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.
June 13 - 14 Statewide Assistive Technology Conference, Houston http://www.texasatconference.net.
June 15th, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm "Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) Vocational Rehabilitation Services". Located at Family to Family Network Office, 13150 FM529 Suite 106, Houston, TX 77041. Montisha Goosby, Regional Transition Program Specialist will explain the TWC vocational rehab. Transition programs will discuss TWC VR Transition services which can begin as young as age 14, depending on the student's individual needs and need for services to help them move from school to competitive employment or independent living in the community. Register at https://successfultransition17.eventbrite.com
June 16-17 Texas Parent to Parent Conference, San Marcos.
June 17th, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm "The ABCs of ABA: Essential Skills". Located at 9401 Southwest Freeway, Room 104, Houston 77074. This workshop is an introduction to the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). It's an excellent starting point for parents, therapists, teachers, case workers, family and friends and an opportunity to review the basic principles involved in teaching new skills and creating and maintaining positive learning behavior in children and adults with autism. Space is limited so register early! TEA Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits available. Cost: Individual - $50 ($40 if prior to June 7th); Student - $25 (with documentation); Married Couple - $75 ($65 if prior to June 7th); Groups of 5+ - $35/attendee (deduct $10 per group if prior to June 7th). For more information, go to http://www.feathouston.org/events/ .
June 17-19 Statewide Positive Behavior Supports Conference, Houston http://www.txbehaviorsupport.org/
Recurring Monthly Events:
Sensory Friendly Family Films held the first Saturday of each month at 11:00 a.m
Santikos Silverado Theatres in Tomball
Santikos Palladium in Richmond.