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Staten Island Developmental Disability Council General Meeting Schedule

Date of Event: See details below
Start Time: | End Time:

Location:

Elizabeth A. Connelly Resource Center


Event Address:

930 Willowbrook Road, Building 41A


Staten Island, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Phone: Call 718-983-5276 or Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Event: 

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Staten Island Developmental Disability Council General Meeting Schedule:

  • Friday, Oct. 19 at 9:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 7 p.m.
  • Friday, Nov. 16 at 9:30 a.m.
  • Monday, Nov. 19 at 7 p.m.
  • Friday, Dec. 14 at 9:30 a.m. (celebrating achievements - no evening meeting)
  • Friday, Jan. 18 at 9:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday, Jan. 23 at 7 p.m.
  • Friday, Feb. 15 at 9:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday Feb. 20 at 7 p.m.
  • Friday, Mar. 15 at 9:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday, Mar. 20 at 7 p.m.
  • Friday, Apr. 19 at 9:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday, Apr. 24 at 7 p.m.
  • Friday, May 17 at 9:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday, May 22 at 7 p.m.
  • Friday, Jun. 21 at 9:30 a.m (no evening meeting)
  • Other important dates:
  • Oct. 5: Family Resource and Transition Fair
  • Nov. 13: Adult Services Transition Forum
  • Mar. 1: SIDDC Annual Community Breakfast

Note: Meetings will be held at the Elizabeth Connelly Resource Center unless otherwise indicated. Meetings begin promptly at 9:30 a.m. and end at approximately 11:30 a.m. The meeting room is open at 9 a.m. for coffee and light breakfast in the Bubble Room. Evening Meetings will be held at 7 p.m. and end at 8:30 p.m. also in the Bubble Room.



“How do we mix it up?”

Date of Event: Wednesdays; Session 3 starts April 3
Start Time: 2:20pm | End Time: 4:00pm

Location:

Jewish Community Center


Event Address:

1466 Manor Road


Staten Island, , NY
Event Cost: $150 for the six week session
Contact Person: Jessica Mullins at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or Phone: 718-475-5250

“How do we mix it up?” 

The JCC is excited to introduce a six week program designed for children with disabilities, ages 3-5. Staff will support children to engage in new activities, increase social skills, and have a great time! The program is open to JCC members as well as non-members.

  • Week One: How Wet Can You Get? Have fun splashing in the pool and engaging in water play activities! 
  • Week Two: How Does This Work? Children will enjoy working as scientists to figure out how things work! 
  • Week Three: How Messy Can You Get? Sorry Mom and Dad, we are getting messy! Children will participate in art activities that allow them to get a little messy while creating their works of art. 
  • Week Four: How Fast Can You Go? Join us in the gym for an afternoon of fun filled gross motor movements. 
  • Week Five: How Nice Does That Sound? Singing, dancing, instruments, music and movement makes it sound like the perfect afternoon. 
  • Week Six: How Does This End? After hearing a special story, children will complete an art project, song, and gross motor activity based on the story. 

Session Three: April 3, April 10, April 17, May 1, May 8, May 15



AHRC NYC’s TechnoStart Program Open House

Date of Event: Thursday, February 28, 2019
Start Time: 4:30pm | End Time:

Location:

AHRC


Event Address:

25 Victory Blvd.


Staten Island, , NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Tabitha Principato at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or Phone: 646-385-6615

What is the TechnoStart Program??

The TechnoStart Program is a cost-free 12 week vocational training program offered to individuals with developmental disabilities. It is held Monday through Friday from 10am-3pm. They have ongoing enrollment. The program is held at 25 Victory Blvd 2nd Floor, Staten Island, NY, 10301. After the completion of the 12 weeks, they assist with job development.  

The TechnoStart Program offers:

  • An opportunity to become certified in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • A chance to become a Document Management Specialist
  • Assistance in job placement services
  • A way to enhance your work-readiness and occupational skills
  • Assistance in obtaining Medicaid, MTA Half Fare Metro Card, SSI
  • Assistance in enrollment into ACCES-VR and OPWDD




Workshop Guardianship: What is it? When, where and who needs to apply for it?

Date of Event: Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Start Time: 2:00 PM | End Time:

Location:

Eden II Programs


Event Address:

15 Beach St.


Staten Island, NY
Event Cost:
Contact Person: Phone:

Event:

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Eden II Programs presents the workshop Guardianship: What is it? When, where and who needs to apply for it? on Wednesday, Feb. 27 at 2 p.m. Ms. Martinez-Boone will discuss the process of future planning for individuals with special needs, with a focus on how and when to apply for Legal Guardianship.

   

Click here for full details and to register for this workshop.



Workshop: Guardianship: What is it? When, where and who needs to apply for it?

Date of Event: Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Start Time: 2:00 PM | End Time:

Location:

Eden II Programs


Event Address:

15 Beach St.


Staten Island, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Phone:

Event: 

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Eden II Programs presents the workshop Guardianship: What is it? When, where and who needs to apply for it? on Wednesday, Feb. 27 at 2 p.m. Ms. Martinez-Boone will discuss the process of future planning for individuals with special needs, with a focus on how and when to apply for Legal Guardianship.

   

Registration is required, click here to register.



Job Fair

Date of Event: Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Start Time: 10:00 AM | End Time: 12:00 PM

Location:

NAMI NYC Staten Island


Event Address:

930 Willowbrook Road
Building 41A


Staten Island, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Jason Ricardelli and Melissa Palermo Phone: Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) and .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Event: 

The Self-Direction Committee of the Staten Island Developmental Disabilities Council presents a Job Fair on Wednesday, Feb. 27 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Connect with families and individuals with special needs/developmental disabilities looking for self-hired staff to work on goals or to provide respite!

   

This event is free and open to the public, must be 18 years or older. This is a perfect opportunity for part time or full time work with individuals with special needs/developmental disabilities. An evening event will be scheduled in March.

   

Please RSVP by Feb. 20 to co-chairs Jason Riccardelli at jason@pccsny.org and Melissa Palermo at NYSDBroker@gmail.com.

   

Job Fair - FLYER



Lifestyles for the Disabled Open House

Date of Event: Thursday, February 28, 2019
Start Time: 7:00 PM | End Time: 9:00 PM

Location:

Lifestyles Educational Center


Event Address:

884 Targee St.


Staten Island, NY
Event Cost:
Contact Person: Annette Raia Phone: Call 718-983-5351 ext. 258 or Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Event: 

Lifestyles for the Disabled Open House will take place on Thursday, Feb. 28 from 7 to 9 p.m. Lifestyles for the Disabled features:

  • Day Habilitation
  • Pathways to Employment
  • Supportive Environment
  • Respite Opportunities
  • Community Habilitation
  • Loving and caring atmosphere
  • Wide and varied services

Come and meet the staff and learn all about the programs, light refreshments will be served. To RSVP contact Annette Raia by Feb. 22, call 718-983-5351 ext. 258 or email araia@lfdsi.org. If unable to attend, contact Lifestyles for the Disabled for a private tour/meeting. 







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