The Summit Department of Community Programs and the Junior League of Summit will be hosting a free seminar for caregivers of children with special needs. Parents, Relatives, Babysitters, Childcare Providers, Classroom Assistants, Aides, Recreation Staff, After School Program Staff, School Case Managers and Administrators, Camp Directors and others who work with children with special needs are welcome. Attendees will learn about working with children with special needs in all types of settings. For instance, learn more about different types of delays in child development, warning signs for developmental delays, how to create meaningful home and community experiences (after school, weekends, holidays), how to transition from preschool to youth and youth to teen years, and more.

The seminar will be held on Monday, May 23, from 7:00-8:30 pm at the Summit Community Center, 100 Morris Avenue and will be led by Eileen Wotanowski, Certified Behaviorist and experienced educator of children and teens with special needs. Professional development hours will be provided. There are no residency requirements. Children are not allowed, and no babysitting will be provided. Please RSVP by May 18 by calling Summit Community Programs at 908-277-2932 or emailing summitcan@gmail.com.