Working Towards a Brighter Future Video

The SVDSN Governing Board would like to thank everyone who attended the Working Towards a Brighter Future Conference hosted by Special Needs Resource Events (SNRE) & Silicon Valley Down Syndrome Network (SVDSN).

Click on this link to view a video recording of the conference.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0ByI-2z07zE-bVHVkREJ6ei15bEU/edit?usp=sharing

Click on this link to download a video recording of this conference.

https://app.box.com/s/40a89cze1b8yoenfoupx

The SVDSN Governing Board appreciates all of the organizers who volunteered their time to make the Working Towards a Brighter Future Conference a reality.

 

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Signing Time Concert to benefit Down syndrome research

Title: Signing Time Concert to benefit Down syndrome research
Date: 2014-03-22

South San Francisco High School
400 B Street
South San Francisco, CA 94080


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Annual SVDSN Holiday Party

Title: Annual SVDSN Holiday Party
Location: Mountain View Senior Center 266 Escuela Avenue Mountain View, CA 94040
Start Time: 6pm
Date: 2013-12-07
End Time: 9pm

This was the biggest Holiday Party EVER!

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Working Toward a Brighter Future Educational Conference

Title: Working Toward a Brighter Future Educational Conference
Location: Cathedral of Faith Church Multi-Purpose Room in The Learning Center 2315 Canoas Garden Ave San Jose, CA 95125
Description: Speakers include…

Linda Chan-Rapp, M.A., Founder of the 21st Blessing online community 21st_blessing@yahoogroups.com

“Take Five”– Do you have five minutes? Take advantage of those extra moments to boost learning, reenforcing key concepts in ways that appeal to visual and kinesthetic learners. Take away an array of games, songs and hands on activities for home or group settings to compliment instruction in beginning math, oral motor strength, expressiveness, social awareness and more.

Jami Hamel De La Cerda, M.S., Sp. Ed., Founder Diamond Learning Center  www.dlclife.org

“Bridging Communication So You Can Have it All” – Creating a vision through communication, partnering and developing a  community for a  lifetime of learning.

Deby Hergenrader, Co-Founder of Break the Barriers.org

“Now you see it. Now you don’t!” Some see disability while other see ability. Find out how to get there by dealing with managing behavior, transitions and social challenges.

Closing Speaker
Randy Fujishin, M.A., Conference Speaker, Therapist, Teacher,  Author of seven books and founder of lonewolfbasecamp.com

Start Time: 8:45am
Date: 2014-01-18
End Time: 1pm

$30.00 per person (includes lunch)
Free Respite (limited spaces available)
Lunch is $5.00 for children in respite
       To register please mail check to:
       Special Needs Resource Events
       1999 S. Bascom Ave. Ste. 700
       Campbell, CA  95008
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A Father’s Confession

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=Q4foXehDmWs

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Free “Fullpower” Adult workshop

Title: Free “Fullpower” Adult workshop Canceled
Location: Mountain View Senior Center 266 Escuela Avenue Mountain View, CA 94040
Description: This workshop is free to persons 18+ with Down syndrome. It will focus on personal safety in the workplace. Contact Kristin Meier meierk@gmail.com to register.
Start Time: 02:00pm
Date: 2013-09-07
End Time: 04:00pm

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Disability Awareness Night

Title: Disability Awareness Night
Location: San Jose Municipal Stadium
Link out: Click here
Description: Enjoy a free baseball game as the San Jose Giants battle the Inland Empire 66ers in this exciting community event celebrating persons with disabilities, their families, care providers, and the community-at-large on August 16th at the San Jose Municipal Stadium.
Go to http://sjdan2013.eventbrite.com/ to secure your FREE tickets to attend the 5th Annual Disability Awareness Night with the San Jose Giants.
Start Time: 06:00pm
Date: 2013-08-16

A good time was had by all and SVDSN was honored with it’s very first award, graciously accepted by members of the board of directors and Buddy Walk committee.

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Macy’s Shop For a Cause Day August 24th! Get your shopping pass today!

Title: Macy’s Shop For a Cause Day
Location: Any Macy’s Store
Description: Make a $5 donation to the Buddy Walk team donation page of “Matt’s Ninja Warriors” Matt’s mom will send you a shopping pass worth 25% off almost everything at Macy’s, even sale items, as well as a chance to win $500 from Macy’s. Act fast!

Date: 2013-08-24

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Family Dinner Night

Title: Family Dinner Night
Location: Sweet Tomatoes 625 Coleman Avenue San Jose
Start Time: 17:00
Date: 2013-09-21

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Sun Camp…Growing up together

Having a wonder time, wish you were here!

Jr. Counselor helps a camper.

Jr. Counselor helps a camper.

Sibs at Sun Camp

Sibs at Sun Camp

Math, reading and writing disguised as fruit salad!

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Outdoor play: water painting, playdough, bubbles and more!
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Playground fun and a lesson in taking turns.

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Decorating super hero capes.
Splashing sisters

Splashing sisters

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