Fall 2017 Events
October 24, 2017
Challenging Behaviors ... and What Families Can Do to Make a Difference
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
10100 Jamison Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19116
Conducted in Russian and English simultaneously. Children welcome!
November 2, 2017
Understanding Evaluations and Reevaluations, presented by The PEAL Center and Families First
10 AM - 2 PM
Resources for Human Development
4700 Wissahickon Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19144
November 8, 2017
Sensory vs. Behavior
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
3300 Henry Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19129
Conducted in English and Spanish simultaneously.
Families First is a free empowerment training on the basics of early intervention in the Philadelphia school system.
All families receiving early intervention services in Philadelphia are welcome.
- Direction on how to be an effective member of the Early Intervention Team.
- A chance to meet other families with children who receive services.
- Information to help you be confident as an equal member in your child's Individual Education Plan (IEP) or Family Services Plan (IFSP).
Reimbursement of child care costs (to qualified participants only).
Refreshments and PRIZES!
It's Free - but please RSVP!
(Advance registration is required for Spanish sessions and child care needs.)
Register or request information:
Cathy Roccia-Meier, Training Coordinator
Institute on Disabilities
Families First was developed and is taught by parents of children in Early Intervention, in partnership with nationally recognized professionals.
Philadelphia's Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (DBHIDS), Elwyn SEEDS (Special Educaiton for Early Developmental Success), and The Philadelphia Interagency Coordinating Council (PICC).
The Institute on Disabilities at Temple University, College of Education