year, and free childcare is provided at all visits by team members who are trained to work with individuals with IDD. Interested families can call Jessica at 574-631-6009 or email:firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
- Family and Community Engagement (FaCE)
South Bend Community School Corporation - Family & Community Engagement "Look at the Possibilities"
FaCE focuses on the development of SBCSC families and community. In collaboration with several community partners, South Bend Community School Corporation offers courses and sessions to
parents during the school year.
FaCE is offering parent education classes at four FaCE Centers: McKinley, Monroe, Muessel, and Navarre. Courses will be held weekly at each location. Courses include ENL, Adult Literacy, Arts and Crafts, and HSE (GED). Additional courses, dates and times will be added in the future. Childcare is available for children ages 3-13 years old.