Event Details

Early identification and support of developmental delays and issues is crucial for the health and well-being of young children. This free ECCS workshop will discuss:

  • Support programs for young children including Birth to Three and the Early Childhood Consultation Partnership (ECCP)
  • Transitioning from Birth to Three to the Southington Public School system; the process and the school system’s preschool program
  • Screenings; purpose, process, and outcomes
  • Special education history, law, impact on public educatin and what parents need to know.

Speakers include:

  • Julie Condit, Early Childhood Consultation Partnership (ECCP) at Wheeler Clinic
  • Catharine Goralski, SPS Special Education Coordinator
  • Meg Walsh, SPS Director of Pupil Services

Free childcare is available from the Southington YMCA if requested during registration.

Doors open at 6:00, the presentation starts at 6:30 pm.

This workshop is appropriate for:

  • Parents/guardians of children who have already been identified as having special needs, especially those transitioning out of the Birth to Three program or into kindergarten
  • Parents/guardians who suspect that their child many need additional services but don't know where to turn or what their options are
  • Childcare providers who want to know more about the services available for the children they care for
  • Anyone who wants to understand more about Special Education costs

This workshop is part of the ECCS’s Southington Community Well-Being Grant Initiative funded by the Bradley Henry Barnes & Leila Upson Barnes Memorial Trust at the Main Street Community Foundation.

  • When: Thu Feb. 15
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

  • Address: 30 High Street
    Southington CT,US 06489

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