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Seminar Promoting Success and Independence in Individuals with Mild to Moderate ASD
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The Center for Autism and Related Disabilities presents the Professional Development and Parent Seminar Promoting Success and Independence in Individuals with Mild to Moderate ASD: The Role of Adaptive Skills and How to Address them in your Daily Practice. This seminar will be held throughout New York State. This full day seminar is directed toward school professionals, community professional, and parents who live or work with individuals on the Autism spectrum.

The seminar will run from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the following days and locations:

  • Oct. 11: Holiday Inn Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, NY
  • Oct. 25: Buffalo Marriott Niagara, Buffalo, NY
  • Oct. 30: Hilton Garden Inn Watertown/Thousand Islands, Watertown, NY
  • Nov. 6: Double Tree by Hilton Binghamton, Binghamton, NY
  • Nov. 14: Holiday Inn Syracuse/Liverpool, Liverpool, NY
  • Nov. 29: RIT Inn and Conference Center, Rochester, NY
  • Feb. 5: Hotel Ithaca, Ithaca, NY
  • Feb. 6: Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel, Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Feb. 14: Courtyard by Mariott, Lake George, NY
  • Feb. 27: Holiday Inn Utica, Utica, NY
  • Mar. 5: Holiday Inn Plainview, Plainview, NY
  • Mar. 18: Desmond Hotel and Conference Center, Albany, NY

For more information click here. Registration is now open for fall seminar, the spring seminars will begin in early Jan. 2019.

   

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Support Parent Webinar
November 15, 2018
Start Time: 5:30PM | End Time: 7:00PM
Contact: Shannon McCracken Phone: (716) 675-0239

Event Cost: FREE

Please register for Statewide Support Parent Training on Nov 15, 2018 5:30 PM EST at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/504749898016358145

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.
If you have question’s contact: Shannon McCracken
(716) 675-0239


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




How to Prepare for a Successful CSE Meeting
November 20, 2018
Start Time: 12:00PM | End Time: 1:00PM
Contact: Shannon McCracken Phone: (716) 675-0239

Please register for How to Prepare for a Successful CSE Meeting- on Nov 20, 2018 12:00 PM EST at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7889383350823744259

This training is to help parents, who approach IEP meetings with fear and dread? If this is you attended this training and there may be some suggestions to help you feel more at ease and able to participate as a full member of the team that plans your child’s special education program.
If you are a Parent, Grandparent, Family Member, 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.




Education for Empowerment: School and Teens in Healthcare Transition
November 27, 2018
Start Time: 6:00PM | End Time: 7:00PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: (518) 381-4350

Please register for Education for Empowerment: School and Teens in Healthcare Transition- on Nov 27, 2018 6:00 PM EST at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8520705335307269635

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!
If you have questions please contact Tina Beauparlant (518) 381-4350

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




Health Care Notebook overview
December 3, 2018
Start Time: 12:00PM | End Time: 1:00PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: (518) 381-4350

Please register for Health Care Notebook overview on Dec 3, 2018 12:00 PM EST at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/495041210432732161

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.
If you have question’s contact: Tina Beauparlant
(518) 381-4350


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




Webinar: Living with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Start Time: 12:00 PM | End Time: 1:30 PM
Contact: Shannon McCracken Phone: (716) 675-0239

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Webinar: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8918819798469207553


Event Cost: FREE

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Please join Dianne O'Connor, Regional Coordinator for Parent to Parent of NYS, as she presents the webinar Living with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) on Wednesday, Tuesday, Dec. 4 from 12 to 1:30 p.m. Children prenatally exposed to alcohol become adults with FASD. Understanding that the permanent brain damage caused by prenatal alcohol exposure may be the reason individuals with FASD fail in school, treatment, in the workforce, and with relationships, can help us to form strategies that may work and help the individual have a successful happy life.

   

This webinar will give a brief overview of what FASD, identify some of the challenges of raising an individual with FASD over the lifespan and look at strategies that could be useful when living or working with them.

   

Please contact Shannon McCracken at 716-675-0239 with any questions.

   

Please be advised that only the first 100 participants who log on will be able to attend. Click here to register for the webinar.




Webinar: Loss, Grief, and Adjustment for Parents of Children with Special Needs
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Start Time: 12:00 PM | End Time: 1:00 PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: (518) 381-4350

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Webinar: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7836099911812637443


Event Cost: FREE

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Please join Maryalice Fegeley, Regional Coordinator for Parent to Parent of NYS, as she presents the webinar Loss, Grief, and Adjustment for Parents of Children with Special Needs on Wednesday, Dec. 5 from 12 to 1 p.m. 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 contact Tina Beauparlant at 518-381-4350 with any questions.

   

Please be advised that only the first 100 participants who log on will be able to attend. Click here to register for the webinar.




Llamando a todos los padres hispanohablantes de niños con necesidades especiales ¡¡¡TE NECESITAMOS!!
December 11, 2018
Start Time: 6PM | End Time: 7PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: (518) 381-4350

Event Cost: FREE

Please register for Llamando a todos los padres hispanohablantes de niños con necesidades especiales ¡¡¡TE NECESITAMOS!!! on Dec 11, 2018 6:00 PM EST at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4068378133475204611 Por favor únase a Valeria Jiménez, Coordinadora Regional Bilingüe para Padres a Padres de NYS, en nuetra 1er. seminario web para padres o cuidadores de habla hispana que tienen un niño o niños con necesidades especiales.
Nuestra comunidad está aislada. Necesitamos apoyarnos unos a otros, para que juntos podamos construir una red de apoyo para padres que nos permita entender que no estamos solos.
Debido a que el idioma representa una barrera para proporcionar apoyo emocional a los padres que se comunican con nosotros y solo hablan español, lo invitamos a participar en este seminario web.
El propósito de este seminario web es hablar sobre la importancia del voluntariado como un padre de apoyo de habla Hispana.
Este seminario web discutirá la base sobre nuestro programa Parent Matching. A través de nuestro programa de emparejamiento para padres, ofrecemos a los padres / cuidadores la oportunidad de conectarse uno a uno con un padre / cuidador de una persona con la misma o similar discapacidad o de atención médica que necesita a alguien que haya "estado allí". ¡Alguien como tú!
Debido a su historia y experiencias, ¡usted está calificado de manera única para ofrecer este apoyo!
Para obtener más información, póngase en contacto con Valeria Jimenez marcando el
(518)381-4350 ext. 25

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
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Start Time: 12:00 PM | End Time: 1:00 PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: (518) 381-4350

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Webinar: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/32357915114442499


Event Cost: FREE

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Please join Dianne O'Connor, Regional Coordinator of Parent to Parent of NYS, as she presents the webinar A Guide for Families to Understanding Supports & Services Administered by OPWDD on Tuesday, Dec. 11 from 12 to 1 p.m. 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.

   

Please be advised that only the first 100 participants who log on will be able to attend. Click here to register for the webinar.




Education Records Organizer
December 12, 2018
Start Time: 6:00PM | End Time: 7:00PM
Contact: Shannon McCraken Phone: (716) 675-0239

Please register for Education Records Organizer- TW -2018 on Dec 12, 2018 6:00 PM EST at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7938858074739332354 Please join Trish Washburn, Parent Advocate 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.
Please contact Shannon McCracken (716) 675-0239 with any question.


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, December 13, 2018
Start Time: 6:00 PM | End Time: 7:00 PM
Contact: Shannon McCracken Phone: (716) 675-0239

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Webinar: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1598751866858022915


Event Cost: FREE

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Please join Maryalice Fegeley, Regional Coordinator for Parent to Parent of NYS, as she presents the webinar Preventing Parent Burnout for Parents of Children with Special Need.  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.

   

Contact Shannon McCracken at (716) 675-0239 with any questions.

   

Please be advised that only the first 100 participants who log on will be able to attend. Click here to register for the webinar.








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