Month: June 2022
NEAT’s 4th Annual AAC Summer Bash
June 29, 2022
July 23, 2022, 10am-2pm The New England Assistive Technology (NEAT) Center announces their 4th Annual Summer Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Event will be in person this year at Camp Hemlocks! The event is FREE and open to AAC users, families, and professionals looking to have fun with AAC! The day will include a variety of fun, hands-on, outdoor activities, such as music, nature walks, a sensory bin station, and more. All activities will involve language immersion and opportunities for modeling AAC! Check out this flyer for more information! Registration closes July 15. Register here.
2022 Autism Summer Institute
June 28, 2022
July 26, 27, and 28, 2022 We are happy to announce that the 2022 Yale Autism Summer Institute, presented by Yale Social and Affective Neuroscience of Autism Program (SANA) and Yale’s Autism Center of Excellence, will be a live, hybrid event. As always, the Autism Summer Institute is free of charge and open to all researchers, clinicians, trainees, service providers and families. Taking place in person at the Cohen Auditorium in the Yale Child Study Center and via Zoom, the symposium will focus on stakeholder perspectives, current research, and clinical practices. Topics and presentation schedule: Tuesday, July 26, 2022: 10:00 … Continue reading
NEAT’s 4th Annual Summer AAC Bash
June 14, 2022
Mark your calendars for this FREE event! New England Assistive Technology (NEAT) will be hosting it’s 4th Annual Summer Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Bash! This year the event will be in-person at Camp Hemlocks in Hebron on Saturday, July 23rd. It is FREE and open to any AAC users, families and professionals looking to have fun with AAC. For more information, check out this flyer.
Briefing Paper: Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health and Early Intervention (Part C)
June 13, 2022
This Briefing Paper explores the policies and practices of Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health (IECMH) that state early intervention (Part C) programs may consider implementing to meet the social-emotional and mental health needs of infants and toddlers in the context of relationships with their parents and other caregivers. The briefing paper is available to read online and download in PDF. It was developed in collaboration with several national partner organizations, including Early Childhood Technical Assistance (ECTA) Center; Alliance for the Advancement of Infant Mental Health (AAIMH); Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development (CCHD); The IDEA Infant & … Continue reading
June 13, 2022
Internet Discounts Under the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP), eligible families enrolled in the program can receive a discount of up to $30 a month on any internet service plan a participating provider offers. Households on Tribal Lands are eligible for a discount of up to $75 a month. Visit GetInternet.gov for more details on how to sign up for ACP and find participating internet providers in your area.
Infant Mental Health Resource
June 8, 2022
Please see the email below from HRSA. For help when it’s needed, call or text the National Maternal Mental Health Hotline 1-833-9-HELP4MOMS (1-833-943-5746) TTY Users can use a preferred relay service or dial 711 and then 1-833-943-5746. Good morning, The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) officially launched the National Maternal Mental Health Hotline on Mother’s Day, May 8, 2022 and we are asking for your help to promote the service widely to families and communities with whom you work and others who may find it helpful. Available 24/7, the National Maternal Mental Health Hotline provides free, confidential support, resources, and referrals from professional … Continue reading