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OPWDD Family Information Session/Front Door Session

Date of Event: Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017
Start Time: 3:00 PM | End Time: 5:00 PM

Location:

CDS Monarch
860 Hard Rd.
Webster, NY 14580


Event Address:

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Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Jen Kitto Phone: 585-217-1384

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Office for People With Developmental Disabilities presents Front Door Family Information Sessions which offer participants an understanding of OPWDD's mission and purpose; the process to become eligible for OPWDD supports services; types of supports and services available; and where individuals and families can go to get assistance. Families/Individuals are welcome to attend any session that is convenient for them. Families are only required to attend one session even if there are multiple people in the family to be represented.

To register contact Jen Kitto by phone 585-217-1384.



Picky Eaters Club at AutismUp

Date of Event: Wednesdays, July 12 - Aug. 30, 2017
Start Time: 6:00 PM | End Time: 7:30 PM

Location:
Event Address:

AutismUp
855 Publishers Parkway


Webster, NY
Event Cost: $220
Contact Person: Phone: Call: 585-248-9011 or Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Event:

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AutismUp presents Picky Eaters Club designed to reduce anxiety around food and eating for children ages 4 to 12 years. The first 45 minutes of Picky Eaters Club are spent together as a group while caregivers and participants interact with food via games, experiments and activities. During the second half of class, caregivers and participants separate into two groups. Caregivers engage in guided discussion and support while participants continue in the kitchen with further exploration, food preparation and tasting. Topics covered include hierarchy of exposure, food chaining, routines and tips for reducing anxiety.

The club runs on Wednesdays from July 12 to Aug. 30 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. and costs $220. Scholarships and installment billing is available. See the website for details.

To register click here and follow the instructions on the right side of the page.



Back to School Workshop Series: Portfolio

Date of Event: Saturday, August 26, 2017
Start Time: 10:00 AM | End Time: 12:00 PM

Location:

Starbridge


Event Address:

1650 South Ave.


Rochester, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Phone: 585-224-7399

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Starbridge presents the Back to School Workshop Series: Portfolio on Saturday, Aug. 26 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. A portfolio is a visual representation that can be used to introduce a child to any professional. Participants start with a vision statement and develop a portfolio as part of this interactive, hands-on workshop.

 

This workshop is free to family members of children who have disabilities or suspected disabilities. To register for this workshop, click here or call 585-224-7399. Please request special accommodations at least two weeks before the event.



OPWDD Self-Direction Family Information Sessions

Date of Event: Thursday, August 31, 2017
Start Time: 1:00 PM | End Time: 3:00 PM

Location:

MDC


Event Address:

620 Westfall Rd.


Rochester, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Karen Stalica Phone: Call: 585-241-5777 or Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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The Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) presents Self-Direction Family Information Sessions which offer an individual with a developmental disability, a family member, advocate or a professional in the field an opportunity to learn more about the supports, services, and choices available through self-direction. Participants will learn what what self-direction is, what can be included in self-directed supports and services, the process of becoming self-directed, and whether self-direction is right for a specific individual.

To register contact call 585-241-5777 or email Karen.Stalica@opwdd.ny.gov



OPWDD Family Information Session/Front Door Session

Date of Event: Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017
Start Time: 3:00 PM | End Time: 5:00 PM

Location:

Catholic Charities


Event Address:

1099 Jay St. Bldg


Rochester, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Joe Rowland Phone: Call: 585-339-9800 ext. 323 or Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Event: 

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Office for People With Developmental Disabilities presents Front Door Family Information Sessions which offer participants an understanding of OPWDD's mission and purpose; the process to become eligible for OPWDD supports services; types of supports and services available; and where individuals and families can go to get assistance. Families/Individuals are welcome to attend any session that is convenient for them. Families are only required to attend one session even if there are multiple people in the family to be represented.

 

To register call 585-339-9800 ext. 323 or email joseph.rowland@dor.org



OPWDD Self-Direction Family Information Sessions

Date of Event: Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Start Time: 5:00 PM | End Time: 7:00 PM

Location:

Lifetime Assistance, Inc.


Event Address:

465 Paul Rd.


Rochester, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Nicole Sperling Phone: Call: 585-784-5028 or Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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The Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) presents Self-Direction Family Information Sessions which offer an individual with a developmental disability, a family member, advocate or a professional in the field an opportunity to learn more about the supports, services, and choices available through self-direction. Participants will learn what what self-direction is, what can be included in self-directed supports and services, the process of becoming self-directed, and whether self-direction is right for a specific individual.

To register contact Nicole Sperling call 585-784-5028 or email Nicole.Sperling@lifetimeassistance.org.



OPWDD Self-Direction Family Information Sessions

Date of Event: Monday, September 18, 2017
Start Time: 3:00 PM | End Time: 5:00 PM

Location:

Ontario ARC


Event Address:

3071 County Complex Drive


Canandaigua, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Lynn White-Sohn Phone: Call 585-919-2125 or Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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The Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) presents Self-Direction Family Information Sessions which offer an individual with a developmental disability, a family member, advocate or a professional in the field an opportunity to learn more about the supports, services, and choices available through self-direction. Participants will learn what what self-direction is, what can be included in self-directed supports and services, the process of becoming self-directed, and whether self-direction is right for a specific individual.

To register contact Lynn White-Sohn call 585-919-2125 or email lsohn@ontarioarc.org.



OPWDD Family Information Session/Front Door Session

Date of Event: Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Start Time: 5:00 PM | End Time: 7:00 PM

Location:

Arc of Monroe


Event Address:

2657 W. Henrietta Rd.


Rochester, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Jessica Wallace Phone: Call: 585-672-2222 or Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Event: 

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Office for People With Developmental Disabilities presents Front Door Family Information Sessions which offer participants an understanding of OPWDD's mission and purpose; the process to become eligible for OPWDD supports services; types of supports and services available; and where individuals and families can go to get assistance. Families/Individuals are welcome to attend any session that is convenient for them. Families are only required to attend one session even if there are multiple people in the family to be represented.

To register call 585-672-2222 or email jwallace@arcmonroe.org



OPWDD Family Information Session/Front Door Session

Date of Event: Monday, September 25, 2017
Start Time: 3:00 PM | End Time: 5:00 PM

Location:

Arc of Wayne


Event Address:

150 Van Buren St.


Newark, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Valerie Curtis Phone: Call: 585-658-2828 ext 338

Event: 

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Office for People With Developmental Disabilities presents Front Door Family Information Sessions which offer participants an understanding of OPWDD's mission and purpose; the process to become eligible for OPWDD supports services; types of supports and services available; and where individuals and families can go to get assistance. Families/Individuals are welcome to attend any session that is convenient for them. Families are only required to attend one session even if there are multiple people in the family to be represented.

To register call 585-658-2828 ext 338



OPWDD Family Information Session/Front Door Session

Date of Event: Thursday, September 28, 2017
Start Time: 5:00 PM | End Time: 7:00 PM

Location:

Arc of Livingston-Wyoming


Event Address:

4389 Gypsy LN (Highway Department)


Mt. Morris, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Jean Angilili Phone: 585-685-2828 ext. 338

Event: 

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Office for People With Developmental Disabilities presents Front Door Family Information Sessions which offer participants an understanding of OPWDD's mission and purpose; the process to become eligible for OPWDD supports services; types of supports and services available; and where individuals and families can go to get assistance. Families/Individuals are welcome to attend any session that is convenient for them. Families are only required to attend one session even if there are multiple people in the family to be represented.

To register call 585-685-2828 ext. 338.



Supporting Children & Youth with Multiple Disabilities & Deaf-Blindness

Date of Event: Friday and Saturday: September 29-30, 2017
Start Time: 8:30 AM | End Time: 4:00 PM

Location:

Mary Cariola Children's Center


Event Address:

1000 Elmwood Ave.


Rochester, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Phone: Call: 718-997-4856 or Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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The New York Deaf-Blind Collaborative presents Supporting Children & Youth with Multiple Disabilities & Deaf-Blindness: Communication, Recreation, Transition & Long-Term Planning on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 29-30 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Join to explore along with leading experts some critical topics for learners with multiple disabilities and hearing/vision loss. Topics will include:

  • Vision & the brain
  • Community recreation panel
  • Communication & tactile strategies
  • Transition planning (early childhood and young adult transitions)
  • Long-term planning panel

   

Those who attend this session include parents of children with hearing and vision loss and other challenges, professionals providing services to children with sensory loss and multiple disabilities.

   

Registration is required and the cost to attend is free for families or $25 for professionals. Meals are included. To register click here. For more information call 718-997-4856 or email nydbc@qc.cuny.edu.



OPWDD Self-Direction Family Information Sessions

Date of Event: Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Start Time: 5:00 PM | End Time: 7:00 PM

Location:

Happiness House


Event Address:

731 Pre Emption Rd.


Geneva, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Sondra Scoins Phone: Call 585-394-9510 or Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Event: 

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The Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) presents Self-Direction Family Information Sessions which offer an individual with a developmental disability, a family member, advocate or a professional in the field an opportunity to learn more about the supports, services, and choices available through self-direction. Participants will learn what what self-direction is, what can be included in self-directed supports and services, the process of becoming self-directed, and whether self-direction is right for a specific individual.

To register contact Sondra Scoins call 585-394-9510 or email sscoins@happinesshouse.org.



Workshop: Social Stories with Carol Gray

Date of Event: Friday, October 20, 2017
Start Time: 8:30 AM | End Time: 4:00 PM

Location:

Crosswinds Wesleyan Church
3360 Middle Cheshire Road
Canandaigua, NY 14424


Event Address:

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Event Cost: $85/Parents or $110/Professionals
Contact Person: Katie McGowen Phone: Call: 315-789-6828 or Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Autism services finger lakes logo.jpgAutism Services of the Finger Lakes at Happiness House presents the workshop Social Stories with Carol Gray on Friday, October 20 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. This conference is for families and professionals featuring Carol Gray, a consultant to children, adolescents, and adults with Autism providing support via workshops and information, referral resources, and direct services for individuals with Autism, their families, and those who work on their behalf.

Carol is best know for the development of Social Stories, a well-respected evidence-based practice used worldwide with people with of all ages.

The cost for this workshop is $85 for parents or $110 for professionals and includes morning continental breakfast, lunch and afternoon dessert/coffee, plus ample free parking.

Click here for the registration form. For more information contact Katie McGowen at 315-789-6828 or email.

Workshop: Social Stories with Carol Gray - FLYER



OPWDD Family Information Session/Front Door Session

Date of Event: Monday, October 30, 2017
Start Time: 3:00 PM | End Time: 5:00 PM

Location:

Mary Cariola Children's Center


Event Address:

1000 Elmwood Ave.


Rochester, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Renee Zemans Phone: Call: 585-271-0761 ext. 1420 or Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Event:

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Office for People With Developmental Disabilities presents Front Door Family Information Sessions which offer participants an understanding of OPWDD's mission and purpose; the process to become eligible for OPWDD supports services; types of supports and services available; and where individuals and families can go to get assistance. Families/Individuals are welcome to attend any session that is convenient for them. Families are only required to attend one session even if there are multiple people in the family to be represented.

   

To register call 585-271-0761 ext. 1420

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OPWDD Self-Direction Family Information Sessions

Date of Event: Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Start Time: 5:00 PM | End Time: 7:00 PM

Location:

Lifetime Assistance, Inc.


Event Address:

465 Paul Rd.


Rochester, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Nicole Sperling Phone: Call 585-784-5028 or Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Event: 

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The Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) presents Self-Direction Family Information Sessions which offer an individual with a developmental disability, a family member, advocate or a professional in the field an opportunity to learn more about the supports, services, and choices available through self-direction. Participants will learn what what self-direction is, what can be included in self-directed supports and services, the process of becoming self-directed, and whether self-direction is right for a specific individual.

To register contact Nicole Sperling call 585-784-5028 or email Nicole.Sperling@lifetimeassistance.org.



OPWDD Self-Direction Family Information Sessions

Date of Event: Monday, December 4, 2017
Start Time: 3:00 PM | End Time: 5:00 PM

Location:

Ontario ARC


Event Address:

3071 County Complex Drive


Canandaigua, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Lynn White-Sohn Phone: Call 585-919-2125 or Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Event: 

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The Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) presents Self-Direction Family Information Sessions which offer an individual with a developmental disability, a family member, advocate or a professional in the field an opportunity to learn more about the supports, services, and choices available through self-direction. Participants will learn what what self-direction is, what can be included in self-directed supports and services, the process of becoming self-directed, and whether self-direction is right for a specific individual.

To register contact Lynn White-Sohn call 585-919-2125 or email lsohn@ontarioarc.org.




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