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10/3 Indoor Water Exercise, Mayfield Adaptive Rec, Mayfield Village
10/3 ASPIES Movie Showing | The Story of Luke, Akron
10/5 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 | Sensory Friendly Film, Brooklyn
10/5 Nature's Seasonal Sensations, Solon Blue Ribbon Program
10/6 Heart 2 Heart Friendship Club, HEART, Medina
10/7 Dancercize with SOAR! Fairview Park
10/8 ASGC Social Night, Independence
10/8 Water Aerobics with SOAR! Fairview Park
10/9 Aerobics with SOAR! Parma
10/10 Music, Drum & Movement, Mayfield Adaptive Rec, Mayfield Village
10/10 After Hours Halloween Dance, SociAbilities, Akron
10/12 Everyone Wins Basketball Clinic, Basketball Assist, Medina
10/12 Football Follies Dance, Immaculate Conception Church, Willoughby
10/13 Come Play Family Feud, Autism Personal Coach, Oakwood Village
10/13, 27 Buddy Building Group, ABA Outreach Services, Independence
10/13 Solon Historical Society, Solon Blue Ribbon Program
10/13 Escape into Play at Dave & Buster's, Westlake
10/13, 27 Teen Scene, ABA Outreach Services, Independence
10/15 Blue & Gold Buddies | JCU Soccer Night, Milestones, University Heights
10/18 Everybody Dance Now, Mayfield Adaptive Rec, Shaker Heights
10/18 Karaoke & Dinner, Solon Blue Ribbon Program
10/18 Pizza Bowl, Mayfield Adaptive Rec, Oakwood Village
10/19 Fall Fest at Camp Paradise, The Arc of Medina County, Seville
10/19 Camp Cheerful Fall Fest, Achievement Centers for Children, Strongsville
10/20 Basketball Clinic, Mayfield Adaptive Rec, University Heights
10/21 The World of Books, Solon Blue Ribbon Program
10/21 Fitness to Wellness to FUN! Mayfield Adaptive Rec, Mayfield Village
10/22 Yoga Reach, Mayfield Adaptive Rec, Mayfield Village
10/23 Social Connections, Autism Society of Ohio, Youngstown
10/24 Medina County Fall Fest & Access Fair, Medina County Board of DD
10/24 Zumba Dance Class, Mayfield Adaptive Rec, Mayfield Village
10/25 Game Night, Mayfield Adaptive Rec, Mayfield Village
10/26 Weekend Respite Camp, Achievement Centers for Children, Strongsville
10/26 COSI's Autism Awareness and Activities Events, Columbus
10/26 Sensory Story Time, Stark County Main Library, Canton
10/26 Sensory Friendly Roller Skating, Zelma Watson-George Roller Rink, Cleveland
10/26 Heart 2 Heart Friendship Club, HEART, Medina
10/27 Explore Penitentiary Glen Reservation, Solon Blue Ribbon Program, Kirtland
10/27 Lake Metroparks Boo Bash, Mayfield Adaptive Rec, Painesville
10/27 Asperger's Adult Group, Autism Personal Coach, Beachwood
10/31 Fun at the Rec, Solon Blue Ribbon Program
10/31 Halloween Party, Mayfield Adaptive Rec, Beachwood
See right column for workshops, support groups, benefits & other autism events
As parents, we get our best information from other parents. Come to MPEN to make those connections. Everyone needs help paying for the services & therapies. Come to MCAP to learn practical tips. NEW PROPOSAL DEADLINE for conference workshops, posters, & honoree suggestions by November 1.
Ilana & Mia
October 2013 Newsletter
Milestones Parent Empowerment Network (MPEN)
Workshop Series Designed By
Parents for Parents
Join us today!
The Do’s and Don’ts of Advocacy
Wednesday, October 2, 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Park Synagogue, Pepper Pike
Thursday, October 10, 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Grace Church, Middleburg Heights
$10 per session. Walk-ins additional, $5.
Childcare $5 per child (advanced registration required).
To learn more, contact Elizabeth Mason at email@example.com or 216.464.7600, ext. 102.
Be a part of MPEN today!
Milestones Website Resource Center
Have you checked out our Resource Center
lately? One of our largest categories is Transition to Adulthood, with
over 80 listings. Here you will find resources on moving from teen years
to adulthood. One of the newest listings is autismhandbook.org, a great site we recommend to help navigate this transition to adulthood. Call us at 216.464.7600 if you need help.
Milestones Consortium for Autism Professionals (MCAP)
Topic:Funding and Insurance for Therapy, Education and Medical CareSpeakers:Howard Bonem, PhD, Psychologist, Partners for Behavioral Health and WellnessFranklin Hickman, JD, President, Hickman & LowderJill Sadowsky, MSW, LISW-S, Director of Admissions, Outreach, and Early Childhood Services, Bellefaire JCB
Wednesday, October 16 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm Location: Daily Behavioral Health/Building Behaviors Autism Center14538 Grapeland Ave., Cleveland 44111Cost: $30 Professional rate, includes 2.5 CEUs for Education; $15 Family member rate. Dinner included for all attendees.Click here to register today!
Registration deadline is October 10.
Autism Spectrum Disorder Conference
June 18 - 19, 2014, Cleveland I-X Center
Call for Proposals - Deadline Nov. 1
We value your expertise and invite you to submit a
Conference Workshop or Research Poster Proposal.
Thank you for recognizing the importance of educating our community!
Submit names for 2014 Milestones Honorees - Deadline Nov. 1.
Snapshot of Milestones - A Benefit
Honoring Allan Krulak & Mt. Sinai Health Care Foundation
Saturday, November 16
Cleveland Marriott East
A Picture Perfect Evening
7:00 pm | Cocktails & Photo Gallery featuring the photography of Charles Mintz, Issac Mintz & Allan Krulak
8:00 pm | Honoree Tribute, Dinner & Entertainment
Individual Tickets $175 ($90 tax deductible)
Saturday Night Chic Attire
All proceeds directly support local autism educational program.
To learn more or to purchase tickets today, click here.
Dine Out for Milestones
Invite your family, friends and co-workers to dine at Ruby Tuesday or Applebees. Bring in this flier to have them donate 20% of your purchase to Milestones.
Ruby Tuesday, Beachwood & N. Olmsted, 10/3, 10/25, 11/21
Applebees, Solon, 10/18
October Workshops, Support Groups, Benefits & Other Autism Events
10/1-2 Special Ed Leadership Conference, Office for Exceptional Children, Columbus
10/1 Coffee Hour, SST9, Massillon
10/1 Autism, Anxiety and Adolescence , ASPIES Canton
10/1 IEP Basics, Brandon’s Place, Oakwood Village
10/2 NAMI Basics, Akron
10/2 Milestones Parent Empowerment Network | Do's and Don’ts of Advocacy, Cleveland
10/2 Behavior Basics, Connecting for Kids, Westlake
10/3 Dine out for Milestones, Ruby Tuesday, Beachwood
10/3 Dine out for Milestones, Ruby Tuesday, North Olmsted
10/3 Paraprofessional Training Series, Achievement Centers for Children, Highland Hills
10/3 Starfish Open House, Out of the Box Behavioral Solutions, Akron
10/4 Teach Me to Play, Connecting for Kids, Westlake
10/5 Fall Run for Autism, Re-Education Services, Mentor
10/5 Autism Support Group, French Creek Family YMCA, Avon
10/8 Parent/Professional Meeting, Autism Society of Greater Cleveland, Independence
10/9 Parent Access Collaborative (PAC), SST8, Cuyahoga Falls
10/8 The United States of Autism documentary, Rocky River
10/9 iPad Training, SST9, Massillon
10/9 Planting the Seeds for a Successful Future, CCBDD, Euclid
10/10 Parent's Coffee Hour, SST9, Canton
10/10 Zane's Foundation Fundraiser at TGIFriday, Stow
10/10 Milestones Parent Empowerment Network | Do's and Don'ts of Advocacy, Middleburg Hts.
10/11 Advanced Methods in Applied Behavioral Analysis, Cleveland Clinic Center for Autism, Cleveland
10/11 Music Therapy and More with MTEC, Connecting for Kids, Westlake
10/12 Everything Employment Conference, SST9, Massillon
10/13 Sibshops, Mandel JCC, Beachwood
10/14 Classroom Behavior Management, Cleveland Clinic Center for Autism, Cleveland
10/15 The Affordable Care Act & the I/DD Community, Autism NOW, Webinar
10/15 Getting the Support You Need, ASPIES, Akron
10/15 Newly Diagnosed. Now What? Brandon’s Place, Oakwood Village
10/15 Difference Between High School and College, SST3, Valley View
10/16 Dyslexia Basics, SST9, Massillon
10/16 MCAP: Funding & Insurance for Therapy, Education & Medical Care, Milestones, Cleveland
10/17 Stark County Autism Aspergers Network (SCANN) Annual Forum, The Arc, Canton
10/18 PEP Symposium, Mayfield Hts.
10/18 Dine out for Milestones | Applebee’s, Solon
10/18 BREATHE Respite Care, Chagrin Falls
10/21 How to Use Autism Internet Models, OCALI, Massillon
10/22 Preventing Power Struggles & Crisis De-escalation, SST8, Cuyahoga Falls
10/22 Making the Holidays Happy, Behavioral Intervention Institute of Ohio, Westlake
10/23 A Comprehensive Merging of ABA, Tech & Visual Supports, Monarch, Shaker Heights
10/23 Student Expectations and Responsibilities, SST3, Valley View
10/23 UH Seminar Series: Social/Communication Issues, Westlake
10/23 Caribbean Music Fundraiser, Summit Academy, Akron
10/25 Dine out for Milestones, Ruby Tuesday, Beachwood
10/25 Dine out for Milestones, Ruby Tuesday, North Olmsted
10/25 Ways to Help Your Preschooler Share & Cooperatively Play, Connecting for Kids, Westlake
10/26 Fundraiser Wing Ding at Jocko's Bar and Grill, ASGC, Broadview Hts.
10/27 Sibshops, Mandel JCC, Beachwood
10/29 Special Education Law Seminar, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Cleveland
10/29 Legal Basics, Brandon’s Place, Oakwood Village
10/30 Effective Secondary Transition Planning, SST9, Massillon