Holmdel A.R.I.S.E.

Advocating Rights In Special Education

ARISE Meeting/Workshop Dates 2014 - 2016 (in white)

Training/meetings offered by organizations other than ARISE 2014 - 2016 (in blue)

DATE
 TIME
 VENUE
 PURPOSE
 
 
 
 
March 4th 2017 Newark/
April 8th 2017 Laurenceville/
May 20th 2017 Clifton/
June 3rd 2917Camden

  9:00am - 1:00pm
FOR STUDENTS IN SPECIAL EDUCATION 14-21 AND THEIR FAMILIES

 

WORKSHOP SESSIONS INCLUDE: (Vary by location)  

·     If I knew then what I know now: A parent’s Experience

·     Exploring Employment for Individuals with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

·     Understanding SSI and Medicaid  

·     Guardianship: What You Need to Know

·     Accessing Services and Natural Supports in Your Community

·     Planning for my future (STUDENT TRACK) Activities workshop for SIBLINGS (8-14yrs old) 

 

 February 25th, 2017
 
 Seaside Heights
 February 2nd, 2017
12:00pm - 1:00pm
 Webinar - click here for info
Inclusion Webinar - SPAN Start Project
  • What is New Jersey's Tiered System of Support?
  • Best practices in NJTSS and how it can support inclusion.
  • How supports used in NJTSS can help families advocate for an inclusive education for their child.
November 20th, 2016
 9:30am - 3:30pm
 5 Prospect Avenue, Princeton
Princeton Disabilities Awareness Spring Carnival 2016. Please register here
This carnival will be held in Campus Club (5 Prospect Avenue, Princeton), and will have indoor and outdoor toys and activities, student group performances, a dance workshop, arts and crafts, a children’s library for story time, and a sense room with sensory-friendly activities. The carnival will be Superhero themed, featuring games, movies, crafts, and activities with all your favorite heroes and heroines! Stay tuned for a complete schedule of activities for the day. All children between the ages of 2 and 21 are welcome at our event, and each child will be paired with a Princeton student for the day.
November 6th, 2016
12pm - 4pm 
Allaire State Farm
2840 Allaire Road, Wall, NJ
Special Needs Harvest Festival
Come for a day of fun! DJ's, Live Music, Hayrides, Petting Zoo, Face Painting and more!
November 1st, 2016
6:30 - 8:30 pm
Holmdel High School Conference Room F
This workshop will be presented by the Statewide Parent Advocacy Network (SPAN).  The workshop is on Bullying Prevention Strategies.
October 23rd, 2016
8:00am - 4:30pm
Livingston Campus Student Center, Rutgers University

Learning Disabilities & Attention Issues Conference


Parents, professionals, students, individuals with LD, and anyone interested in knowing more about learning disabilities and attention issues are invited to the annual Learning Disabilities Association of New Jersey (LDANJ) Conference – Navigate the Maze.  


The keynote will be Busting the Myths and Stigmas Around Learning and Attention Issues: A Way Forward by Amanda Morin, Understood.org, Staff Expert & Writer.  You will also get to hear from Nancy Hammill, LDA of America & LDANJ Educator of the Year.  The lunch topic will be Improving Achievement for ALL Students by the NJ Department of Education.


For more information and Registration please click here.

Sept. 17th, 2016
8:30am - 2:30pm
Montclair State University
4th Annual Conference for Fathers 

of Children with Special Needs 


The NJ Statewide Parent to Parent is pleased to announce that Mr. Ryan Roy will be this year's Keynote Speaker!

July 31st, 2016
 11:00am- 1:00pm
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

One Intrepid Square

46th Street & 12th Avenue

Discover Intrepid's connection to space travel and America's early ventures into space. Visit the Space Shuttle Pavilion to the see the space shuttle Enterprise, and step inside the Museum's planetarium.

These two-hour programs include a tour of the Museum and an art-making activity designed to engage the whole family. These programs are free, but registration is required. Please fill out the online registration form at www.intrepidmuseum.org/access#5. For more information, please contact access@intrepidmuseum.org or call 646-381-5182.

July 25th - July 30th, 2016
 8:00AM - 5:00PM
 Chicago, IL
Screening for Dyslexia Seminar. Learn how to accurately screen children and teenagers for dyslexia. register here
 July 5th - August 23rd, 2016
Session 1: 5 - 6:15pm
Session 2: 6:30 - 7:45pm
 Suneagles Golf Club at Fort Monmouth in Eatontown.
Try Golf!!
The minimum age for participation is 12 years of age and each session can only accommodate 15 players, so the sessions will be on a first registration received, first served basis.  The program is open to boys and girls. The cost is $20 for the entire program which pays for the T-Shirts and our end of season trophies as usual. Scholarships are available if you are having difficulty paying. Just note that on your registration form. I am sure we'll have clubs and balls available, but if you have a club, feel free to bring it.

Please Register by June 17th
 June 28th &29th, 2016
 8:00AM - 4:30PM
  Montclair State University
Proven Strategies for Implementing Inclusive Education in all classrooms is the original comprehansive New Jersey conference focusing solely on inclusive education. This conference ioffers applicable training and information based on practival experiences in how to make multi-ability classrooms work for all.
1 day rate is $150 and 2 day rate is $255. However, groups of 10 plus, parents and/or self-advocates should contact NJCIE for special rates by calling 732-613-0400 or emailing njcie@njcie.org 
 June 27th, 2016
 8:00AM - 4:30PM
Brookdale Community College 
Proven Strategies for Implementing Inclusive Education in all classrooms is the original comprehansive New Jersey conference focusing solely on inclusive education. This conference ioffers applicable training and information based on practival experiences in how to make multi-ability classrooms work for all

1 day rate is $150 and 2 day rate is $255. However, groups of 10 plus, parents and/or self-advocates should contact NJCIE for special rates by calling 732-613-0400 or emailing njcie@njcie.org 
June 13th - June 18th, 2016
 8:00AM - 5:00PM
 Pheonix, AZ
Screening for Dyslexia Seminar. Learn how to accurately screen children and teenagers for dyslexia. register here
 June 10th, 2016
between 12:30 and 1:30PM (please check back closer to the date)
Start line: Exxon Gas Station next to Target

Finish line: Costco Shopping Center, in the parking lot next to the movie theater closest to Hwy 35.

It’s that time of the year again: the Holmdel Police Department will be participating in the 2016 Special Olympics Torch Run. Come out and cheer on our officers and express our appreciation for the Holmdel PD's support of the special needs community!!
 June 7th 2016 (rain date June 8th)
 10:00AM - 1:00PM
 Cross Farm Park
 4th Annual Holmdel Unified Sports Expo
April 30th, 2016
 9 AM - 1 PM
Neptune Middle School, 2200 Heck Avenue, Neptune, NJ

Parents as Leaders in Early Childhood: 

Creating Change so ALL Children Succeed

Connect with parents who are creating change

A panel of parents and professionals will discuss best practices in addressing: 

• Family Literacy  •  Access to High Quality Early Care and Education  •  Inclusion in Early Childhood • Positive Behavior Supports in Early Childhood Programs  •  Early Learning Issues

Please Register HERE

April 24th 2016
10:00 AM - 3:30PM
5 Prospect Avenue, Princeton, NJ
Since 2007, PDA has been devoted to fostering awareness and education about disability and inclusion.  At Spring Carnival, children are buddied with a Princeton student for the day.  All volunteers are trained with specific information on their buddy.
For more information, email pda@princeton.edu
April 22nd, 2016
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
University of Connecticut Conference Center, Multipurpose Room 108, 20 Broad St., Stamford Ct 06901
Evidence Based Practice for Childhood Apraxia of Speech.
This workshop will focus on appropriate treatment goals and comprehensive treatment plans, as well as adapting intervention to meet the needs those challenging children to prepare them for reading, writing and arithmetic.
April 22nd, 2016
9:00 am - 1:30 pm
Trenton War Memorial, Trenton, NJ
Our Senior U.S. Senator is hosting an Empowerment Summit at the Trenton War Memorial on Friday, April 22nd in Trenton from 9:00 am- 1:30 pm. The Summit is designed to engage and equip New Jerseyans with information on federal programs and how to access services and programs.
April 20th, 2016
 2:30 - 4:30 pm
Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ
This is the second discussion in the Luminary Conversations Series hosted by MSU, Center for Autism and Early Childhood Mental Health, the Coalition for Infant-Toddler Educators, the NJ Association for Infant Mental Health, and Professional Impact NJ, the event will be held on April 20 from 2:30-4:30 pm at Montclair State University, University Hall UN 1050.  Click here for more information, or call 973-655-6685 or email caecmh@montclair.edu.

April 16th, 2016
 9 AM - 1 PM
Leaguers, 405-425 University Avenue, Newark.


Parents as Leaders in Early Childhood: 


Creating Change so ALL Children Succeed

Connect with parents who are creating change

A panel of parents and professionals will discuss best practices in addressing: 

• Family Literacy  •  Access to High Quality Early Care and Education  •  Inclusion in Early Childhood • Positive Behavior Supports in Early Childhood Programs  •  Early Learning Issues

Please Register HERE


 April 12th, 2016  
 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 Holmdel Senior/Community Center
SPAN presenting a workshop entitled: Look to the Future: Transition from School to Adult Life. Please register here.
April 12th, 2016
 5 PM - 6 PM
Indian Hill School Gymnasium and Grounds
To register for this event please call the HYAA office at 732-817-9222

HYAA and the Holmdel School District have planned an inclusive sports “Family Fun Night for All”. This event will be held Tuesday, April 12, 2016. Click here for more info

 April 9th - May 21st, 2016
 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Thompson Middle School Middletown-Lincroft Road, Middletown
 Challenged Youth Sports - Dancercise Class. Boys and Girls ages 10 and up. register here by 3/2
 March 17th, 2016
 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Brookdale Community College
Warner Sutdent Life Center
765 Newman Springs Road,
Lincroft

Special Olympics New Jersey presents 
This is the first of four Family Health Forums to be offered throughout the state and will focus on a variety of topics such as Sports Nutrition, Concussion Education, and Conditioning and Sport Safety.

Attendees will  have the opportunity to meet with Barnabas Health specialists and sports vendors, who will be providing giveaways. There will also be a meet and greet with former NY Giants, two-time Super Bowl Champion and Fox Sports Commentator, David Diehl!

This event is open to individuals ages 10 and up. Pre-registration is required by emaling teamlink@barnabashealth.org
 February 18th, 2016
 5:00PM - 7:00PM
 FRA
 Toby's friends Sibling Group for 10-15 year old brothers and sisters of individuals with disabilities. RSVP slevine@frainc.org or 732-747-5310 ext 117.
February 16th, 2016
12:00pm - 1:15pm
Webinar
Webinar - Learn ways parents/families, professionals, children & youth with disabilities can get prepared to make choices and decisions about their own lives. register here
December 14th
 1:00pm
 Webinar
WEBINAR – Focus on Communicating: Speech and AAC Systems Can Co-Exist  - register here
November 14th
 9:00am - 1:00pm
14 Walsh Drive Suite 100, Parsippany 

November 22nd
 10:30am - 4:00pm
Princeton University Campus Club Register here
Princeton Disabilities Awareness Fall Conference and Carnival 2015
November 18th
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Addison Park, Aberdeen 
Annual Mitchell-Vassar Vision Awareness Day
Light Up Your Life: Celebrating Your Life, Helping Others, & Finding Hope
November 10th
7:00pm
Visiting Nurse Association of Central Jersey Red Bank  register here
Parent Leadership Roundtable (SPAN Start Project).  Networking, get to know what is going on in groups in the county. Guest speaker from NJCIE. 
November 9th
7:00 - 9:00 pm
Wall Intermediate School  Register here
Starting and Running an Effective Special Education Parent Advisory Group (Span Start Project)
 December 3rd, 2015
 10 am
Village School
International Day of Persons with Disabilities
IEP GOAL WRITING Workshop.
 November 13th 
 12:00pm - 1:00pm
 Webinar, register here
START Project Inclusion Webinar: Creating an Inclusive Future Using Person Centered Planning
 October 27th, 2015
 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Holmdel High School
  SPAN hosts: Poitive Behavior Supports
 October 26th, 2015
 7:00pm
Holmdel Community Center
The bylaws for our SEPAC will be introduced for adoption. Also, the SEPAC liaisons for each of our schools will be introduced. 
Aug 5th, 2015
5 pm - 7:30 pm 
  Point Pleasant Beach
Summer Sibling Group at the Boardwalk!! Just for 10-15 year old brothers and sisters of children with developmental disabilities
 October 17th, 2015
8:30am - 3:30pm
Mercer County Community College
102 N. Broad Street, Trenton NJ
Aug 3rd, 2015
 10 am
 Red Oak Diner
Discuss ideas for the upcoming school year and enjoy conversations and a relaxing breakfast out.
 July 22nd, 2015
 4pm - 7pm
 580 N. Main St. Barnegat, NJ ; Bayshore Shopping Plaza
 Allies, Inc. Invites you to attend an Open House event hosted by their Shore Day Program. This program includes: Day Habilitation, Prevocational Training, Supported Employment, Community Inclusion and Transportation. For Questions or to RSVP Contact: Luke Washack: 609-218-0513, LWashack@alliesnj.org
 June 1st, 2015
 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
 Cross Farm
 Unified Game Day. Please click here for more info
 May 28th, 2015
 9:30 am - 10:45 am
  Village School, Rm 137
A.R.I.S.E. Monthly Meeting, discussion of common concerns, Election of 2015 - 2016 Officers
May 18th, 2015
7:30 pm - 9 pm
35 Haddon Ave, Shrewsbury, NJ 07702
A workshop on 'Teaching Independence' presented by Sue Levine to the support group of Moms of Children with Down Syndrome (rsvp slevine@frainc.org) or 732-747-5310 ext.117 
This workshop is open to all families of children with Special Needs.
May 14th, 2015
 6:00 - 9:00 pm
 Middletown South High School Auditorium
 Free Dyslexia Seminar featuring dyslexia expert, Susan Barton. More info here, please register
May 9th, 2015
7 pm - 9 pm
Unitarian Universalist Church of Lincroft, NJ
A Charity event for young adults with Autism
May 7th, 2015
 5:15 pm - 7:15 pm
FRA 35 Haddon Ave, Shrewsbury, NJ 
Toby's Friends Sibling Group for 10-15 Year Old Brothers & Sisters of Children w/DisAbilities.
April 30th, 2015
 4 pm - 5 pm
FRA 35 Haddon Ave, Shrewsbury, NJ 
Toby's Friends Sibling Group for 4-9 Year Old Brothers & Sisters of Children w/DisAbilities. Please click here for more info and rsvp details
 April 26th, 2015
10 am - 4 pm
 Princeton's Campus
Princeton Disability Awareness Spring Carnival
Please sign up using our online form. More information available on this  website
 April 25th, 2015
 7:30 am - 2 pm
 Neptune High School
 SpEdcampNJ is a FREE gathering of engaged individuals interested in sharing experiences and knowledge with other engaged individuals.
April 16th, 2015
9:30 am - 12 pm
Village School: Room 137
A.R.I.S.E. Monthly Meeting 9:30am - 10am.
SPAN Workshop 10am - 12pm: Least Restrictive Environment
Open Nominations for 2015 - 2016 Officers
March 19th, 2015
10 am - 11:30 am
Conlan Residence - 6 Cinnamon Court Holmdel NJ
A.R.I.S.E. Monthly Meeting and Parent Round Table: Issues of Concern
February 26th, 2015
9:30 am - 12 pm
Village School: Room 137
A.R.I.S.E. Monthly Meeting 9:30am - 10am. SPAN Workshop 10am - 12pm: Basic Rights in Special Education
February 19th, 2015
9 am - 4:30 pm
Brookdale Community College
Warner Student Life Center 
Lincroft, NJ
Wrightslaw: Special Education Law & Advocacy Featuring Pete Wright. There is a registration fee and you must pre - register for this training program.
January 21st, 2015
9:30 am - 11 am
 Village School: Room 137
Sensory Processing: Strategies to Use in the Home.  Presented by Elizabeth Abadiotakis.
Please RSVP to Beth Lieberman at blieberman@holmdelschools.org by Friday Jan 16th.
November 20th, 2014
9:30 am - 11 am   
Village School: Room 137
A.R.I.S.E. Monthly Meeting and Parent Round Table: Issues of Common Concern
November 15th, 2014
10 am - 1 pm
George Hausman Senior Center - 30 Noble Place, Aberdeen, NJ
Parents of Special People and POAC presents a Conference for Fathers.  This conference is designed to help fathers of children of any age, to cope with and understand the diagnosis, participate in the process of education and transition, and to help the family thrive.
November 13th, 2014 
5:15 - 7:15 pm
FRA
35 Haddon Ave, Shrewsbury NJ
Fall Sibling Support Group for brothers and sisters aged 10-15
RSVP to Sue at 732-747-5310 ext 117 or slevine@frainc.org.