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Part 1: Understanding Your Child’s IEP

Date of Event: Sunday, February 4, 2018
Start Time: 10:00 AM | End Time: 2:00 PM

Location:

Visions at Selis Manor


Event Address:

135 W. 23rd St.


New York City, NY
Event Cost:
Contact Person: Silvia Verga Phone: Call 718-997-4855 or Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Event: 

NY Deaf Blind Collaborative (NYDBC) Family Learning presents the training, Part 1: Understanding Your Child's IEP on Sunday, Feb. 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Join to explore the intention of the Individualized Education Program (IEP). The training will address the following:

  • Long-term goals and short term objectives
  • Present levels of performance and appropriate evaluation
  • Accommodations and management needs

Each participant is expected to bring a copy of their child's IEP for discussion and reflection. Coffee and light breakfast items will be provided. Lunch is on your own. Inquire about travel stipends. For additional questions contact Silvia Verga at 718-997-4855 or email silvia.verga@qc.cuny.edu.

   

Registration DEADLINE for this training is Monday, Jan. 29, click here to register



Long Island Developmental Disabilities Regional Office: Self Direction

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Location:

Long Island Developmental Disabilities Regional Office


Event Address:

415A Oser Avenue


Hauppauge, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Phone: Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Event: 

Long Island DDRO presents Self Direction Information Sessions on:

  • Monday, Feb. 19 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Monday, Apr. 16 from 6 to 8 p.m.
  • Tuesday, July 17 from 6 to 8 p.m.
  • Thursday, Oct. 18 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Thursday, Dec. 13 from 10 to 12 p.m.

For more information or to register contact the Self Direction Unit at the Long Island DDRO by emailing css.ddro5@opwdd.ny.gov.

   

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Parent Group

Date of Event: June 18, 2018
Start Time: 10am | End Time: 12pm

Location:

Parent to Parent office


Event Address:

415 Oser Avenue


Hauppauge, New York
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Alissa Morris Phone:

Parent to Parent runs two informal monthly support groups for parents navigating their child’s special needs.

Group A is for parents of children up to 16 years old

Group B is for parents of children aged 16 through adulthood

Both groups take place at the time and place listed above.

GROUPS WILL BE CAPPED AT 20 PARTICIPANTS EACH.

You must RSVP by 6/14 via email and indicate

which group you will be attending.

RSVP to Alissa Morris

amorris@ptopnys.org



FarmPlay!

Date of Event: Saturday, June 23, 2018
Start Time: 12:30 PM | End Time: 3:30 PM

Location:

Orkestai Farm


Event Address:

1395 Planting Fields Road


Oyster Bay, NY
Event Cost: $5/FREE
Contact Person: Phone: Call 516-817-6420 or Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Event:

Join Orkestai Farm for the launch of a new children's program Farm Play on Saturday, June 23 from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. FarmPlay! is an inclusive and multi-sensory agricultural experience for children of all abilities and backgrounds.

   

Farm Play children's program will feature:

  • Storytime with children's storyteller and author Heather Forest at 2pm
  • Light refreshments
  • Old-fashioned games
  • Farming activities
  • Art activities
  • Global sing-along in English, Spanish & French

The cost to attend is $5 per person, or free for FarmPlay! members and children under age 2. For more information visit the FarmPlay website, call 516-817-6420 or email farmplay@orkestaifarm.org.

   

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Disability Awareness Fair 2018

Date of Event: Sunday, June 24, 2018
Start Time: 1:00 PM | End Time: 4:00 PM

Location:

Andrew J. Parise Park


Event Address:

200 Cedarhurst Avenue


Cedarhurst, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Assemblywoman Melissa Miller Phone: ​Call 516-431-0500 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Event:

A free Disability Awareness Fair will take place on Sunday, June 24 from 1 to 4 p.m. The fair will be held at Andrew J. Parise Park alongside the first universally accessible playground on Long Island. In addition to vendors providing information on an assortment of support services and equipment to assist individuals with special needs from birth into their golden years, face painting, games, and musical entertainment from "Lawrence High School Life Rhythms" are just a few of the family-fun activities that will take place. Both kosher and non-kosher refreshments will be provided.

   

For more information about this event or any state matter, contact Assemblywoman Melissa Miller, call 516-431-0500 or email millerml@nyassembly.gov.

   

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Webinar: A Conversation on Models of Care Delivery for Children with Medical Complexity

Date of Event: Thursday, June 28, 2018
Start Time: 1:00 PM | End Time: 2:00 PM

Location:

Webinar: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/4738449105062967810


Event Address:

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Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Phone:

Event: 

Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health presents the webinar A Conversation on Models of Care Delivery for Children with Medical Complexity on Thursday, June 28 from 1 to 2 p.m. Click here to register for this webinar.



Summer Sundays at Kulanu

Date of Event: See details below
Start Time: 9:00 AM | End Time: 11:00 AM

Location:

Kulanu Center for Special Services


Event Address:

620 Central Avenue


Cedarhurst, NY
Event Cost:
Contact Person: Amy Eisenberg Phone: Call 516-569-3083 ext. 138 or Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Event: 

Kulanu Center for Special Services presents Summer Sundays at Kulanu on July 1, 8, 15, 29 and Aug. 5, 12, 19 from 9 to 11 a.m. Sunday Club is a HCBS Respite Waiver Program and OPWDD Family Support Services Grant Program. A private pay option is available.

   

For more information contact Amy Eisenberg, call 516-569-3083 ext. 138 or email amy@kulanukids.org.

   

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FarmPlay! Summer Program

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Location:

Orkestai Farm


Event Address:

1395 Planting Fields Road


Oyster Bay, NY
Event Cost:
Contact Person: Phone: Call 516-817-6420 or Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Event: 

Children are invited to spend a summer as a farmer with FarmPlay! Children and their caregivers experience veggies and flowers in a fun and creative environment. This family-friendly summer programs is for children ages 2-12 years-old.

The program offers:

  • Children's garden with sensory-based agriculture and arts learning activities
  • Sample and take home various crops (including fresh veggies and fresh cut flowers)
  • Global sing-alongs in English, Spanish, French, Mandarin and German
  • Mock farmer's market experience
  • Storytime
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Certificate of participation at the end of the session

Session dates and rates beginning Monday, July 9:

  • Eight Mondays: 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. $195 first child/$100 each sibling
  • Eight Wednesdays: 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. $195 first child/$100 each sibling
  • Four Sundays: 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. $100 first child/$50 each sibling
  • Unlimited classes $275 first child/$150 each sibling
  • One-time drop-in classes and group tours are available. Please inquire for details.

For more information visit the FarmPlay! website, call 516-817-6420 or email farmplay@orkestaifarm.org.

   

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2018 Summer Social Skills Group

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Location:

North Shore Youth Council
Josepha A. Edgar School


Event Address:

525 NY-25A


Rocky Point, NY
Event Cost: $125
Contact Person: Dana Ellis Phone: Call 631-744-0207 or Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Event: 

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The North Shore Youth Council presents their 2018 Summer Social Skills Groups for children ages 6-8, 9-11, and a preteen/adolescent group. The groups will feature activities and enrichment for positive social growth. Weekly topics will include making and keeping friends, problem solving, assertiveness, cooperation, frustration tolerance and anger management, improving self-esteem and managing stress.

   

This 8-week program meets once a week. The cost is $100, with a $25 intake and processing fee for new enrollees. Payment plans are available and scholarships may also be available for families who qualify. A rolling admission policy is available and new applicants are accepted into the program year round.

   

Groups will be held from July 2 through Aug. 2:

  • Mondays: 5-6 p.m., 6:15-7:15 p.m., 7:30-8:30 p.m.
  • Thursdays: 5-6 p.m., 6:15-7:15 p.m., 7:30-8:30 p.m.

For more information or to sign up, contact Dana Ellis, LMHC, Licensed Mental Health Counselor at 631-744-0207 or email dana@nsyc.com.

   

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Creating Keys: Social Skills and Improv Theater

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Location:

Farmingdale United Methodist Church


Event Address:

407 Main Street


Farmingdale, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Phone: Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Event: 

Creating Keys presents Social Skills & More, a 6-week summer program on Tuesdays and Thursdays and Improv Theater a 4-week program for kids and teens with disabilities. The cost for the Social Skills program is $280 and the Improv Theater is $250.

   

The dates and times are as follows:

   

Social Skills & More

Tuesdays July 10 - Aug. 14:

  • Ages 7-9: 4:30 to 5:45 p.m.
  • Ages 10-12: 6 to 7:15 p.m.

Thursdays, July 12 - Aug. 16:

  • Ages 13-16: 4:30 to 5:45 p.m.
  • Ages 17-22: 6 to 7:15 p.m.

   

Improv Theater

Mondays, July 9 - July 30

  • Ages 9-13: 5 to 6:15 p.m.
  • Ages 14-19: 6:30 to 7:45 p.m.

All classes instructed by experienced, certified special education professionals. Online registration is now available. Click here. Email questions or comments to creatingkeys1@gmail.com.

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