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New Families Indoor Playground Event

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Imagine Playspace

23 Bay State Road

Cambridge, MA 01760

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Please join us for NEHA’s First Connections’ event at Imagine Playspace in Cambridge, MA on Saturday, June 22 from 10:00 AM- 12 PM.

Bring your kids and join other NEHA families for food, fun and learning at Imagine PlaySpace, an indoor playground. While half of the caregivers mingle and supervise their children on the play equipment, the other half of the caregivers will participate an education session in a separate room about how to be active and stay safe with a bleeding disorder.

Agenda:

10:00-10:15 AM - Registration and Check-In | Mingle and Open Play for the Kids

10:15-10:45 AM - Part I - Play It Safe Curriculum & Educational Discussion. This discussion will be repeated twice so that caregivers will be able to supervise the open area for kids.

10:45-11:15 PM - Part II - Play It Safe Curriculum & Educational Discussion. This discussion will be repeated twice so that caregivers will be able to supervise the open area for kids.

11:15 AM - Snack Time

11:45-AM 12:00 PM - Wrap-up/ Farewell

Question & Answers (Q&A)

Q: What is NEHA’s First Connections program?

First Connections is a NEHA sponsored program dedicated to new families. The goal of the program is to serve as touchpoint for families who have young children who were recently diagnosed, to connect families to NEHA, to share resources, and to provide a tailored, smaller event specifically to meet the needs of newly diagnosed families.

Q: Who can attend this event?

This event is open to any families in New England with children living with a bleeding disorder under the age of 5. Siblings over the age of 5 years old are welcome! This event is open only to consumers.

Q: How much does this event cost?

This event is free for NEHA 2019 members. If you are not a member, click here to learn more. This event is sponsored entirely by NEHA.

Q: Do I need to bring anything special to this event?

Yes, everyone—all adults and children—are required to wear socks. Please bring socks for everyone in your family!

Q: Will childcare be provided at this event?

No, NEHA will not be providing childcare for this event. Caregivers are responsible for supervising their own children in the Playspace. In order to take full advantage of the educational component of this program, we recommend that families bring two caregivers to the event.


Q: What information will be shared at this event?

This event will provide information on issues related to how to be active and stay safe with a bleeding disorder. The information includes sports and activities that are recommended v. not recommended, the many benefits to an active lifestyle, and other best practices for staying active. This event is sponsored entirely by NEHA.

More information may be found in NHF's Play It Safe Curriculum. NEHA will have copies of the Play It Safe Curriculum guide at the event.

Q: What food will be served at this event?

Nut-free and shellfish-free snacks will be provided along with water and juice boxes.

Q: Where do I go to find out more information about NEHA?

Please visit the NEHA website or call the NEHA office at 781-326-7645.



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