Wednesday, September 26, 2012

College Fair in Gwinnett

On Saturday, October 13, there will be a College Fair for Students with Disabilities!  Representatives from several Georgia colleges, and their disability services representatives, will be present; there will also be information sessions on accessing accommodations at the post-secondary level, preparing for college, organizing your college search, and more!  The College Fair is from 11:30 am - 3:00 pm, at the Gwinnett Schools Instructional Support Center, 437 Old Peachtree Road NW, Suwanee, GA 30024.  For more information, contact GCPS Department of Special Education at 678-301-7121, or Allison Vernon at

Thursday, September 13, 2012

More Music!

The Athens YMCA is offering a new class for children with special needs and their parents.  This fun, engaging Music Therapy class will be at the YMCA, on Hawthorne Avenue in Athens, on Thursdays from 6:15-7:00 p.m. from August 23 to October 11.  The class instructor, Matt Whitaker, has a background in music therapy, and lots of exciting music activities planned!  Cost for the class is $100 per session; register at the YMCA on Hawthorne Avenue Monday through Friday between 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Call 706-543-6596 for more information.