Our events are now virtual

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.


Sibling group for brothers and sisters, ages 8-13, of children with special developmental needs. Siblings can share stories, give and receive support, as well as, have fun with children who have similar experiences.

Saturdays, August 28, September 18, October 16, November 20, December 11 | 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
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Trauma Informed Parenting Part 1: Trauma 101

Join Emily Santiago, from The Center for Cognitive Diversity, for the first of a 3 part, online series on understanding trauma and its impact on the brain, loving and healing after trauma, and creating a healing home environment.

Monday, August 9 | 6 - 7:30 p.m.
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Building Resiliency in Families

Please join Eileen Devine, LCSW, therapist, consultant, and parent, for this online event where she will explore:

  • Recognizing signs and symptoms of caregiver burnout
  • Addressing fatigue, stagnation or feeling overwhelmed
  • Strategies and tools to build resilience

Tuesday, August 10 | 6 - 7:30 p.m.
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Strong Start: Back to School

Please join Katie Jackson, Educational Advocate and Consultant at Northwest Neurodevelopment Center, for an informative presentation on:

  • Tips, tools and resources to support your child as the school year begins.
  • Establishing and maintaining communication with your school.
  • How to identify and share key information to best help your child in the classroom.

Wednesday, August 18 | 6 - 7:30 p.m.
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Transition Back to the Classroom

Tyson Payne, PsyD, Behavioral Health Pediatric Psychologist, with Providence Pediatric Specialty Care, joins the Swindells Resource Center for this 2 part series:

  • Warning signs of anxiety and depression
  • Managing anxiety
  • Building skills around socializing

School Age: Tuesdays, August 24 | 6 - 7:30 p.m. | Register Online
Teens: Thursday, September 16 | 6 - 7:30 p.m. | Register Online
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For more information or to register by phone, call 503-215-2429 or 800-833-8899, ext. 52429