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Part 1: Understanding Your Child’s IEP

Date of Event: Sunday, February 4, 2018
Start Time: 10:00 AM | End Time: 2:00 PM

Location:

Visions at Selis Manor


Event Address:

135 W. 23rd St.


New York City, NY
Event Cost:
Contact Person: Silvia Verga Phone: Call 718-997-4855 or Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Event: 

NY Deaf Blind Collaborative (NYDBC) Family Learning presents the training, Part 1: Understanding Your Child's IEP on Sunday, Feb. 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Join to explore the intention of the Individualized Education Program (IEP). The training will address the following:

  • Long-term goals and short term objectives
  • Present levels of performance and appropriate evaluation
  • Accommodations and management needs

Each participant is expected to bring a copy of their child's IEP for discussion and reflection. Coffee and light breakfast items will be provided. Lunch is on your own. Inquire about travel stipends. For additional questions contact Silvia Verga at 718-997-4855 or email silvia.verga@qc.cuny.edu.

   

Registration DEADLINE for this training is Monday, Jan. 29, click here to register



Long Island Developmental Disabilities Regional Office: Self Direction

Date of Event: See Details Below
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Location:

Long Island Developmental Disabilities Regional Office


Event Address:

415A Oser Avenue


Hauppauge, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Phone: Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Event: 

Long Island DDRO presents Self Direction Information Sessions on:

  • Monday, Feb. 19 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Monday, Apr. 16 from 6 to 8 p.m.
  • Tuesday, July 17 from 6 to 8 p.m.
  • Thursday, Oct. 18 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Thursday, Dec. 13 from 10 to 12 p.m.

For more information or to register contact the Self Direction Unit at the Long Island DDRO by emailing css.ddro5@opwdd.ny.gov.

   

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Parent Group

Date of Event: June 18, 2018
Start Time: 10am | End Time: 12pm

Location:

Parent to Parent office


Event Address:

415 Oser Avenue


Hauppauge, New York
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Alissa Morris Phone:

Parent to Parent runs two informal monthly support groups for parents navigating their child’s special needs.

Group A is for parents of children up to 16 years old

Group B is for parents of children aged 16 through adulthood

Both groups take place at the time and place listed above.

GROUPS WILL BE CAPPED AT 20 PARTICIPANTS EACH.

You must RSVP by 6/14 via email and indicate

which group you will be attending.

RSVP to Alissa Morris

amorris@ptopnys.org



Summer Sundays at Kulanu

Date of Event: See details below
Start Time: 9:00 AM | End Time: 11:00 AM

Location:

Kulanu Center for Special Services


Event Address:

620 Central Avenue


Cedarhurst, NY
Event Cost:
Contact Person: Amy Eisenberg Phone: Call 516-569-3083 ext. 138 or Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Event: 

Kulanu Center for Special Services presents Summer Sundays at Kulanu on July 1, 8, 15, 29 and Aug. 5, 12, 19 from 9 to 11 a.m. Sunday Club is a HCBS Respite Waiver Program and OPWDD Family Support Services Grant Program. A private pay option is available.

   

For more information contact Amy Eisenberg, call 516-569-3083 ext. 138 or email amy@kulanukids.org.

   

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FarmPlay! Summer Program

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Location:

Orkestai Farm


Event Address:

1395 Planting Fields Road


Oyster Bay, NY
Event Cost:
Contact Person: Phone: Call 516-817-6420 or Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Event: 

Children are invited to spend a summer as a farmer with FarmPlay! Children and their caregivers experience veggies and flowers in a fun and creative environment. This family-friendly summer programs is for children ages 2-12 years-old.

The program offers:

  • Children's garden with sensory-based agriculture and arts learning activities
  • Sample and take home various crops (including fresh veggies and fresh cut flowers)
  • Global sing-alongs in English, Spanish, French, Mandarin and German
  • Mock farmer's market experience
  • Storytime
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Certificate of participation at the end of the session

Session dates and rates beginning Monday, July 9:

  • Eight Mondays: 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. $195 first child/$100 each sibling
  • Eight Wednesdays: 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. $195 first child/$100 each sibling
  • Four Sundays: 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. $100 first child/$50 each sibling
  • Unlimited classes $275 first child/$150 each sibling
  • One-time drop-in classes and group tours are available. Please inquire for details.

For more information visit the FarmPlay! website, call 516-817-6420 or email farmplay@orkestaifarm.org.

   

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OPWDD Family Information Session/Front Door Session

Date of Event: Thursday, August 16, 2018
Start Time: 7:00 PM | End Time: 9:00 PM

Location:

Ronkonkoma Fire District Building


Event Address:

505 Hawkins Avenue


Ronkonkoma, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Phone: Call 516-983-7008 or Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Event:

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Office for People With Developmental Disabilities presents Front Door Family Information Sessions which offer participants an understanding of OPWDD's mission and purpose; the process to become eligible for OPWDD supports services; types of supports and services available; and where individuals and families can go to get assistance. Families/Individuals are welcome to attend any session that is convenient for them. Families are only required to attend one session even if there are multiple people in the family to be represented.

   

To register call 516-983-7008 or email dsaf03@gmail.com.

   

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Autism-friendly performance of Disney’s The Lion King

Date of Event: Sunday, September 30, 2018
Start Time: 1:00 PM | End Time:

Location:

Minskoff Theatre


Event Address:

200 W 45th St.


New York, NY
Event Cost: $50-$79
Contact Person: Phone:

Event:

TDF presents an Autism-friendly performance of Disney's The Lion King on Sunday, Sept. 30 at 1 p.m. This is a special performance for individuals on the Autism spectrum, as well as people with other developmental or cognitive disabilities who may benefit, not for the general public.

The running time for this play is two hours and thirty minutes including one fifteen minute intermission.

Warnings:

  • At the beginning of the show and at the beginning of the second act there is a large procession through the orchestra in the aisles. Please note this when choosing seat locations.
  • There are potentially scary moments in the first act with an on stage stampede and Mufasa falling from a cliff.
  • There are ramps at the edge of the stage. Please note this if you are accompanying an individual prone to running.
  • The fundraiser Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction will be taking place on the day of this performance. This event produces large crowds and will cause congestion in the area of the Minskoff Theatre.

Ticket prices range from $50 to $79. Tickets will go on sale beginning at noon on Wednesday, Aug. 15. (enter password SIMBATDF). Click here for more information.







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