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Webinar- Statewide Support Parent Training
May 2, 2017
Start Time: 12:00PM | End Time: 1:30PM
Contact: Shannon McCracken Phone: 1(716) 675-0239

Please register for Statewide Support Parent Training SM - JL on May 2, 2017 12:00 PM EDT at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/494766321067095299

Please join Sharon Marrella and Jacqui Liebman: Parent to Parent of NYS is offering a Statewide Support Parent Training available by webinar. Now is the time to join us and share your story with another parent who might benefit from your experience and support. You can participate from your computer at home. Participants in this training will be parents and family caregivers who want to become Support Parents.

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
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Start Time: 11:30 AM | End Time: 1:00 PM
Contact: Shannon McCraken Phone: 716-675-0239

The free webinar A Guide for Families to Understanding Supports & Services Administered by OPWDD will take place on May 3 at 11:30 a.m., to register visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2702389953677929988

Join Parent to Parent of NYS', Sharon Marrella, Regional Coordinator, as she presents on A Guide for Families to Understanding Supports & Services Administered by OPWDD. 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.

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




Webinar: Manifestation Hearings/School Discipline What Parents Need to Know
Thursday, May 4, 2017
Start Time: 12:00 PM | End Time: 1:30 PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: 518-381-4350

The free webinar Manifestation Hearings/School Discipline What Parents Need to Know will take place on May 4 at 12 p.m., to register visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1015894148496727299.

Please join Robert M. Tudisco, Esq,as he presents this webinar that will teach parents, guardians and professional what the school responsibility is and what their parental rights are when their child is facing a manifestation hearing and or school discipline.




Webinar: Loss, Grief, and Adjustment for Parents of Children with Special Needs
Monday, May 8, 2017
Start Time: 6:00 PM | End Time: 7:30 PM
Contact: Shannon McCracken Phone: 716-675-0239

The free webinar Loss, Grief, and Adjustment for Parent of Children with Special Needs will take place on May 8 at 6 p.m., to register visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1562121628846759172

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.




Dignity for All Students Act
May 8, 2017
Start Time: 12:00PM | End Time: 1:30PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: (518) 381-4350

Please register for Dignity for all Act students on May 8, 2017 12:30 PM EDT at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/437836905309829123

Please join Meghan Kling, Esq as she presents on New York State’s Dignity for All Students Act (The Dignity Act) seeks to provide the State’s public elementary and secondary school students with a safe and supportive environment free from discrimination, intimidation, taunting, harassment, and bullying on school property, a school bus and/or at a school function.

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




Webinar: Manifestation Hearings/School Discipline What Parents Need to Know
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Start Time: 6:00 PM | End Time: 7:30 PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: 518-381-4350

The free webinar Manifestation Hearings/School Discipline What Parents Need to Know will take place on May 9 at 6 p.m., to register visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1458418992082765569

Please join, Paul N. Barger, Esq., for this webinar where he will teach parents, guardians and professional what the school responsibility is, and what their parental rights are, when their child is facing a manifestation hearing and or school discipline.

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




Webinar: Let’s Talk Diploma and Non- Diploma Options for Students with Disabilities
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Start Time: 12:00 PM | End Time: 1:30 PM
Contact: Shannon McCraken Phone: 716-675-0239

The free webinar Let's Talk Diploma and Non-Diploma Options for Students with Disabilities on May 10 at 12 p.m., to register visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7653468824008626435.

This training is designed for parents, guardians and grandparents of students with disabilities. We will provide information about the different types of diplomas available through public school system. Knowing about these options will help you make sure that the educational program your child participates in will lead to an appropriate diploma.




Webinar: Medicaid Service Coordination for Families – Getting the Most from Your Child’s Program
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Start Time: 5:00 PM | End Time: 6:00 PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: 518-381-4350

The free workshop Medicaid Service Coordination for Families - Getting the Most from Your Child's Program will take place on May 10 at 5 p.m., to register visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7554760166899864324

Join Mary Beth Fadelici , Regional Coordinator, Parent to Parent of NYS, as she presents this webinar. Service Coordination is 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: Health Care Notebook overview
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Start Time: 12:00 PM | End Time: 1:00 PM
Contact: Shannon McCracken Phone: 716-675-0239

The free webinar Health Care Notebook Overview will take place on May 11 at 12 p.m. to register visit; https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3344205677136796164

Join Sharon Marrella, Regional Coodinator, Parent to Parent NYS, as she presents a webinar on the Health Care Notebook. Participants will learn how a HCN can assist in organizing medical records. They will be given tips on how the notebook can assist with advocacy, save time, reduce stress and utilize the information within the notebook in the event of an emergency.

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
May 16, 2017
Start Time: 12:00 PM | End Time: 1:00 PM
Contact: Shannon McCracken Phone: 716-675-0239

The free webinar Preventing Parent Burnout for Parents of Children with Special Needs will take place on May 16 at 12 p.m., to register visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/185622131312327172

Join Lindsey Pensabene, 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.
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.




Dignity for All Students Act
May 18, 2017
Start Time: 6:00PM | End Time: 7:30PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: (518) 381-4350

Please register for Dignity for all Act students on May 18, 2017 6:00 PM EDT at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6375260169945570305

Please join Meghan Kling, Esq, as she presents on New York State’s Dignity for All Students Act (The Dignity Act) seeks to provide the State’s public elementary and secondary school students with a safe and supportive environment free from discrimination, intimidation, taunting, harassment, and bullying on school property, a school bus and/or at a school function.

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




Webinar: Statewide Support Parent Training
May 23, 2017
Start Time: 5:00 PM | End Time: 6:30 PM
Contact: Shannon McCracken Phone: 716-675-0239

The free webinar Statewide Support Training will take place on May 23 at 5 p.m., to register visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2185638180321511428

Join Sharon Marrella and Barb Hoffman as Parent to Parent of NYS offers a Statewide Support Parent Training available by webinar. Now is the time to join and share your story with another parent who might benefit from your experience and support. Participate from your computer at home. Participants in this training will be parents and family caregivers who want to become Support Parents.

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
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.




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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