Events

Please note

In response to COVID-19, The Swindells Center is transitioning our educational events to virtual platforms. Register at the links below and we will send information on how to log in to the webinars. For more details, call 503-215-2429 or send us an email.

Back to School Tips and Tools

Thursday, August 13 | 6:30-7:30 p.m.
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Please join Heather Olivier, Program Coordinator with FACT Oregon, sharing ways to support your child as the school year begins, including: developing a "one-page profile," identifying key information to best help your child during COVID restrictions in the classroom and other environments, using social stories to help with school expectations, establishing and maintaining bedtime routines and other tips.

Register online to receive a link to join the webinar.

Back to School Tips and Tools (Spanish)

Thursday, August 20 | 6:00-7:30 p.m.
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Supporting Children and Teens Series: Dealing with Challenging Behaviors during COVID-19 - Part 1

Wednesday, September 9 | 6:30-7:30 p.m.
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Join Nate Sheets from Oregon Behavior Consultation for this two-part series to learn: basics of supporting children with challenging behaviors or cognitive struggles during COVID-19, why many attempted strategies fail to work, The Cognitive Supports™ model and practical strategies you can use immediately.

Register online to receive a link to join the webinar.

Supporting Children and Teens Series: Dealing with Challenging Behaviors during COVID-19 - Part 2

Wednesday, October 14 | 6:30-7:30 p.m.
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Join Nate Sheets from Oregon Behavior Consultation for this two-part series to learn: basics of supporting children with challenging behaviors or cognitive struggles during COVID-19, why many attempted strategies fail to work, The Cognitive Supports™ model and practical strategies you can use immediately.

Register online to receive a link to join the webinar.

Developing Our Children's Skills: 2020 Parenting Class Series

Thursdays, September 24-October 29 | 5:30-7:30 p.m.
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For families experiencing challenging behaviors with children, ages 2-9, who have special needs, including autism spectrum disorders. Join us for this six-week online classroom experience to learn about solving everyday behavior challenges by teaching positive social behavior, developing the best solutions for your child, and more.

To register: Email us or call 503-215-2429

Online All Abilities Play Group

Wednesdays, August 19-October 7 | 10:30-11:30 a.m.
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For families of NICU graduates and families of babies with unique conditions not well-served by traditional play groups, birth to 9 months. This is a safe way to connect with others while staying home.

Please join Sarah Reppenhagen, Pediatric Occupational Therapist, in a live online group designed to create community, support your baby's motor, sensory, communication and social skills through evidence based learning: build relationships with other parents who have had similar experiences, tummy time, and adaptive play, soothing your baby, evidence based learning, manage stress and emotions with mindfulness.

To register: Email us or call 833-868-4769


For more information or to register by phone, call 503-215-2429 or 800-833-8899,ext. 52429