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March 8, 2019

Fostering Inclusive Spaces for Children of All Abilities

Join APOST at United Way’s Pittsburgh Office for this eye-opening and interactive workshop, tailored to increase awareness about disabilities, and to share different ways to make your program space more inclusive for children with disabilities.

With her firsthand experience living with a disability and parenting a child with a disability too, guest presenter, Michelle Walker, of Lend An Ear Consulting, will be here to help participants navigate this important topic for Out-of-School Time providers. Questions are encouraged.

Objectives of this workshop are:

  • Participants will learn and discuss the various types of disabilities, both visible and invisible.
  • Participants will explore ways to be more inclusive, more accessible and welcoming for all.

Registration

To register, visit their event page.

Questions

For questions, contact APOST at 412.456.6876 or apost@uwac.org.

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January 22, 2019

Toddler Life: Free Class Series

This seven-class series explores how to enjoy life with a toddler, keep them safe and healthy, and teach them what they are ready to learn.

Parents and expectant parents are invited to learn about and discuss topics that can help their toddlers succeed. By attending, all parents earn points toward baby clothes, toys, equipment, and can receive 50 diapers per month. For expectant parents, there are opportunities to earn a new pack ‘n play, car seat, or high chair by completing seven classes.

This series runs on Tuesdays from January 22 to March 5, 2019.

A light dinner will be provided.

Topics

The following topics will be discussed:

  • Positive Discipline
  • Developmental Stages
  • Sibling Adjustment
  • Toilet Training
  • Stress-Reduction

Registration

Register for these free classes by phone (412.945.7670) or online through the Facebook event page.

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January 11, 2019

Let’s Chat About Early Language and Literacy

The PA Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL) and Early Intervention Technical Assistance (EITA) are hosting chat sessions during the winter months to discuss early language and literacy development topics.

Join these 30-minute online chat sessions, offered at 8:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., to discover resources to share with families and implement in your classroom or center. These sessions will take place on the second and fourth Friday of every month from January through March 2019.

Chat Sessions

  • Disconnecting to Connect | January 11, 2019
  • Building Vocabulary | January 25, 2019
  • Storybook Reading | February 8, 2019
  • Print in the Environment | February 22, 2019
  • Playing with Sounds | March 8, 2019
  • Supporting Dual Language Learners | March 22, 2019

More Information

Visit their event website to learn more about the topics, credits, and registration.

PQAS credit hours and Infant/Toddler hours available.