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. 

January 2019

January 11th, 7:30 am - 12:00 pm “2019 Gateway Transition Fair”. Located at Gateway Academy, 3721 Dacoma Street, Houston, 77092. The Gateway Academy Transition Fair showcases: Specific programs supporting academic, independent living and/or vocational growth for individuals with social and learning differences, programs that offer hands-on learning opportunities that are suited to high school students with a variety of learning styles, and learning environments that feature small class sizes, mentoring, enhanced support services/instruction. This transition fair specifically excludes individual service providers and practitioners. There will be a networking breakfast starting at 7:30 am. For more information, contact Jackie Plesnicher at jplesnicher@gatewayacademyhouston.org or 713-659-7900 x245.


January 15th, 7:00 - 9:00 pm “Work vs Social Security: Do You Have to Choose?”. Located at Cypress-Fairbanks ISD Instructional Support Center (ISC), 10300 Jones Rd., Houston, TX 77065. For more information, contact Debbie McCart at 281-897-6452.


January 15th, 7:00 - 9:00 pm “Negotiating Successful Student Outcomes, by proper ARD/IEP Planning”. Located at St. Peter's United Methodist Church, Asbury Hall, 20775 Kingsland Blvd., Katy, TX 77450. Featuring guest speaker Karen Mayer Cunningham, special education advocate. Contact Cynthia Reece for more info at kgreeceman@aol.com. Free childcare, RSVP to Sarah Morrison at sarahmorrison@sbcglobal.net by January 12th to reserve a spot for your child(ren).


Upcoming Conferences 

January 26th, 9:00 am - 1:30 pm, Special Education & Transition Conference & Resource Fair, Houston Community College - Spring Branch, 1010 W. Sam Houston Pkwy, Houston, 77043. 
Vendor Registration Open! 
General Registration Opens Dec. 15th!
https://familytofamilynetwork.salsalabs.org/f2fconf2019

Saturday, February, 2nd, 9 am - 1pm, Mikey's Place Annual Camp & Resource Fair, Memorial Drive United Methodist Church, 12955 Memorial Drive, Houston, 77079. FREE family event.

February 7 Wrightslaw Special Education Law & Advocacy Training Program, Houston, http://www.wrightslaw.com/speak/19.02.tx.htm

Feb. 9th, 2019, Leading the Way in ADHD & Comorbid Conditions - ADDA-SR 31st Annual Conference, HCC- West Loop Campus, 5601 West Loop South, Houston, 77081