Parent to Parent
|South Sound Parent to Parent is The Connection for
families of children and adults with special needs
we serve families living in Thurston and Mason County
|1012 Homann Drive SE ~ Lacey, WA 98503
Phone:(360) 352-1126/Fax:(360) 352-0761
South Sound Parent to Parent is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) agency. We are a United Way Community
Impact Partner, eligible to receive Donor Direct funds in the annual United Way campaign.
Designated code 0315394 for the Combined Fund Drive. Thank you for supporting our mission.
|Hunters Pumpkin Patch ~ 2010
|Upcoming Events & Current News
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South Sound Parent to Parent can offer you:
So. Mason County (birth to three)
- Local lead agency for early intervention services in Thurston County and
- Emotional support for parents of children with a chronic illness and/or special needs
- Information and referral to community resources
- Support groups and workshops
- Social and recreational events
- Book, toy and equipment loan program
- Current information on transition, employment services and residential living
|Cookies with Santa ~ 2013
Now accepting Donations via credit/debit cards with Click n' pledge
|Past Workshop Materials ~ IEP and Sensory Processing
|Meeting materials are available from the last two IEP Workshops. Please click HERE for materials from the March
workshop. The April workshop had two presenters. Please click HERE for Joanie Halverstadt's materials. Click HERE for
Jim Smith's materials.
Please click HERE to view a list of Developmental Optometrists in the area.
|Hands on Children's Museum ~ 2013
|Staff Team Building Day ~ August 2013
|SSP2P 2012-2013 Annual Report
|Please click HERE to view our most recent annual report highlighting the accomplishments over the past year!
|Fred Meyer ~ Community Rewards Program
|IEP Learning Community...next meeting in April
|Are you a Fred Meyer Customer? Support us by shopping at Fred Meyer with your Rewards Card. You will be able to link your
Rewards Card to your favorite non-profit (South Sound Parent to Parent) beginning January 6. Please check the link below for
instructions on how to get signed up for the program! Beginning February 3, whenever you use your Rewards card when shopping
at Freddy's, you'll be helping us earn a donation from Fred Meyer. SSP2P has been assigned NPO number 91006.
A new American Girls Doll Group will begin at SSP2P on April 5, 2014 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. Girls ages 7-14 are invited to
participate! Please look for more details in the February newsletter. If you have questions before then, please contact Karen Stemwell
The IEP Learning Community group is taking a break due to lack of attendance. Initially the group was planning on meeting in March, but
since the Special Education and the Law Training takes place in March the group will reconvene in April on the second Thursday at SSP2P
from 5:30 - 7:30 pm.
|Fetal Alcohol and other Drug Affected Children Support Group
|NEW support group...Our purpose is to create a place where parents and caregivers can find mutual support, share struggles and
successes, parenting strategies and solutions, community resources and education - understanding these spectrum's. Please
contact Facilitator: Rebecca Mouer at (512) 638-2998 or email@example.com with any questions. Please click HERE to
view the flyer.
|Sensory Friendly Movie at Shelton Cinemas
|Mason Co. - "Make it...Take it" Craft Event
|Special Education and the Law Training
|This opportunity will be presented by the Washington Education Association. Participants in this workshop develop and understand
how laws, rules and regulations affect practice in providing programs for students in special education. Please click HERE to view
the flyer for RSVP information.
Please click HERE to view the flyer for more information about this crafty event in Shelton.
One of our favorite events...Skateland. Please click HERE to view the flyer for more information.
We are very excited to offer sensory friendly movies to our families living in Mason County through the Shelton Cinemas.
Please click HERE to view the flyer. Please click HERE to learn more about sensory friendly movies.
|Transition Fair at L&I ~ March 18
|Who should attend? Students, family members/guardians, and educators who are interested in finding out more about
resources available to people with special needs in the community. Please click HERE to view the event flyer.
|Parenting Tools Series ~ Family Education and Support Services
|Wednesday March 26th 2014 at SPSCC for this FREE Parenting Tool Event as Dr. John Medina discusses how physical activity boosts
brain power, explores what sleep and stress can do to our brains and explains why it is so easy to forget information. Please click
HERE to view the flyer.
|Run 4 Hearing ~ Glow-in-the-Dark 5K ~ June 6 at the RAC
|The Olive Osmond Hearing Funds' program "Run 4 Hearing", was created to encourage everyone to make a defference in the lives
of those living with a hearing loss. Please click HERE to view the flyer.
|Acting Classes for Children with Special Needs
|Apple Tree Productions invites students of every need and ability to a free summer performing arts program, taught by Heidi
Fredericks. Students learn about acting, singing and movement through group activities, games and exercises designed for special
needs students. Please click HERE to view the flyer. Please click HERE to view for the enrollment form.