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Staten Island Events


Date of Event: September 23, 2016 (see below for additional dates *)
Start Time: 9:30am | End Time: 11:30am


Elizabeth Connelly Resource Center

Event Address:

930 Willowbrook Road

Building 41A

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


General Council Meeting Schedule *

2016 - 2017

  ~ September 23, 2016

  ~ October 21, 2016

  ~ November 18, 2016

  ~ December 9, 2016 (Celebrating Achievements)

  ~ January 20, 2017

  ~ February 17. 2017

  ~ March 17, 2017

  ~ April 2017

  ~ May 19, 2017

  ~ June 16, 2017

Other important dates for SIDDC:

Family Resource & Transition Fair - October 28, 2016

SIDDC Annual Community Breakfast - March 3, 2017

Please Note:  Meetings will be held at the Elizabeth Connelly Resource Center unless otherwise indicated.  Meetings begin promptly at 9:30am and end at approximately 11:30am. The meeting room is open at 9:00am for coffee and light breakfast.  An evening meeting will be held, too; date and topic to be determined.

Toilet Training Group Series

Date of Event: Thursdays March 9 - April 6, 2017
Start Time: 9:30 AM | End Time: 12:30 PM


1050 Forest Hills Road, Room 108
Staten Island, NY 10314

Event Address:

Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Phone: 212-273-6259

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Project GROW presents the Toilet Training Group Series featuring the Institute for Basic Research (IBR) and Parent to Parent of NYS on Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Project GROW teaches specific behavioral techniques to improve communication and promote positive family interactions. Peer support is also provided.

Sessions include:

  • Thursday, March 9 - Session 1: Why Toilet Training? What you need to know before attempting to train your child
  • Thursday, March 23 - Session 2: The Task Analysis. The steps of toilet training
  • Thursday, March 30 - Session 3: Behavioral Techniques. Motivation tools for parents
  • Thursday, April 6 - Session 4: Individual Routine Guideline

For registration and OPWDD eligibility requirements call 212-273-6259.

Workshop: Medicaid Waiver

Date of Event: Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Start Time: 10:00 AM | End Time: 11:30 AM


Institute for Basic Research (IBR)
1050 Forest Hill Road
Staten Island, NY 10314
(Bus S61 will stop right in front of IBR)

Event Address:

Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Julia Luppino Phone: Call: 718-494-3462 or Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

P2plogo4x31.jpgParent to Parent of NYS presents a Medicaid Waiver Workshop on Wednesday, Mar. 29 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Institute for Basic Research (IBR). This workshop will offer the following:

  • Provide information and explain the process for the Medicaid Waiver Program, designed for children under the age of 18 who meet eligibility requirements based solely on the child's diagnosis and not on family income.
  • Introduce families to the Office of People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD), and answer questions about eligibility, Medicaid Service Coordination, the Front Door, and Self Direction.
  • Educate families about service options that can help meet their child's needs including Community Habilitation, Respite, and Recreational Programs.

To participate in this workshop RSVP by Mar. 24 to Julia Luppino, Parent Coordinator by calling 718-494-3462 or email.

Medicaid Waiver Workshop - FLYER

Transition Resource Fair

Date of Event: Saturday, April 29, 2017
Start Time: 10:00 AM | End Time: 12:00 PM


The Richard H. Hungerford School - Main Site
155 Tompkins Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10304

Event Address:

Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: See Details Below Phone:

The Richard H. Hungerford School presents a Transition Resource Fair on Saturday, April 29 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Meet many of the agencies that provide services to people with special needs. Learn about transition, recreational opportunities, respite services, summer camp and more!

For information contact Zenaida Martinez, Parent Coordinator at 718-273-8622 ext. 3032 or by email, or Terry Slavens, Transition Coordinator at 718-273-8622 ext. 2241 or by email.

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