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Webinar- Autism Insurance Reform
July 12, 2016
Start Time: 5:30PM | End Time: 7:00PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: (518) 381-4350

Please register for Autism Insurance Reform on Jul 12, 2016 5:30 PM EDT at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8811175397775501059

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.




Webinar -Preventing Parent Burnout for Parents of Children with Special Needs
July 13, 2016
Start Time: 12:00PM | End Time: 1:00PM
Contact: Tanja Peters Phone: (716) 517-3448

Event Cost: Free

Please register for Preventing Parent Burnout for Parents of Children with Special Needs on Jul 13, 2016 12:00 PM EDT at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8815374432216457473

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.




Webinar- Medicaid Service Coordination for Families – Getting the Most from Your Child’s Program
July 14, 2016
Start Time: 11:30AM | End Time: 12:30PM
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 on Jul 14, 2016 11:30 AM EDT at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7871920887882020609

Please join Mary Beth Fadelici, Regional Coordinator, Parent to Parent of NYS, as she presents a webinar on 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- Education Records Organizer
July 14, 2016
Start Time: 5:00PM | End Time: 6:00PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: (518) 381-4350

Event Cost: FREE

Please register for Education Records Organizer on Jul 14, 2016 5:00 PM EDT at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2451353852555886084

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.
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-Effective Advocacy Skills
July 18, 2016
Start Time: 11:00AM | End Time: 12:00PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: (518) 381-4350

Please register for Effective Advocacy Skills on Jul 18, 2016 12:00 PM EDT at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7587712525665638658

Please join Trish Washburn, Educational Advocate, 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.




WEBINAR- A Guide for Families to Understanding Supports & Services Administered by OPWDD
July 21, 2016
Start Time: 5:00PM | End Time: 6:00PM
Contact: Tanja Peters Phone: (716) 517-3448

Event Cost: FREE

Please register for A Guide for Families to Understanding Supports & Services Administered by OPWDD on Jul 21, 2016 5:00 PM EDT at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6349080791579271170

Please join Parent to Parent of NYS, MaryBeth 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- Loss, Grief, and Adjustment for Parents of Children with Special Needs
July 27, 2016
Start Time: 5:00PM | End Time: 6:00PM
Contact: Tanja Peters Phone: (716) 517-3448

Event Cost: FREE

Please register for Loss, Grief, and Adjustment for Parents of Children with Special Needs on Jul 27, 2016 5:00 PM EDT at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4403707171993914628

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.




WEBINAR- Medicaid Service Coordination for Families – Getting the Most from Your Child’s Program
August 2, 2016
Start Time: 5:00PM | End Time: 6:15PM
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 on Aug 2, 2016 5:00 PM EDT at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5032082465294648066

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. 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- Preventing Parent Burnout for Parents of Children with Special Needs
August 17, 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 on Aug 17, 2016 5:30 PM EDT at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6894630972563185923

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.




Webinar- A Guide for Families to Understanding Supports & Services Administered by OPWDD
August 23, 2016
Start Time: 12:00PM | End Time: 1:00PM
Contact: Tanja Peters Phone: (716) 517-3448

Event Cost: Free

Please register for A Guide for Families to Understanding Supports & Services Administered by OPWDD on Aug 23, 2016 12:00 PM EDT at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3517916414540303361

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- Preventing Parent Burnout for Parents of Children with Special Needs
November 17, 2016
Start Time: 12:00PM | End Time: 1:00PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: (518) 381-4350

Event Cost: Free

Please register for Preventing Parent Burnout for Parents of Children with Special Needs on Nov 17, 2016 12:00 PM EST at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/168988714201659139

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.








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