Events Calendar

Parents of Children with Autism

Tuesday September 8, 2015

This free parent support group meets monthly September - June on the second Tuesday.

7 pm - 8:30 pm

Family Achievement Center
2101 Wooddale Dr., Suite A
Woodbury

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Spenddowns

Tuesday September 8, 2015

Why do some Medical Assistance recipients have to pay fees for services and others do not? This session will explain the specific income guidelines for services, define spenddowns and waiver program obligations and tell you how fees can be reduced in some circumstances. Register by calling Hennepin County at 612-596-6631.

11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Hopkins Library
22 11th Ave N
Hopkins

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General Support Group of the Southwest Metro

Thursday September 10, 2015

This free support group meets on the second Thursday of each month.

7 pm - 8:30 pm

Perkins Restaurant & Bakery
951 W 78th St
Chanhassen

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Support Group for Parents of Children with Down Syndrome

Thursday September 10, 2015

Free support group meetings on the second Thursday of the month, September to May.

6:30 pm - 8 pm

St. John's Lutheran Church
300 4th St E
Chaska

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Parents of Children in Educational Transition

Saturday September 12, 2015

This free networking group meets on the second Saturday of each month, year-round.

10 am - 11:30 am

New City Covenant Church
6400 Tracy Ave.
Edina

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Dads with Kids with Special Needs

Monday September 14, 2015

Support group specifically for fathers meets on the second Monday of the month.

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Wilder School
3328 Elliot Ave S, ECFE Parent Room
Minneapolis

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Support Group for Parents of Special Kids

Monday September 14, 2015

Monthly parent support group meets on the second Monday a the facilitator's residence.

7 pm - 9 pm


304 White St SE
Watertown

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Anoka Area Autism Family Support Group

Tuesday September 15, 2015

This free family support group meets monthly on the third third Tuesday.

6:30 pm - 8:45 pm

Faith Lutheran Church
11115 Hanson Blvd NW
Coon Rapids

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Developmental Disabilities Waiver Overview

Tuesday September 15, 2015

Hennepin Co. offers this overview of the Developmental Disabilities (DD) Waiver to teach life skills in the home and community. Register by calling 612-596-6631.

6 pm - 8 pm

Maple Grove Library, Main St. Meeting Room
8001 Main Street North
Maple Grove

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Somali Networking Group

Tuesday September 15, 2015

This free networking group for Somali families of children with special needs meets on the third Tuesday of each month.

11:30 am - 1:30 pm

PICA - McKnight
4225 Third Ave. S.
Minneapolis

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Waiver Overview for Individuals Under 65

Wednesday September 16, 2015

This is a basic overview of home and community-based waiver programs, including the Community Alternatives for Disabled Individuals Waiver (CADI), Community Alternative Care Waiver (CAC) and Traumatic Brain Injury Waiver (TBI). Register by calling Hennepin County at 612-596-6631.

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Eden Prairie Library
565 Prairie Center Drive
Edne Prairie

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South of the River Group for Parents of Children with Down Syndrome

Sunday September 20, 2015

Free parent networking group meets on the third Sunday of each month.

5 pm - 7 pm

Shepherd of the Valley Church
12640 Johnny Cake Ridge Road
Apple Valley

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Waiver Overview for Individuals Under 65

Monday September 21, 2015

This is a basic overview of home and community-based waiver programs, including the Community Alternatives for Disabled Individuals Waiver (CADI), Community Alternative Care Waiver (CAC) and Traumatic Brain Injury Waiver (TBI). Register by calling Hennepin County at 612-596-6631.

10 am - 12 noon

Brookdale Library, Meeting Room C
6125 Shingle Creek Parkway
Brooklyn Center

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Financial and Medical Programs for Adults

Tuesday September 22, 2015

Learn more about programs that provide income (cash assistance), provide food assistance, and pay medical bills. This Hennepin Co. session provides an overview. Register by calling 612-596-6631.

10 am - 12 noon

Ridgedale Library Room 172
12601 Ridgedale Dr
Minnetonka

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General Support Group of White Bear Lake

Tuesday September 22, 2015

Free support group meets monthly on the fourth Tuesday, September-May.

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

White Bear Lake Library, Lion's Den
2150 Second St
White Bear Lake

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Sibling Fun Night

Tuesday September 22, 2015

Brothers and sisters of kids with intellectual and developmental disabilities are invited to a night of fun just for them! Siblings ages 6-12 will have a great time jumping, climbing, bouncing and sliding, make new friends and talk about experiences sibs have in common. Pizza and drinks served at 7:20 pm. Fee: $5. Register and pay by calling 952-920-0855 by Sept. 11.

6 pm - 8 pm

Pump It Up
7045 6th St. N.
Oakdale

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Adelante!

Wednesday September 23, 2015

Free networking group for Spanish-speaking families meets September - May on the fourth Wednesday.

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

John A. Johnson Achievement Plus Elementary School, Cafeteria Exhibit Hall
740 York Ave
St. Paul

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Safe Kids, Healthy Relationships

Saturday September 26, 2015

The Healthy Relationship Project invites families to this three-part event to have fun, connect and learn about safe social connections. Families should have at least one family member who has or is suspected of having Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). Children ages 2-7 will participate in structured play through the Special Olympics Young Athletes Program. Youth ages 8-15 will learn about friendships, safety and bullying. Parents can connect with each other to share resources, tools and tips for keeping children safe. Families are encouraged to attend all three parts, but it isn't required. Additional sessions are Oct. 24 and Nov. 21, same time and location. FREE but pre-registration is required. Register online at www.arcgreatertwincities.org.

1:30 pm - 4 pm

Woodbury YMCA
2175 Radio Drive
Woodbury

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Hastings Down Syndrome Connections

Monday September 28, 2015

This networking group meets monthly September to May on the fourth Monday and is offered in collaboration with the Hastings School District and the Down Syndrome Association of Minnesota.

6 pm - 8 pm

McAuliffe Elementary School
1601 12th St W
Hastings

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Parent Support Group for Parents of Children with Special Needs

Monday September 28, 2015

Check out this new networking group which will meet on the fourth Monday of every month. Parents of children with all types of intellectual and developmental disabilities are welcome. Free.

6 pm - 8 pm

Therapy OPS
2925 Buckley Way
Inver Grove Heights

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Consumer Support Grant

Tuesday September 29, 2015

This is an introduction to the Consumer Sujpport Grant for people who are eligible for Medical Assistance or MA Home Care Services, but are not on a Medical Assistance waiver. Learn how a person receives funding and how that money can be used. Register by calling Hennepin Co. at 612-596-6631.

3 pm - 5 pm

Champlin Library
12154 Ensign Ave N
Champlin

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Minnesota Person-Centered Gathering

Tuesday September 29, 2015 - Wednesday September 30, 2015

Get on board for the Minnesota Person-Centered Gathering, sponsored by the Research & Training Center on Community Living at the University of Minnesota and The Minnesota Department of Human Services. Sept.29 is for PCT trainers and coaches; Sept. 30 is for the public. Sessions include The Challenges of Choice; Becoming a Person-Centered Organization; Improving Access and Choice: infusing Person-Centered Practices in Employment; Person-Centered Positive Behavior Support: Setting the Stage for Improving Quality of Life and much more.

Riverwood Inn and Conference Center
10990 95th Street Northeast
Otsego

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Guardianship/Limited Guardianship

Thursday October 1, 2015

At 18, a person is considered a competent adult unless a petition has been filed for guardianship or limited guardianship. This introductory Hennepin Co. session provides information on the differences and describe powers and responsibilities. Register by calling 612-596-6631.

6 pm - 8 pm

Excelsior Library
337 Water Street
Excelsion

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Financial and Medical Programs for Children

Tuesday October 6, 2015

Learn more about programs that pay children's medical bills (Medical Assistance, TEFRA), provide income (SSI, RSDI and MFIP) and provide food assistance and more. Register for this Hennepin Co. session by calling 612-596-6631.

11 am - 1 pm

Hopkins Library
22 11th Ave N
Hopkins

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Adelante!

Thursday October 8, 2015

Support group for Spanish-speaking families meets September-May on the second Thursday. Offered in collaboration with PICA Headstart.

6 pm - 8 pm

PICA - McKnight
4225 Third Ave S
Minneapolis

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General Support Group of the Southwest Metro

Thursday October 8, 2015

This free support group meets on the second Thursday of each month.

7 pm - 8:30 pm

Perkins Restaurant & Bakery
951 W 78th St
Chanhassen

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Support Group for Parents of Children with Down Syndrome

Thursday October 8, 2015

Free support group meetings on the second Thursday of the month, September to May.

6:30 pm - 8 pm

St. John's Lutheran Church
300 4th St E
Chaska

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Parents of Children in Educational Transition

Saturday October 10, 2015

This free networking group meets on the second Saturday of each month, year-round.

10 am - 11:30 am

New City Covenant Church
6400 Tracy Ave.
Edina

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Dads with Kids with Special Needs

Monday October 12, 2015

Support group specifically for fathers meets on the second Monday of the month.

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Wilder School
3328 Elliot Ave S, ECFE Parent Room
Minneapolis

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Guardianship/Limited Guardianship

Monday October 12, 2015

At 18, a person is considered a competent adult unless a petition has been filed for guardianship or limited guardianship. This introductory Hennepin Co. session provides information on the differences and describe powers and responsibilities. Register by calling 612-596-6631.

1 pm - 3 pm

Eden Prairie Library
565 Prairie Center Dr
Eden Prairie

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Support Group for Parents of Special Kids

Monday October 12, 2015

Monthly parent support group meets on the second Monday a the facilitator's residence.

7 pm - 9 pm


304 White St SE
Watertown

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Consumer Support Grant

Tuesday October 13, 2015

This is an introduction to the Consumer Sujpport Grant for people who are eligible for Medical Assistance or MA Home Care Services, but are not on a Medical Assistance waiver. Learn how a person receives funding and how that money can be used. Register by calling Hennepin Co. at 612-596-6631.

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Hopkins Library
22 11th Ave N
Hopkins

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Parents of Children with Autism

Tuesday October 13, 2015

This free parent support group meets monthly September - June on the second Tuesday.

7 pm - 8:30 pm

Family Achievement Center
2101 Wooddale Dr., Suite A
Woodbury

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PICA's Parent Support Group

Tuesday October 13, 2015

This free parent support group is for parents with children receiving O.T., P.T., speech or early intervention services. The gorup meets on Tuesdays. Transportation provided. At the Oct. session, participants will get an introduction to PICA and learn about IFSPs and IEPs in a presentation from The Arc.

10 am - 11:30 am

Fraser Center, parent lounge
700 Humboldt Ave. N.
Minneapolis

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Sibshop

Tuesday October 13, 2015

Sibshops are for siblings, ages 6-12, of kids with disabilities. Free for children of Arc members, $10 per child per session for all others. Group meets monthly on the first Tuesday.

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Jewish Community Center Club Room
1375 St. Paul Ave
St. Paul

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Stillwater Area Parent Networking Group

Thursday October 15, 2015

Free networking group meets on the third Thursday. Child care provided in partnership with the Stillwater Area Public Schools.

6 pm - 8 pm

Lake Elmo Elementary School
11030 Stillwater Blvd N
Lake Elmo

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South of the River Group for Parents of Children with Down Syndrome

Sunday October 18, 2015

Free parent networking group meets on the third Sunday of each month.

5 pm - 7 pm

Shepherd of the Valley Church
12650 Johnny Cake Ridge Road
Apple Valley

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Adult Housing and Vocational Services

Monday October 19, 2015

Learn about various residental and vocational service options for adults with developmental disabilities, including Day Training and Habilitation (DTH), Adult Day Care, Intermediate Care Facilities for Persons with Mental Retardation (ICF-MR), Foster Care, Semi-Independent Living Services (SILS), Supported Living Servcies (SLS) and Consumer-Controlled Housing and Apartment Training Programs. Register by calling Hennepin County at 612-596-6631.

1 pm - 3 pm

St. Anthony Library
2941 Pentagon Dr NE
St. Anthony

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Anoka Area Autism Family Support Group

Tuesday October 20, 2015

This free family support group meets monthly on the third third Tuesday.

6:30 pm - 8:45 pm

Faith Lutheran Church
11115 Hanson Blvd NW
Coon Rapids

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Introduction to New Interactive Websites for Disability Benefits and Housing

Tuesday October 20, 2015

Disabiity Benefits 101 (DB101) and Housing Benefits 101 (HB101) offer tools and information on health coverage, benefits, and employment and have interactive components and real time conversations. This session will introduce the websites. Register by calling 612-596-6631.

7 pm - 8:30 pm

Brookdale Library
6125 Shingle Creek Parkway
Brooklyn Center

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Somali Networking Group

Tuesday October 20, 2015

This free networking group for Somali families of children with special needs meets on the third Tuesday of each month.

11:30 am - 1:30 pm

PICA - McKnight
4225 Third Ave. S.
Minneapolis

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Transition Services and Graduation Extravaganza!

Thursday October 22, 2015

If you plan to graduate from high school in 2016 or 2017 and are receiving DD case management, this is for you. Hennepin Co. staff will help you learn the steps to prepare for work, future services and housing. Learn about new alternative vocational support services starting Jan. 1, 2016; policy changes in Consumer Directed Community Support; new Dept. of Human Services DB101 and HB101 interactive web sites, updates on housing supports and more. Register by calling 612-596-6631.

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Ridgedale Library
12601 Ridgedale Dr
Minnetonka

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Safe Kids, Healthy Relationships

Saturday October 24, 2015

The Healthy Relationship Project invites families to the second of a three-part event to have fun, connect and learn about safe social connections. Families should have at least one family member who has or is suspected of having Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). Children ages 2-7 will participate in structured play through the Special Olympics Young Athletes Program. Youth ages 8-15 will learn about friendships, safety and bullying. Parents can connect with each other to share resources, tools and tips for keeping children safe. Families are encouraged to attend all three parts, but it isn't required. The last session is Nov. 21, same time and location. FREE but pre-registration is required. Register online at www.arcgreatertwincities.org.

1:30 pm - 4 pm

Woodbury YMCA
2175 Radio Drive
Woodbury

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Hastings Down Syndrome Connections

Monday October 26, 2015

This networking group meets monthly September to May on the fourth Monday and is offered in collaboration with the Hastings School District and the Down Syndrome Association of Minnesota.

6 pm - 8 pm

McAuliffe Elementary School
1601 12th St W
Hastings

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Parent Support Group for Parents of Children with Special Needs

Monday October 26, 2015

Check out this new networking group which will meet on the fourth Monday of every month. Parents of children with all types of intellectual and developmental disabilities are welcome. Free.

6 pm - 8 pm

Therapy OPS
2925 Buckley Way
Inver Grove Heights

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General Support Group of White Bear Lake

Tuesday October 27, 2015

Free support group meets monthly on the fourth Tuesday, September-May.

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

White Bear Lake Library, Lion's Den
2150 Second St
White Bear Lake

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Adelante!

Wednesday October 28, 2015

Free networking group for Spanish-speaking families meets September - May on the fourth Wednesday.

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

John A. Johnson Achievement Plus Elementary School Cafeteria
740 York Ave
St. Paul

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Sibshop

Tuesday November 3, 2015

Sibshops are for siblings, ages 6-12, of kids with disabilities. Free for children of Arc members, $10 per child per session for all others. Group meets monthly on the first Tuesday.

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Jewish Community Center Club Room
1375 St. Paul Ave.
St. Paul

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Waiver Overview for Individuals Under 65

Tuesday November 3, 2015

This is a basic overview of home and community-based waiver programs, including the Community Alternatives for Disabled Individuals Waiver (CADI), Community Alternative Care Waiver (CAC) and Traumatic Brain Injury Waiver (TBI). Register by calling Hennepin County at 612-596-6631.

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Painter Park Rec Center
620 W 34th St
Minneapolis

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Support Group for Parents of Special Kids

Monday November 9, 2015

Monthly parent support group meets on the second Monday a the facilitator's residence.

7 pm - 9 pm


304 White St SE
Watertow

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Parents of Children with Autism

Tuesday November 10, 2015

This free parent support group meets monthly September - June on the second Tuesday.

7 pm - 8:30 pm

Family Achievement Center
2101 Wooddale Dr., Suite A
Woodbury

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PICA's Parent Support Group

Tuesday November 10, 2015

This free parent support group is for parents with children receiving O.T., P.T., speech or early intervention services. The gorup meets on Tuesdays. Transportation provided. November meeting topic: taking care of yourself.

10 am - 11:30 am

Fraser Center Parent Lounge
700 Humboldt Ave. N.
Minneapolis

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Adelante!

Thursday November 12, 2015

Support group for Spanish-speaking families meets September-May on the second Thursday. Offered in collaboration with PICA Headstart.

6 pm - 8 pm

PICA McKnight
4225 Third Ave S
Minneapolis

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General Support Group of the Southwest Metro

Thursday November 12, 2015

This free support group meets on the second Thursday of each month.

7 pm - 8:30 pm

Perkins Restaurant & Bakery
951 W 78th St.
Chanhassen

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Support Group for Parents of Children with Down Syndrome

Thursday November 12, 2015

Free support group meetings on the second Thursday of the month, September to May.

6:30 pm - 8 pm

St. John's Lutheran Church
300 4th St E
Chaska

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Parents of Children in Educational Transition

Saturday November 14, 2015

This free networking group meets on the second Saturday of each month, year-round.

10 am - 11:30 am

New City Covenant Church
6400 Tracy Ave.
Edina

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Putting the Pieces Together - Creative Housing Conference

Saturday November 14, 2015

Hennepin County, Anoka County and The Arc Greater Twin Cities present this housing conference. Hear stories of people with disabilities and how they have found housing, discovered funding streams that will help, along with innovative housing solutions for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Register by calling The Arc at 952-920-0855.

9 am - 4 pm

Double Tree Hilton

Brooklyn Center

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South of the River Group for Parents of Children with Down Syndrome

Sunday November 15, 2015

Free parent networking group meets on the third Sunday of each month.

5 pm - 7 pm

Shepherd of the Valley Church
12650 Johnny Cake Ridge Road
Apple Valley

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Consumer Support Grant

Monday November 16, 2015

This is an introduction to the Consumer Sujpport Grant for people who are eligible for Medical Assistance or MA Home Care Services, but are not on a Medical Assistance waiver. Learn how a person receives funding and how that money can be used. Register by calling Hennepin Co. at 612-596-6631.

10 am - 12 noon

Minneapolis Urban League, Van White Meeting Room
2100 Plymouth Ave N
Minneapolis

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Anoka Area Autism Family Support Group

Tuesday November 17, 2015

This free family support group meets monthly on the third third Tuesday.

6:30 pm - 8:45 pm

Faith Lutheran Church
11115 Hanson Blvd NW
Coon Rapids

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Somali Networking Group

Tuesday November 17, 2015

This free networking group for Somali families of children with special needs meets on the third Tuesday of each month.

11:30 am - 1:30 pm

PICA - McKnight
4225 Third Ave. S.
Minneapolis

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Dads with Kids with Special Needs

Thursday November 19, 2015

Support group specifically for fathers meets on the second Monday of the month.

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Wilder School
3328 Elliot Ave S, ECFE Parent Room
Minneapolis

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Stillwater Area Parent Networking Group

Thursday November 19, 2015

Free networking group meets on the third Thursday. Child care provided in partnership with the Stillwater Area Public Schools.

6 pm - 8 pm

Lake Elmo Elementary School
11030 Stillwater Blvd N
Lake Elmo

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Safe Kids, Healthy Relationship

Saturday November 21, 2015

The Healthy Relationship Project invites families to the third of a three-part event to have fun, connect and learn about safe social connections. Families should have at least one family member who has or is suspected of having Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). Children ages 2-7 will participate in structured play through the Special Olympics Young Athletes Program. Youth ages 8-15 will learn about friendships, safety and bullying. Parents can connect with each other to share resources, tools and tips for keeping children safe. Attendance at earlier sessions is not required to participate. FREE but pre-registration is required. Register online at www.arcgreatertwincities.org.

1:30 pm - 4 pm

Woodbury YMCA
2175 Radio Drive
Woodbury

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Hastings Down Syndrome Connections

Monday November 23, 2015

This networking group meets monthly September to May on the fourth Monday and is offered in collaboration with the Hastings School District and the Down Syndrome Association of Minnesota.

6 pm - 8 pm

McAuliffe Elementary School
1601 12th St. W
Hastings

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General Support Group of White Bear Lake

Tuesday November 24, 2015

Free support group meets monthly on the fourth Tuesday, September-May.

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

White Bear Lake Library, Lion's Den
2150 Second St
White Bear Lake

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Waiver Overview for Individuals Under 65

Tuesday November 24, 2015

This is a basic overview of home and community-based waiver programs, including the Community Alternatives for Disabled Individuals Waiver (CADI), Community Alternative Care Waiver (CAC) and Traumatic Brain Injury Waiver (TBI). Register by calling Hennepin County at 612-596-6631.

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Ridgedale Library, Meeting Room 229
12601 Ridgedale Drive
Minnetonka

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Adelante!

Wednesday November 25, 2015

Free networking group for Spanish-speaking families meets September - May on the fourth Wednesday.

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

JohnA. Johnson Achievement Plus Elementary School Cafeteria
740 York Ave
St. Paul

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Parent Support Group for Parents of Children with Special Needs

Monday November 30, 2015

Check out this new networking group which will meet on the fourth Monday of every month. Parents of children with all types of intellectual and developmental disabilities are welcome. Free.

6 pm - 8 pm

Therapy OPS
2925 Buckley Way
Inver Grove Heights

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Individualized Housing Options - How to Find a Roommate and Apply for Housing

Tuesday December 1, 2015

Housing for people with disabilities is changing. Several Minnesota counties are sharing best practices. Learn what we have learned, hear ideas on how to find roommates, and become aware of a Facebook page to connect parents with other people looking for roommates, called MN Roommate Connect. To receive a roommate profile form email Jerry.Mellum@hennepin.us. To register for the session call 612-596-6631.

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Ridgedale Library, Room 229
12601 Ridgedale Dr
Minnetonka

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Sibshop

Tuesday December 1, 2015

Sibshops are for siblings, ages 6-12, of kids with disabilities. Free for children of Arc members, $10 per child per session for all others. Group meets monthly on the first Tuesday.

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Jewish Community Center Club Room
1375 St. Paul Ave
St. Paul

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Transition Services

Tuesday December 1, 2015

Transition time is from age 18 to 21. Learn about completing applications for Social Security, making the move from school to work, selecting vocational or other programs, guardianship assessments and services available to adults. Find out about Employment First concepts, meet transition managers and get your questions answered at this Hennepin Co. workshop. Register by calling 612-596-6631.

10 am - 12 noon

Ridgedale Library, Meeting Room 229
12601 Ridgedale Dr
Minnetonka

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Guardianship/Limited Guardianship

Tuesday December 8, 2015

At 18, a person is considered a competent adult unless a petition has been filed for guardianship or limited guardianship. This introductory Hennepin Co. session provides information on the differences and describe powers and responsibilities. Register by calling 612-596-6631.

10 am - 12 noon

Minneapolis Urban League, Van White Meeting Room
2100 Plymouth Ave N
Minneapolis

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Parents of Children with Autism

Tuesday December 8, 2015

This free parent support group meets monthly September - June on the second Tuesday.

7 pm - 8:30 pm

Family Achievement Center
2101 Wooddale Dr., Suite A
Woodbury

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PICA's Parent Support Group

Tuesday December 8, 2015

This free parent support group is for parents with children receiving O.T., P.T., speech or early intervention services. The gorup meets on Tuesdays. Transportation provided. December topic: stress and relief ideas.

10 am - 11:30 am

Fraser Center Parent Lounge
700 Humboldt Ave N
Minneapolis

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Adelante!

Thursday December 10, 2015

Support group for Spanish-speaking families meets September-May on the second Thursday. Offered in collaboration with PICA Headstart.

6 pm - 8 pm

PICA McKnight
4225 Third Ave S
Minneapolis

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General Support Group of the Southwest Metro

Thursday December 10, 2015

This free support group meets on the second Thursday of each month.

7 pm - 8:30 pm

Perkins Restaurant & Bakery
951 W 78th St.
Chanhassen

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Support Group for Parents of Children with Down Syndrome

Thursday December 10, 2015

Free support group meetings on the second Thursday of the month, September to May.

6:30 pm - 8 pm

St. John's Lutheran Church
300 4th St. E
Chaska

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Parents of Children in Educational Transition

Saturday December 12, 2015

This free networking group meets on the second Saturday of each month, year-round.

10 am - 11:30 am

New City Covenant Church
6400 Tracy Ave
Edina

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Parents of Children in Transition

Saturday December 12, 2015

Free monthly networking group meets on the second Saturday.

10 am - 11:30 am

New City Covenant Church
6400 Tracy Ave
Edina

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Dads with Kids with Special Needs

Monday December 14, 2015

Support group specifically for fathers meets on the second Monday of the month.

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Wilder School
3328 Elliot Ave S, ECFE Parent Room
Minneapolis

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Support Group for Parents of Special Kids

Monday December 14, 2015

Monthly parent support group meets on the second Monday a the facilitator's residence.

7 pm - 9 pm


304 White St SE
Watertown

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Anoka Area Autism Family Support Group

Tuesday December 15, 2015

This free family support group meets monthly on the third third Tuesday.

6:30 pm - 8:45 pm

Faith Lutheran Church
11115 Hanson Blvd NW
Coon Rapids

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Consumer Support Grant

Tuesday December 15, 2015

This is an introduction to the Consumer Sujpport Grant for people who are eligible for Medical Assistance or MA Home Care Services, but are not on a Medical Assistance waiver. Learn how a person receives funding and how that money can be used. Register by calling Hennepin Co. at 612-596-6631.

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Ridgedale Library Room 229
12601 Ridgedale Dr
Minnetonka

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General Support Group of White Bear Lake

Tuesday December 15, 2015

Free support group meets monthly on the fourth Tuesday, September-May.

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

White Bear Lake Library, Lion's Den
2150 Second St.
White Bear Lake

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Somali Networking Group

Tuesday December 15, 2015

This free networking group for Somali families of children with special needs meets on the third Tuesday of each month.

11:30 am - 1:30 pm

PICA - McKnight
4225 Third Ave. S.
Minneapolis

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Stillwater Area Parent Networking Group

Thursday December 17, 2015

Free networking group meets on the third Thursday. Child care provided in partnership with the Stillwater Area Public Schools.

6 pm - 8 pm

Lake Elmo Elementary School
11030 Stillwater Blvd N
Lake Elmo

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Adult Housing and Vocational Services

Monday December 21, 2015

Learn about various residental and vocational service options for adults with developmental disabilities, including Day Training and Habilitation (DTH), Adult Day Care, Intermediate Care Facilities for Persons with Mental Retardation (ICF-MR), Foster Care, Semi-Independent Living Services (SILS), Supported Living Servcies (SLS) and Consumer-Controlled Housing and Apartment Training Programs. Register by calling Hennepin County at 612-596-6631.

1 pm - 3 pm

Painter Park Rec Center
620 W. 34th St
Minneapolis

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Parent Support Group for Parents of Children with Special Needs

Monday December 28, 2015

Check out this new networking group which will meet on the fourth Monday of every month. Parents of children with all types of intellectual and developmental disabilities are welcome. Free.

6 pm - 8 pm

Therapy OPS
2925 Buckley Way
Inver Grove Heights

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Guardianship/ Limited Guardianship

Tuesday December 29, 2015

At 18, a person is considered a competent adult unless a petition has been filed for guardianship or limited guardianship. This introductory Hennepin Co. session provides information on the differences and describe powers and responsibilities. Register by calling 612-596-6631.

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Ridgedale Library, Room 229
12601 Ridgedale Dr
Minnetonka

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Call The Arc at
952-920-0855
to register for events.


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