Supporting Our Parents & Educators Workshop Series

All parents/caregivers and professionals are welcome to attend our workshops! ECLC offers workshops on topics that are particularly important to parents/guardians of children with special needs. Hear from experts and stay up-to-date on the latest information and network with other like-minded parents and professionals.

Check this page often to learn about our upcoming workshops.

Concurrent Workshops: "How to Talk About Puberty with Your Child with Special Needs" & "Dating & Relationships"

Presenters: Melissa Keyes DiGioa and Tracy Higgins, Certified Sexuality Educators & Co-Founders of Finding Your Individuality
When: Tuesday, November 28
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Where: ECLC Chatham School
21 Lum Avenue
Chatham, N.J., 07928
RSVP: Jason Killian, or 973-635-1700
Finding Your Individuality was developed to identify, address, support, advocate and advance the rights of all people across the lifespan with special emphasis on abuse prevention and sexual rights of people with disabilities.

Workshop: Fostering Independence for Students with Special Needs at Every Age!

When: Thursday, December 7
Time: 6:00–8:00 p.m.
Where: ECLC Ho-Ho-Kus School
302 North Franklin Turnpike
Ho-Ho-Kus, N.J., 07423
Parents and educators will be empowered with new skills and strategies to help children with special needs have a more independent school, home and community experience. Learn from a panel of parents with children of all ages. This workshop will benefit both educators and parents!

  • Parent Panel
  • James Wagner, School Psychologist
  • Starlight Farm (horseback riding therapy)
  • 1 Gym 4 All (special-needs facility)
  • Adam Dratch, special-needs attorney

2 CEUs for educators who complete workshop.
Door prizes: $75 dinner and movie gift cards. Light refreshments offered.
Register online.

Parent Monthly Support Group Meeting

When: Wednesday, December 13
Time: 10:30–11:30 a.m.
Where: ECLC Ho-Ho-Kus School
302 North Franklin Turnpike
Ho-Ho-Kus, N.J., 07423
Please R.S.V.P.: James Wagner, or 201-670-7880
This group meets the second Wednesday of every month!