September 2019 - FAMILY NEWSLETTER
WarmLine Family Resource Center is a non-profit organization serving families of children with disabilities from birth to 26 years old.
Coming Up
Celebrate the End of Summer with WarmLine
Families who have children ages 0-5 with developmental delays and disabilities are invited to spend the evening of Friday, Sept. 27 at Funderland, a family-friendly amusement park located in William Land Park. Funderland will be closed to the public. This event is free, but registration is required. Sign Up Now
Be Inspired!
Join us for a screening of Hearts of Glass on Saturday, Oct. 19. This documentary weaves the story of a cutting-edge farming enterprise with the personal journeys of several of its employees who have disabilities.The film will be followed by panel discussion about competitive integrated employment for people with disabilities. Seating is limited! Reserve Now
WarmLine Activities & Events
Register online for events below by clicking on the blue links.
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Space is limited and registration is required for all events.
´╗┐For assistance registering, please call WarmLine at (916) 455-9500.
For Your Information
First 5 Sacramento Community Connections Grants
First 5 Sacramento provides mini grants, up to $5,000, for volunteer community members who are interested in organizing activities that promote the health and well-being of young children and build relationships in their community.  Contact First 5 with grant idea by September 20. Contact Alejandra Labrado with your questions at l abradoa@saccounty.net  or 916-876-5873.
Read: Use Pathways.org's checklists to help track your baby's (and older child's) development and discuss any concerns wit your healthcare provider.

Pathways.org has Resource: Mental Health America's "Back to School Toolkit" provides free resources, tools, tips and information . Learn More

Watch: How to Calm Back-to-School Anxiety with clinical neuropsychologist Jerome Schultz,PhD

Resource: Published three times a year by the California Department of Education,  The EDge   brings attention to important and emerging topics in special education. To subscribe via email to The EDge newsletter, send a "blank" message to  join-edge-newsletter@mlist.cde.ca.gov , and you will be notified when a new issue has been published Download Spring 2019 Issue

Read: How to Get Your Child to Talk About School from Understood.org

Resource: Getting reading for an Individual Program Plan meeting? Check out the State Council on Developmental Disabilities "IPP Basics" fact sheet. Available in English and Spanish .

Watch: Helping Kids Who Struggle with Managing Screen Time with Kristin J. Carothers, PhD , a clinician in private practice and forensic psychologist with the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities
Connect with Us Online
WarmLine posts information about events and workshops on both Facebook and Instagram . We also host two Facebook groups where families ho have children with developmental delays and disabilities can connect with each other, share information and ideas in English and Spanish . Check it out!
WarmLine Partner Activities & Events
Funding for WarmLine is provided by the U.S. Department of Special Education, Office of Special Education Programs as a Parent Training and Information Center (PTI) in Northern California; the California Department of Developmental Services; First 5 Sacramento, and Sacramento County Office of Education Infant Development Program.


Thank you to the George and Lena Valente Foundation for their ongoing support of WarmLine and our families!
WarmLine Family Resource Center ~ 2424 Castro Way, Sacramento CA 95818 ~ (916) 455-9500