November, 2018
Happy Thanksgiving!
from Chester County Early Intervention Services
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Family Fun Day At Playdium in Downingtown!
It was a Family Fun Day to remember!
On Saturday, November 17, several families came out to
jump, climb, slide and run at the Playdium, from 10 AM until noon.

Thanks to Playdium for hosting, thanks to all the volunteers & all the families who came out for the fun!For more photos, click here.
Include Me From The Start invites families to take part in a new initiative aimed at expanding family engagement. We will support family leaders to increase their knowledge, familiarity, skills, and competence in local leadership roles. This is an opportunity to have your voice heard. For more information, contact Lisa Snyder at lsnyder@includemepa.org .
Let's Talk Coatesville
Why Family & Social Supports Matter

Join this discussion with the Brandywine Health Foundation. Topics include family stress, access to healthcare, early childhood development, quality childcare, family and community supports.

Wednesday, Dec. 12
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Dinner and childcare provided. Click for downloadable flier of the event.
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Breakfast with Santa at the Arc of Chester County

Saturday, Dec. 1
9AM - 11AM
$25 for each family - scholarships available

Join the fun with Santa & Mrs. Claus. Bring your camera for photos. There will be food, music,
arts and crafts for the kids.
Register online by Nov. 29. Click here.
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Join Chester County Early Intervention Connections!

This group of parents and professionals meets every other month with information and presentations on a variety of topics. The next meeting will feature a speaker on Trauma Informed Practices in Early Childhood .

  The next meeting is Tuesday, November 27,
1 PM - 3PM at the West Whiteland Township Building, 101 Commerce Dr., Exton.


Keep your family safe. Find out more about flu vaccines .
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Information Opportunity!
Did you know...

There are several other county departments who send out community newsletters and announcements just like this one. If you're interested, sign up  here .

Stay informed with these resources!

Use the underlined links to learn more .

Learn about Charting a Lifecourse - Contact Darcy Elks, Chester County Family Adviser, PA Family Network, at delks@visionforequality.org . Call 1-844-PAFAMILY  or 484-459-0538.

PA Promise for Children website has information to help parents understand developmental milestones, tips to help children learn, advice on how to find the right child care for your family, strategies to manage challenging behavior, and much more!

Learn more about the Early Learning GPS Milestone Tracker App from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Chester County Early Intervention Connections has a Facebook page. Connect with us!

Chester County Refer Web for social services in our area.
Chester County Department of Mental Health/Intellectual
& Developmental Disabilities


Chester County Commissioners
Administrator - Linda Cox
Director, Early Intervention Services - Lori Gallagher