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Free- Understanding the Regulation of the Commissioner of Education Part 200 Students with Disabilit
October 4, 2016
Start Time: 6:00PM | End Time: 7:30PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: (518) 381-4350

Please register for Understanding the Regulation of the Commissioner of Education Part 200 Students with Disabilities on Oct 4, 2016 6:00 PM EDT at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/304927936294966529

Please join Tina Beauparlant, Education Specialist, of 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 for the CSE, learn how to request information about your child’s IEP or education and 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.

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- A Guide for Families to Understanding Supports & Services Administered by OPWDD
October 5, 2016
Start Time: 12:00Pm | End Time: 1:15PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: (518) 381-4350

Please register for A Guide for Families to Understanding Supports & Services Administered by OPWDD -SM on Oct 5, 2016 12:00 PM EDT at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5404826804267737859

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.

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- Effective Advocacy Skills
October 11, 2016
Start Time: 5:30PM | End Time: 6:30PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: (518) 381-4350

Please register for Effective Advocacy Skills- TB on Oct 11, 2016 5:30 PM EDT at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3496695842519329025

Please join Tina Beauparlant,Regional Program Manager / Education Specialist, Parent to Parent of NYS, as she presents a webinar on Effective Advocacy Skills. Parents will explore skills they can use to become effective advocates for their child with disabilities. They are: Understanding your child’s disability, knowing the key players, using clear and effective communication, becoming well-organized, and knowing how to resolve disagreements.
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- Loss, Grief, and Adjustment for Parents of Children with Special Needs
October 12, 2016
Start Time: 12:00PM | End Time: 1:00PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: (518) 381-4350

Event Cost: Free

Please register for Loss, Grief, and Adjustment for Parents of Children with Special Needs . MAF on Oct 12, 2016 12:00 PM EDT at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/706207898917478660

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.

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- Preventing Parent Burnout for Parents of Children with Special Needs
October 13, 2016
Start Time: 5:30PM | End Time: 6:30PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: (518) 381-4350

Event Cost: FREE

Please register for Preventing Parent Burnout for Parents of Children with Special Needs- LP on Oct 13, 2016 5:30 PM EDT at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3883799801614469380

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-Medicaid Service Coordination for Families – Getting the Most from Your Child’s Program
October 25, 2016
Start Time: 6:00PM | End Time: 7:30PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: (518) 381-4350

Event Cost: FREE

Please register for Medicaid Service Coordination for Families – Getting the Most from Your Child's Program- LP on Oct 25, 2016 6:00 PM EDT at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3671970090430522628

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.




Autism Insurance Reform
November 1, 2016
Start Time: 12:00PM | End Time: 1:00PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: (518) 381-4350

Event Cost: FREE

Please register for Autism Insurance Reform on Nov 1, 2016 12:00 PM EDT at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8730904454801138180

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.

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- Loss, Grief, and Adjustment for Parents of Children with Special Needs .
November 3, 2016
Start Time: 6:00PM | End Time: 7:00PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: (518) 381-4350

Event Cost: Free

Please register for Loss, Grief, and Adjustment for Parents of Children with Special Needs . BH on Nov 3, 2016 6:00 PM EDT at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2433755070812973572

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.

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- Effective Communication for CSE Meetings
November 7, 2016
Start Time: 12:00PM | End Time: 1:00PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: (518) 381-4350

Please register for Effective Communication for CSE Meetings- TW on Nov 7, 2016 12:00 PM EST at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/559162512507339012

Please join Trish Washburn, Education Advocate, Parent to Parent of NYS, as she presents a webinar on Effective Communication for CSE Meetings. The research is clear, when parents and schools work together, kids are more successful. This workshop will highlight essential elements of effective communication that are critical for positive home/school relationships. Participants will learn simple, practical steps for working with their child's educational team to build effective communication and more effective IEPs. The focus will be on the prevention of conflict and how to address conflict when it does arise. Learn how to be a more confident player on your child's educational team

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




Free- Preventing Parent Burnout for Parents of Children with Special Needs
November 9, 2016
Start Time: 12:00PM | End Time: 1:00PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: (518) 381-4350

Please register for Preventing Parent Burnout for Parents of Children with Special Needs- ALM on Nov 9, 2016 1:00 PM EST at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7019919225518812929

Please join Alissa Morris, 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- A Guide for Families to Understanding Supports & Services Administered by OPWDD
November 10, 2016
Start Time: 5:00PM | End Time: 6:00PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: (518) 381-4350

Event Cost: FREE

Please register for A Guide for Families to Understanding Supports & Services Administered by OPWDD- MBF on Nov 10, 2016 5:00 PM EST at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6282554841912451588

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- Effective Communication for CSE Meetings
November 29, 2016
Start Time: 6:00PM | End Time: 7:00PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: (518) 381-4350

Please register for Effective Communication for CSE Meetings- TB on Nov 29, 2016 6:00 PM EST at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/998825326617697793

Please join Tina Beauparlant, Regional Program / Education Specialist, Parent to Parent of NYS, as she presents a webinar on Effective Communication for CSE Meetings. The research is clear, when parents and schools work together, kids are more successful. This workshop will highlight essential elements of effective communication that are critical for positive home/school relationships. Participants will learn simple, practical steps for working with their child's educational team to build effective communication and more effective IEPs. The focus will be on the prevention of conflict and how to address conflict when it does arise. Learn how to be a more confident player on your child's educational team

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




Free-Medicaid Service Coordination for Families – Getting the Most from Your Child’s Program-
November 30, 2016
Start Time: 12:00PM | End Time: 1:15PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: (518) 381-4350

Event Cost: Free

Please register for Medicaid Service Coordination for Families – Getting the Most from Your Child's Program- BH on Nov 30, 2016 12:00 PM EST at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4938849378189063940

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.




Health Care Notebook overview
December 5, 2016
Start Time: 12:00PM | End Time: 1:00PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: (518) 381-4350

Event Cost: FREE

Please register for Health Care Notebook overview on Dec 5, 2016 12:00 PM EST at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4095076459562732036

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.
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.

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Free- Loss, Grief, and Adjustment for Parents of Children with Special Needs
December 7, 2016
Start Time: 12:00PM | End Time: 1:00PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: (518) 381-4350

Event Cost: Free

Please register for Loss, Grief, and Adjustment for Parents of Children with Special Needs . MAF on Dec 7, 2016 12:00 PM EST at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3440351369080214788

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.

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-Preventing Parent Burnout for Parents of Children with Special Needs
December 8, 2016
Start Time: 6:00PM | End Time: 7:30PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: (518) 381-4350

Event Cost: Free

Please register for Preventing Parent Burnout for Parents of Children with Special Needs. MAF on Dec 8, 2016 6:00 PM EST at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8582826625816530948

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- Medicaid Service Coordination for Families – Getting the Most from Your Child’s Program
December 8, 2016
Start Time: 12:00PM | End Time: 1:00PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: (518) 381-4350

Event Cost: Free

Please register for Medicaid Service Coordination for Families – Getting the Most from Your Child's Program- MBF on Dec 8, 2016 12:00 PM EST at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2706074414200126212

Please join Mary Beth Fadelici , Regional Coordinator, Parent to Parent of NYS, as she presents a webinar on Medicaid Service Coordination.  MSC 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- A Guide for Families to Understanding Supports & Services Administered by OPWDD
December 14, 2016
Start Time: 12:00PM | End Time: 1:15PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: (518) 381-4350

Please register for A Guide for Families to Understanding Supports & Services Administered by OPWDD -SM on Dec 14, 2016 12:00 PM EST at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2623258099064251139

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.

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.








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