Anxiety in Children: What Parents can do with guest speaker, Dr. Deena Abbe. Back by popular demand! Dr. Abbe is a licensed psychologist with a PHD in clinical and school psychology, trained as a cognitive-behavioral therapist, who works with children of varying ages and their families.
Join us for a fun and festive night at Copperhill! Make it a date night or grab some friends and ring in the holiday season with GC SEPTA! Complimentary admission to current SEPTA members (we will also have a membership table there if you wish to join right on the spot!) FREE appetizers and a cash bar!
Do not miss this FREE event! INTELLIGENT LIVES challenges what it means to be intelligent, and points to a future in which people of all abilities can fully participate in higher education, meaningful employment, and intimate relationships. Come find out the ways that our district is helping our students grades K-12 reach their potential and learn a few things we as parents can do to improve our children’s self advocacy skills. To register, click here.
FREE for SEPTA Members - Space is limited!
The theater will be all ours, so you can sit back, relax and enjoy the show! Registration is necessary. Please check our June Newsletter! To register, please send your Full Name (the one on your SEPTA card) and the amount of tickets you need. Please limit it to your immediate family. Space is limited!
SEPTA Membership Meeting: Developing a Home Sensory Program, with Occupational Therapist, Stephanie Welson, OTR/L, C/NDT. Get ready for those long summer days! Come learn ways to create an environment that offers your child options to meet their sensory needs and enhance their school OT goals. PHOTO ID required.
What is on the ballot TODAY:
Proposition I: The 2019-2020 School Budget
Proposition II: The use of the Capital Reserve (Permission to use the remaining $1.8 million)
Proposition III: The Establishment of a newCapital Reserve of $15.8 million for 10 years)
Proposition IV: The Election of two new Board of Education Trustees
Make it a family affair!
Bring the entire family out to vote. Lots of activities happening at the High School TODAY!
3pm - 9pm District Art Exhibit at the High School
3pm - 9pm K-5 Student Special Election Vote at the High School
6pm - Elementary String Ensemble Festival in the High School Auditorium
7pm - Jazz Night in the High School Cafeteria
The Best Buddies Friendship Walk is the number one walk in the country raising awareness and funds to support individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Registration is free and there is no minimum fundraising amount to participate. We hope you’ll donate and/or join our Garden City Team. Click here to do so!
A SPECIAL NIGHT FOR OUR SPECIAL KIDS AT ADVENTURELAND
*Rain date: Thursday, April 25, 2019 7:30pm - 10:30pm
Nassau Suffolk Services for Autism (NSSA) invites you to join us for a night of family fun at Adventureland (2245 Broad Hollow Rd, Farmingdale, 631-694-6868)
ADVENTURELAND WILL BE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC FOR THIS EVENT. That means individuals with autism, their families and friends will have unlimited access to the entire park with little waiting time. Best of all, the park will be filled with people who love, care for and embrace our children.
Class taught by Amy McCoy RYT 200. Amy is a Registered Yoga Teacher & parent to a child with special needs. No yoga experience necessary. $15 per person. Registration required. Questions contact Amy (firstname.lastname@example.org). Warrior Mom Yoga Workshop will focus on balancing the joys and stressors of raising a child with special needs. Leave class feeling more balanced, more supported and less overwhelmed on your parenting journey. Please use Whitehall Blvd entrance. Warrior Mom Yoga will take place in the Parlor, first door on left through Whitehall Blvd. entrance.
There are some NEW & EXCITING additions to the evening...First, you can dance the night away to one of Long Island’s favorite bands, The Touch! Second, you can enjoy gourmet, signature DAVID BURKE food from The Red Salt Room including his famous bacon on a clothesline and passed desserts like cheesecake lollipops! Third, a signature cocktail, “Blush", from the NEW secret bar at the GC Hotel, THE ROSE ROOM, will be available for purchase! Don't miss this one!
REGISTRATION IS ONLINE ONLY - JANUARY 7TH – 25TH
If viewing on a mobile device read the Registration Process tips before clicking Register.
SESSION 1: 7:00 - 8:00 PM
SESSION 2: 8:05 - 9:05 PM
Parent University is an evening set-aside for parents and caregivers of children in grades Pre-K to 12 to participate in a series of workshops facilitated by area professionals and District personnel.
The workshops best reflect current topics and trends and offer an opportunity to sharpen parents’ skills as we work together to raise healthy, well adjusted, and successful children. Studies prove when communities, caregivers, and educators work together to create supportive and safe environments for children to grow and learn – they thrive.
Child supervision will be available for children in grades K-6th.
Pre-registration for child supervision is required - No Exceptions.
Free fair presenting a variety of vendors from camps, recreation, child and adult service organizations for children of ALL abilities, grades PreK - 12.
Walk-ins welcome! No registration necessary!
List of vendors:
A B I L I T I E S I N C . A T V I S C A R D I
A C C E S S V R
A C H I E V E B E Y O N D
A D E L P H I U N I V E R S I T Y L E A R N I N G S U P P O R T
A D E L P H I U N I V E R S I T Y , B R I D G E S P R O G R A M
A H R C N A S S A U A N D C I T I Z E N S
B R O O K V I L L E C E N T E R F O R C H I L D R E N S E R V I C E S
C A M P K E H I L L A
C A M P P A Q U A T U C K
C A R E E R N E X T A T S U N Y S C H E N E C T A D Y
C E N T E R F O R R A P I D R E C O V E R Y
C I T I Z E N S O P T I O N S
C I T I Z E N ' S I N C
T H E C O L L E G E E X P E R I E N C E A T C O L L E G E O F S T . R O S E
C O R P O R A T E S O U R C E
D I S A B I L I T Y R I G H T S O F N E W Y O R K
E P I C
F A M I L Y A N D C H I L D R E N ' S A S S O C I A T I O N
F R I E N D Z O N E K I D S
G A M E U
G C S E P T A
G E R S H A C A D E M Y
H O F S T R A R E A C H
H O P E F I T N E S S
H O R S E A B I L I T Y
J . C O R E A C O U N S E L I N G C E N T E R
K E A T I N G C O A C H I N G
K E N S C R E W
K I D Z H E L P I N G K I D Z
L A W O F F I C E S O F A N D R E W C O H E N
L I A C
L I F E
L I F E ' S W O R C
L I C S S A N D F R I E N D S
L I R S E T A S C
L O N G I S L A N D C E N T E R F O R I N D E P E N D E N T L I V I N G
L O N G I S L A N D P A R E N T C E N T E R A T C W P O S T
L O N G I S L A N D S P E E C H
M H A
M I T C H W E I S B R O T
N E W F R O N T I E R S I N L E A R N I N G
N E W Y O R K C O N N E C T S S I L O
N Y I T
P A R E N T T O P A R E N T
P A R T N E R S I N H E A L T H
P B S
R E B E C C A C E N T E R F O R M U S I C T H E R A P Y A T M O L L O Y C O L L E G E
S I D J A C O B S O N J C C
S U M M I T C A M P A N D T R A V E L
T R A I D
Y A I
For more information, contact:
Michele Vincent, LCSWR, 516-478-1500
Mandi Stefankiewicz, MS/CAGS, 516-478-2035
Please join GC SEPTA for a visit with Santa! Enjoy bagels and coffee in a warm and welcoming environment. Bring your camera and take a picture with the big man himself.
FREE for current GC SEPTA members and their family; $20 for non-member families.
To RSVP, please email RSVP@gcsepta.org and include the event title in the subject line! Thank you!
GC SEPTA will welcome guest speaker, Faith Borkowsky
Faith Borkowsky, founder of High Five Literacy and Academic Coaching and author of, Failing Students or Failing Schools? A Parent’s Guide to Reading Instruction and Intervention, is a reading and literacy specialist with thirty years of experience as a Classroom Teacher, Reading/Learning Specialist, Regional Literacy Coach, Administrator, and Private Tutor. Faith is Orton-Gillingham trained and a Wilson Certified Dyslexia Practitioner listed on the International Dyslexia Association's Provider Directory. A great opportunity for parents of young children with disabilities and the professionals who serve them! Come learn about practical strategies that prepare young children to learn to read!!