LEAP - Lead Empower Assist Parents Workshop

March 17, 2018

A Workshop for Parents and Providers of Children with Special Needs

his day-long workshop is designed for parents & providers of children with special needs.

Keynote: Janice Fialka is an author & national speaker. She reflects with humor and compassion on the challenges facing parents and professionals as they seek to build successful working relationships on behalf of children with disabilities.

Some breakout sessions include:

  • Building Communication Through Play
  • Calming, Energizing & Body Awareness Strategies 
  • Sibling Support Workshop
  • Strategies for Decreasing Challenging Behaviors
  • Investing in your Child's future
  • Understanding Transition

Exhibitors, vendors and service providers will be available throughout the day to share resources and answer questions. 

Free child care is available and provided by the David D. Hunting YMCA.

Event Deadline

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Event Fee


Event Location

Kent ISD
2930 Knapp Street NE
ESC Building
Grand Rapids, MI 49525