Parent To Parent of NYS


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.

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.

Medicaid Waiver Workshop

Date of Event: Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Start Time: 6:30 PM | End Time: 8:00 PM


Institute for Basic Research (IBR)
1050 Forest Hill Road
Staten Island, NY 10314

Event Address:

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


Parent to Parent of NYS Medicaid Waiver Workshop on Wednesday, May 24 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. This workshop will:

  • 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 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.

If you have a child with a developmental disability, you do not want to miss this informational workshop.

RSVP to Julia Luppino, Regional Coordinator, 718-494-3462 or by email.

Medicaid Waiver Workshop - FLYER

A Family to Family Health Care Information & Education Center.

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