Together we WILL make a difference

Together we WILL make a difference

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

How Important Is The Future?

There are exciting developments a foot with the CCAC, the Charter School and the Booster Club. All of these developments will affect you and your child. Dr. Adams and I have discussed the need to empower all the parents with this information. Since there is A LOT to talk about, and most of the topics will undoubtedly come with questions, we agreed that the best way to inform everyone would be at a meeting. We as parents can have a strong influence regarding much of these developments, but not if we are uninformed or silent.

Saturday, June 2nd, 2012
9:00am to 11:00 am
ED Room 54 (Kremen Education Building)

Childcare will be provided


Saturday, May 12, 2012

Our virtual meeting place

My eyes are burning and the keyboard looks blurry. I guess I better go to bed. But first I wanted to quickly let you know about our online Google Group. This should be a more open communication board. (Let's face it, you are all probably sick of hearing from me. My announcements, my opinions, my endless blathering.) It is a private group so you will need to request an invitation. I felt private would be more appropriate for us as we will hopefully do a lot of planning and organizing and even posting the minutes from our meetings.

But like I said, I am tired. So here is the skinny:

If I have your email address I probably already sent you an invitation to join. If you did not receive an email invite, (please don't cry-we want you there, we just don't have your email) you can  request an invitation. Then check your email. It is that easy. The web address is:

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

There is Power in Numbers

I will not bore you with my usual prattle tonight. I am much too tired and ultimately focused. I will speak my mind bluntly and concisely.  Our Parent Booster Club is in its infancy. But we have the potential to be an amazing force for good in the lives of our Autistic children. But right now a small group of parents is deciding the fate and direction of this group.And let me tell you, this group is here to stay. We mean business and we will grow into a strong force and a giant voice.

Do not miss our upcoming meeting. We have some big decisions that require input and VOTES. As a parent at the CCAC you are entitled to a vote. Carve some time on Saturday morning to join us.

Saturday, May 12, 2012


Kremen Education Building Room 54

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

What now?

Autism awareness month has come and gone. So what do we do now? Rest!

If you are able to sit back and rest than you are probably not a regular reader of this blog. Autism awareness has no end. The world needs to know-deserves to discover-the astonishing individuals surrounding them that makeup "the spectrum". This can only be accomplished when they and we, their parents and loved ones, speak up. But we have another calling, one that tragically gets over looked all too much. In our mad race to help our children progress and grow we sometimes forget to tell our kiddos how great they are. And I am not referring to how I tell my family and friends how amazing Bren is, all the while callously talking about him as if he weren't right there with us. So here is my first, of hopefully many, attempts at redemption.

To all the ASD individuals out there I say be proud of yourself. You are the hardest working people I know. You are the least judgmental people I know. You are the most rewarding people to know. Make an effort to tell the ASD(s) in your life how incredible they are.  Then take it one step further and help us build an even better CCAC for them.

Our next Parent Booster Meeting is just around the corner.

Saturday, May 12, 2012
9:00 am
in ED Room 54

Mark your calender. The 2013 Gala planning has officially begun. And this is going to be our best year yet. But we need help, ideas and resources. 
Here is to hoping you can make it.

P.S. Our meetings are held regularly on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month. In May the 4th Saturday falls on Memorial Day weekend. For this reason we are canceling the meeting scheduled for May 26. Have a wonderful holiday!