Empowerment Conference by Incight
Tuesday, July 22 | 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Downtown Portland
Designed for job seekers, veterans and students with disabilities to help with: finessing the job search; networking; resumé development and becoming the best candidate. More information.
Social Skills + Yoga for Kids on the Autism Spectrum
July and August Summer Camps
Happy Mindful People
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for registration
Social skills and yoga camps for children beginning at age 4. Through modeling, group discussion, and role-playing, participants will learn how to respectfully speak to grown-ups and peers, what grown-ups and peers expect from them under different circumstances, how to deal with peer-to-peer teasing and conflict, how to be a good friend and sibling, and why all of this is important to their happiness and success in life. More information.
Girl Power Support Group
Saturday, July 19 | 1-2:30 p.m.
Moreland Presbyterian Church, 1814 SE Bybee Street, Portland
The Girl Power Support Group meets the 3rd Saturday of each month facilitated by a rotating group of professionals. The sessions are for girls ages 10+ and designed to help develop social skills in a fun, friendly environment. More information.
Aim High Charity Golf Tournament
Friday, July 25 | Tee times begin at 7 a.m.
Heron Lakes Golf Course, 3500 N Victory Blvd
This event benefits ARRO and Imagine Possibilities and features a 4-person scramble, box lunch and awards receptions following the golf. Golfers and volunteers needed. More information.
Sensory Kids Caregiver Support Group
Tuesday, July 29 | 7:30-9 p.m.
Sensory Kids OT, 1425 N Killingsworth Street, Portland
The last Tuesday of every month. Please RSVP: email@example.com. More information.
Use of Augmentative Communication in the Home:
Tips to becoming a successful communicator
Wednesday, July 30 | 6-8 p.m.
Swindells Resource Center
Providence Portland Medical Center, Social Room
4805 NE Glisan Street, Portland
This two-hour course is geared for parents, families, caregivers, in-home SLPs, and OTs to learn some basic techniques in integrating your child’s communication system (from low tech to high tech SGDs) into your daily life WITHOUT creating added stress. More information.
Access Night at the Portland Children's Museum
Saturday, Aug. 2 | 5:30-8 p.m.
Portland Children's Museum, 4015 SW Canyon Road, Portland
Open to children and families with any type of special need, enjoy a free night of play hosted by the Portland Children's Museum and Oregon DeafBlind Project. Cost is free, but pre-registration is required. More information.
31st Annual Special Kids' Rodeo
Friday, Aug. 8 | 6 p.m.
Clark County Fair Grounds, Dr. Jack Giesy Arena
For children ages 6-12, each child is paired with a cowboy to compete in five events: Goat Ribbon Relay, Wheel Barrow Racing, Stick Horse Relay, Wooden Steer Roping, Barrel Race (on a real horse!) More information.