“I remember when we first came up with the idea for playdates, and I felt like crying with gratitude for the OTHER parents, remembering how there was nothing like that available when Oliver was in preschool. We, as experienced parents, can offer so much to those just starting out. I remember taking mental notes (if not actual notes) of every utterance of an experienced parent back then. I was so desperate for information and reassurance.”

– Kathleen O’Brien

Playtime –  Monthly play for children, ages 7 and under, receiving special education services. This is a chance for the whole family to have fun together in a safe environment. The playground at Marindale in Terra Linda is designed especially for children with special needs.  Special education teachers and aides are on hand to help out while parents have a chance to enjoy a cup of coffee and connect with each other. RSVP required. If you have any questions, please email playtime@specialed.org. Please click here for dates and details.  

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