PO Box 23731
July 13, 1999 -
Meeting Time and Place
(see our Group Information Page)
This Space Available
We need your information for the newsletter. Please fax, email or mail your submission to Phillip Deal prior to the 25th of each month.
Welcome Packets are available at all meetings. If you have not received yours yet and are unable to attend the next meeting, please call our FEAT-Chattanooga phone number and leave your name and mailing address and we will send one to you.
At the July meeting, nominations will be taken for the 3 to 5 positions available on the FEAT Board. Elections will be held in August. Listed below are the board members that will continue to serve and the years left in their terms:
Henry (2 years) Valerie (2
Free STEP Basic Law Workshop -
A BASIC Rights workshop, provided by STEP
(Support and Training for Exceptional Parents) will be held on
This workshop is designed for parents of children in special education and parents of children who might need special education. If you have previously attended a Basic Law Workshop, you may want to attend this workshop as it will cover the newly published 1997 IDEA Ammendments, the new IEP forms and instructions for their use, and information on new components of the law. Come and learn about Special Education rights so that you can be an informed, prepared participant in the development of your child's IEP. To register or for more information, call 800-280-STEP.
Thanks to everyone that made the first annual 'Lunch in the Outback' so successful. Because of several hard working members and our generous sponsors, our group was able to raise over $2,600 for our efforts to help families with autistic children.
Special thanks to the following sponsors: Outback
Steakhouse, T&T Produce, NewsChannel9,
Costello, Strain & Company, P.C., Bernardi &
Associates and Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital -
Committee Members Needed
A Our FEAT-Chattanooga chapter has grown in the last few months. For those members of FEAT who would like to know what they can do to help our chapter, how about joining a committee? Below is a list of committees for you to choose which best suits your unique talents and ideas.
Welcome: Welcome to new families to our
America Online Autism Spectrum Chat
PSWNKiann hosts this chat that can only be reached if you have AOL. Saturdays at 9 pm Eastern Time in Parent Soup's PS Live Events Room.
Open Chat about anything regarding Autism.
Mrs. United States Pageant
Pamela Kibby, FEAT-Chattanooga Board Member and reigning
Pam's platform is autism awareness and advocating early diagnosis and intervention for children with autism. We wish Pam the best of luck in her upcoming competition.
[FEAT-Chattanooga Ex-officio Board
Announces the Relocation of her