Not Just Child's Play


Please join us for a series of free presentations and discussions to address community responses to violence, aggression and bullying, especially for those parenting youth with special needs.

Not Just Child's Play is sponsored by ALEC, The Autism Resource Center of Central Massachusetts, Kennedy-Donovan Family Support Center, NAMI, Parent Professional Advocacy League (PPAL), UMASS Medical Center, and UMass Memorial Health Care.


The next presentation is "How to Empower Vulnerable Populations to Deal with Bullying" with Negar Beheshti, MD and Jessica Griffin, PsyD, February 11 from 6:30 to 8:30pm at the Worcester Public Library.

Future presentations are:

  • April 15, 2014: Technology and Violent Behavior - Focus on Gaming.
  • May 13, 2014: Be Prepared - Safety and Emergency Planning for Parents Caring for Youth with Special Needs

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