Submitted by Vicki Galindo, Grant County Community Advocate
Tuesday, August 11th at 6:00 PM at the Disability Resource Center (DRC) 1012 N. Silver Street, was the next The Arc of NM Grant County meeting. We had a guest from PRO - Erica Candelaria. She is a family liaison that several local parents met at the NDSC in Phoenix. Erica will be in Silver City for other workshops and presentations as well. In the future we may show a short mini movie entitled "Kelly's Hollywood". If anyone would like to share information they received from conferences or workshops, feel free to do so.
Tuesday, August 25th, DAC (Disability Advisory Council) meeting, try to make this meeting, it is scheduled to start at 1:00 pm. The purpose is to set schedules and to develop workshops/trainings for the DRC.
Thursday, August 27th, at the DRC - 9:00 AM-11:00AM PRO Parents Reaching Out "General IEP's" Lunch provided 11:00-12:00 DRNM Disabilities Rights New Mexico 12:00 PM-2:00PM Joan Curtiss and Lily Martinez. Limited seating, please RSVP flyer will be developed soon.
Wednesday, September 2nd, at the DRC. Erica Candelaria will present "Recipes for IEP Success" (flyer above) Erica will give two presentations to accommodate families from 1-3pm and 6-9pm. If you are transitioning to the public schools or have recently transitioned, this is the workshop for you. No cost.
Thursday, September 3rd, Erica Candelaria PRO will present "Recipes for IEP Success" in DEMING. Times and location TBA - most likely two presentations.
Thursday, September 17th. "2015 Customized Employment Symposium" presented by UNM Partner's for Employment and Anderson School of Management.
Friday, September 18th, location TBA entitled "HOW AT - Hands On workshop for Assistive Technology" 9:00-3:00. This is exciting, mark your calendar now.
Tuesday, October 13, at the DRC "OPEN HOUSE" Luncheon The Arc of New Mexico! Celebrating OCTOBER Disability History and Awareness month! PRO will be there offering "Medicaid and DD Waivers"
For more information contact Vicki Galindo at firstname.lastname@example.org.