Speak OUT! Use Powerful Activist Strategies! Lead the Changes You Want to SEE!
Wednesday, September 27th
10:00 - 3:00 pm REACH of Plano 720 E Park Blvd., Ste. 104, Plano, TX 75074
Molly Broadway of Disability Rights of Texas, leads this training - complete with action exercises to give you the success we all need advocates to create.
Call Julie to register and or request any needed accommodations by Sept. 13th at 972/398-1111 or mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
EVENT: Fall Paper Crafting Class with Instructor Becky Browning
WHEN: Tuesday, September 19, 2017 – 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
WHERE: REACH of Plano – 720 E. Park Blvd., Ste. 104, Plano, TX 75074
RSVP: 972/398-1111 or email Julie Espinoza. Must request any needed accommodations 2 weeks prior.
DETAILS: Come to a fun and stress free morning of paper crafting! You will make an awesome project that you can keep or give away. Don't worry, no experience is necessary. Just come and have a good time. ******** The cost is only $5 per person for supplies, paid at the door to the instructor (cash please). Space is limited, so reserve your spot today! Call Becky at 972-8844 for more info
Individual Art Therapy Sessions, free, are offered at REACH of Plano on Tuesdays!
Learn basic counseling techniques using art to express your feelings. Call or email Julie to enroll - 972/398-1111 email mailto:email@example.com
North Texas Giving Day 2017 is not just one day Sept 14th but a week long chance to give to your favorite chairities. From Thurs. Sept. 7th through Wed. Sept 13th you may go online to donate. Your donation will not show up on the NTGD webpage until Thurs. Sept. 14th. You may click here to be directed to the North Texas Giving Day REACH Resource Centers on Independent Living page.
WHAT YOUR MONEY CAN PAY FOR WHEN YOU DONATE TO REACH
OR YOU CAN CHOOSE TO DONATE TO ANY PROGRAM OR TO THE CORPORATE FUND TO BE USED AS NEEDED
INDEPENDENT LIVING SKILLS TRAINING
$450 – Three week IL skills workshop series for 10 to 15 participants
(James Manuel, Psy.D. with AGAPE Psych Services)
$400 – Two sessions of the Independence & Beyond training for 10 to 15 participants
(Tom Schenck, M.A., M.S., L.P.C.)
$1,500 – Five week IL skills workshop series for 5 to 10 participants
(Patricia A. McGregor, Ph.D.)
PROJECT RAMP (HOME ACCESSIBLITY)
$150 – Threshold plate at primary entrance of home
$250 – Two grab bars installed in the bathroom
$450 – Two handrails installed at the porch
$1,250 – Ramp installed at primary entrance to home
$1,500 – Average cost per consumer for ramp and/or handrails and grab bars in bathroom
RELOCATE FROM A NURSING HOME TO COMMUNITY LIVING EXPENSES
$10 – Document fee
$125 – Start up groceries
$150 – Utility deposit
$200 – Start up basic household items
$300 – Rent deposit
$800 – Average costs per consumer for all basic start up needs
$1,725 – Cost to produce, print and bulk mail one quarterly edition of the REACHing
CHANGE OF DATE FROM AUG. 1ST TO SEPT. 15TH
This event is for:
1) Unpaid caregivers of older adults
2) Unpaid caregivers of person with disabilities
3) Grandparents (or other relatives) raising children under the age of 18
But anyone is invited to attend!
PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED EMAIL: Registration@NTADS.net or TELEPHONE 940-202-4500 ext 103
2017 June Youth ActivitiesThe summer is almost here!
|Activity||Location||Date||Time||Notes||Call or Text to notify me you are going by this date:|
|Independent Living Skills Training||6/12/2017||11:00 AM - 2:30 PM||Bring $ for food and drinks or pack a lunch||6/5/2017|
|Youth Game Night||REACH of Dallas||6/17/2017||6:00 PM - 8:00 PM||Bring $20 to order pizza and drinks||6/9/2017|
|Free Swimming Lesson at Bachman Pool||2750 Bachman Drive, Dallas, TX 75235||6/22/2017||8:10 AM - 10:00 AM||Bring a snack||6/12/2017|
|Youth Summer Academy||REACH of Dallas||6/26/2017||9:30 AM - 3:00 PM||Bring $ for food and drinks or bring a lunch||6/5/2017|
|Dallas Theater Center to see "Hood: the Robin Hood Musical Adventure"||6/29/2017||7:30 PM - 9:00 PM||Bring $ for food and drinks||6/19/2017|
In order to swim you must do the following:
*Purchase a membership card & Pay to swim and Cost: $25.00 non-resident or $15.00 Dallas Resident
Swim Cost: $3.00 with membership card/ $5.00 without membership card. Please complete the membership by June 12, 2017
Recreation Card Fees
A City of Dallas recreation card is required to use Bachman Pool. Recreation cards are valid for one year from the date of purchase and are available at any City of Dallas recreation center. A government issued ID and proof of residency within the City of Dallas must be presented at time of registration. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian at time of registration
Youth Transition & Housing Information Specialist
c/o REACH of Dallas
8625 King George Drive, Suite 210
Dallas, TX 75235-2275
Texas Workforce Solutions – Vocational Rehabilitation Services’ Denton Field Office and the University of North Texas are hosting an event on April 28th, 2017.
The title of our event is: “Prep for Success: An Employment Seminar for Young Adults with Disabilities.” Our target audience is individuals in their senior year of high school, college, or those who have relatively recently graduated from college. We will have several break-out sessions that cover different topics of obtaining and maintaining employment as a person with a disability and an employer panel and a student panel. The event begins at 8:00am on April 28th and ends at 3:00pm.
Registration is free and lunch is included. It is required that all participants register. It is important that one notes if they have any dietary restrictions or accommodation needs on this registration form.
April 28, 2017, 8am - 3pm
UNT Student Union, Ballroom 314 A&B
1155 Union Circle, Denton, TX
• Employment Tools
• Professional Etiquette
• Stress Management
• What Employers Want
• ADA & Accommodations
• Feedback from Students with Disabilities
REGISTER ONLINE TODAY!
Open to students at UNT & TWU as well as community members
Must pre-register online.
Registration link: HTTPS://DAR.PACS.UNT.EDU/PREP-FOR-SUCCESS
Brain Health/ Body Health
Wednesday, March 22nd
10:00 - 12:00 pm
REACH of Plano Office
Must RSVP 972/398-1111with Julie Espinoza
Learn how to reduce brain fog.
Learn creative ways to exercise.
Take steps to improve your mental and physical well being.
Peer Mentor Training
Friday, March 17th
9:30 - 12:30 PM
REACH of Plano Office
MUST RSVP 972/398-1111 with Julie Espinoza
Want to learn how to support others with disabilities?
Use your experiences to give guidance? Learn basic counseling skills to become a Peer Mentor!