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Webinar: Transition: Early Intervention to Preschool Special Education
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Start Time: 12:00 PM | End Time: 1:30 PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: 518-381-4350

The free webinar Transition: Early Intervention to Preschool Special Education will take place on Feb. 28 at 12 p.m., to register visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8951161925113570049

Parent to Parent of NYS, is pleased to collaborate with Ellen Burns Director, of the Early Childhood Direction Center to present a webinar on this webinar workshop which will guide parents through the Early Intervention to Preschool Special Education transition in New York State. This webinar will identify important steps in the process, changes to expect and critical decisions to be made. We will take a detailed look at the programmatic aspects of both the Early Intervention Program (Department of Health) and the Preschool Special Education Program (State Education Department). This workshop will help participants to understand the transition process, to be an active member of the transition team, and to understand the difference between services in both programs.

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


              




Webinar: Transition: Early Intervention to Preschool Special Education
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Start Time: 6:00 PM | End Time: 7:30 PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: 518-381-4350

The free webinar Transition: Early Intervention to Preschool Special Education will take place on Mar. 1 at 6 p.m., to register visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/745209778881836033

Parent to Parent of NYS, is pleased to collaborate with Ellen Burns Director, of the Early Childhood Direction Center to present a webinar on this webinar workshop which will guide parents through the Early Intervention (EI) to Preschool Special Education transition in New York State. This webinar will identify important steps in the process, changes to expect and critical decisions to be made. We will take a detailed look at the programmatic aspects of both the Early Intervention Program (Department of Health) and the Preschool Special Education Program (State Education Department). This workshop will help participants to understand the transition process, to be an active member of the transition team, and to understand the difference between services in both programs.

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
Thursday, March 2, 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 pace on Mar. 2 at 12 p.m., to register visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8622130870772877572

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: Autism Insurance Reform
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Start Time: 5:00 PM | End Time: 6:30 PM
Contact: Shannon McCracken Phone: 716-675-0239

The free webinar Autism Insurance Reform will take place on Mar. 7 at 5 p.m., to register visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8641731865266894593

Join Lin Perry, Project Director, Family to Family Healthcare Information Center, as she presents a webinar on the Autism Insurance Reform. Autism Insurance Reform legislation became effective in 2013, however aspects of the bill, related to Applied Behavioral Analysis, are still being worked on within the NYS government. This webinar will address the overall legislation, who it assists and how and will also give an update on the current status of the ABA portion of the legislation.

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




Webinar: Communicating Through Letter Writing
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Start Time: 11:00 AM | End Time: 12:15 PM
Contact: Shannon McCracken Phone: 716-675-0239

The free workshop Communicating Through Letter Writing will take place on Mar. 8 at 11 a.m., to register visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5783859252119116289

Please join Tina Beauparlant, Regional Program Manager, Education Specialist, Parent to Parent of NYS, as she presents a webinar on Communicating Through Letter Writing. Letter writing can be a very effective method of communication and advocacy for parents of children with disabilities. This training assists parents, guardians, grandparents how to clearly and effectively express concerns, ideas or suggestions to the professionals involved in their child's special education program.

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
Thursday, March 9, 2017
Start Time: 6:00 PM | End Time: 7:30 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 Mar. 9 at 6 p.m., to register visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2888486694688130052

Join Maryalice Fegeley, Regional Coordinator, Parent to Parent of NYS, 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: Understanding Your Child’s Evaluations
Monday, March 13, 2017
Start Time: 12:00 PM | End Time: 1:30 PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: 518-381-4350

The free webinar for Understanding How to Read Your Child's Evaluations on Mar. 13 at 12 p.m., to register visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3590633721380813059

Join BJ Ebenstien. Esq for this webinar on Numbers, Percentages, Ranges - it is all so confusing. This webinar will give parents, guardians and professional a simplified way to read their child's evaluations, understand the information, and use it to develop an appropriate IEP.

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




Webinar: NYS Autism Insurance Reform
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Start Time: 5:00 PM | End Time: 6:30 PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: 716-675-0239

The free webinar NYS Autism Insurance Reform will take place on Mar. 14 at 5 p.m., to register visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8612877380949917700

Join Lin Perry, Project Director, Family to Family Healthcare Information Center, as she presents a webinar on the Autism Insurance Reform. Autism Insurance Reform legislation became effective in 2013, however aspects of the bill, related to Applied Behavioral Analysis, are still being worked on within the NYS government. This webinar will address the overall legislation, who it assists and how and will also give an update on the current status of the ABA portion of the legislation.

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




Webinar: Come Ask the Advocates Your Questions About the CSE/ IEP Process
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Start Time: 11:00 AM | End Time: 12:30 PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: 518-381-4350

The free webinar Come Ask the Advocates Your Questions about the CSE/IEP Process on Mar. 15 at 11 a.m., to register visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8783020208948381187

  • Do you have any questions related to the IEP process that you want answers to?
  • Do you know how to request information about your child / student?
  • Do you understand your role at a CSE meeting?
  • Do you know how to discuss your child’s needs at a CSE meeting?

If you have questions we have answers for you! If you are a Parent, Grandparent, Family Member, Medicaid Service Coordinator, or just interested in this topic then this training is for you!

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


              




Webinar: Education Records Organizer
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Start Time: 6:00 PM | End Time: 7:30 PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: 518-381-4350

The free webinar Education Records Organizer will take place on Mar. 15 at 6 p.m., to register visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4388526219248710657

Join Trish Washburn, Parent Advocate, for this workshop where parents, guardians and advocates of children who receive 504 and special education services take their educational records and organize them into a record-keeping binder. This workshop will assist in being more organized in planning a child’s education, and in the CPSE/CSE process.

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
Monday, March 20, 2016
Start Time: 1:00 PM | End Time: 2:30 PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: 518-381-4350

The free webinar A Guide for Families to Understanding Supports & Services Administered by OPWDD on Mar. 20 at 1 p.m., to register visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/369045959593442564

Join Dianne O'Connor, Regional Coordinator, Parent to Parent of NYS, 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: Medicaid Service Coordination for Families – Getting the Most from Your Child’s Program
Monday, March 20, 2017
Start Time: 6:00 PM | End Time: 7:00 PM
Contact: Shannon McCracken Phone: 716-675-0239

The free webinar Medicaid Service Coordination for Families - Getting the Most from Your Child's Program will take place on Mar. 20 at 6 p.m., to register visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7813190479404278020

Join Barb Hoffman, 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: Come Ask the Advocates Your Auestions About the CSE/ IEP Process
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Start Time: 6:00 PM | End Time: 7:30 PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: 518-381-4350

The free webinar Come Ask the Advocates Your Questions About the CSE/IEP Process will take place on Mar. 21 at 6 p.m., to register visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3175849556872195587

  • Do you have any questions related to the IEP process that you want answers to?
  • Do you know how to request information about your child / student?
  • Do you understand your role at a CSE meeting?
  • Do you know how to discuss your child’s needs at a CSE meeting?

If you have questions we have answers for you! If you are a Parent, Grandparent, Family Member, Medicaid Service Coordinator, or just interested in this topic then this training is for you!

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


              




Webinar: Health Care Notebook Overview
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Start Time: 1:00 PM | End Time: 2:00 PM
Contact: Shannon McCracken Phone: 716-675-0239

The free webinar Health Care Notebook Overview will take place on Mar. 23 at 1 p.m., to register visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6440021402628459780

Join Sharon Marrella, Regional Coordinator, Parent to Parent of NYS, as she presents a webinar on the Health Care Notebook. Participants will learn how a Health Care Notebook (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: Understanding How to Read Your Child’s Evaluations
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Start Time: 6:00 PM | End Time: 7:30 PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: 518-381-4350

The free webinar Understanding How to Read Your Child's Evaluations will take place on Mar. 23 at 6 p.m., to register visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7320405861942841345

Join BJ Ebenstien. Esq for this webinar on Numbers, Percentages, Ranges - it is all so confusing. This webinar will give parents, guardians and professional a simplified way to read their child's evaluations, understand the information, and use it to develop an appropriate IEP.

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




11th Annual Statewide Ausism Conference
Friday, Mar. 24, 2017
Start Time: 7:30 AM | End Time: 3:30 PM
Contact: Phone:

Location:

The Conference and Event Center Niagara Falls


Event Address:

101 Old Falls St.
Niagara Falls, NY 14303


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Event Cost: See event description for fees

CARD home banner w540c.jpgThe Center for Autism an d Related Disabilities presents the 11th Annual Statewide Autism Conference : Maximizing Potential For Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Research to Support Everyday Practice on Friday, Mar. 24 from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The conference will feature the keynote presentation: Problem Behavior is Predictable and Preventable by Timothy Vollmer, Ph.D., BCBA. The conference will feature a full day schedule of workshops and speakers, see the brochure linked below.

The cost to attend this conference is $65 for NYS residents if received prior to March 10 or $80 after. Registration includes breakfast and lunch. Registration may be done online by clicking here or by mail with the brochure linked below.

For full conference information, schedule and hotel information see the attached brochure below.

11th Annual Statewide Autism Conference - Brochure




Webinar: Let’s Take a Crash Course on Understanding How to Read an IEP.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Start Time: 12:00 PM | End Time: 1:30 PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: 518-381-4350

The free webinar Let's Take a Crash Course on Understanding How to Read and IEP will take place on Mar. 28 at 12 p.m., to register visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/9211508686385879299

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), a federal law, requires certain information to be included in the IEP but doesn’t specify how the IEP should look. Because states and local school systems may include additional information, forms differ from state to state and may vary between school systems within a state. The IEP, Individualized Education Program, is a written document that’s developed for each public school child who is eligible for special education. The IEP is created through a team effort and reviewed at least once a year. This training will teach you how to read the IEP so you can understand what should and can be in the IEP.

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

              




Webinar: Effective Communication for CSE Meetings
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Start Time: 6:00 PM | End Time: 7:30 PM
Contact: Shannon McCracken Phone: 716-675-0239

Please register for Effective Communication for CSE Meetings on Mar 28, 2017 6:00 PM EDT at:

The free webinar Effective Communication for CSE Meetings will take place on Mar. 28 at 6 p.m., to register visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7483896643196302595

Please join Tina Beauparlant, Regional Program / Education Specialist, Parent to Parent of NYS, as she presents a webinar on Effective Communication for CSE Meetings. This training is for parents, grandparents and guardians on how to facilitate CSE meetings that ensure effective communication, remain focused on the student’s needs and avoid conflicts. Participants will learn communication strategies for working with professional. This training also teaches you to recognize the signals for a potentially difficult IEP meeting and the skills needed to turn a difficult meeting into one that is productive.

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


              




Webinar: Let’s Take a Crash Course on Understanding how to Read an IEP.
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Start Time: 6:00 PM | End Time: 7:30 PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: 518-381-4350

The free webinar Let's Take a Crash Course on Understanding how to Read an IEP will take place on March 30 at 6 p.m., to register visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5520423962686055427

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), a federal law, requires certain information to be included in the IEP but doesn’t specify how the IEP should look. Because states and local school systems may include additional information, forms differ from state to state and may vary between school systems within a state. The IEP, Individualized Education Program, is a written document that’s developed for each public school child who is eligible for special education. The IEP is created through a team effort and reviewed at least once a year. This training will teach you how to read the IEP so you can understand what should and can be in the IEP.

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




Webinar: What You Need to Know About Assistive Technology in the IEP
Monday, April 3, 2017
Start Time: 12:00 PM | End Time: 1:30 PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: 518-381-4350

The free webinar What You Need to Know about Assistive Technology in the IEP will take place on Apr. 3 at 12 p.m., to register visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6140624387054140419

This training will teach parents, grandparents, guardians about appropriate Assistive Technology (AT) devices and services how they allow students with disabilities to participate in and benefit from the general education curriculum and to meet Individualized Education Program (IEP) goals. For every student with an IEP, federal and state regulations require that the team consider the student’s need for assistive technology devices and services.

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


              




Webinar: Transitioning from High School in the Adult World after Graduation
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Start Time: 12:00 PM | End Time: 1:30 PM
Contact: Shannon McCracken Phone: 518-381-4350

The free webinar Transitioning from High School in the Adult World After Graduation will take place on Apr. 4 at 12 p.m., to register visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1909780609203812099

Join Tina Beauparlant, Regional Program Manager/Education Specialist, Parent to Parent NYS, presents this webinar.

  • Do you wonder about your child's future?
  • What are your child's plan after they leave school?
  • Will they have a job?
  • Will they live with you or on their own?

Also discussed will be rules and regulations related to the development of an appropriate Individualized Education Plan (IEP). This workshop will help parents of children with disabilities understand how to use the special education transition process to help plan for life after high school. Parents of students in ninth grade and beyond are encouraged to attend.

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




Webinar: Education for Empowerment: School and Teens in Healthcare Transition
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Start Time: 5:00 PM | End Time: 6:00 PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: 518-381-4350

The free webinar Education for Empowerment: School and Teens in Healthcare Transition will take place on Apr. 4 at 5 p.m., to register visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7220529522813824260

Join Lin Perry Project Director Parent to Parent of NYS Family to Family Healthcare Information Center, as she presents a webinar on the Education for Empowerment: School and Teens in Healthcare Transition. As our youth with ID/DD or special healthcare needs transition from pediatric to adult health care systems, self-advocates and parents alike need to understand the importance of transitioning their healthcare effectively. While many people engage in transition planning for their education to adult systems, sadly healthcare, isn’t often included in those plans. And yet, good health is the most fundamental and foundational aspect of any persons success. In this webinar participants will learn what the research says, what issue to consider, the importance of transitioning healthcare and some effective means to begin a plan to transition for oneself or child. Our focus is being a good parent partner with your health professionals and using some tools to begin the conversations and plan for and insure success.

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
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Start Time: 11:30 AM | End Time: 1:00 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 Apr. 5 at 11:30 a.m., to register visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/526214549714114820

Join Parent to Parent of NYS, Barb Hoffman, 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
Thursday, April 6, 2017
Start Time: 6:00 PM | End Time: 7:00 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 Apr. 6 at 6 p.m., to register visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7669713008072003844

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. 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: Let’s Talk Diploma and Non- Diploma Options for Students with Disabilities
Monday, April 10, 2017
Start Time: 12:00 PM | End Time: 1:30 PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: 518-381-4350

The free webinar Let's Talk Diploma and Non-Diploma Options for Students with Disabilities will take place on Apr. 10 at 12 p.m., to register visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6325988853375578371

This training is designed for parents, guardians and grandparents of students with disabilities who will be provided with 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: Education Records Organizer
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Start Time: 12:00 PM | End Time: 1:30 PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: 518-381-4350

The free webinar Education Records Organizer will take place on Apr. 11 at 11 a.m., to register visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2877048475266027777

Join Tina Beauparlant, Regional Program Manager/ Education Specialist, for this workshop where parents, guardians and advocates of children who receive 504 and special education services take their educational records and organize them into a record-keeping binder. This workshop will assist in being more organized in planning a child’s education, and in the CPSE/CSE process.

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




Webinar: What You Need to Know About Assistive Technology in the IEP
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Start Time: 6:00 PM | End Time: 7:30 PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: (518) 381-4350

The free webinar What You Need to Know about Assistive Technology in the IEP will take place on Apr. 11 at 6 p.m., to register visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4321568160823709443

This training will teach parents, grandparents, guardians about appropriate Assistive Technology (AT) devices and services how they allow students with disabilities to participate in and benefit from the general education curriculum and to meet Individualized Education Program (IEP) goals. For every student with an IEP, federal and state regulations require that the team consider the student’s need for assistive technology devices and services.

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


              




Free Webinar A Guide for Families to Understanding Supports & Services Administered by OPWDD
April 12, 2017
Start Time: 5:00PM | End Time: 6:00PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: (518) 381-4350

Please register for A Guide for Families to Understanding Supports & Services Administered by OPWDD- MBF on Apr 12, 2017 5:00 PM EDT at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8844445524839312900

Please join Parent to Parent of NYS, Mary Beth Fadelici 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.

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
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Start Time: 11:30 AM | End Time: 1:00 PM
Contact: Shannon McCracken Phone: 716-675-0239

The free webinar Medicaid Service Coordination for Families - Getting the Most from Your Child's Program will take place on Apr. 12 at 11:30 a.m., to register visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7581870825105589252

Join Lindsey Pensabene, 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: Let’s Talk Diploma and Non- Diploma Options for Students with Disabilities
Thursday, April 13, 2107
Start Time: 6:00 PM | End Time: 7:30 PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: 518-381-4350

The free webinar Let's Talk Diploma and Non-Diploma Options for Students with Disabilities will take place on Apr. 13 at 6 p.m., to register visit: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7340725935626880259.

This training is designed for parents, guardians and grandparents of students with disabilities who will be provided with 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.

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








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