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Front Door Information Sessions

Date of Event: Several
Start Time: | End Time:

Location:

Various within Sunmount region


Event Address:

, NY
Event Cost: Free
Contact Person: Phone: (518) 536-3480 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

This session gives an understanding of OPWDD’s mission and purpose, as well as outlines the process of how to become eligible for OPWDD supports and services, the types of supports and services available and where to get assistance.

See listing at https://opwdd.ny.gov/welcome-front-door/training/sunmount



Accessible Children’s Yoga

Date of Event: Thursdays Oct. 4 - Dec. 20, 2018
Start Time: 4:15 p.m. | End Time: 5:00 p.m.

Location:

North Country Children's Museum


Event Address:

10 Raymond Street


Potsdam, NY
Event Cost: $8 per session
Contact Person: Kathy Wilcox Phone: 315-274-9380

Yoga and mindfulness classes welcoming to all children including those with disability challenges.  These classes emphasize developing body awareness and feeling good in one's own body through movement, regardless of athletic ability.  Emphasis on learning to identify what one is feeling in the moment and expressing feelings in a positive way.  A variety of yoga games and activities to foster communication and creativity are offered each session.

A parent or caregiver is required to be present for the duration of the class; caregivers are encouraged, but not required, to participate with their children at no extra cost.  Yoga mats and supplies needed for activities will be provided.



Ins and Outs of IEP Development Workshop

Date of Event: December 20, 2018
Start Time: 11:00 AM | End Time: 1:00 PM

Location:

Potsdam Health Initiative


Event Address:

6439 State Highway 56


Potsdam, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Phone: 315-785-9440

Ins and Outs of IEP Development will help participants understand each section of an Individualized Education Program (IEP). The workshop will also cover the participants on the IEP team; laws/regulations pertaining to your child’s educational rights; and how to be an active participant in the IEP meeting. To register for this free parent workshop call the North Country Parent Assistance Center at 315-785-9440



Understanding Special Education Workshop

Date of Event: December 27, 2018
Start Time: 11:00 AM | End Time: 1:00 PM

Location:

Activity & Learning Center


Event Address:

68 W. Main Street, Suite 2


Gouverneur, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Phone: 315-785-9440

Understanding Special Education will help participants learn about the special education process; from requesting a referral to understanding the parts of an individualized education program (IEP). The workshop will also cover general education supports, 504 Plans, and how to be an active participant in a Committee on Special Education (CSE) meeting. To register for this free parent workshop call the North Country Parent Assistance Center at 315-785-9440



Preparing for High School

Date of Event: Monday, January 14, 2019
Start Time: 11:00 AM | End Time: 12:30 PM

Location:

LDA of the Mohawk Valley


Event Address:

146 L Arsenal Street, Suite 10 A


Watertown, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Phone: 315-785-9440

A North Country Parent Assistance Center Workshop. Please register at least 7 days before the event date. Seating is limited.



Preparing for High School

Date of Event: Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Start Time: 6:00 PM | End Time: 7:30 PM

Location:

LDA of the Mohawk Valley


Event Address:

146 L Arsenal Street, Suite 10 A


Watertown, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Phone: 315-785-9440

A North Country Parent Assistance Center Workshop. Please register at least 7 days before the event date. Seating is limited.



Ins and Outs of IEP Development

Date of Event: Monday, February 11, 2019
Start Time: 11:00 AM | End Time: 12:30 PM

Location:

LDA of the Mohawk Valley


Event Address:

146 L Arsenal Street, Suite 10 A


Watertown, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Phone: 315-785-9440

A North Country Parent Assistance Center Workshop. Please register at least 7 days before the event date. Seating is limited.



Ins and Outs of IEP Development

Date of Event: Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Start Time: 6:00 PM | End Time: 7:30 PM

Location:

LDA of the Mohawk Valley


Event Address:

146 L Arsenal Street, Suite 10 A


Watertown, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Phone: 315-785-9440

A North Country Parent Assistance Center Workshop. Please register at least 7 days before the event date. Seating is limited.



Parent Advocacy 101

Date of Event: Monday, March 11, 2019
Start Time: 11:00 AM | End Time: 12:30 PM

Location:

LDA of the Mohawk Valley


Event Address:

146 L Arsenal Street, Suite 10 A


Watertown, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Phone: 315-785-9440

A North Country Parent Assistance Center Workshop. Please register at least 7 days before the event date. Seating is limited.



Parent Advocacy 101

Date of Event: Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Start Time: 6:00 PM | End Time: 7:30 PM

Location:

LDA of the Mohawk Valley


Event Address:

146 L Arsenal Street, Suite 10 A


Watertown, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Phone: 315-785-9440

A North Country Parent Assistance Center Workshop. Please register at least 7 days before the event date. Seating is limited.



The Paper Chase

Date of Event: Monday, April 15, 2019
Start Time: 11:00 AM | End Time: 12:30 PM

Location:

LDA of the Mohawk Valley


Event Address:

146 L Arsenal Street, Suite 10 A


Watertown, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Phone: 315-785-9440

A North Country Parent Assistance Center Workshop. Please register at least 7 days before the event date. Seating is limited.



The Paper Chase

Date of Event: Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Start Time: 6:00 PM | End Time: 7:30 PM

Location:

LDA of the Mohawk Valley


Event Address:

146 L Arsenal Street, Suite 10 A


Watertown, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Phone: 315-785-9440

A North Country Parent Assistance Center Workshop. Please register at least 7 days before the event date. Seating is limited.



Bullying and Special Education

Date of Event: Monday, May 13, 2019
Start Time: 11:00 AM | End Time: 12:30 PM

Location:

LDA of the Mohawk Valley


Event Address:

146 L Arsenal Street, Suite 10 A


Watertown, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Phone: 315-785-9440


Bullying and Special Education

Date of Event: Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Start Time: 6:00 PM | End Time: 7:30 PM

Location:

LDA of the Mohawk Valley


Event Address:

146 L Arsenal Street, Suite 10 A


Watertown, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Phone: 315-785-9440

A North Country Parent Assistance Center Workshop. Please register at least 7 days before the event date. Seating is limited.