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PARENT TALKS: College Transitions, Autistic Spectrum and More

By Jackie Burrell
Monday, April 19th, 2010 at 5:28 am in Parenting Issues.

Harvard Preparing Parents for the College Transition
April 19 at 7 p.m., Miramonte High Theater, Orinda
A talk for parents by Maisha Beasley, St. Mary’s College parent liaison, sponsored by Acalanes Adult Ed.

Free Parent Workshop on Autistic Spectrum Disorder & Kids
Four Wednesday evenings, April 21-May 12, 7-9 p.m. Marin City
“How to talk so kids with ASD will listen, and listen so you hear” workshop for parents of kids ages 2-5, by Julie King and Dr. Ilene Lee, autism specialist. Free, but space is limited. Register at 415-939-3553 or

Teaching Kids about Dollars, Sense, and Saving
April 25 from 7 to 8 a.m. on 98.1 KISS-FM and streamed live on
Join Nurse Rona, Bank of the West branch manager Kathaleen Miller and Kathryn Price, senior vice president of Junior Achievement of the Silicon Valley, as they discuss kid-friendly ideas to teach saving, spending, and philanthropy.

East Bay College Connection Fair
May 8 from 1 to 4:30 p.m., St. Mary’s College, Moraga
Hundreds of college representatives are available at the fair as well as workshops on the application process, financial aid,and being a student-athlete. Free.

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