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Webinar: 3-Part Series on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
Thursday, May 18, Tuesday, May 23 and Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Start Time: 1:00 PM | End Time: 1:30 PM
Contact: Lindsey Peterson Phone: Call: 608-265-6392 or Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Event Cost: FREE

FASD Education presents a three-part series of webinars to kick off National Alcohol and Other Drug-Related Birth Defects Awareness Week. The first webinar is Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: A Physician's Perspective on Thursday, May 18 from 1 to 1:30 p.m. EST with Dr. David Wargowski. The second webinar is Modifying AODA Treatment for Adult Women with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders on Tuesday, May 23 from 1 to 1:30 p.m. EST with Georgiana Wilton, PhD. The third webinar is Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Across the Lifespan: What Juvenile Justice Workers Want to Know on Tuesday, May 30 from 1 to 1:30 EST. For full details click here.

For more information or to register contact Lindsey Peterson at 608-265-6392 or email.




Webinar: Loss, Grief, and Adjustment for Parents of Children with Special Needs
June 6, 2107
Start Time: 12:00 PM | End Time: 1:30 PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: 518-381-4350

The free webinar Loss, Grief, and Adjustment for Parents of Children with Special Needs will take place on June 6 at 12 p.m., to register visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4182035736487539204

Join Parent to Parent of NYS', Maryalice Fegeley, Regional Coordinator, as she presents on Loss,Grief and Adjustment for Parents of Children with Special Needs. Powerful and intense feelings are natural and common responses to parenting a child with exceptional needs. This training will provide an overview of common emotions experienced by parents and discuss how by sharing and acknowledging these emotions parents can find the inner strength needed to face and embrace their role as a parent of a child with special needs.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.




Webinar: Preventing Parent Burnout for Parents of Children with Special Needs
June 7, 2017
Start Time: 6:00 PM | End Time: 7:00 PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: 518-381-4350

The free webinar Preventing Parent Burnout for Parents of Children with Special Needs will take place on June 7 at 6 p.m., to register visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6723351255417691908

Join Jacqui Liebman, Regional Coordinator, Parent to Parent of NYS, as she presents a webinar on Preventing Parent Burnout for Parents of Children with Special Needs. 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.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.




Webinar: A Guide for Families to Understanding Supports & Services Administered by OPWDD
June 12, 2016
Start Time: 6:00 PM | End Time: 7:30 PM
Contact: Shannon McCracken Phone: 716-675-0239

The free webinar A Guide for Families to Understanding Supports & Services Administered by OPWDD will take place on June 12, at 6 p.m., to register visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7339344948298029572

Presented by Parent to Parent of NYS's Diane O'Connor, Regional Coordinator, the purpose of this training is to introduce families to the language of service delivery systems and to define and clarify information about services and supports. Participants will gain an increased awareness and understanding of eligibility criteria and the eligibility determination process. The training includes an overview of Medicaid Service Coordination (MSC), Home and Community Based Services Waiver, and Family Support Services.Please be advised that only the first 100 participants who log on will be able to attend.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.




Webinar: Medicaid Service Coordination for Families – Getting the Most from Your Child’s Program
June 15, 2017
Start Time: 11:00AM | End Time: 12:00PM
Contact: Shannon McCraken Phone: 716-675-0239

The free webinar Medicaid Service Coordination for Families – Getting the Most from Your Child's Program will take place on Jun 15 at 11 a.m., to register visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5900045744632192516.

Join Barb Hoffman, Regional Coordinator, Parent to Parent of NYS, as she presents a webinar about Service Coordination, an important support in the life of a child with a developmental disability and his or her family. Under Medicaid Service Coordination (MSC), parents and family members are recognized as valuable participants in their child's service coordination program. As a valuable participant, it is important that family members are well informed about how MSC works and their rights under the program. That is what this training is all about. By being informed, you and your child's service coordinator can become partners in advocating for and gaining access to necessary supports and services for your child.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.




Webinar: Loss, Grief, and Adjustment for Parents of Children with Special Needs
Monday, July 10, 2017
Start Time: 5:00 PM | End Time: 6:30 PM
Contact: Shannon McCracken Phone: 716-675-0239

Please register for Loss, Grief, and Adjustment for Parents of Children with Special Needs on Jul 10 at 5:00 p.m. by visiting:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6114815549909190404

Please join Parent to Parent of NYS, Dianne O'Connor, Regional Coordinator, as she presents on Loss,Grief and Adjustment for Parents of Children with Special Needs. Powerful and intense feelings are natural and common responses to parenting a child with exceptional needs. This training will provide an overview of common emotions experienced by parents and discuss how by sharing and acknowledging these emotions parents can find the inner strength needed to face and embrace their role as a parent of a child with special needs.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.




Teleconference Training: Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Start Time: 9:30 AM | End Time: 12:00 PM
Contact: Phone:

Location:

See flyer below


Event Cost: FREE

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Parent to Parent of NYS presents the state-wide teleconference training Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) 101 with Dianne O'Connor, regional coordinator on Wednesday, July 12 from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. This workshop will provide the diagnostic criteria used in identifying Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, effects of alcohol on a developing feturs, possible birth outcomes, and strategies for working with individuals with an FASD.

For details on registration see the flyer linked below.

Teleconference Training: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) 101 - FLYER




Webinar - Preventing Parent Burnout for Parents of Children with Special Needs
July 12, 2017
Start Time: 1:00 PM | End Time: 2:00 PM
Contact: Shannon McCracken Phone: (716) 675-0239

Please register for Preventing Parent Burnout for Parents of Children with Special Needs. MAF on Jul 12, 2017 1:00 PM EDT at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1866537915670281988

Please join Maryalice Fegeley, Regional Coordinator, Parent to Parent of NYS, as she presents a webinar on Preventing Parent Burnout for Parents of Children with Special Needs.
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.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.








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