Penn State Hershey to host event for parents of children with special needs

It’s not uncommon for parents to wonder whether they are doing all they can for their child with special needs. Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is hosting an event from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, April 11, to answer questions, and teach parents and families more about the importance of incorporating early intervention into everyday life. Dr. Cheryl Tierney of Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital will lead the discussion.

Authors Merle J. Crawford and Barbara Weber will share their stories and information on how to make decisions for children with special needs. In addition, parent advocate Kathy Hooven will discuss her first-hand experiences as the mother of a child with special needs.

Following the presentations, guests are invited to ask questions and interact with presenters and other families.

There is no charge for this event, but registration is required by calling 800-243-1455. The event will be held in the Junker Auditorium on the Penn State Hershey campus. Refreshments will be provided, and parking is free.

Registrants will receive a complimentary, author-signed copy of the book “Early Intervention Every Day!” by Crawford and Weber.

Last Updated March 27, 2014