Families Together Newsletter! Purpose, Halloween, Mental Health, Trauma and Sleep.

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How to Find Your Purpose as a Special-Needs Family
Parenting is a challenge under the best of circumstances. And if you’re raising an exceptional family—when your child has special needs, whether they be medical, cognitive, neurological, behavioral, sensory, or physical—the normal stress of parenting is compounded by an onslaught of additional stress, doubt, and questions. Learn more.
Social Emotional, Behavioral, Mental Health and Trauma Resources
Families Together is proud to be a part of the Kansas School Mental Health Initiative. The initiative provides communities – school, parents and community partners – with information to support the social, emotional, behavioral, and mental health needs of children within a multi-tier system of supports. Click here to discover some outstanding resources.
How to Host an Inclusive Halloween
Halloween is one of the most universally celebrated holidays in the United States today. Each year, children pour over costume ideas, dream about the treats they’ll collect and enjoy fun, fall-themed activities at school. But Halloween isn’t easy for every child. Learn more.
Strategies to Improve Sleep in Children
Many children with autism have difficulty with sleep. This can be stressful for children and their families. This informational booklet is designed to provide parents with strategies to improve sleep in their child affected by autism. The suggestions in this tool kit are based on both research and clinical experience of sleep experts. Learn more
Upcoming Events
Education Advocate Trainings
Family Employment Awareness Training (FEAT)
  • Wichita – Part 1 – February 29, 2020 – Part 2 – March 6, 2020
Parent Leadership Conference
  • Topeka – November 15 & 16, 2019
Opportunities to Support Families Together
Dillons will make a donation to Families Together every time you shop if you select us as your charity of choice. Visit www.dillons.com/communityrewards. Choose Families Together Inc. (5 digit NPO 10544) Select “Families Together Inc.”
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  • Sign in with your Amazon ID and password. Under the heading “Select a Charity” choose “Pick your own Charitable Organization”. In the box, type Families Together Inc. Be sure to choose Families Together Inc. – Wichita.
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