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Seminar Promoting Success and Independence in Individuals with Mild to Moderate ASD
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The Center for Autism and Related Disabilities presents the Professional Development and Parent Seminar Promoting Success and Independence in Individuals with Mild to Moderate ASD: The Role of Adaptive Skills and How to Address them in your Daily Practice. This seminar will be held throughout New York State. This full day seminar is directed toward school professionals, community professional, and parents who live or work with individuals on the Autism spectrum.

The seminar will run from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the following days and locations:

  • Oct. 11: Holiday Inn Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, NY
  • Oct. 25: Buffalo Marriott Niagara, Buffalo, NY
  • Oct. 30: Hilton Garden Inn Watertown/Thousand Islands, Watertown, NY
  • Nov. 6: Double Tree by Hilton Binghamton, Binghamton, NY
  • Nov. 14: Holiday Inn Syracuse/Liverpool, Liverpool, NY
  • Nov. 29: RIT Inn and Conference Center, Rochester, NY
  • Feb. 5: Hotel Ithaca, Ithaca, NY
  • Feb. 6: Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel, Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Feb. 14: Courtyard by Mariott, Lake George, NY
  • Feb. 27: Holiday Inn Utica, Utica, NY
  • Mar. 5: Holiday Inn Plainview, Plainview, NY
  • Mar. 18: Desmond Hotel and Conference Center, Albany, NY

For more information click here. Registration is now open for fall seminar, the spring seminars will begin in early Jan. 2019.

   

Professional Development and Parent Seminar Promoting Success and Independence in Individuals with Mild to Moderate ASD - FLYER




Webinar: Preventing Parent Burnout for Parents of Children with Special Needs
Thursday, December 13, 2018
Start Time: 6:00 PM | End Time: 7:00 PM
Contact: Shannon McCracken Phone: (716) 675-0239

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Webinar: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1598751866858022915


Event Cost: FREE

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Please join Maryalice Fegeley, Regional Coordinator for Parent to Parent of NYS, as she presents the webinar Preventing Parent Burnout for Parents of Children with Special Need.  Extraordinary parenting responsibilities create extraordinary pressures on parents. At the same time, parenting a child with special needs requires energy, focus, and enthusiasm to be effective in our role. The better off we are emotionally and physically, the better off our families will be. Join us for this webinar on Preventing Parent Burnout and discover positive ways to cope with and effectively manage stress.

   

Contact Shannon McCracken at (716) 675-0239 with any questions.

   

Please be advised that only the first 100 participants who log on will be able to attend. Click here to register for the webinar.




Self-Advocate Focus Group Participants Needed
January and February 2019
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Contact: Kathryn Cappella Phone: Call 585-533-1154 or Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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New York State Developmental Disabilities Planning Council is looking for Focus Group Participants, the group is about preventing abuse of people with disabilities. The Council is looking for self-advocates with a developmental disability to share what they thing, what they feel they need to be safe.

   

Requirements to participate:

  • A self-advocate* with a developmental disability
  • Over 21 years of age
  • Able to give consent
  • Plan to participate for up to two hours with accommodations provided as requested.
  • Keep all information about others private and confidential

Registrations are limited. Groups will be held in January and February. Dates, times and locations will be set after registrations are received. Locations may include: Staten Island, Manhattan, Rochester, Buffalo, Syracuse, Albany, Belmont and Holtsville.

   

To register, or for more information, call Kathryn Cappella at 585-533-1154 or email kcappella@supportcenteronline.org.

   

*Self-advocacy: For the purpose of this research, self-advocacy is the ability to describe your own needs and make informed decisions about how you would like to meet those needs.

   

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