Mother’s Symposium

Resilience in Motherhood: Pathways to Purpose

Sat, Mar 7 8:30 – 12 pm
Cubberley Auditorium, Stanford University

Join us for a morning of inspirational speakers, guided conversations and opportunities to make meaningful connections as we explore how a deep sense of purpose help us tap into our resilience as women and mothers.  Keynote speaker – Pat Christen and panelists Dr Julie Good, Sherri Lassila and Sharon Murphy.

Wake Up Call: The Role of Sleep and Teen Health

Thurs Feb 19 from 7 – 9 pm 

Mitchell Park Library, El Palo Alto Room

We have a great panel of experts to talk about sleep as it relates to teens.  Come hear Drs Pelayo and Adelsheim on the science of sleep. Holly Pedersen, Parent’s Place parent educator will give us strategies on how to help our kids get enough sleep.  Chalres Young, Associate Superintendent of PAUSD will be present to answer questions about district efforts. More info

11th Annual Sweetheart Awards

NEW DATE: Wednesday, March 4, 2015
6:30 Refreshments – Awards 7:00-8:00pm
NEW LOCATION: Jordan Middle School MP Room

Información en Español

Is there a bus driver, friend, teacher, neighbor, aide, crossing guard, fellow student, therapist, physician, volunteer or relative that has done something (however large or small) for your special needs child that makes that person a sweetheart to your family? Are you a student who has experienced support and compassion from an unexpected source and would like to say thanks?

Help us honor those wonderful people in our community who have made a positive difference in the life of a child with special needs by nominating them for a CAC Sweetheart Award. You can nominate anyone and you can nominate up to three people or organizations.

The only requirement is that you must write a paragraph (it can be short) about each person explaining why the nominee deserves a CAC Sweetheart Award.

Please send the paragraph, your name and contact information, along with the name and contact information of the person you are nominating to Rachel Paley (650) 346-5169

You can also nominate someone by using the online nomination form.