Become an ITAV MEMBER! Membership dues and donations help fund educational seminars for parents, professional development for teachers and programs for students.
This year, ITAV will raise funds to support the workshop A Touch of Understanding. This program helps students learn to look beyond the disability, the wheelchair, the braces, the unpredictable behavior and see the person. Learn more at www.touchofunderstanding.org
Donations will help bring this invaluable program to ALL Mill Valley elementary schools. Your support is greatly appreciated!
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Every month, ITAV hosts a respected expert to speak to the parent community with the support of the MVSD PTA Council. In the 2012/13 school year, speaker events will be held at different schools in Mill Valley. Please check the website to confirm locations and time.
NEXT SPEAKER EVENT
Where: Tam Valley School
When: May 2, 2013, 7PM-8:30
"How To Bully Proof Your Kids"
Speaker: Nicholas Carlisle, Executive Director NoBully.com®
Student bullying and conflict are persistent challenges in every school, causing students untold suffering, marginalizing diverse youth and impacting the ability our children to succeed in their careers and future relationships.
At this workshop you will
Get up to speed on the ways students bully.
Learn how to bully-proof your child to succeed in their friendships and avoid the role of bully or target.
Develop skills to Solution Coach® your child through the inevitable conflicts and bullying of childhood and adolescence.
Join with other parents in making our school a bully-free learning community.
Monthly coffees are informal gatherings providing a forum for parents to meet, support each other and share resources.
NEXT PARENT COFFEE
Where: Hosted by Jennifer Hendrick
941 Vernal Ave, Mill Valley, CA, 94941
When: May 24, 2013, 9-11AM
CHALLENGER SPORTS - Red Sox Baseball Challenger baseball is a community-based program for young athletes with physical, development and behavioral challenges. Players, coaches and volunteer high school and middle school buddies meet to learn and play baseball in a relaxed, supportive and fun atmosphere.
Come cheer for the Red Sox! We will join the MVLL Opening Season Parade on March 23rd. Our first practice is Sunday, March 24th at 1:30pm in Boyle Park.
SummerAde pairs trained teen mentors with a child with mild disabilities to aid them during their week at a summer camp, helping them navigate activities, facilitate social interactions and enjoy all the day camp has to offer. Campers and teens welcome to apply. We hope to serve 50 children this summer in Marin day camps and are expanding to other communities. Please see SummerAde.org for more information and applications.
2012-13 Parent Education Series
October 4, 2012 “Read Me Differently” Documentary on Dyslexia and ADHD with Sarah Entine, Filmmaker
Location: Tam Valley School
November 8, 2012 "Parenting Apart" Family Services Agency of Marin Location: Old Mill School January 10, 2013 "Technology Learning Tools" Dan Phillips, Technology Resource Center of Marin Location: Strawberry Point School
February 7, 2013 "Anxiety in Adolescents" Dr. Keith Sutton Location: Park School
March 7, 2013 "Body Esteem" Bridget Whitlow, M.S., LMFT Location: MV Middle School
April 4, 2013 "Special Needs Siblings" Dr. Virginia Bassi Location: MVSD Conference Room
May 2, 2013 NoBully Nicholas Carlisle, Executive Director Location: Tam Valley School