February 22nd 2013

Spring REACH events

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's REACH program is hosting three workshops this Spring (REACH Your Potential, REACH for the Future, and REACH for College). Click "read more" to get details about the information and activities at each of these events.

Are you a parent of a youth with a special health care need?  The Parent Education & Advocacy Leadership Center (PEAL) is hosting three conferences in March 2013, and you're invited!  Conferences are taking place in Erie, Pittsburgh, and State College.  "Read more" to find out how to RSVP to a conference near you.

On Tuesday, February 19th, the Pennsylvania System of Care Partnership is hosting two webinars on the Children's Mental Health Awareness Day toolkit.  Although CMHA Day isn't until May, it's never too early to start planning how you can help raise awareness!  

On January 28th, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) published a new set of guidelines about managing type 2 diabetes mellitus in children and adolescents.  Click "read more" to download this article and to connect to other informational and support resources for your child or patient with diabetes.

The Partnership is hosting a FREE training on Tuesday.  "Planning for Life After High School" is aimed at parents of youth with special needs who are transitioning from high school to adulthood.  Get more info about this great resource event by clicking "read more."

Tomorrow marks the beginning of Congential Heart Defect (CHD) awareness week!  Click "read more" to get information about CHD, treatment options, and support.

Click "read more" to get the latest from the PA Department of Insurance about the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and Governor Corbett's 2013-14 expansion proposal.

Families First is hosting two FREE trainings next week on January 29th and January 30th at the Vision for Equality, Inc. office in Philadelphia.  Details for both events can be found by clicking "Read more."  Be sure to share these trainings with friends and family!

If you're making plans for this coming summer, be sure to check out ABOARD's All Abilities Camp Fair on February 2nd!  This event is free and open to the public.  "Read more" for details.

On Tuesday, January 22nd, HUNE will be hosting a FREE workshop in Philadelphia for parents and caregivers of children with special needs.