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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



OPWDD Front Door Information Session

Date of Event: Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Start Time: 7:00 PM | End Time: 8:00 PM

Location:

Mid-Island Y JCC


Event Address:

45 Manetto Hill Road


Plainview, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Lauren Watling Phone: Call 516-822-3535 ext. 303 or Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Event: 

Mid-Island Y JCC Adler Center presents the New York State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) Front Door Information Session on Tuesday, Oct. 23 from 7 to 8 p.m. A free and mandatory session for individuals and families in the process of OPWDD eligibility determination. This session will be presented by the Long Island Developmental Disabilities Office (LIDDRO) and will offer the participants the following:

  • Understanding of OPWDD's mission and purpose
  • The process to become eligible for OPWDD support services
  • Types of supports and services available
  • Where to go to get assistance

Registration by Oct. 22 is required. To register contact Lauren Watling, call 516-822-3535 ext. 303 or email lwatling@miyjcc.org.

   

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Workshop: Building Effective Educational Teams

Date of Event: Thursday, October 25, 2018
Start Time: 3:30 PM | End Time: 5:00 PM

Location:

Michael J. Grant Campus
Long Island Building, Room 126


Event Address:

1001 Crooked Hill Rd.


Brentwood, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Phone: Call 516-413-8229 or Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Event: 

Long Island Early Childhood Direction Center presents the free workshop Building Effective Educational Teams on Thursday, Oct. 25 from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. Participants will learn about:

  • Building effective educational teams
  • Strategies for families and educators to build and sustain effective and meaningful educational teams with a focus on improving outcomes for children

To register call 516-413-8229, email LIEarlyChildhoodDC@liu.edu or visit www.liearlychildhoodliu.org.

   

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Parent Groups Meetings

Date of Event: Monday, October 29, 2018
Start Time: 10:00 AM | End Time: 12:00 PM

Location:

Parent to Parent Long Island office
(Located within the offices of OPWDD)


Event Address:

415-A Oser Avenue


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

Event: 

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Parent to Parent of NYS presents Parent Groups Meetings on Monday, Oct. 29 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. 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 same time and will be capped at 20 participants each.

   

Reservations by Oct. 25 are required. Email Alissa Morris at amorris@ptopnys.org.

   

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Fall Autism Conference

Date of Event: Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Start Time: See details below | End Time:

Location:

The Atlantis
431 East Main Street
Riverhead, NY


Event Address:

The Holiday Inn
215 Sunnyside Blvd.
Plainview, NY


, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Phone:

Event: 

The SUNY Old Westbury Center for Autism Spectrum Disorder presents the free Fall Autism Conference on Tuesday, Nov. 6 offered in two locations:

   

The Atlantis - Riverhead

The topic is Positive Behavior Support: Managing Problem Behavior by Looking at the "Big Picture". This conference will begin with registration at 8:30 a.m. and the Keynote Presentation will complete at 3:15 p.m. Lunch will be served on the premises.

   

The Holiday Inn - Plainview

The topic is Understanding Autism: What We Know, How We Teach, and How We Can Use our Roles as Paraprofessionals Effectively. This conference will begin with registration at 8:30 a.m. and the Keynote Presentation will complete at 12 p.m. Lunch will be served on the premises.

   

To register for either conference call 516-628-5647 or click here for Suffolkclick here for Nassau



Twice Exceptional Children’s Advocacy: 2018 Building 2e Awareness & Community Conference

Date of Event: Friday, November 9, 2018
Start Time: 7:30 AM | End Time: 6:00 PM

Location:

Molloy College
Room Number: Madison Theatre
Building Number: Public Square


Event Address:

1000 Hempstead Avenue


Rockville Centre, NY
Event Cost:
Contact Person: Phone:

Event: 

Twice Exceptional Children's Advocacy (TECA) present the 2018 Building 2e Awareness & Community Conference on Friday, Nov. 9 from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. A full day of more than a dozen workshops and panel discussions, networking and resources for parents of 2e kids and the professionals who work with them. This year will feature introductory and advanced topics related to parenting twice exceptional children, as well as a professional track for those who work with 2e students and their families.

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Twice Exceptional Children’s Advocacy: 2018 Building 2e Awareness & Community Conference

Date of Event: Friday, November 9, 2018
Start Time: 7:30 AM | End Time: 6:00 PM

Location:

Molloy College
Room Number: Madison Theatre
Building Number: Public Square


Event Address:

1000 Hempstead Avenue


Rockville Centre, NY
Event Cost:
Contact Person: Phone:

Event: 

Twice Exceptional Children's Advocacy (TECA) present the 2018 Building 2e Awareness & Community Conference on Friday, Nov. 9 from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. A full day of more than a dozen workshops and panel discussions, networking and resources for parents of 2e kids and the professionals who work with them. This year will feature introductory and advanced topics related to parenting twice exceptional children, as well as a professional track for those who work with 2e students and their families.

2018 Building 2e Awareness & Community Conference - FLYER







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