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The Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD Albany) presents the 2016-2017 professional development and parent seminars, offered at no cost to parents. The schedule is as follows:

Seminar I (8:30 - 11:30 a.m.): Addressing the Core Deficits of Autism Spectrum Disorder in the Classroom: Evidence-Based Strategies for Teaching Social-Emotional Skills to Students with ASD: Students with ASD have persistent deficits in social communication and social interaction across contexts; these deficits often include social-emotional reciprocity and non-verbal communication. This seminar will focus on foundational social skills, an overview of assessment/curriculum tools and it will highlight several instructional strategies to help support students with ASD.

Lunch: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (on own)

Seminar II (12:30 to 3:30 p.m.): Addressing the Core Deficits of Autism Spectrum Disorder in the Classroom: Supporting the Understanding and Development of Peer Relationships: As a core deficit in ASD, students have deficits in developing, maintaining, and understanding relationships, ranging, for example, from difficulties adjusting behavior to suit various social contexts; to difficulties in sharing imaginative play or in making friends; to absence of interest in peers. This session will discuss the importance of friendships, along with interventions that target the development of peer relationships.

This seminar will be offered on the following dates in locations noted below:

  • Jan. 11: Desmond Hotel, 660 Albany Shaker Rd., Albany, NY 12211
  • Jan. 31: Hilton Long Island/Huntington, 598 NY-110, Melville, NY 11747
  • Feb. 7: Doubletree Hotel Binghamton, 225 Water St., Binghamton, NY 13901
  • Mar. 2: Holiday Inn Lake George, 2223 Canada St., Lake George, NY 12845
  • Mar. 7: Hotel Ithaca, 222 S. Cayuga St., Ithaca, NY 14850
  • Mar. 16: Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel, 40 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Handouts will not be provided at the training, but are available on the CARD Albany website.
It is highly recommended that attendees print handouts and bring them to the seminars.

Click here to register and submit the online form or print it out and fax it to 516-442-4834. Registration will not be taken by phone. Seating is limited to space limitations, therefore preregistration will be required for all events.

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Free Webinar - Health Care Notebook overview
January 24, 2017
Start Time: 11:30AM | End Time: 12:30PM
Contact: Shannon McCracken Phone: 716-675-0239

Please register for Health Care Notebook overview on Jan 24, 2017 11:30 AM EST at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5251271212118886404

Please join Sharon Marrella,Regional Coodinator, 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.




Free Webinar A Beginners Overview to the Special Education Process
January 25, 2017
Start Time: 6:00PM | End Time: 7:00PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: 518-381-4350

Please register for A Beginners Overview to the Special Education Process on Jan 25, 2017 6:00 PM EST at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2589005016091445249

Presenter: Trish Washburn, Education Sepcialist
This training is designed for parents who are just entering the special education system to educate themselves on how to advocate for their child/children. This webinar will provide parents with an overview of the special education process.

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




Understanding the Regulation of the Commissioner of Education Part 200 Students with Disabilities
January 31, 2017
Start Time: 6:00PM | End Time: 7:30PM
Contact: Shannon McCracken Phone: 716-675-0239

Please register for Understanding the Regulation of the Commissioner of Education Part 200 Students with Disabilities on Jan 31, 2017 6:00 PM EST at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/190912981307438849

Please join Tina Beauparlant, Regional Program Manager / Education Specialist, for Parent to Parent of NYS, as she presents a webinar on Understanding the Regulation of the Commissioner of Education Part 200 Students with Disabilities.
This training will take you through the NYS Special Education Regulations step by step. Parents will learn the role they play on the CSE, learn the chain of command regarding the CSE, learn how to request information regarding your child’s IEP and gain an understand how to communicate with your child’s teachers & administrators.
After this webinar parents will have more knowledge about the educational laws to advocate for their child/children.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.




Free Webinar- Statewide Support Parent Training
February 7, 2017
Start Time: 12:00PM | End Time: 1:30PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: 518-381-4350

Please register for Statewide Support Parent Training JL on Feb 7, 2017 12:00 PM EST at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1160806481777924612

Please join Jacqui Liebman and Barb Hoffman: 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.




Free Webinar- Health Care Notebook overview
February 7, 2017
Start Time: 5:00PM | End Time: 6:00PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: 518-381-4350

Please register for Health Care Notebook overview LPE on Feb 7, 2017 5:00 PM EST at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5090945924116861698

Please join Lin Perry, Project Director, Family to Family Healthcare Information Center 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.




Free Webinar- Preventing Parent Burnout for Parents of Children with Special Needs
February 8, 2017
Start Time: 6:00PM | End Time: 7:00PM
Contact: Shannon McCracken Phone: 1(716) 675-0239

Please register for Preventing Parent Burnout for Parents of Children with Special Needs- LP on Feb 8, 2017 6:00 PM EST at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4014461368321317380

Please 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.

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
February 9, 2017
Start Time: 5:00PM | End Time: 6:00PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: 1(518) 381-4350

Please register for A Guide for Families to Understanding Supports & Services Administered by OPWDD- MBF on Feb 9, 2017 5:00 PM EST at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/372130089709012996

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.




Free Webinar- Education Records Organizer
February 13, 2017
Start Time: 12:00PM | End Time: 1:00PM
Contact: Shannon McCracken Phone: 716-675-0239

Please register for Education Records Organizer- TB on Feb 13, 2017 12:00 PM EST at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1348882343796887809

Please join Tina Beauparlant,Regional Program Manager/ Education Specialist, for this webinar.

This workshop is 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.




Free Webinar- Loss, Grief, and Adjustment for Parents of Children with Special Needs
February 15, 2017
Start Time: 10:00AM | End Time: 11:30AM
Contact: Shanno McCracken Phone: 716-675-0239

Please register for Loss, Grief, and Adjustment for Parents of Children with Special Needs . DO on Feb 15, 2017 10:00 AM EST at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5433366830315822084

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.




Free Webinar Medicaid Service Coordination for Families – Getting the Most from Your Child’s Program
February 16, 2017
Start Time: 12:00PM | End Time: 1:00PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: 518-381-4350

Please register for Medicaid Service Coordination for Families – Getting the Most from Your Child's Program- MBF on Feb 16, 2017 12:00 PM EST at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/223553083447581956

Please join Mary Beth Fadelici , Regional Coordinator, Parent to Parent of NYS, as she presents a 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.




Free Webinar-Education for Empowerment: School and Teens in Healthcare Transition
February 22, 2017
Start Time: 12:00PM | End Time: 1:00PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: 518-381-4350

Please register for Education for Empowerment: School and Teens in Healthcare Transition on Feb 22, 2017 12:00 PM EST at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5023225903447656452

Please 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 you 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 yourself or for your 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. Please join us and get ready for a future of healthy success!
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.




Free Webinars- Preventing Parent Burnout for Parents of Children with Special Needs
March 2, 2017
Start Time: 12:00PM | End Time: 1:00PM
Contact: Shannon McCracken Phone: 716-675-0239

Please register for Preventing Parent Burnout for Parents of Children with Special Needs- JL on Mar 2, 2017 12:00 PM EST at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8622130870772877572

Please 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.




Free Webinar- Loss, Grief, and Adjustment for Parents of Children with Special Needs
March 9, 2017
Start Time: 6:00PM | End Time: 7:30PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: 1 (518) 381-4350

Please register for Loss, Grief, and Adjustment for Parents of Children with Special Needs . MAF on Mar 9, 2017 6:00 PM EST at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2888486694688130052

Please 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.




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

Please register for NYS Autism Insurance Reform on Mar 14, 2017 5:00 PM EDT at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8612877380949917700

Please 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.




Free Webinar A Guide for Families to Understanding Supports & Services Administered by OPWDD
March 20, 2016
Start Time: 1:00PM | End Time: 2:30PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: 518-381-4350

Please register for A Guide for Families to Understanding Supports & Services Administered by OPWDD -DO on Mar 20, 2017 1:00 PM EDT at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/369045959593442564

Please join Parent to Parent of NYS, Dianne O'Connor, 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.




Free Webinar-Medicaid Service Coordination for Families – Getting the Most from Your Child’s Program
March 20, 2017
Start Time: 6:00PM | End Time: 7:00PM
Contact: Shannon McCraken Phone: 1 (716) 675-0239

Please register for Medicaid Service Coordination for Families – Getting the Most from Your Child's Program- BH on Mar 20, 2017 6:00 PM EDT at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7813190479404278020

Please join Barb Hoffman, Regional Coordinator, Parent to Parent of NYS, as she presents a 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.




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

Please register for Health Care Notebook overview SM on Mar 23, 2017 1:00 PM EDT at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6440021402628459780

Please join Sharon Marrella, Regional Coodinator, 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.




Free Webinar- Education for Empowerment: School and Teens in Healthcare Transition
April 4, 2017
Start Time: 5:00PM | End Time: 6:00PM
Contact: Shannon McCraken Phone: 716-675-0239

Please register for Education for Empowerment: School and Teens in Healthcare Transition on Apr 4, 2017 5:00 PM EDT at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7220529522813824260

Please 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 you 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 yourself or for your 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. Please join us and get ready for a future of healthy success!

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




Free Webinar- Loss, Grief, and Adjustment for Parents of Children with Special Needs
April 5, 2017
Start Time: 11:30AM | End Time: 1:00PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: 1 (518) 381-4350

Please register for Loss, Grief, and Adjustment for Parents of Children with Special Needs . BH on Apr 5, 2017 11:30 AM EDT at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/526214549714114820

Please 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.




Free Webinar- Preventing Parent Burnout for Parents of Children with Special Needs
April 6, 2017
Start Time: 6:00PM | End Time: 7:00PM
Contact: Shannon McCracken Phone: 1 (716) 675-0239

Please register for Preventing Parent Burnout for Parents of Children with Special Needs. MAF on Apr 6, 2017 6:00 PM EDT at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7669713008072003844

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.
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.




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.




FREE-Webinar Medicaid Service Coordination for Families – Getting the Most from Your Child’s Program
April 12, 2017
Start Time: 11:30AM | End Time: 1:00PM
Contact: Shannon McCracken Phone: 1(716) 675-0239

Please register for Medicaid Service Coordination for Families – Getting the Most from Your Child's Program- LP on Apr 12, 2017 11:30 AM EDT at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7581870825105589252

Please join Lindsey Pensabene, Regional Coordinator, Parent to Parent of NYS, as she presents a 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.




Free Webinar- Health Care Notebook overview
April 27, 2016
Start Time: 5:30PM | End Time: 6:30PM
Contact: Shannon McCracken Phone: 716-675-0239

Please register for Health Care Notebook overview LPE on Apr 27, 2017 5:30 PM EDT at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8738640620449979650

Please join Lin Perry, Project Director, Family to Family Healthcare Information Center 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.




Free Webinar- A Guide for Families to Understanding Supports & Services Administered by OPWDD
May 3, 2017
Start Time: 11:30AM | End Time: 1:00PM
Contact: Shannon McCraken Phone: 716-675-0239

Please register for A Guide for Families to Understanding Supports & Services Administered by OPWDD -SM on May 3, 2017 11:30 AM EDT at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2702389953677929988

Please 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.




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

Please register for Loss, Grief, and Adjustment for Parents of Children with Special Needs . DO on May 8, 2017 6:00 PM EDT at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1562121628846759172

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.




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

Please register for Medicaid Service Coordination for Families – Getting the Most from Your Child's Program- MBF on May 10, 2017 5:00 PM EDT at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7554760166899864324

Please join Mary Beth Fadelici , Regional Coordinator, Parent to Parent of NYS, as she presents a 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.




Free Webinar-Health Care Notebook overview
May 11, 2017
Start Time: 12:00PM | End Time: 1:00PM
Contact: Shannon McCracken Phone: 716-675-0239

Please register for Health Care Notebook overview SM on May 11, 2017 12:00 PM EDT at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3344205677136796164

Please join Sharon Marrella, Regional Coodinator, 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.




Free Webinar- Preventing Parent Burnout for Parents of Children with Special Needs
May 16, 2017
Start Time: 12:00PM | End Time: 1:00PM
Contact: Shannon McCracken Phone: 1 (716) 675-0239

Please register for Preventing Parent Burnout for Parents of Children with Special Needs- LP on May 16, 2017 12:00 PM EDT at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/185622131312327172

Please 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.




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

Please register for Statewide Support Parent Training SM - BH on May 23, 2017 5:00 PM EDT at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2185638180321511428

Please join Sharon Marrella and Barb Hoffman: 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.








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