Special Needs Symposium


Join us for our 2017 Special Needs Symposium, taking place on Thursday, February 9th, from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm. Hosted by New Summit School, this is a night of connection and encouragement for parents of young children with special needs. It will feature community organizations that support special needs families and will include several local speakers bringing positive messages of hope and perseverance.

Dinner will be included. The key note speaker is Grant Callen, Founder/President of Empowering Mississippi and a parent speaking from her heart with positive messages of hope and perseverance. We will feature community organizations such as: New Summit School, Mississippi Dyslexia CentersFamilies First For Mississippi, Beyond Therapy for Kids, Magnolia Speech School, Mark Yeager (TEAAM), Mississippi's Toughest Kids FoundationSoccer Shots Jackson MetroCanopy Children's SolutionsA Focused Brain, LLC, Laskin Therapy Group, Caring Hands, The Arc of MississippiCentral Mississippi Down Syndrome Society, along with others that support students with learning differences. The symposium will cover all resources for disabilities, including: ADHD, autism, dyslexia, developmental delays, auditory processing, speech, language, and many more.

Please arrive early to register for door prizes! The Special Needs Symposium is sponsored by New Summit SchoolLaskin Therapy GroupFamilies As Allies, and Beyond Therapy for Kids. For more information, please call at 601-366-0901 or email gretchen@parents-kids.com.

February 09, 2017 at 6pm - 9pm
New Summit School
1417 Lelia Dr
Jackson, MS 39216
United States
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