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Research Study: to better understand caregivers’ experiences with respite

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Contact Person: Phone: ​Call 706-542-5471 or 716-236-8361 (New York) or Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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The Health Foundation for Western and Central New York has awarded researchers from the University of Georgia, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the University of Rochester are collaborating on a research study to better understand caregivers' experiences with respite. Caregivers who reside in one of 16 western or central counties will be interviewed via telephone between January and April 2019. Between 80 to 85 caregivers will be selected to participate in focus groups at the 2019 ARCH National Lifespan Respite Conference in Buffalo April 30 to May 2. Participants will be mailed a $100 gift card at the completion of their interviews.

   

The target population is family adult caregivers of older adults who have physical, intellectual, or cognitive disabilities, and are consumers of respite services. Caregivers must be 18 years or older and have been caregiving for at least 3 months.

   

To participate contact:

University of Georgia
School of Social Work|
Dr. Tiffany Washington
706-542-5471 or 716-236-8361 (New York)
or email twashing@uga.edu

   

Participants must be a resident of:

  1. Allegany
  2. Cattaraugus
  3. Cayuga
  4. Chautauqua
  5. Erie
  6. Genesee
  7. Herkimer
  8. Madison
  9. Niagara
  10. Orleans
  11. Oneida
  12. Onondaga
  13. Oswego
  14. Tompkins
  15. Wyoming


OPWDD Family Information Session/Front Door Session

Date of Event: Thusday, January 17, 2019
Start Time: 10:00 AM | End Time: 12:00 PM

Location:

Family Advocacy Center


Event Address:

5639 Walker Road


Deerfield, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Amanda Aldrich Phone: Call 315-797-8630 or Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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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 Amanda Aldrich, call 315-797-8630 or email aaldrich@familyadvocacycenter.org.



Workshop: Understanding the Individualized Education Program (IEP)

Date of Event: Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Start Time: 11:00 AM | End Time: 1:00 PM

Location:

Kids Oneida


Event Address:

310 Main St.


Utica, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Johanna Johnson Phone: Call 315-731-2660 or Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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Syracuse University Parent Assistance Center (SUPAC)presents the workshop Understanding the Individualized Education Program (IEP) on Tuesday, Jan. 22 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The IEP is the cornerstone of the special education process. This workshop walks families through the New York State standard IEP form and helps them to understand the various components of the IEP, how it impacts their child's education program, who writes the IEP, and what individualized means. "Understanding the IEP" will also provide families with tips and tools to participate in the IEP development process to help promote positive education outcomes.

   

Lunch will be provided by Kids Oneida. This training is free and registration is required. To register contact Johanna Johnson at 315-731-2660 or email jjohnson@kidsoneida.org by Thursday, Jan. 17. Click here to register online



Workshop: Medicaid Managed Care: What is it and How does it work?

Date of Event: January 18, 2019
Start Time: 11:00 AM | End Time: 1:00 PM

Location:

ATI Community Room


Event Address:

26 North Main Street


Cortland, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Phone: 607-753-7363

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Access To Independence of Cortland County presents the workshop Medicaid Managed Care: What is it and How does it work? on Tuesday, Jan. 22 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The workshop will walk participants through what managed care is, the timeline of when these changes will happen to Medicaid, and answer any questions you may have. This workshop is for people with disabilities, their family and friends, service professionals, and anyone who would like to learn more about Medicaid managed care systems.

   

Please RSVP by Jan. 18, call 607-753-7363.

   

Workshop: Medicaid Managed Care: What is it and How does it work? - FLYER 



OPWDD Family Information Session/Front Door Session

Date of Event: Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Start Time: 2:00 PM | End Time: 4:00 PM

Location:

Resource Center for Independent Living (RCIL)


Event Address:

258 Genesee Street


Utica, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Evelyn Clark Phone: Call 315-797-1253 or Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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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 Evelyn Clark, call 315-797-1253 or email eclark@rcil.com.



OPWDD Family Information Session/Front Door Session

Date of Event: Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Start Time: 10:00 AM | End Time: 12:00 PM

Location:

Arc Onondaga


Event Address:

600 S. Wilbur Avenue


Syracuse, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Ruth Ann Riposa Phone: Call 315-476-1253 or Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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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 Ruth Ann Riposa, call 315-476-1253 or email ruthann.riposa@arcon.org.



Winter Advocacy Workshops: ARISE - ACCESS-VR - FLYER

Date of Event: Thursday, January 24, 2019
Start Time: 12:00 PM | End Time: 2:00 PM

Location:

Exceptional Family Resources


Event Address:

1820 Lemoyne Ave.


Syracuse, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Karen Adams Phone: Call 315-478-1462, ext. 337 or Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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Exceptional Family Resources presents the 2019 Winter Advocacy Workshops: ARISE - ACCESS-VR on Thursday, Jan. 24 from 12 to 2 p.m. ACCESS-VR assists individuals with disabilities to achieve and maintain employment through training, education, rehabilitation, and career development. Come and learn about all the many services and supports that can be provided to individuals with disabilities who want to achieve employment and independence. ARISE INC., can assist with linking students to ACCESS-VR, OPWDD, OMH, and ILC services prior to exiting high schoool. Appropriate referrals, review of services and local resources will be provided.

   

To RSVP contact Karen Adams, call 315-478-1462, ext. 337 or email kadams@contactefr.org.

      

Winter Advocacy Workshops: ARISE - ACCESS-VR - FLYER



OPWDD Family Information Session/Front Door Session

Date of Event: Thursday, January 31, 2019
Start Time: 1:00 PM | End Time: 3:00 PM

Location:

Arc of Seneca Cayuga


Event Address:

1521 Clark Street Road


Auburn, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Maggie Mahoney Phone: Call 315-856-8297 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 contact Maggie Mahoney, call 315-856-8297 or email mmahoney@arcsencay.org.



OPWDD Family Information Session/Front Door Session

Date of Event: Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Start Time: 1:30 PM | End Time: 3:30 PM

Location:

Arc Herkimer


Event Address:

350 South Washington Street


Herkimer, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Janet LaRock Phone: Call 315-574-7780 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 contact Janet LaRock, call 315-574-7780 or Email jlarock@archerkimer.org.



Winter Advocacy Workshops: SUPAC - Understanding Diploma - FLYER

Date of Event: Thursday, February 7, 2019
Start Time: 12:00 PM | End Time: 2:00 PM

Location:

Exceptional Family Resources


Event Address:

1820 Lemoyne Ave.


Syracuse, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Karen Adams Phone: Call 315-478-1462, ext. 337 or Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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Exceptional Family Resources presents the 2019 Winter Advocacy Workshops: SUPAC - Understanding Diploma and Credential Options for Students with Disabilities on Thursday, Feb. 7 from 12 to 2 p.m. Thinking about what a student wants to do after high school is exciting; preparation for that journey is key while still in school. Parents/guardians and students need to learn that requirements for graduation. A high school diploma is achieved through mastering state academic standards, passing required tests and courses and earning credits. In this training, we will explain the different requirements for the Regents and Local Diploma. We will also discuss how students can use their strengths to achieve a diploma through multiple pathways. This workshop will explore the importance of career readiness skills and the credentials available. This training will help participants navigate options that are the best for each student.

   

To RSVP contact Karen Adams, call 315-478-1462, ext. 337 or email kadams@contactefr.org.

   

Winter Advocacy Workshops: SUPAC - Understanding Diploma - FLYER







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