In Case You Missed It 11-7-12
By Stephany Faublas on behalf of Jay Cohen
This newsletter can be found at: www.phillyparents.org
PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION RESULTS ARE IN:
44TH PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES IS BARACK OBAMA
“4 MORE YEARS”
**Hurricane Sandy Volunteers Needed**
Click here <http://hosted.uwsepa.org/newsletter/sandy.html> to find out how
you can be of service
Clubhouse Kids Creative Playdate: This coming Saturday, November 10, from
2-4 pm, get a chance to participate on a playdate with therapists who
promote social skills for kids of all ages. Playdates offer supported play,
guided craft activities, game play, and music making for younger kids.
There will also be a tween/teen craft and conversation corner to allow
space for developing independence and peer time. Contact Kathryn Snyder for
more information at Kathrynsny...@comcast.net.
Evening of Science: Parents and Caregivers are invited to attend an Evening
of Science on Monday, November 19, from 4pm-7:30pm at The School District
of Philadelphia (440 N. Broad St. Philadelphia, PA 19130). Visit
http://www.philasdparentuniversity.org to reserve your space. Click
read more information.
Internships, Art Sphere: This program is for passionate undergraduate or
graduate students who would like to intern in an after school art program.
Click here <http://updates.phennd.org/2012/10/internships-art-sphere/> for
more information on locations and times.
Autism Sharing and Parenting, Inc.: Saturday, November 17, 2012 from 1pm to
3pm at The Center for Autism located at 3905 Ford Rd, Suite 6,
Philadelphia, PA 19131 (Enter from Ellington Road) Come join Renee
Henderson, founder of Autism Sharing and Parenting for a discussion on
methods related to applied behavior analysis. Click
more information on registering and for future meeting dates.
Task Force Bulletin: announces high school admissions process until
November 30, 2012. Click
about the decision and what it means for you.
Task Force Bulletin: Seminar on Tuesday, November 13 about Children with
Autism, Educational Rights. Join the Public Interest Law Center of
Philadelphia and get to know your child’s rights. Click
get more information and to register.
United Way of Pennsylvania’s Survey on Impact of 2012 Budget
Cuts:Participate in a survey that collects feedback regarding the
impact of the
2012 budget cuts. The survey is a chance for community organizations to
help policymakers in the executive and legislative branches of state
government understand the real impacts of their decisions. Click
here<http://hosted.uwsepa.org/newsletter/survey2012.html>to read on
and take the survey.
Obesity. How it threatens America’s Future: read about it
SRC Special Ed Policy Meeting: In case you missed it, click
read some transcripts. Continue reading
Action Alert: Co-sponsor House Copay Resolution: Click
the 411 and what you can do to get involved.
Philadelphia Home and School: Click
here<http://www.philahsc.org/events/phsc-paper-calendar>for the link
of the General Membership meetings calendar.
Charter School Reform reports are here: Click
Join the Facilities master Plan Discussion: Click
meeting dates and locations.
School District of Philadelphia 2012 PSSA Test Results: Click
PIE Alert: Medical Assistance Co-Pays. The following alert is from the PA
Health Law Project regarding the new implementation of copayments for MA
services to children with disabilities whose family income exceeds 200% of
the federal level. Click
- Nordstrom Scholarship is being offered. Click
- Various Scholarships are provided daily for students who are about to
enter college or are who are already enrolled. Click here for a list of
college scholarships and their prerequisites.
- This website features the latest college scholarships for both men and
women. It adds new scholarship opportunities every day to help students
easily find a way to cover financial obligations. Be on your way to find
college funding by clicking here <http://www.scholarshipsonline.org/>.
- Some Job Links
- Amtrak is hiring:learn more and apply
- Updated list of job fairs can be found here
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