2014 PPHC Annual Family Round Up

Thank you to everyone for making the 2014 PPHC Annual Family Round Up at Double-T Stables our most outstanding one yet! We can’t wait until next year!!

PPHC Behavioral Management In-Service & Social

Professional Pediatric Home Care is hosting a Behavioral Management In-Service and Social  on January 30th from 5:30 pm- 8:00pm. The speaker is Lauren Kerstein, a licensed clinial sociay l worker who specializes in working with children, adolescents, adults and families. She focuses on working with children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders and particularly Asperger’s syndrome. Lauren is the author of My Sensory Book: …

Autism Resource Fair

Sunday, April 27th from 11:00am-3:00pm: Don’t Miss the Most Comprehensive Autism Resource Fair in Colorado! PPHC is part of the community supporting this great event! Join us for food, fun, activities, speakers and valuable resources. From ABA,OT and Speech Therapists to social skills programs, camps, biomedical practioners, advocates, babysitters and many others, no family will leave the Resource Fair without learning …

Learning Differences Education Night

A FREE Event for Parents, Educators and Professionals Who Work With Students With Learning Differences- Denver Academy is hosting an evening event focusing on learning differences on November 7th from 5:15pm – 8:30pm. There will be 19 speakers and 3 sessions. For a detailed agenda of the evening please visit www.denveracademy.org/ldnight. You can contact Amy Macy, Director of College & Transition Counseling …

Hospital Infection In Pregnancy Tied to Higher Risk of Autism

A new study finds that hospital-diagnosed bacterial infections in pregnancy are associated with a higher risk of autism spectrum disorders.  Senior author and research scientist Dr. Lisa A. Croen says they found: “Infections diagnosed in a hospital setting were more common among mothers of children who developed an ASD compared with mothers who did not develop an ASD”. She explains …

South Suburban Parks & Recreation

Recreational Basketball Team for Special Needs children (13 and over). Get in the game and join our entertaining and rewarding basketball team. Improve and gain skills through teamwork and meaningful inclusion. Practice and play games then compete in the Special Olympics Area Competition and the Chatfield tournament. MANDATORY meeting for parents and participants at 5 pm, Tue, Nov 12, in the Sante …

Health Insurance Marketplace

The Health and Human Services, Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission have joined efforts to prevent and detect fraud in the Health Insurance Marketplace. The website for information on health care and the Affordable Care Act is healthcare.gov.  The agencies are recommending reading the following for information: *Protect Yourself from Fraud in the Health Insurance Marketplace fact sheet posted here. …

CDC: Half of Kids With Disabilities Skip Flu Shots

September 13, 2013– Despite an increased risk for complications from the flu, many children with intellectual disability, cerebral palsy and other discorders are not vaccinated to protect against the virus.This report was published Thursday in the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. To read the report go to: CDC – Flu Shot for Children With …

Thank you to all our PPHC families and staff

Thank you to all our PPHC families and staff for a great time at the 1st Annual PPHC Picnic In The Park. We enjoyed parachute games, blow up football, bubbles, face painting, a magic show, sand volleyball, bean bag toss, family photos and puppy play. A special thank you to Camp Bow Wow/Scouts Angels for sharing their therapy puppies with …

Y’s Pocket Created For G-Tube Children

PPHC was excited to offer our PPHC families a great new option for our children with G-Tubes. Since December 2012 we have distributed over 150 “onesies” size 0-3 month up to 4T for PPHC girls and boys at no cost. They are 100% cotton and made exclusively for children with G-Tubes. These modified “onesies” were generously donated by Georgia Lallo …