Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Family Connection - Upcoming Midlands Events

Visit to see what's happening in the coming months.

September 4
Asperger/ADHD Connection

6:00 -7:30 PM

Ways to prepare for the new school year.
At the Family Connection State Office.

September 5-7 

Dream Camp
Camp Pleasant Ridge, Greenville, SC
Open to individuals with disabilities and special healthcare needs, ages 13-26, and their family who wish to create an individualized transition plan with the assistance of Family Connection and Able SC staff.
Complete cost and details can be found on our website.

September 9
Morning Coffee
10 AM 
Panera Bread on Harbison in Irmo

September 11
Morning Coffee
9:00 AM
Cracker Barrel, Sandhills, NE Columbia
Tell the hostess that you are with Family Connection.

September 15
Autism Connection
6:00-7:30 PM
Discussion about back to school and any concerns.
At the Family Connection State Office

September 16
Internet Safety for Children, Teens and Families
9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Lexington County DSS Community Room -1070 South Lake Drive Ste. A
This training is intended to explain the ways the Internet can be both helpful and harmful to children, teens, and families present ways children, teens, and families can avoid potential problems from Internet use
acquaint foster parents with suitable resources to help children, teens, and the whole family keep Internet use safe and fun.  Trainer: Jill Jiunnies SCFPA Contract Trainer
For more information contact Anna Skipper at or 803-957-0305.
In case you get lost the day of the training, call (803) 785-2880.
Three-hour certificates will be awarded for this training topic. There is no charge for this training.  

September 19
Grupo de Apoyo en Espanol 
10:00 AM
ven y comparte un desayuno con nosotros. Te esperamos!At Family Connection of South Carolina.

Mom's Night Out 
6:30 PM
Pancho's Mexican Resturant. 5400 Forest Drive 738-9511

September 20
SC Down Syndrome Conference

Columbia, SC
Visit our webpage for more information.

September 22 
SMILES Mom's Night Out
McAllister's in Lexington

September 26 
From the Brain to the Spine
9:30 AM -4:30 PM
A partnership between the Greenville Health System and the Roger C. Peach Rehabilitation 
Palmetto Health Richland Auditorium - 5 Tichland Medial Park Drive Columbia, SC 29203
FREE Training on Spinal Cord and Traumatic Brain Injuries.  A bag lunch will be served. 
RSVP no later than September 19 to or fax 864-455-4537

September 27 
Kids Carnival
10:00 AM -12:00 PM
Fun, food and dgames for all ages at the North East Market, 2630 Decker Blvd, Columbia. Carnival provided by Girl Scout Troop 939.

1:00 PM -5:00 PM
No Charge, bring your own supplies.
Family Connection State Office.

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