Westminster Family Resource Center together with Families and Communities Together (FaCT) are hosting a Parent’s Free Day – Respite Care Event! Photo Credits: Mary Tran Your child(ren) will enjoy: a day with pizza, snacks, and WATER FUN! You’ll want to pack their wetsuits and a change of clothes. Date: Friday, August 31, 2012 Time: 5pm– 7pm Location: Sigler Park Splash Pad 7200 Plaza Street Westminster, CA 92683 This event is open to families with adopted and foster children and/or relative caregivers. For more information or to register for the event, please call (714) 903-1331. Click here for more info –> Parent’s Free Day Flyer City of Westminster’s link about the … READ MORE
Get 50% off parking at State Parks, State Beaches, Camping Sites, Boat Parking, etc. with the Disabled Discount Pass! Only $3.50 to apply. (Does not apply to city parks). See application for eligibilty requirements (includes developmental, autism, hearing, mental, physical, speech, and visual disabilities to name a few – see page 2 of application for more) Send your application with required certifications to: Photo credits: Mary Tran California State Parks Attn: Disabled Discount Pass Program PO Box 942896 Sacramento, CA 94296 All questions can be directed to California State Parks Pass Sales at 1-800-777-0369. For more info and application, please follow this link: Link to Disabled Discount Pass Application
They are looking for families with special children 4 and younger but you have to register. Thanks, Melynda Le, for sharing this info! http://www.familysupportnetworkca.org/camptlc.html WHAT: TLC Conference (Teaching Loving Care) WHERE: Irvine Ranch Outdoor Education Center WHO: Families in Orange County who have a child under the age of 4 with a special need WHEN: September 7th, 8th and 9th, 2012 WHY: To learn and have fun! COST: $40.00 family application fee (Fee can be waived if family is in extreme financial hardship. Request a fee waiver when submitting an application.) Note: Each family must provide their own transportation to and from the conference Camp TLC is a unique camp … READ MORE
1.5 hour individual Surf Lessons with OT Therapist Karyn Strong! Wednesday and Friday mornings thru July 27, 2012. Equipment will be provided. *********************************** Come surf with BIG FUN this summer and explore the water like never before. Students will discuss: ocean safety and awareness, discover balancing techniques, learn paddling positions, and practice riding waves JUNE 27-JULY 27 2012 Location: Newport Pier 1.5 hour individual sessions offered twice a week. Wednesday & Friday mornings Equipment will be provided. Open to children of all ages and levels of function. Students must be pool safe. Call to reserve your space! Phone: 310-837-7849 or 877-BIG-FUN8 More info about the Occupational Therapist Karyn Strong can … READ MORE
Autism in Long Beach is hosting a Skate Clinic Sunday, September 30, 2012 @ 1:00 PM Free Skateboard lessons with our friends Skatedogs. Siblings included. More info closer to date. RSVP is a must. Registration will close if we fill up so if you don’t show you are taking the place of another family who may want to attend. El Dorado Park – Duck Pond N Studebaker Rd & E Los Arcos St, Long Beach, CA (map) Other side of Duck pond near Stage See link for RSVP info… http://www.meetup.com/Autism-in-Long-Beach/events/69799432/?a=ea1_grp&rv=ea1
I finally did it! It didn’t take much persuasion from friends to start my own blog since I already love doing this but now I have a special page dedicated to my cause. I’m sharing Autism-friendly social events happening all over OC as I find them so that our kids can try new things without feeling judged. Hope you find my page useful. Let’s Play OC!