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April-May 2021 at PCDA: Celebrating 25 years of service at PCDA; honoring Autism Acceptance Month; join us for our virtual Bingo fundraiser, Spring-O, on April 18; highlighting PCDA Clinical Director and OT, Julie Miller; join us for the virtual NoteAbles Choir Showcase on April 23; new dates for the Young Actors Squad (YAS) posted; meet PCDA Board Member Ada Arevalo; meet PCDA Volunteer Laura Bushley; and save the date for our Living Legacy Harvest Moon Gala on September 25. Plus more in our April-May newsletter!

 

March 2021 at PCDA: Help support PCDA with our virtual Bingo fundraiser, Spring-O, on April 18; highlighting PCDA Head of Occupational Therapy, Mariko Yamazaki-Sanchez; new dates posted for the Young Actors Squad (YAS); explore music therapy through telehealth at PCDA; meet PCDA Board Member David Galvez; and meet PCDA Volunteer Anne Perry. Plus more in our March newsletter!

 

January-February 2021 at PCDA: Celebrating Martin Luther Kind Jr.’s legacy; help support PCDA; highlighting PCDA Client, Bella; meet PCDA Board Member Hubert Ho; and celebrating a successful Creative Arts Programs Winter Recital. Plus more in our January-February newsletter!

 

December 2020 at PCDA: Help support PCDA’s work with end-of-year giving; donate to PCDA’s Holiday Toy Drive; meet PCDA Board Chair Judy Wilson; community support for our Creative Arts Programs; staying engaged through telehealth services; join us virtually for the Creative Arts Programs Winter Recital on December 11; and tips for your young children to engage with relative via video call. Plus more in our December newsletter!

 

October-November 2020 at PCDA: Help support PCDA through our first-ever Virtual Bingo FUNdraiser on November 22 (featuring a special performance by the NoteAbles Children’s Choir!); join PCDA for a virtual costume dance party for children ages 5-12 on October 30; see PCDA’s virtual Teen Art Show; celebrating our clients of the month; meet PCDA Board Member Daniel Davila; and the latest from PCDA Co-founder and Executive Director Emeritus Dr. Diane Cullinane. Plus more in our October-November newsletter!

 

September 2020 at PCDA: The NoteAbles Children’s Choir begins their virtual fall session; how to create a sensory schedule with alerting, calming, and organizing sensory input throughout the day; PCDA Clinical Director Julie Miller published as a co-author on the 2020 revision to the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework; honoring our client of the month; meet PCDA Board Member Dr. Michelle Kolsi; and your chance to support PCDA through virtual Bingo. Plus more in our September newsletter!

 

July-August 2020 at PCDA: Read a cover story about PCDA’s telehealth services in the Pasadena Outlook, save the date for PCDA’s virtual Bingo night, congratulating PCDA’s Teen Program 8th grade and high school graduates, meet PCDA Board Member Glenn Crawford, the Young Actors Squad begins its remote-format program, the NoteAbles Children’s Choir performs a virtual recital, and celebrating PCDA’s client of the month, Andrew! Plus more in our July-August newsletter!

 

June 2020 at PCDA: Gratitude to the Supo Foundation and all who participated in PCDA’s Matching Gift Challenge, U.S. National Organization of Chinese Women donate equipment to support PCDA’s work, PCDA Clinical Director Julie Miller to present for American Occupational Therapy Association, PCDA’s music therapy services now available through telehealth, COVID-19 tips and resources for families, and tools for helping children and teens understand social justice. Plus more in our June newsletter!

 


March 2020 at PCDA: A new Special Olympics Young Athletes Program session begins in April; create your own PCDA crowdfunding page for Autism Awareness Month; PCDA Clinical Director Julie Miller to speak at the American Occupational Therapy Association Conference; how to talk to kids about coronavirus; PCDA Community Outreach team carries the message of PCDA and DIRFloortime®; support PCDA at Fete d’Ete; and a special thank-you to the ICM Community Partners Foundation. Plus more in our March newsletter!


February 2020 at PCDA: The Young Actors Squad (YAS) gives a free performance at PCDA on Monday, February 24; sign up now for our free Children’s Art Fair on Saturday, April 4; the first Special Olympics Young Athletes session of the year is in full swing; thank you to the Pasadena Host Lions Club, Caroline Twano, and the Wonderful Company; and a reflection on PCDA and DIRFloortime® from Board Member Dr. Michelle Kolsi. Plus more in our February newsletter.


January 2020 at PCDA: Registration is open now for our next sessions of the Special Olympics Young Athletes Program, NoteAbles Children’s Choir, and Young Actors Squad; RSVP today for our January Art Workshop for clients and siblings 5-15; Tournament of Roses President Laura Farber visits PCDA’s Teen Club to discuss “the Power of Hope”; and a special thank-you to the volunteers, participating businesses, and donors who participated in our 8th Annual Holiday Toy Drive! Plus more in our January newsletter.




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