Check out this fantastic book resource for kids in therapy! Some Bunny to Talk to: A Story About Going to Therapy by Cheryl Sterling, Paola Conte, and Larissa Labay (Illustrated by Tiphanie Beeke) provides for a gentle and easy to understand introduction to therapy. Filled with colorful illustrations, the book covers feelings of worry, sadness, anxiety, while also explaining who a therapist is, what they do, and how they can help. Some Bunny to Talk to does a great job showing how therapy can be a positive and helpful experience. In addition, the book has a section at the end that provides notes to parents and caregivers on how to pave the way for a positive therapy experience. The book can be found at your local library, or it is also available on Amazon.com here: http://www.amazon.com/Some-Bunny-To-Talk-Therapy/dp/1433816504
Here is a great resource for parents in San Diego County! Thomas Nelson is a Special Education Advocate and Attorney that offers an array of services from Special Education Advocacy, IEP appearances, legal representation, Regional Center Claims, and much more. Thomas Nelson offers a variety of seminars, workshops, and even a free IEP evaluation for parents in San Diego County. See the flyer below for more details on how to take advantage of these useful resources!
This free event is held once a month on Saturdays, and offers parents of children with special needs with the following opportunities:
* Free Individual appointment (one-hour block) with a special education attorney;
* Includes review of their child’s IEP, including progress, goals, as well as the services and placement their child is receiving.
* Ask any questions they may have regarding their child’s special education program.
Parents can RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 858-945-6621 to reserve a one hour block from 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
The event is open to both English and Spanish speaking parents. Just visit www.specialedlaw.us/seminars.php (or http://specialedlaw.us/sp/seminars.php for Spanish) to view the flyer for the event, or send Thomas Nelson an email and he will forward you the flyer. You can also visit his website at www.specialedlaw.us.