"WarmLine Family Resource Center is a non-profit organization serving families of children with disabilities birth to 26 years old."
April 2, 2018
How are your stuffed animals feeling?
Bring them in for a "check up" and participate in any needed minor "surgery" at WarmLine's annual Stuffed Animal Clinic at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 7 in West Sacramento.
At "Behavior Strategies for Families - Promoting Social-Emotional Development" parents will learn how to make parenting more enjoyable and reduce challenging behaviors. This is a Spanish-language only series and each session builds on the previous one; attendance at all sessions is encouraged. (April 20, 27, May 4, 11, 18, 25) Register Now
WarmLine's popular "Dive Into the IEP" workshop is now available as an on-demand webinar series to help you prepare for your next meeting. Topics covered include: what information is on the IEP; how to organize your concerns and strategize solutions; useful tips on collaborating with the team; and supporting your student's self-advocacy skills. Watch Now
For Your Information: Medical Debt Rights
California residents have strong protections from incorrect medical bills that can help you avoid paying for a bill that you are not responsible for. First, if you have Medi-Cal insurance, once you inform your health care provider that you have Medi-Cal, they cannot send a bill to you and can only bill Medi-Cal. This rule applies to any service covered by Medi-Cal for up to a year after you get the medical service.
Read Full Article by Hilary Moise with Legal Services of Northern California
Save the Date
WarmLine will be participating in Big Day of Giving 2018 to raise money to fund activities for older children and teens, parent leadership training and more! The annual 24-hour online giving challenge set for 12 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, May 3. Stay tuned for more details!
WarmLine is a federally-funded Parent Training and Information Center and can assist parents as they navigate the special education process. For help with special education concerns and IEPs, call our office at 916-455-9500 (English) or 916-922-1490 (Spanish). Special Education Workshops
Thank you to the George and Lena Valente Foundation for their ongoing support of WarmLine and our families!
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, Sacramento County Office of Education Project SOARS and Infant Development Program.
WarmLine * 2424 Castro Way, Sacramento CA 95818 * 916-455-9500