Play Groups

You are cordially invited to the Thanksgiving Pot Luck Party and a Children's Book Activity at the next Aim High Parent Group Meeting!
Bring a dish to share and join us for this fun get together! We look forward to seeing everyone for this special Thanksgiving Celebration! A great opportunity to meet new friends and catch up with old friends! Presenters for the Children's Book Activity will be Nancy Hampton and Kathleen Pincher, Early Childhood Specialists from the Capital District/North Country Early Childhood Direction Center.

Light refreshments and coffee will be provided.
When:  Thursday, November 15, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm.     
Where:
 Capital Region BOCES , 900 Watervliet-Shaker Road, Albany, NY 12205.
Please enter through the Main Entrance of the building. Signs will be posted.
Who: For this Thanksgiving Celebration we would like to invite everyone! All ages are welcome! Children, parents, caregivers, and friends, are invited to attend.  
   Please share as appropriate. Thank you.
For planning purposes, we request that you let us know if you will be attending and the dish you will be bringing. Please see below for RSVP information.
 RSVP: ****Registration is required for planning purposes*****. Please call (518) 738-0020 ext.3726 or email a href="mailto:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it." title="blocked::mailto:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Please provide name, number of people attending, phone number and an email address.

Please note: Notice of change or cancellation will be sent only to participants who have registered.

The AIM HIGH Infants & Toddlers Parent Group is a collaboration between the Down Syndrome Aim High Resource Center and the Capital District/North Country Early Childhood Direction Center.

The meetings are held once a month. The purpose of this group is to provide parents an opportunity to participate in monthly informational seminars on a variety of health, education, social and recreational topics and to meet/network with other families. Parents can bring their children! We will have volunteers available, in an adjacent room, which will be set up with age appropriate toys and activities so children can play, socialize and meet new friends!

Our volunteers are fellow parents, professionals, and students from high school Best Buddies Clubs, who have experience working with children with disabilities and are looking forward to working with our children.

For more information, please call our office at (518) 738-0020 ext.3726 or email us This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

You may also subscribe to our E-newsletter to receive up to date information about all our meetings and events. To subscribe to the E-newsletter, please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to be added to our E-distribution list.

We look forward to meeting you!

Event Date 11-15-2018 5:30 pm
Event End Date 11-16-2018 7:30 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price Free

December Parent Group Meeting

Topic: 'How to Survive the Holidays' 
Our presenter Joan Marini, an occupational therapist, will share tips and strategies for a stress free holiday season with your loved ones. Joan will also address specific questions or areas where you need help and suggestions. You can send your questions to us ahead of time. Please email them to our Education Coordinator, Namita Modasra at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call her at (518) 738-0020 ext.3726.

When:  Thursday, December 6, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm.     
Where:
 Capital Region BOCES , 900 Watervliet-Shaker Road, Albany, NY 12205.
Please enter through the Main Entrance of the building. Signs will be posted.
Who:  Anyone interested in this topic is welcome to attend.   
   Please share as appropriate. Thank you.

 RSVP: ****Registration is required for planning purposes*****. Please call (518) 738-0020 ext.3726 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Please provide name, number of people attending, phone number and an email address.
Please note: Notice of change or cancellation will be sent only to participants who have registered.

Please mark your calendars for future Aim High Parent Group Meeting dates.
All meetings will be held on Thursday evenings from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

2019: January 12, February 7, March 21, April 18, May 16

 

The AIM HIGH Infants & Toddlers Parent Group is a collaboration between the Down Syndrome Aim High Resource Center and the Capital District/North Country Early Childhood Direction Center.

The meetings are held once a month. The purpose of this group is to provide parents an opportunity to participate in monthly informational seminars on a variety of health, education, social and recreational topics and to meet/network with other families. Parents can bring their children! We will have volunteers available, in an adjacent room, which will be set up with age appropriate toys and activities so children can play, socialize and meet new friends!

Our volunteers are fellow parents, professionals, and students from high school Best Buddies Clubs, who have experience working with children with disabilities and are looking forward to working with our children.

For more information, please call our office at (518) 738-0020 ext.3726 or email us This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

You may also subscribe to our E-newsletter to receive up to date information about all our meetings and events. To subscribe to the E-newsletter, please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to be added to our E-distribution list.

We look forward to meeting you!

Event Date 12-06-2018 5:30 pm
Event End Date 12-21-2018 8:30 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price Free

The AIM HIGH Infants & Toddlers Parent Group is a collaboration between the Down Syndrome Aim High Resource Center and the Capital District/North Country Early Childhood Direction Center.

The meetings are held once a month. The purpose of this group is to provide parents an opportunity to participate in monthly informational seminars on a variety of health, education, social and recreational topics and to meet/network with other families. Parents can bring their children! We will have volunteers available, in an adjacent room, which will be set up with age appropriate toys and activities so children can play, socialize and meet new friends!

Our volunteers are fellow parents, professionals, and students from high school Best Buddies Clubs, who have experience working with children with disabilities and are looking forward to working with our children.

For more information, please call our office at (518) 738-0020 ext.3726 or email us This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

You may also subscribe to our E-newsletter to receive up to date information about all our meetings and events. To subscribe to the E-newsletter, please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to be added to our E-distribution list.

We look forward to meeting you!

Event Date 01-18-2019 4:30 pm
Event End Date 01-18-2019 8:30 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price Free

The AIM HIGH Infants & Toddlers Parent Group is a collaboration between the Down Syndrome Aim High Resource Center and the Capital District/North Country Early Childhood Direction Center.

The meetings are held once a month. The purpose of this group is to provide parents an opportunity to participate in monthly informational seminars on a variety of health, education, social and recreational topics and to meet/network with other families. Parents can bring their children! We will have volunteers available, in an adjacent room, which will be set up with age appropriate toys and activities so children can play, socialize and meet new friends!

Our volunteers are fellow parents, professionals, and students from high school Best Buddies Clubs, who have experience working with children with disabilities and are looking forward to working with our children.

For more information, please call our office at (518) 738-0020 ext.3726 or email us This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

You may also subscribe to our E-newsletter to receive up to date information about all our meetings and events. To subscribe to the E-newsletter, please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to be added to our E-distribution list.

We look forward to meeting you!

Event Date 02-15-2019 4:30 pm
Event End Date 02-15-2019 8:30 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price Free

The AIM HIGH Infants & Toddlers Parent Group is a collaboration between the Down Syndrome Aim High Resource Center and the Capital District/North Country Early Childhood Direction Center.

The meetings are held once a month. The purpose of this group is to provide parents an opportunity to participate in monthly informational seminars on a variety of health, education, social and recreational topics and to meet/network with other families. Parents can bring their children! We will have volunteers available, in an adjacent room, which will be set up with age appropriate toys and activities so children can play, socialize and meet new friends!

Our volunteers are fellow parents, professionals, and students from high school Best Buddies Clubs, who have experience working with children with disabilities and are looking forward to working with our children.

For more information, please call our office at (518) 738-0020 ext.3726 or email us This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

You may also subscribe to our E-newsletter to receive up to date information about all our meetings and events. To subscribe to the E-newsletter, please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to be added to our E-distribution list.

We look forward to meeting you!

Event Date 03-15-2019 4:30 pm
Event End Date 03-15-2019 8:30 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price Free