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Front Door Information Sessions

Date of Event: Several
Start Time: | End Time:

Location:

Various within Sunmount region


Event Address:

, NY
Event Cost: Free
Contact Person: Phone: (518) 536-3480 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

This session gives an understanding of OPWDD’s mission and purpose, as well as outlines the process of how to become eligible for OPWDD supports and services, the types of supports and services available and where to get assistance.

See listing at https://opwdd.ny.gov/welcome-front-door/training/sunmount



Parent Advocacy - Gouverneur

Date of Event: Thursday, February 22, 2018
Start Time: 10 AM | End Time: 12 PM

Location:

Gouverneur Activity and Learning Center


Event Address:

Cambray Court

68 W Main Street, #2


Gouverneur, NY
Event Cost: Free
Contact Person: Phone: 315-785-9440

Spring 2018 Special Education Parent Training. Seating is limited. If an ASL Interpreter, Braille, listening device or other accommodation is needed, please specify when registering. Presented by North Country Parent Assistance Center.



How to Prepare for a CPSE Meeting

Date of Event: 2/27/2018
Start Time: 5:30 PM | End Time: 7:30 PM

Location:

Learning Disability Association of the Mohawk Valley Office


Event Address:

146L Arsenal Street, Suite 10A


Watertown, NY
Event Cost: Free
Contact Person: Cori Phone: 315-785-9440

The Central Early Childhood Direction Center Program Coordinator will share information with parents on how to prepare for a Committee on Preschool Special Education (CPSE) meeting.  This parent workshop will focus on the Committee on Preschool Special Education (CPSE) Process and include a discussion on the components of the Individualized Education Program (IEP).



Preparing for High School - Ogdensburg

Date of Event: Thursday, March 1, 2018
Start Time: 10 AM | End Time: 12 PM

Location:

Seaway Prevention Council


Event Address:

206 Ford Street, #301


Ogdensburg, NY
Event Cost: Free
Contact Person: Phone: 315-785-9440

Spring 2018 Special Education Parent Training. Seating is limited. If an ASL Interpreter, Braille, listening device or other accommodation is needed, please specify when registering. Presented by North Country Parent Assistance Center.



The ADHD Brain:Using Research to Shape Strategies at Home, School and Child Care

Date of Event: March 7, 2018
Start Time: 6:30 PM | End Time: 8:30 PM

Location:

ACAP


Event Address:

7572 Court Street


Elizabethtown, NY
Event Cost: Free
Contact Person: Laurie Booth-Trudo Phone: 518-561-4999

This workshop will look at what the most recent research on ADD/ADHD tells us is going on in the human brain. Innovative imaging techniques have revealed important insights about key brain chemistry and structures and how they influences behavior. This workshop will:

  • Briefly review the research
  • Examine a range of common issues children and teens struggle with
  • Look at some of the advantages offered by having an ADD/ADHD brain
  • Using what we learn from the research, discuss practical strategies for homework, school issues and impulsive behavior and other behavior challenges.


Preparing for High School - Massena

Date of Event: Thursday, March 8, 2018
Start Time: 10 AM | End Time: 12 PM

Location:

Massena Department of Labor


Event Address:

35 Glenn Street


Massena, NY
Event Cost: Free
Contact Person: Phone: 315-785-9440

Spring 2018 Special Education Parent Training. Seating is limited. If an ASL Interpreter, Braille, listening device or other accommodation is needed, please specify when registering. Presented by North Country Parent Assistance Center.



Preparing for High School - Potsdam

Date of Event: Thursday, March 15, 2018
Start Time: 10 AM | End Time: 12 PM

Location:

Health Initiative


Event Address:

6439 State Highway 56


Potsdam, NY
Event Cost: Free
Contact Person: Phone: 315-785-9440

Spring 2018 Special Education Parent Training. Seating is limited. If an ASL Interpreter, Braille, listening device or other accommodation is needed, please specify when registering. Presented by North Country Parent Assistance Center.



Preparing for High School - Gouverneur

Date of Event: Thursday, March 22, 2018
Start Time: 10 AM | End Time: 12 PM

Location:

Gouverneur Activity and Learning Center


Event Address:

Cambray Court

68 W Main Street, #2


Gouverneur, NY
Event Cost: Free
Contact Person: Phone: 315-785-9440

Spring 2018 Special Education Parent Training. Seating is limited. If an ASL Interpreter, Braille, listening device or other accommodation is needed, please specify when registering. Presented by North Country Parent Assistance Center.



Wow! Did You See That? Nurturing the Strengths in Children with Special Needs

Date of Event: March 28, 2018
Start Time: 6:00 PM | End Time: 8:00 PM

Location:

Families 'R Us Resource Center


Event Address:

3372 State Rte 11, Suite B


Malone, NY
Event Cost: Free
Contact Person: Laurie Booth-Trudo Phone: 518-561-4999

Children with special needs face challenges daily and often share those challenges in their own behaviors. Parents, caregivers and teachers need understanding and imagination to see the strengths within the challenges. This workshop will include: 

  • Practice developing skill at identifying and nurturing strengths
  • Review research on the protective value of resiliency
  • Learn strategies for building developmental relationships with children
  • Discuss methods of supporting development of passion and skill in children


Beyond Special Education - Ogdensburg

Date of Event: Thursday, April 5, 2018
Start Time: 10 AM | End Time: 12 PM

Location:

Seaway Valley Prevention Council


Event Address:

206 Ford Street, #301


Ogdensburg, NY
Event Cost: Free
Contact Person: Phone: 315-785-9440

Spring 2018 Special Education Parent Training. Seating is limited. If an ASL Interpreter, Braille, listening device or other accommodation is needed, please specify when registering. Presented by North Country Parent Assistance Center.



Beyond Special Education - Massena

Date of Event: Thursday, April 12, 2018
Start Time: 10 AM | End Time: 12 PM

Location:

Massena Department of Labor


Event Address:

35 Glenn Street


Massena, NY
Event Cost: Free
Contact Person: Phone: 315-785-9440

Spring 2018 Special Education Parent Training. Seating is limited. If an ASL Interpreter, Braille, listening device or other accommodation is needed, please specify when registering. Presented by North Country Parent Assistance Center.



Beyond Special Education - Potsdam

Date of Event: Thursday, April 19, 2018
Start Time: 10 AM | End Time: 12 PM

Location:

Health Initiative


Event Address:

6439 State Highway 56


Potsdam, NY
Event Cost: Free
Contact Person: Phone: 315-785-9440

Spring 2018 Special Education Parent Training. Seating is limited. If an ASL Interpreter, Braille, listening device or other accommodation is needed, please specify when registering. Presented by North Country Parent Assistance Center.



Beyond Special Education - Gouverneur

Date of Event: Thursday, April 26, 2018
Start Time: 10 AM | End Time: 12 PM

Location:

Gouverneur Activity and Learning Center


Event Address:

Cambray Court

68 W Main Street, #2


Gouverneur, NY
Event Cost: Free
Contact Person: Phone: 315-785-9440

Spring 2018 Special Education Parent Training. Seating is limited. If an ASL Interpreter, Braille, listening device or other accommodation is needed, please specify when registering. Presented by North Country Parent Assistance Center.



Behavior Management at Home - Ogdensburg

Date of Event: Thursday, May 3, 2018
Start Time: 10 AM | End Time: 12 PM

Location:

Seaway Valley Prevention Council


Event Address:

206 Ford Street, #301


Ogdensburg, NY
Event Cost: Free
Contact Person: Phone: 315-785-9440

Spring 2018 Special Education Parent Training. Seating is limited. If an ASL Interpreter, Braille, listening device or other accommodation is needed, please specify when registering. Presented by North Country Parent Assistance Center.



Behavior Management at Home - Massena

Date of Event: Thursday, May 10, 2018
Start Time: 10 AM | End Time: 12 PM

Location:

Massena Department of Labor


Event Address:

35 Glenn Street


Massena, NY
Event Cost: Free
Contact Person: Phone: 315-785-9440

Spring 2018 Special Education Parent Training. Seating is limited. If an ASL Interpreter, Braille, listening device or other accommodation is needed, please specify when registering. Presented by North Country Parent Assistance Center.



Behavior Management at Home - Potsdam

Date of Event: Thursday, May 17, 2018
Start Time: 10 AM | End Time: 12 PM

Location:

Health Initiative


Event Address:

6439 State Highway 56


Potsdam, NY
Event Cost: Free
Contact Person: Phone: 315-785-9440

Spring 2018 Special Education Parent Training. Seating is limited. If an ASL Interpreter, Braille, listening device or other accommodation is needed, please specify when registering. Presented by North Country Parent Assistance Center.



Behavior Management at Home - Gouverneur

Date of Event: May 24, 2018
Start Time: 10 AM | End Time: 12 PM

Location:

Gouverneur Activity and Learning Center


Event Address:

Cambray Court

68 W Main Street, #2


Gouverneur, NY
Event Cost: Free
Contact Person: Phone: 315-785-9440

Spring 2018 Special Education Parent Training. Seating is limited. If an ASL Interpreter, Braille, listening device or other accommodation is needed, please specify when registering. Presented by North Country Parent Assistance Center.







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