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Projects Being Funded in 2015
 

Music Teacher - small group music class - no fee for families

 

Occupational Therapy - Small group sensory group - no fee for families

 

Speech Therapy - Small group speech group - no fee for families

 

Professional Development 3 participants to Infant Development Association Conference

 

Mini Mind Expander (trainings) one time a month open to all parents and professionals at no cost

 

I'm Possible parent group

 

I'm Possible three session intensive family and professional training

 

Scholarships for individuals who require supplemental support adjacent to current funding for therapies, individual aide support or tuition support for programs/camps and/or ther activities

   
2014 Events Supported by TIPS
January EDU-Play Basic Training for parents and professionals
February Systematic Training for Effective Parenting for children with special needs! (STEP-SN)
March

Transition from toddler to preschool
Transition from preschool to Kindergarten
Transition from high school to adult life

March EDU-Play Advanced Seminar
April Advocacy Training
May Mother’s day Tea (Special lady in my life)
June Father’s day game day (Special man in my life)
July Beach Play day
August EDU-Play Basic Training for parents and professionals
September Systematic Training for Effective Parenting for children with special needs! (STEP-SN)
October Transition from toddler to preschool
Transition from preschool to Kindergarten
Transition from high school to adult life
November EDU-Play Advanced Seminar
December Advocacy Training
   
Projected 2015 Events Supported by TIPS
January Mini Mind Expander - Relationship Based Therapies
February Mini mind Expander - Relationship Based Therapies in Groups
March Parent Meeting I'm Possible - with Alan Wittert
Mini Mind Expander - to sign or not to sign
The Great Butterfly Event - Fundraiser
April Mini Mind Expander using visual schedules
Parent meeting - Summer Camp planning and preparation
May Mini Mind Expander - Assistive Technology
Parent meeting - Behavior - Who's problem is it
Mothers Day Tea - Fundraiser
June Mini Mind Expander - Won't vs Can't behavior
Parent meeting - The importance of consistency
5K anywhere to raise dollars to provide aide support for summer camps to include children with special needs.
July Mini Mind Expander - Sensory Integration
Parent meeting - Manners, respect, Waiting
Sunday Brunch - Fund raiser
August No mini mind expander
Camping trip for young adults
No parent group meeting
September Fall wine tasting fundraiser
Mini Mind Expander (TTBA)
Parent meeting (TTBA)
October Fall Festival fundraiser
Mini Mind Expander (TTBA)
Parent group meeting (TTBA)
November Mini Mind Expander (TTBA)
Parent group meeting (TTBA)
Begin See's Candy Fundraiser
December December - Canned food & toy drive
Continue See's Candy Fundraiser
Holiday boutique (on-line)
Mini Mind Expander (TTBA)
Parent group meeting (TTBA)
 
Past TIPS Scholarships
2008 Scholarships for summer Camp, Training events and for direct service for families and children.
2009 Sponsored a conference for parents and professionals on California funding risks, underwrote a writing class for mothers of children with special needs, sponsored a social skills class for middle school children in El Segundo, funded Summer Camp scholarships, Tuition support for infants and toddlers at risk for developmental delay.
2010 Funded Summer Camp Scholarships, Training series on Advocacy for parents,  Scholarship for infants, toddlers and preschool children at risk for developmental delay.
2011 Underwrote conference on language development in West Los Angeles for families and professionals (Play to Talk), Training on Child Development for Families, Summer Camp Scholarships, Scholarships for infants, toddlers and preschoolers at risk for developmental delay.
2012 Scholarships for tuition for pre-school, camp, specialized services. TIPS sponsored 4 training events for local preschool programs, and organizations. Training and consultation from speech, occupational, physical and behavior therapists. Sponsored 8 individuals to attend conferences and training events.
2013 Scholarships for 25-50% tuitions for 10 students. Scholarships for 8 children for camps, Sponsored One week of intensive training for 15 individuals to work with adults with intellectual disabilities. Sponsored a full day training of “Facilitated Communication” for individuals working with children and adults who are nonverbal. Sponsored 10 individuals to attend conferences and continued education events. Sponsored two conferences to provide reduced cost for parents and professionals.
   
2013/14 Fundraising Events
September 18 CPK dinner 20% of proceeds
September 28 Stroll for $$
October 27 Fall Festival
October Donation for greeting cards
November UCLA/USC game at SBS and Play day for kids
November  Donations for greeting cards
December Drop & Shop – Play group December 7 & 8, 14 & 15, 21,22 & 26th
December Donations for greeting cards
December End of the year Tax exempt letter
January 21 Wish list for donations (Items)
January Donations for Greeting cards
February Valentines Party (Young children 11-1:00, pre-teens/Teens 1:00-3:00, Adults 3:00-5:00)
February Donations for Greeting Cards
March 8 Wine & Dinner event –Hosted by the Paris family
March Donations for Greeting Cards
March (all) Pot of Gold fundraiser (Fill the pot with pennies)
April 26 Dress up pre-teens/Teens 1:00-3:00, Adults 3:00-5:00)
April Donations for Greeting Cards
May 24 Ladies day fashion show and tea (kids get to play)
May Donations Friday May 9th and Saturday May 10th.
June Donations for special care package for the special men in your life. Orders due by June 7th and pick up at SBS on Friday June 13th and Saturday 14th .
June 28 Super Hero play day and contest! Party (Young children 11-1:00, pre-teens/Teens 1:00-3:00, Adults 3:00-5:00)
July 13 Beach walk
August 17 Summer Bash
September CPK event
October Annual Fall Festival
November Annual letter mailed
December Holiday Donation Drive
   
Financial History
2008  
Goal $30,000
Actual $20,000
Awarded $20,000
2009  
Goal $25,000
Actual $22,000
Awarded $25,000
2010  
Goal $15,000
Actual $12,000
Awarded $20,000
2011  
Goal $10,000
Actual $15,000
Awarded $20,000
2012  
Goal $25,000
Actual $15,000
Awarded $20,000
2013  
Goal $15,000
Actual $15,000
Awarded $15,000
2014  
Goal $20,000
Actual $6,000
Awarded $10,000
2015  
Goal $35,000
Funds Budgeted to Award $30,000
   

Annual Supporters

Santa Monica Assistance League
Malibu Special Education Foundation
Script Contributions
Ralphs
United Way
Good Search/shop
Anonymous donations
California Pizza Kitchen
Jacksons' Market
Lares Restaurant
Papa Johns Pizza

 
 
 
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