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Classes and Events

Learn about our classes for parentsclasses for children and teensclasses at the Alyssa Burnett Adult Life Center and one-time events.

Parenting Classes

  • Autism 101

    A free, 90-minute lecture for parents and caregivers of children recently diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

  • Autism 200 Series

    A series of 90-minute classes for parents and caregivers of children with autism who wish to better understand this... cont.

  • Babysafe

    This four-hour class is for new and expectant parents and others who care for babies from birth through age 1. Topics... cont.

  • Child and Infant First Aid, CPR, AED for Adults

    This class is for adults. Topics include child and infant first aid, CPR and AED use.

  • Dads of Daughters Lecture

    Julie Metzger discusses strategies to promote understanding and maintain healthy communication between dads and daughters.

Children and Teen Classes

  • Preschool Aquatics Level 1

    Children 4 to 5 years old become comfortable in the water and learn basic water safety.

  • Preschool Aquatics Level 2

    Children 4 to 5 years old learn basic swimming skills.

  • Preschool Aquatics Level 3

    Children age 4 to 5 years old learn to coordinate arm and leg movements and improves upon the skills learned in Preschool... cont.

  • Sibshops

    This three-hour workshop is for siblings, 6 to 13 years old, of children with special needs. Students will meet other... cont.

Alyssa Burnett Adult Life Center Classes

  • Art and Creativity (Level I)

    This class is intended for adults age 18 and older with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other developmental disabilities.

  • Art and Creativity (Level II)

    This class is intended for adults age 18 and older with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other developmental disabilities.

  • Cooking (Level I)

    This class is intended for adults age 18 and older with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other developmental disabilities.

  • Cooking (Level II)

    This class is intended for adults age 18 and older with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other developmental disabilities.

  • Cooking (Level III)

    This class is intended for adults age 18 and older with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other developmental disabilities.

  • Creative Movement (Levels I and II)

    This class is intended for adults age 18 and older with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other developmental disabilities.

  • Fitness (Level II)

    This class is intended for adults age 18 and older with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other developmental disabilities.

  • Life Skills - Advanced Communication and Emotion Regulation (Level III)

    This class is intended for adults age 18 and older with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other developmental disabilities.

  • Life Skills - Job Prep (Level III)

    This class is intended for adults age 18 and older with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other developmental disabilities.

  • Movie Night (All)

    The movie club is intended for adults age 18 and older with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other developmental... cont.

  • Music (Level I)

    This class is intended for adults age 18 and older with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other developmental disabilities.

  • Music (Level II)

    This class is intended for adults age 18 and older with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other developmental disabilities.

  • Open Art Studio (Level III)

    This class is intended for adults age 18 and older with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other developmental disabilities.

  • Open Recreation (Levels II and III)

    This class is intended for adults age 18 and older with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other developmental disabilities.

  • Rec Punch Card

    The Rec Punch Card allows you to try a variety of Burnett Center activities on a drop-in basis. Each punch card is worth 10... cont.

  • Yoga (Levels II and III)

    This class is intended for adults age 18 and older with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other developmental disabilities.

  • Zumba (All)

    This class is intended for adults age 18 and older with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other developmental disabilities.

Events

  • Car Seat Checks

    Child passenger safety experts will check your child in a car seat, booster seat or seat belt and answer questions.

  • Heart Center Family Education Day

    Save the date for Seattle Children's Heart Center Family Education Day on Saturday, May 2.

  • In This Issue

  • Preparing Kids for Success in a Changing World
  • Tips for Medicine Safety
  • Getting Ready for Preschool

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