Special Education

Bank of the Cascades supports PartnerSports Camp

A generous donation from the Bank of the Cascades will help ensure we have some happy campers in Douglas County this summer.

Last week, bank representatives delivered a check for $2,000 to Douglas Education Service District’s Bryan Hinson and Mike Goetz of the YMCA of Douglas County. The funds will support our jointly sponsored PartnerSports Camp program, which will take place this summer from July 10-20.

Golden Apple winner harvests accolades

Detective work is essential at the Complex Needs Classroom at Fir Grove Elementary School. Sometimes a student’s only reaction is a slight brow crease, or the merest whisper of a smile.

Pamela Schneider’s two years of teaching in the classroom operated by the Douglas Education Service District have sharpened her powers of investigation. Also her enterprising spirit.

Patch match: SUHS Special Ed students get quilting lessons

Fifteen-year-old Ayla McCullough pokes a needle upward through white fabric beside an eight-pointed star, careful to keep her other hand clear of stabbing range. A snip and a tying off, and she’s ready for the next series of stiches on the material draped over a table at South Umpqua High School.

Surviving Summer workshop for families is May 20; Register by May 12

Families Engaging And Thriving Together (FEATT) and the Transition Network, a program of the Douglas ESD, are teaming up to host an event for parents, foster families, and providers working with children with a disability to network and learn additional tools. Presentations will include:

o Behaviors and interventions
o Self-care
o Nutrition
o Navigating systems
o Childcare for children with disabilities
o Make and take sensory toys

Applications open for July 10-20 PartnerSports Camp

Registration is open to participants in this summer's PartnerSports Camp, offered for eight days during July 10-20.  

"Hooked on MATP" can be habit-forming

If you’re angling for a good time, look no farther than this annual celebration for some of Douglas County’s most deserving kids.

“Hooked on MATP” is this year’s theme for our annual Motor Activities Training Program celebration. We’ll be joined this year by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. We’d love to have you come out to support MATP athletes and their peers. It all happens from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, May 4.    

Free, hands-on training on assistive technology offered for professionals, families March 9 & 10

Have fun while learning how to utilize assistive technology in the school and home environments. This FREE! hands-on workshop covers apps for learning, high- and low-tech AAC systems, and even fun make-and-take AT solutions! 

March 9 is for professionals and March 10 is for families and caregivers. Find full details on this flyer.

To register, or for questions, email, call or text: Jill Fummerton at jill@featt.org or 541-670-2750.

Assistive Technology Training for Parents & Caregivers at Douglas ESD

Event Date: 
Fri., Mar. 10, 2017
Event Time: 
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Have fun while learning how to utilize assistive technology in the school and home environments. This FREE! hands-on workshop covers apps for learning, high- and low-tech AAC systems, and even fun make-and-take AT solutions! To register, or for questions, email, call or text: Jill Fummerton at jill@featt.org or 541-670-2750.

March 10 is for parents and caregivers.

Clikc on the flyer below to get more details.

 

At Douglas ESD

1871 NE Stephens Street

Roseburg, OR  97470

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Assistive Technology Training for Professionals at Southern Oregon Regional Brokerage

Event Date: 
Thu., Mar. 9, 2017
Event Time: 
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Have fun while learning how to utilize assistive technology in the school and home environments. This FREE! hands-on workshop covers apps for learning, high- and low-tech AAC systems, and even fun make-and-take AT solutions! To register, or for questions, email, call or text: Jill Fummerton at jill@featt.org or 541-670-2750.

The March 9 event is for professionals. A March 10 event is for parents and caregivers.

Click on the flyer below to get more details on both events.

 

At Southern Oregon Regional Brokerage

2930 NE Stephens Street

Attachments: 

OHSU SPARKs new autism research with online study

If you or your child has a professional diagnosis of autism, OHSU (Oregon Health and Science University) and [Partner] invites you to learn more about SPARK, a new online research study sponsored by the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative. The mission of SPARK is clear: speed up research and advance understanding of autism by creating the nation’s largest autism study. Joining SPARK is simple – register online and provide a DNA sample via a saliva collection kit in the comfort of your own home.

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Telephone: 541.440.4777 | Fax: 541.440.4771

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