Windmill Project Parent Retreat set for April 9-10 at Lake GenevaThe 18th Windmill Project Parent Retreat for parents of children with disabilities is set for Friday and Saturday, April 9 and 10 at Lake Geneva Christian Center in Alexandria.
The 18th Windmill Project Parent Retreat for parents of children with disabilities is set for Friday and Saturday, April 9 and 10 at Lake Geneva Christian Center in Alexandria. Hours are Friday from 4 to 10 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Check-in begins at 4 p.m. on Friday. Attendees will be able to visit the resource area, where representatives from agencies and organizations will provide information about services or products they provide. This will also be available Saturday morning.
Friday night includes a banquet followed by “We can and we did,” a panel presentation by parents and self-advocates. The evening ends with informal small group discussion of issues that impact their children and families.
Saturday includes a keynote message – “Your attitude has a steering wheel” by JL Glass. The workshop presentations for the day include: iPod touch – assistive technology that’s cool; changes to PCA services; what’s new in assistive technology?; routines that work; headed out the door to adult living; myths and truths about applied behavior analysis – ABA therapy; oral and dental health facts for children with disabilities; where are the jobs for our kids?; employment even for my child.
This event is for parents and adult family caregivers of children/youth who are eligible for a written service plan (IFSP, IEP, IIIP or 504). Children are not allowed, except nursing infants.
Parents can register for one day or both. For information or to register, call (320) 763-9228 or e-mail email@example.com. Advance registration is required.