Lecture: Everything You Wanted to Know about Guardianship but Were Afraid to Ask
Monday, March 2
DSAV Center for Success
945 Boardman Canfield Road, Suite 12
Join us as we welcome the Honorable Judge Robert N. Rusu, Jr., who presides over the Mahoning County Probate Court.
Judge Rusu will present the latest information, trends and policies on guardianship and how it affects person with Down syndrome and their families. He will explain his court's role in guardianship issues and detail procedures to follow. Time will be allotted for questions and answers.
High school seniors and college students pursuing post-secondary studies in fields of education or healthcare that will directly benefit persons with Down syndrome are invited to apply for DSAV’s 2020 Academic Scholarships. Previous recipients are not eligible to apply. Download application. Completed applications are due March 2 and may be submitted via firstname.lastname@example.org.
7th Annual iCAN Shine Bike Camp
June 15-19, 2020
Boardman Glenwood Middle School
DSAV Members: $50
Non DSAV Members: $75
iCAN Shine is a nationally recognized and highly successful camp that uses adaptive bicycles, a specialized instructional program and trained staff to enable individuals with a disability to learn to ride a conventional bike. Participants attend one 75 minute session/day for 5 consecutive days. The bike camp is open to all individuals with a disability that meet the camp requirements.
Socialization & Communication February 13 & 27
DSAV Center for Success
5:15–6 p.m. ages 3–5
6:15–7 p.m. grades K–6th grade
Aaris Therapy is the premier provider of integrated therapy services for children and adolescents. This is an excellent opportunity for your child to work with master-level therapists to improve social skills and effective communication. Space is very limited and registration is required.
DSAV Swims February 6, 13, 20 & 27
Level 1: 6:00–6:30pm – waitlist only
Level 2: 6:30–7:15pm
Jewish Community Center
All Abilities Swim, Coach Caroline Ritenour will work with your child on basic water safety and swim strokes. Registration is required.
COOKING AND NUTRITION
Wednesdays from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
February 5 and 19
March 4 and 18
Mahoning County Career and Technical Center
7300 N. Palmyra Road, Canfield
This six week course at the MCCTC Adult Career Center is created for DSAV members who are 15 years old or older. The goal of the program, taught by a professional chef and an assistant, is to teach participants how to create healthy snack and food options, utilize the kitchen safely, discover the benefits of good nutrition and learn basic kitchen and cooking skills. Parents or guardians must remain in a waiting area on the MCCTC property during the course. Participants must disclose food allergies and sign a waiver to participate. Limited space available. Participants must commit to attending all six classes.
Fri., March 27, 2020
St. Mary’s Assumption Social Hall
Doors open at 6 p.m. Bingo begins at 7:15 p.m.
Doors open at 6:00pm. Light refreshments will be available for sale or you are welcome to bring your own snacks and beverages. 12 games of BINGO, basket raffle, door prizes, and the grand prize designer purse bundle are some of the activities for the evening!