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Adaptive Teens

Date of Event: 1st, 2nd and 3rd Saturday of the Month
Start Time: 12:00 pm | End Time: 2:00 pm

Location:

Central Library


Event Address:

10 Grand Army Plaza, Trustees Room


Brooklyn, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Phone: 718-253-4948

The Adaptive Teen Time at the Brooklyn Public Library offers teens with and without disabilities the opportunity to learn skills and make friends in a collaborative environment that promotes creativity and critical thinking skills.

 

Play a game, create music or make a new friend at the Adaptive Teen Time Progam.



Toilet Training Made Easy

Date of Event: March 1, 2018
Start Time: 10:00 am | End Time: 12:00 pm

Location:

Adapt Community Network


Event Address:

1770 Stillwell Avenue


Bronx, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Phone: 718-436-7979 Ex. 704

Come learn a simple, "hand on" approach to toilet training your child or student with special needs.  You will be able to take home come valuable tips and tools to use for toilet training right away.



Sensory Smart Strategies for Real Life Challenges

Date of Event: March 2, 2018
Start Time: 10:00 am | End Time: 12:00 pm

Location:

Adapt Community Network


Event Address:

80 West End Avenue


NY, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: familyconnect@adaptcommunitynetwork,org Phone: 718-436-7979 Ex. 704

This workshop will address the issues of kids and teens on the autism spectrum and other disabilities.  This population faces sensory challenges that significantly impact how they function and feel at home, in school and in the community.



Communicating Without Words

Date of Event: March 15, 2018
Start Time: 10:00 am | End Time: 12:00 pm

Location:

Adapt Community Network


Event Address:

281 Port Richmond Avenue


Staten Island, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: familyconnect@adaptcommunity network.org Phone: 718436-7979 Ex 704

Whether a child is verbal or non verbal, visuals improve communication and behavior.  Let's stop telling children what to do and start showing them.  In this workshop, you will create visual supports to help children understand and follow routines and take home the materials you have made.  Materials will be provided.



Working with Employees with ASD

Date of Event: March 12, 2018
Start Time: 10:00 am | End Time: 12:00 pm

Location:

The Graduate Center, CUNY


Event Address:

365 Fifth Avenue


NY, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Phone: 718-436-7979 EX 704

Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) can thrive in the workplace at accomplishing their individual job tasks but challenges around social communication and sensory issues can make it difficult when working with other employees.  This workshop discusses the characteristics of ASD and provides tips on how you can better understand, support and work alongside your employees with ASD.



Building Communication Skills in Children with Autism

Date of Event: April 9. 2018
Start Time: 10:00 am | End Time: 12:00 pm

Location:

The Graduate Center, CUNY


Event Address:

365 Fifth Avenue


NY, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Phone: 781-426-7979 Ex 406

Functional communication and social conversation skills are often a significant area of challenge for children with ASD.  This workshop will discuss tips and techniques for fostering communication skills using behavioral strategies for individuals of all ages.  This workshop will include discussion of principles and techniques from Pivotal Response Treatment (PRT).  PRT is an evidenced based intervention for ASD that can be applied to help build social communication skills.



Community Education Council 17

Date of Event: February 27, 2018
Start Time: 6:30 pm | End Time: 8:45 PM

Location:

PS 289


Event Address:

900 St. Marks Avenue


Brooklyn, NY
Event Cost:
Contact Person: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Phone: 718-467-0800 Ex. 1030

Election of Officers

Superintendent's Report

Presentations/Special Guests

NYC DOE Office of Special Education

Citywide Council on Special Education (CCSE)

Unfinished/New Business



Part 2: Related Services & Your Child’s Educational Road Map

Date of Event: Saturday, March 3, 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 2: Related Services & Your Child's Educational Road Map on Saturday, Mar. 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This session will address the idea of related services as a provision on your child's IEP in the following ways:

  • Related services: appropriate mandates, service delivery model (push-in vs. pull-out)
  • Collaborative teaming and holistic, student-centered goal implementation
  • Assistive technology

Presentations and a panel of various related service providers will assist in expanding the knowledge of critical components of your child's IEP and educational programming.

   

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, Feb. 26, click here to register







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