Spring 2018 Virtual Training Series: Science of Sleep
can exacerbate mental illness, and be a cause of unhealthful sleep.
And, people with chronic pain tend to have higher rates of trauma.
Individuals experiencing chronic pain, serious mental illness, or
trauma may be at risk for health challenges like heart disease,
high blood pressure, obesity, and diabetes – all of which can be
caused by sleep disorders and chronic short sleep (Healthy People
March 14, 2018 | 1pm – 2pm ET
The Intersection of Chronic Pain, Serious Mental Illness, and Trauma
on Sleep…and What to Do About It
March 21, 2018 | 1pm
– 2pm ET
Putting It All Together: Sleep Habits, Rituals, and Routines for
Health and Wellness
Department of Education Hosting ParentCamp
Department of Education is hosting a free event "ParentCamp:
Informed Families Thrive—Preventing the Summer Slide" on Monday,
April 23, 2018, from 8:30 am - 1:40 pm. Parents, students, educators,
and faith-based and community representatives are invited to talk
and share experiences, concerns, and solutions in order to make
informed decisions about their children’s education in a series
of workshop sessions facilitated by ED staff and invited guests.
The sessions shall focus on resources, information, and tips parents
and families can utilize to prevent summer slide with such topics
as Use of Technology, Library Programs, Resources and Tips for Parents,
and other topics focused on preventing summer slide.
States Department of Education
Lyndon B Johnson Building, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington,
Seating is limited and attendees must register. Registration
will close Friday, April 6, 2018 COB.
For more information and to register, visit http://www.ed.gov/family-and-community-engagement
Offering Free LEAP Classes
Commission for the Blind is offering free classes at 9 NJ public
libraries on iPads & computers that magnify & speak thanks
to accessible technology. The program is called the Library Equal
Access Program (LEAP) & is for anyone 55 & older with a
change of vision (you do not need to be legally blind or blind).
Purpose of LEAP is to introduce people to new technology as vision
changes with aging. LEAP instructs on the accessibility features
built into iPads and magnification & speech software on accessible
computers. For example, the iPad has a magnificent magnifier built
into it! Read with ease your prescriptions, menus, bills, etc. Each
LEAP library also has a magnifying machine for the public. Spread
the word about this FREE training!
call Advancing Opportunities at 888-322-1918, ext 501.
Asian Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Meetings in Central New Jersey
SAMHIN AA meetings are
every Thursday from 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm at the First Presbyterian
Church in Iselin, NJ. No appointment is necessary – any individual
with an alcohol problem and a desire to quit is welcome.
First Presbyterian Church
1295 Oak Tree Road (enter on Middlesex Ave)
Iselin, NJ 08830
If you have a question,
contact them by email at email@example.com or phone Gurmeet: 732-718-3841;
Pradip: 848-248-0709; Shah: 917-626-7131; Dipak: 732- 233-5938
evenings from 6:30 - 7:30 pm, Dan Windheim hosts the internet radio
show "Dialogues with Dan". Dan conducts interviews with
individuals making a difference in the disability community. To
access the broadcast, go to http://www.rocklandworldradio.com/program/dialogues/