Woodallkids Newsletter
Learn More About The BWF

Dates to Remember
Coffee Chat
Aug 16, 23, 30
Closed for Labor Day
Aug 31, Sept 2
PREP Apps Due
Sept 2
PREP Starts
Sept 9
Parent Workshop
Sept 14
Sept 28

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PREP Enrollment



Enroll now for PREP
Due 9/2/2013

9th Annual Walkabout for Autism
& Woodallkids 3K Dash
Come walk with us!
September 28, 2013
Andy Brown Park E, Coppell, TX


3K Walk or Run
Games & Prizes
Bounce House
Food Trucks
Firetruck Tour
Raffle Prizes: San Antonio Travel Package, Rapid Wireless Tablet, Salon and Spa Package, Sports Package, Education Package, Health Package, and much more! For every $100 you raise for the Walkabout, you will receive 2 raffle tickets to the package of your choice! 
All funds raised will be utilized for the programs and services provided by the BWF to families affected by autism and developmental disabilities for little to no cost. 


You can help!

Find us on CrowdRise, join our team, and
start fund-raising for the BWF Walkabout for Autism!

Several Parent Workshops in August
As you may know, the BWF strives to provide as many parent resources as possible, including a parent training workshop at least once a month. During the month of August, there is a multitude of parent training workshops being offered. It is not too late to sign up and you do not need to have a child enrolled in a BWF program in order to attend.

What's happening with CLASS?
Classroom Language and Academic Summer Services




August is a very busy month for the Brent Woodall Foundation! We started a new program, CLASS, to help children and parents get ready for for the upcoming school year. The first two weekends of CLASS went wonderfully and we are so excited to add CLASS to the list of wonderful programs the Brent Woodall Foundation provides.
It is not to late to register  your child for the last two weekends of CLASS. Click on the link below to learn more and register. 

A Word from Outreach:

For many parents the words "visual schedule" spark images of printed picture icons, heavy-duty Velcro, costly lamination, and a level of bright creativity only a third grade teacher can expect to pull off successfully.
For some children this type of schedule is ideal. It may even be the perfect fit while at school or other activities outside of home. For some therapists this type of schedule may be considered the ideal at-home schedule as well. However, the folks at Woodallkids Outreach have found that this vision often does not match the reality of a home environment.

They have also found that this is perfectly fine!

While any at-home visual schedule should be organized, readable, show completion, and prepare children for a written schedule, it is important to note that a schedule on a piece of paper with hand written instructions and a simple reinforcement system, such as check marks or happy faces, can be just as effective for some children as that "ideal" polished schedule of perfection.

Click HERE for an example of how one Woodallkids Outreach family incorporates this principle into their morning routine with a list of things we just love about this at-home visual schedule.


From the desk of Bethany Covington,

Assistant Director of Outreach
Brent Woodall Foundation  



Looking Back on Summer Camps
Summer at the Brent Woodall Foundation was filled with a smorgasbord of awesome camps. We would like to send a BIG THANK YOU to the donors who sent several Woodallkids to camp. Here is a sneak peak at just some of the fun we had!


Parent Booster Club  Online...

BWF parents are currently collecting gently used items to be sold at a online garage sale. All funds raised will be given to the Brent Woodall Foundation to help make the 9th Annual Walkabout for Autism possible!


What to bring:


Kids toys - baby items - books - kids clothes - puzzles - outdoor/ pool toys - jewelry - small kitchen appliances - tools - sport equipment - purses - wallets - accessories - DVDs - electronics - small home decor (frames, candles, paintings, etc.)


All items should fit in a regular sized car (i.e., No furniture or big appliances please) and will be collected at the BWF office in Irving.


If you have something to donate, please send an email to the following and include "BWF Garage Sale" in the subject line:


Katya for morning drop-off at katushka777@yahoo.com


Kerri for afternoon drop-off at kerricrozier@gmail.com


All items will be collected at the BWF office.

3021 Gateway Drive, Suite 295, Irving, TX 75063



Meeting Challenges,  

Making Connections

A Brent Woodall Foundation book series
Written by Carol Alexander
Illustrated by Richard Weinstein


These children's books are designed for the Brent Woodall Foundation's unique children and special families. Geared for children ages 4 through 9, these books feature lovable kids coping with vital issues and mastering important skills. 


          Joshua's Place               Meeting Mei Mei           Connecting Kayla 


                    Danny Down to Earth                   Jamie's Puzzle





  Two Awesome and Really Easy Ways to Fund-raise for the BWF! 

Register yourself on www.GoodSearch.com and choose the Brent Woodall Foundation as the mission you want to support. Every time you use the GoodSearch search engine, the company will donate one cent to the Brent Woodall Foundation. This is an alternative to Google that will do a whole lot of GOOD for children with autism. It is free and easy to use. Fund-raise for the BWF with just a click of your mouse!

Shop for Stella & Dot accessories and use Corrie Barto as your stylist. All funds raised from Corrie's store will be used to buy supplies for the BWF. 

You can find her at www.stelladot.com/corriebarto.
Brent Woodall Foundation for Exceptional Children


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