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Starting the Conversation: A group to eliminate the stigma of childhood mental health problems
Wednesday evenings in August

This is an opportunity for parents of young children living with mental health challenges (ages 3-10). A group will be held in Brown Deer (starting Wednesday evenings in August) and will be providing program participants with $80 in Amazon gift cards, as well as child care (if requested). If you are interested, contact or (414) 865-2606.

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mscr-logoMSCR: Madison School & Community Recreation
Adaptive Programming for Youth and Adults with Disabilities
Summer 2018 – for Ages 18+

See the Adaptive Programming flyer

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Hancock-logoHancock Center for Dance / Movement
16 North Hancock Street, Madison WI 53703 | Map to Hancock Center


FIRST STEPS CLASS: Parenting through Movement
Music, movement and fun with your little one! Facilitated class activities will help to improve and develop your movement connection (attunement) with your child. Strengthen your attachment, learn positive interventions and help your child develop healthy social skills. For parents and guardians and their children age 8 months to 4 years old. Classes are limited to 8 child participants and their parents and/or caregivers, so space is limited. Led by Dance/Movement Therapists Whitney Bush, MA, R-DMT and Genevieve Dunn, MA, R-DMT. One hour class for 6 weeks. Registration required.
Saturdays, 10:00-11:00 am, May 5 – June 16, 2018 at the Hancock Center (no class 5/26).
Saturdays, 10:00-11:00 am, June 30 – August 4, 2018 at the Hancock Center.
Saturdays, 10:00-11:00 am, Aug. 18 – Sept. 29, 2018 at the Hancock Center. (no class 9/01)
$75/child for 6 weeks.
Contact Genevieve Dunn,, (608) 251-0908, for more information or to register. Inquire about our sliding fee scale.

MOVERS & SHAKERS CLASS: Movement and Socialization for Adults with Developmental Issues
A therapeutic class filled with movement, music and opportunities for social interaction. This group is a safe place for people to come and engage with others while relating through the language of movement. During our time together, we will explore issues relating to relationships, health and body-image, self-esteem and positive leisure activities. Please join us as we connect through the universal modality of movement with Ann Wingate, MA, BC-DMT, DTRL.
On-going Wednesdays, 4:00-4:50 pm
Open enrollment
$20/class or $75/5 classes
Call 251-0908 to register or for more information.

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wisconsibsWisconSibs: Sisters and Brothers of People with Disabilities
Summer Sibling Programs
Siblings ages 6-17 can look forward to respite and fun in summer 2018.
June 1, 2018: Deadline for registration for all summer camps and programs
June 21, 2018: Teen Sib Leadership Day for ages 13-17
July 23-27, 2018: SibDays of Summer at Plamann Park for ages 6-12, Teen Sib Leaders
August 9-12, 2018: Sib Camp in Door County for ages 9-11
August 16-19, 2018: Sib Camp in Door County for ages 12-16

Visit the WisconSibs website

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