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2015 SUMMER CAMP DIRECTORY

2015-02-09 10:10:41 support919

Read or Download the 2015 Summer Camp Directory

Summer camp provides a unique opportunity for growth and development, and provides a  period of summertime respite for parents and caregivers. The camp experience may be especially valuable for children who have special needs, as they can be isolated from some of the social experiences that other children take for granted.

This post contains a downloadable copy of the 2015 Summer Camp Directory in .PDF and .DOC format for your convenience.

Download the PDF above Or Download in .doc format 2015 FSN Statewide – Updated

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Invitation to Participate extended to YOU

2015-02-06 13:34:28 support919

Greetings,

You are being invited to participate in a research study titled “Raising an Exceptional child: Attachment, Parental Stress and Coping in Adoptive Parents” being conducted by Biancas Smith who is a graduate student at East Carolina University in the Department of Child Development and Family Relations

This invitation to participate is extended to adoptive parents of children with developmental disabilities. A second invitation is extended to the group as a whole. If you know of families with exceptional children or are professionals or an agency working with exceptional children, please share this information. Members please pass this information on to Professionals and Agencies.

Downloads for Sharing: Parent Letter and Professionals/Agency Letter

The link to the survey is as follows:
https://ecu.az1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_9XgVnaH5eljOJr7

In BiancasSmiths own words:

Dear Parents,

You are being invited to participate in a research study titled “Raising an Exceptional child: Attachment, Parental Stress and Coping in Adoptive Parents” being conducted by Biancas Smith who is a graduate student at East Carolina University in the Department of Child Development and Family Relations
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The goal of the research study is gather information by surveying 60 adoptive parents of children ages birth through 12 in North Carolina. The study will investigate how the level of attachment affects individual perceptions of parenting skills. Difficulty in the establishment of attachment with their children and mechanisms for coping with stress will also be investigated. It is hoped that this information will assist us to better understand attachment as it relates to an adopted exceptional children and their parents.

The online survey will take approximately 30 minutes to complete and can be accessed through the link that is provided. All information is held with the strictest confidentiality. The survey is anonymous. Participants will be identified by a number only. Your participation in the research is voluntary. You may choose not to answer any or all questions, and you may stop at any time. There is no penalty for not taking part in this research study.

Please call Biancas Smith at 252-213-6040 or Dr. Linda Crane Mitchell at 252-737-2052 for any research related questions or the Office of Research Integrity & Compliance (ORIC) at 252-744-2914 for questions about your rights as a research participant.

The link to the survey is as follows:
https://ecu.az1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_9XgVnaH5eljOJr7

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Festival of Trees Preview Party

2014-12-06 04:35:12 support919

Tonight the NIGHT!!! Festival of Trees Preview Party – live and silent auction. Special recognitions, Angel Boberg Webb Memorial Scholarship Recipient recognized, Corporate Sponsors – ASAP Photo and Camera, Cracker Barrel, Greenville Convention Center, Homer Tyre Realty and Carolina Digestive Diseases.

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Festival of Trees Event - Time and Place

2014-12-05 03:45:17 support919

Friday, December 5 is the Family Support Network of Eastern NC’s Festival of Trees. Reservations must be made in advance. Call 252-328-9332 or Brendafamilysupport@gmail.com

Entertainment during the program provided by Tar River Band. Pre-event entertainment will be JH Rose Jazz Band.

The live and silent auction have many items available. Jennifer Little will be the emcee for the evening. $50 per person or $75 per couple.

Festival of Trees Musical Event

Festival of Trees Musical Event

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Story Time with Santa

2014-12-03 03:41:09 support919

Story Time with Santa. The next event is Thurs, Dec 11 at 6 p.m. and Sat, Dec 13 at 9 a.m. Reservations in advance by emailing brendafamilysupport@gmail.com

Festival of Trees, 19th Annual

Festival of Trees, 19th Annual

Festival of Trees, 19th Annual

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