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Parent Talks: Preschools, Expulsions & More

By Jackie Burrell
Monday, January 31st, 2011 at 4:57 am in Parenting Issues.

School sign Choosing a Preschool Workshop
February 2, 7-9 p.m., Bananas, Oakland
What is a preschool and how do parents choose quality care? Join Judy Kriege of BANANAS for a discussion on preschool options and how to make that choice.

Childhood Matters
February 6 from 7 to 8 a.m. on 98.1 KISS-FM, and streamed live and archived on
Join Rona Renner and guests as they discuss parenting issues.

Preschool Expulsion Support Group
February 7 at 7 p.m. at Bananas, Oakland
Bananas is launching a support group, led by Tasha Henneman of BANANAS and Madeline Meyer Riley, MFT, for parents of kids who have been expelled from their day care setting.

Autism Forum
Feb. 11 9 a.m.-3:00 p.m. at the Levy Conference Center, 2121 Harrison Street, Oakland (3 blocks from BART)
Autism syndrome disorder (ASD) rates have been increasing nationally. Now, 1 out of every 110 children is diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders. The Bay Area alone accounts for 10.5%t of the state’s cases. What does all this mean and what solutions and resources are available? Easter Seals Bay Area is hosting its second annual Autism Forum with nationally-recognized experts from Project Mosaic, the UC Davis Mind Institute and Children’s Hospital, Oakland. Free, but you’ll need to reserve a seat.

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