Thu, Apr 06|
KidPower Sibling Club Virtual Introduction
KIDPOWER is an empowerment program for siblings of persons with disabilities and their friends.
Time & Location
Apr 06, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
About the event
What is KidPower? KidPower, by Dr. Sally Burton-Hoyle, is a sibling support program that addresses and focuses on their needs. KidPower empowers SIBLINGS of persons with developmental disabilities. This one time VIRTUAL webinar will give you information regarding the program, how often the kids will meet and more. A LINK WILL BE EMAILED 24 HOURS PRIOR TO THE VIRTUAL EVENT.
About Dr. Sally Burton-Hoyle:
Dr. Sally Burton-Hoyle, sister to a person on the autism spectrum, has served on the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) and is currently a panelist on the National Quality Forum for Person Centered Planning (PCP) and Practices and was executive director of the Autism Society of Michigan from 1994-2006. Dr. Burton-Hoyle has developed both graduate and undergraduate programs in Autism Spectrum Disorders at Eastern Michigan University. Burton-Hoyle worked to enact into Michigan’s Mental Health Code a statute which mandates PCP for eligible recipients with a developmental disability and/or mental illness. Additionally, she has developed curriculum and trainings in ASD, challenging behaviors, and PCP for educators and mental health professionals in developmental disabilities throughout the nation in all of these areas.