Upcoming Events in the Community

  • How to have summer camp in your home?

    Include a summer theme to your child's current schedule and make it fun for the family!

    Presenter: Ms Nikki Montgomer, parent, patient advocate and educational psychologist

    May 20, 2020 at 7pm  Zoom Online Meeting

    Must register Contact Deb Petermann dpetermann@disabilityempowernent.net or call 614-575-8055

    Ohio Family Network - Connecting Communities


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  • Nationwide Childrens Family ECHO Webinar Series

    Dates: May 21, 28, 2020

    Family ECHO uses Zoom technology to connect you with a team of interdisciplinary experts for presentation and discussion on topics related improving and managing behaviors, self care, family supports and resources.

    Please see link below for more details and to sign up for sessions.     https://is.gd/FE_May_20  


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  • Medina County ESC Parent Support Group

    Cheryl Mendel, Medina County Parent Mentor, will be hosting 2 Zoom support groups in the month of May. 

    May 27, 2020 6:30-8:30pm
    Description:Cheryl Mendel is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83817376410?pwd=ekVKYzJXdDBIb0djMXJ0TXR6eVlRUT09 Meeting ID: 838 1737 6410 Password: 833844

    For questions, please contact Cheryl at cmendel@medinaesc.org


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  • Zoom Coffee and Chat-How to Keep Surviving

    Presented by Connections for Kids

    For families with children with moderate to severe disabilities.

    May 13, 2020 from 8:30pm-9:30pm

    Led by Cate Brandon, Psy.D. and Kenneth A. DeLuca, PHD.

    Register at http://www.connectingforkids.org/support


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  • Promoting Positive Behaviors at Home During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Friday, May 15, 2020    1:00pm-2:30pm

    Does your loved one have challenging behaviors at home? Are you looking for new tools beyond visual schedules? Join us for a free virtual class to help caregivers implement practical strategies and positive supports at home.

    Please register at this link:  promotingpositivebehaviorscovid19.eventbrite.com

    For questions, please contact Amy Clawson, at 513-814-0674, or amy.clawson@cchmc.org


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  • Coffee, Tea & Autism Support Group (New Time, Place and Location)

    1st Saturday of every month   In person meetings cancelled until further notice

    NEW LOCATION: Spokes Cafe II at Austin Badger Park, 5741 River Styx Rd., Medina, 44256    NEW TIME:10:30am-12:30pm

    This group is for individuals, family members. caregivers. and anyone impacted by autism. Facilitated by Rachel Krauss, Parent, Educator, Behavior Specialist.   For information, contact Rachel at krauss618@gmail.com or go to www.AutismAkron.org


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  • Catalyst Farm Therapies Presents…. 2019/2020 Speaker Series

    **Speaker Series canceled until school resumes, via their Facebook Page**

    This monthly meeting will provide attendees with information on varying treatment techniques and approaches as well as offer time to ask questions.

    1021 Ridgewood Road, Wadsworth, OH 44281     Time: 7pm - 8pm              Price: Free

    Registration: Spaces are limited. Email ot@catalystfarm.com or call 234-206-0615

    March 12th: Trans Ally 101

    April 8th:  Foundational Social Skills that Impact Peer Relationships: How Parents Can Foster Social Skills Development

    May 13th: The benefits of gross motor play for preschool aged children

    June 9th: Primitive Reflex Integration

    July 8th: The Teenage Brain

    August 12th: Strategies for supporting early speech sound development and early verbal expression

    September 17th:  Trauma-focused CBT

    October 13th: The Use of Animals in Therapy

    November 12th: Mindfulness

    December 15th: What is Sensory Integration?


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  • Summer Reading Kick-Off at Brunswick Library

    Friday, May 29, 2020


    Brunswick Library, 3649 Center Road, Brunswick, Ohio 44212

    Summer reading is coming! Register for the game, enjoy crafts, face painting and balloon art with Nate the Great!



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  • Milestones National Autism Conference-Now Virtual!

    Dates:June 11-16, 2020

    Please click on the link for all the info!



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