Read our monthly calendar to stay informed about special needs events, classes, parent training opportunities and support group meetings taking place in Houston and surrounding communities.
These listings are emailed to Mikey's Place by various organizations in the Greater Houston area which we are happy to share with you.  These organizations and Mikey's Place do not necessarily endorse the following listings; they are provided to you for informational purposes only. 

August 2017

August 15th, 7:00 - 9:00 pm "Social Security & Supplemental Security Income for Children with Disabilities". Located at St. Peter's United Methodist Church, Asbury Hall, 1st floor, 20775 Kingsland Blvd., Katy, 77450. Come find out about: how Supplemental Security Income is different from Social Security, who can receive SSI, citizenship/residency, definition of disability, presumptive disability, disability determination, compassionate allowances, limited income, deeming of income, types of income, resource exclusions, and others. You do not need to RSVP to attend the meeting. Free childcare is available. Please send your RSVP for childcare to the special needs ministry coordinator at: sarahmorrison@sbcglobal.net, no later than August 13th.

August 15th, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm "MetroNext Commuity Open House". Located at Katy ISD Education Support Complex, 6301 S. Stadium Lane, Katy 77494. METRO is developing a new plan for transit in the region. Learn more by attending an upcoming open house near you. What is your vision for transit service in the Greater Houston region? METRO wants to know! Any person who requires language interpretation or disability accommodations is encouraged to contact METRO Public Affairs at (713) 739-4018 or by way of email at METROPublicAffairs@ridemetro.org . Every reasonable effort will be made to accommodate your needs.

August 15th - 17th, Tuesday - Thursday "Behavior TLC, Inc. Summer Program". Located at Behavior TLC, Inc. - Clear Lake, 1001 Pineloch Drive #600, Houston, TX 77062. More than a Summer Camp with the structure of an ABA program. Enjoy clinic-based ABA services, assessment-based individualized curriculum, and "camp-style" activities. For more information, call 281-461-6888. http://www.behaviortlc.com/summer-aba-program-new/

August 15th - 17th, Tuesday - Thursday "Behavior TLC, Inc. Summer Program". Located at Behavior TLC, Inc. - Northwest Houston, 11240 FM 1960 Rd West #209, Houston, TX 77065. More than a Summer Camp with the structure of an ABA program. Enjoy clinic-based ABA services, assessment-based individualized curriculum, and "camp-style" activities. For more information, call 832-478-5862. http://www.behaviortlc.com/summer-aba-program-new/

August 16th, 1:00 - 2:00 pm "Autism Spectrum Disorders Webinar". This workshop will provide participants with an overview of the characteristics and educational implications of Autism Spectrum Disorders. We will explore how the characteristics of autism vary significantly within and across individuals with ASDs, as well as how students with autism have varying degrees of challenges and strengths. Early diagnosis and intervention strategies will be discussed. For the registration link, contact the PATH Project Office at pathproject@sbcglobal.net or (409) 898 - 4684.
August 19th, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm "Your Rights, Your Voice: Youth Transition Conference" by Disability Rights Tx & Family Houston at Houston Marriot West Loop, 1750 West Loop South Freeway, Houston, 77027 A free mental health and disability conference for youth aged 14-24 years old and caregivers to come learn their rights in all transition services. Register Online