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Speaker Series

Connecting for Kids Speaker Series

Join us for presentations on various childhood topics by local, pediatric professionals. All presentations are designed for families with a child (birth-12 years) who is struggling (with or without a formal diagnosis).

These programs are free and open to the public, but registration is required.

Translation is also available.

Quick Info

Locations:
Elyria, Lakewood, Middleburg Heights, Solon and Westlake
Child Care: Free with Child Registration


Important Notes:

  • Free, supervised children's activities are available with separate child registration. We are able to accommodate children with special concerns. If you have a question about how we would help your child feel comfortable, please call 440-570-5908 or email info@connectingforkids.org.

Did you know?

Podcasts and presentations from previous speakers are available on our website. View the full list here.

Connecting for Kids Program Locations

Click the location name for address, map link and additional information.


Address: West River Branch of the Elyria Public Library System, 1194 West River Rd. N. (map)



Address: Lakewood Public Library, Main Library, 15425 Detroit Ave. (map)



Address: Middleburg Heights Branch of Cuyahoga County Public Library, 16699 Bagley Rd. (map)



Address: Solon Branch of Cuyahoga County Public Library, 34125 Portz Parkway (map)



Address: Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd. (map)


    • 08 May 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    • West River Branch of the Elyria Public Library System, 1194 West River Rd. N.
    • 13
    Register

    This registration is for CHILD CARE ONLY. Child care (provided by CFK) is free and available on a first come, first served basis.

    Each child must be registered separately.

    For more information, visit Speaker Series.
    • 08 May 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    • West River Branch of the Elyria Public Library System, 1194 West River Rd. N.,
    Register

    Gary Tonks, CEO, of The Arc of Ohio, will be on hand to discuss changes at the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities. Director Jeff Davis of the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities may also join the discussion. Registrants will be updated of guest panel closer to the program date.

    Join us to learn more about:

    • Home and Community-Based Services Waivers
    • Fix the List and what to expect during your assessment
    • Navigating the waiver funding approval process
    • Additional funding sources
    • And other questions you might have!

    Our guests will answer questions regarding services and supports for our children (of all ages). The meeting will include opportunities to discuss pre-submitted questions (submitted upon registration for the program).

    Co-sponsored by Lorain County Family Forum, the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities, Ohio Family 2 Family and The Arc of Ohio.

    Need childcare? Register your child here.

    For more information, visit Speaker Series.

Call, text or email:

Phone: 1-440-570-5908
Email: info@connectingforkids.org

Address:

P.O. Box 45372
Westlake, Ohio 44145

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