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Webinar: Preventing Parent Burnout for Parents of Children with Special Needs
July 16, 2018
Start Time: 6:00PM | End Time: 7:00PM
Contact: Shannon McCracken Phone: (716) 675-0239

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Please join Alissa Morris, Regional Coordinator for Parent to Parent of NYS, as she presents the webinar Preventing Parent Burnout for Parents of Children with Special Needs on Monday, July 16 from 6 to 7 p.m. 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.




Webinar: ESPDT Education for Providers and Advocates
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Start Time: 1:00 PM | End Time:
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Event Cost: FREE

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Family Voices presents the webinar ESPDT Education for Providers and Advocates on Wednesday, July 18 at 1:00 p.m. Despite its longevity as a foundational element of Medicaid, EPSDT's (Early Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment) full breadth and depth is often misunderstood. This webinar will identify EPSDT’s history and structure, discuss the role of the federal government and states in the provision of the benefit, and provide examples of services guaranteed to children in Medicaid. Our goal is to ensure that providers and advocates are armed with a comprehensive understanding of EPSDT in order to assess ways to ensure that children in Medicaid receive the full scope of EPSDT benefits they need to succeed in school and in life.

   

This webinar is free, click here to register.




Webinar: An Update on Cannabidiol (CBD) Use in Pediatric Treatment of Resistant Epilepsy
Thursday, July 19, 2018
Start Time: 3:00 PM | End Time: 4:00 PM
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Webinar: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/5677935611890046211


Event Cost: FREE

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SPAN Parent Advocacy Network presents the webinar An Update on Cannabidiol (CBD) Use in Pediatric Treatment of Resistant Epilepsy will take place on Thursday, July 19 from 3 to 4 p.m. Severe childhood epilepsies are characterized by a high seizure burden and are often associated with neurodevelopmental delays. When traditional medications fail to control a child's seizures, families look to alternative treatments to help their children. One of these alternative treatments involves the use of a compound from the Cannabis Blant, Cannabidiol (CBD).

   

CBD is a non-psychoactive compound that has been shown to have anticonvulsive properties in a number of animal models of epilepsy. There is data about the use of CBD in children with intractable epilepsy and recently an advisory panel at the FDA unanimously voted to recommend approval for CBD to treat seizures in certain forms of childhood epilepsy.

   

This webinar will be presented by Brenda E. Porter, MD, PhD, Professor of Neurology at Stanford University. Click here to register for this webinar.




Webinar: The Game-Changing Impact of Empowering Patients with Health Data
Thursday, July 19, 2018
Start Time: 1:00 PM | End Time: 2:00 PM
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Webinar: Click here to register


Event Cost: FREE

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Family Voices presents the webinar The Game-Changing Impact of Empowering Patients with Health Data on Thursday, July 19 from 1 to 2 p.m. This free webinar will confront some of the questions surfacing around this topic, including:

  • What are the roadblocks to patient access of health data?
  • What are the legal protections for patients and their health information?
  • What are patients currently doing with health data, and what do they want to be doing?
  • How can access to health data be the first step in engagement and empowerment in the biomedical R&D system?

This webinar is free. Click here to register.




Workshop series: Foundations for Leadership
Saturday, July 21 and Tuesday, July 24
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Adam's Mark Hotel and Event Center


Event Address:

120 Church St.


Buffalo, NY
Event Cost: FREE

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YOUTH POWER! in partnership with Families Together in NYS, Parent to Parent of NYS and INCLUDEnyc present the parent/caregiver workshop series Foundations for Leadership on Saturday, July 21 and Tuesday, July 24. This free workshop series brings together both family and youth perspective. Parents/caregivers attend this workshop on the first and last days of the Youth Leadership Forum, providing an opportunity to support the youth attending a new event and witness them graduate from the forum with pride.

   

Click here to apply to participate in this workshop series.




Webinar: NYS Autism Insurance Reform
Wednesday, July 25, 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/3111918464992512001


Event Cost: FREE

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Please join Lin Perry, Project Director, Family to Family Healthcare Information Center, as she presents the webinar NYS Autism Insurance Reform on Wednesday, July 25 from 12 to 1 p.m. 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 an update on the current status of the ABA portion of the legislation.

   

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.




Webinar: A Conversation on Care Coordination for Children with Medical Complexity
Thursday, July 26, 2018
Start Time: 1:00 PM | End Time: 2:00 PM
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Webinar: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/6314492371449423875


Event Cost: FREE

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Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health presents A Conversation on Care Coordination for Children with Medical Complexity: Whose Care Is It, Anyway? on Thursday, July 26 from 1 to 2 p.m. Care coordination is an important approach to addressing the fragmented care that children with medical complexity often encounter. What are optimal care coordination services? How does care coordination intersect with care integration and case management? Learn best practices and how to implement a process that will achieve improved outcomes and value for children with special health care needs and their families.

   

Join us for a lively discussion on the article Care Coordination for Children with Medical Complexity: Whose Care Is It, Anyway? The lead author and experts in the field will review the article’s key content and discuss why care coordination is vital to improving the system of care. We suggest attendees read the article prior to the event. Audience Q&A is highly encouraged. Attendees can listen via web or phone.

   

Click here to register for this webinar




Webinar: Collaborating with Non-Traditional Partners to Develop Diverse Family Leaders
Thursday, July 26, 2018
Start Time: 1:30 PM | End Time: 2:30 PM
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Webinar: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NCFPPJuly2018


Event Cost: FREE

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Family Voices presents the webinar Collaborating with Non-Traditional Partners to Develop Diverse Family Leaders on Thursday, July 26 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Developing and supporting diverse family leaders is critical to ensure that national, state, and local policies and programs meet family needs and the needs of their children. Four family organizations will present their work collaborating with non-traditional partners to identify, recruit, train and support family leaders representing the diversity of their states and communities, including Latinas, Marshallese, and a variety of Native American tribal communities.

   

This webinar is free. Click here to register




Webinar: Health Care Notebook Overview
Monday, July 30, 2018
Start Time: 6:00 PM | End Time: 7:00 PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: 518-381-4350

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Webinar: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/992095230984039170


Event Cost: FREE

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Please join Lin Perry, Project Director, Family to Family Healthcare Information Center as she presents the webinar Health Care Notebook Overview on Monday, July 30 from 6 to 7 p.m. 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.

   

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.




Webinar: A Guide for Families to Understanding Supports & Services Administered by OPWDD
Thursday, August 2, 2018
Start Time: 12:00 PM | End Time: 1:15 PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: 518-381-4350

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Webinar: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7831937165340408834


Event Cost: FREE

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Please join Sharon Marrella, 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 Thursday, Aug. 2 from 12 to 1:15 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. The training includes an overview of Medicaid Service Coordination (MSC), Home and Community Based Services Waiver, and Family Support Services. 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.




Youth Power is seeking applicants for the New York Institute for Self Advocacy
Saturday-Tuesday, Aug. 4-7, 2018
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Troy at the Hilton Garden Inn


Event Address:

235 Hoostick St.


Troy, NY

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Youth Power is seeking applicants for the New York Institute for Self Advocacy. YP! Is partnering with the Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN) to bring an exciting initiative; the New York Institute for Self-Advocacy. Funded by the New York Developmental Disability Planning Council (DDPC), this free 4-day, 3-night event will train young adults with developmental disabilities to advocate for themselves and their peers.

   

Participants will learn a variety of skills including public speaking, media literacy, networking, budgeting, and much more. Graduates will move on to the Emerging Leaders Network, taking what they learned and training new self-advocates across New York State.

   

This year's institute takes place Aug. 4-7, young adults are encouraged to apply. The deadline for this year's application is July 1. Click here for the application

   

Youth Power - FLYER  




Webinar: Loss, Grief, and Adjustment for Parents of Children with Special Needs
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Start Time: 6:00 PM | End Time: 7:00 PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: 518-381-4350

Location:

Webinar: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/9924582713245953


Event Cost: FREE

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Please join Barb Hoffman, 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 Tuesday, Aug. 7 from 6 to 7 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.




Webinar: Preventing Parent Burnout for Parents of Children with Special Needs
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Start Time: 6:00 PM | End Time: 7:00 PM
Contact: Shannon McCracken Phone: 716-675-0239

Location:

Webinar: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3914015491452544001


Event Cost: FREE

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Please join Lindsey Pensabene, Regional Coordinator for Parent to Parent of NYS, as she presents the webinar Preventing Parent Burnout for Parents of Children with Special Needs on Wednesday, Aug. 8 from 6 to 7 p.m. 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. Click here to register for the webinar.




Webinar: Starting Over - Grandparents Raising Grandchildren with Special Needs
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Start Time: 11:00 AM | End Time: 12:30 PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: 518-381-4350

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Webinar: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3805998369500006145


Event Cost: FREE

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Please join Dianne O’Connor, Regional Coordinator for Parent to Parent of NYS, for this webinar geared to Grandparents Raising Grandchildren with Special Needs on Monday, Aug 14 from 11 to12  p.m. There are many reasons why a grandparent, or relative, raising their grandchildren full time. By creating an enriched, supportive, and safe living environment, grandchildren stay connected to their family while keeping them out of foster care.

     

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: Education Records Organizer
Tuesday, August 14, 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/6605138374332949251


Event Cost: FREE

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Please join Trish Washburn, Parent Advocate with Parent to Parent of NYS, as she presents the webinar Education Records Organizer on Tuesday, Aug. 14 from 6 to 7 p.m. This workshop will provide 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.

   

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: Education for Empowerment: School and Teens in Healthcare Transition
Monday, August 27, 2018
Start Time: 1:00 PM | End Time: 2:00 PM
Contact: Shannon McCracken Phone: 716-675-0239

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Webinar: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3754178391120255490


Event Cost: FREE

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Please join Lin Perry Project Director Parent to Parent of NYS Family to Family Healthcare Information Center, as she presents the webinar Education for Empowerment: School and Teens in Healthcare Transition on Monday, Aug. 27 from 1 to 2 p.m. 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 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 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.




SANYS Statewide Conference
Thursday - Sunday, September 6 to 8, 2018
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Contact: Phone: Call 518-382-1454 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Location:

Albany Marriott


Event Address:

189 Wolf Rd.


Albany, NY
Event Cost: $185/$125

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The Self-Advocacy Association of New York State (SANYS) presents the annual statewide conference Self-Advocacy: For the People, By the People on Thursday-Sunday, Sept. 6 to 8. Registration for this event is $185 for the full conference or $125 for all day Friday. Space is limited, to register see the flyer lined below. Payment and registration is due by Wednesday, Aug. 1.

   

Scholarships are available, all applications must be mailed postmarked by July 23. No exceptions. See scholarship information linked below.

   

Call 518-382-1454 or email conf18@sanys.org with any questions.




Webinar: Living with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Start Time: 6:00 PM | End Time: 7:30 PM
Contact: Shannon McCracken Phone: 716-675-0239

Location:

Webinar: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2927749163996817665


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, Sept.12 from 6 to 7:30 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: Education Records Organizer
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Start Time: 12:00 PM | End Time: 1:00 PM
Contact: Shannon McCracken Phone: 716-675-0239

Location:

Webinar: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2907687478308304899


Event Cost: FREE

Event:

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Please join Trish Washburn, Parent Advocate with Parent to Parent of NYS, as she presents the webinar Education Records Organizer on Wednesday, Sept. 19 from 12 to 1 p.m. This workshop will provide 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.

   

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: A Guide for Families to Understanding Supports & Services Administered by OPWDD
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Start Time: 6:00 PM | End Time: 7:00 PM
Contact: Shannon McCracken Phone: 716-675-0239

Location:

Webinar: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7504287093387413763


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 Wednesday, Sept 19 from 6 to 7 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. 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. Click here to register for the webinar.




Webinar: Loss, Grief, and Adjustment for Parents of Children with Special Needs
Thursday, September 20, 2018
Start Time: 6:00 PM | End Time: 7:00 PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: 518-381-4350

Location:

Webinar: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/496459574175313411


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 Thursday, Sept. 20 from 6 to 7 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.




Webinar: Preventing Parent Burnout for Parents of Children with Special Needs
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Start Time: 12:00 PM | End Time: 1:00 PM
Contact: Shannon McCracken Phone: (716) 675-0239

Location:

Webinar: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4505300959279223299


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 Needs on Tuesday, Sept. 25 from 12 to 1 p.m. 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.




Webinar: Loss, Grief, and Adjustment for Parents of Children with Special Needs
Wednesday, October, 10, 2018
Start Time: 6:00 PM | End Time: 7:00 PM
Contact: Shannon McCracken Phone: (716) 675-0239

Location:

Webinar: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1831511881142385665


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 Loss, Grief, and Adjustment for Parents of Children with Special Needs on Wednesday, Oct. 10 from 6 to 7 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 be advised that only the first 100 participants who log on will be able to attend. Click here to register for the webinar.




Webinar: A Guide for Families to Understanding Supports & Services Administered by OPWDD
Thursday, October 11, 2018
Start Time: 11:00 AM | End Time: 12:00 PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: (518) 381-4350

Location:

Webinar: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1733911536747184385


Event Cost: FREE

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Please join Mary Beth Fadelici, 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 Thursday, Oct. 11 from 11 a.m. to 12 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. 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. Click here to register for the webinar.




Webinar: Preventing Parent Burnout for Parents of Children with Special Needs
Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018
Start Time: 12:00 PM | End Time: 1:00 PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: (518) 381-4350

Location:

Webinar: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2073163646561713922


Event Cost: FREE

Event:

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Please join Alissa Morris, Regional Coordinator for Parent to Parent of NYS, as she presents the webinar Preventing Parent Burnout for Parents of Children with Special Needs on Thursday, Oct. 25 from 12 to 1 p.m. 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 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.




Webinar: Starting Over - Grandparents Raising Grandchildren with Special Needs
Monday, November 5, 2018
Start Time: 6:00 PM | End Time: 7:30 PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: (518) 381-4350

Location:

Webinar: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2390096773273331713


Event Cost: FREE

Event:

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Please join Dianne O’Connor, Regional Coordinator for Parent to Parent of NYS, for this webinar geared to Grandparents Raising Grandchildren with Special Needs on Monday, Nov. 5 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. There are many reasons why a grandparent, or relative, raising their grandchildren full time. By creating an enriched, supportive, and safe living environment, grandchildren stay connected to their family while keeping them out of foster care.

   

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: Preventing Parent Burnout for Parents of Children with Special Needs
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Start Time: 12:00 PM | End Time: 1:00 PM
Contact: Shannon McCracken Phone: (716) 675-0239

Location:

Webinar: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/103421550394860033


Event Cost: FREE

Event:

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Please join Lindsey Pensabene, Regional Coordinator for Parent to Parent of NYS, as she presents the webinar Preventing Parent Burnout for Parents of Children with Special Needs on Wednesday, Nov. 7 from 12 to 1 p.m. 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. Click here to register for the webinar.




Webinar: A Guide for Families to Understanding Supports & Services Administered by OPWDD
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Start Time: 12:00 PM | End Time: 1:00 PM
Contact: Shannon McCracken Phone: 716-675-0239

Location:

Webinar: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/103421550394860033


Event Cost: FREE

Event:

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Please join Lindsey Pensabene, 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 Thursday, Aug. 2 from 12 to 1:15 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. The training includes an overview of Medicaid Service Coordination (MSC), Home and Community Based Services Waiver, and Family Support Services. 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
Thursday, November 8, 2018
Start Time: 11:30 AM | End Time: 12:30 PM
Contact: Tina Beauparlant Phone: (518) 381-4350

Location:

Webinar: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1049049932380216065


Event Cost: FREE

Event:

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Please join Barb Hoffman, 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 Thursday, Nov. 8 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 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.




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

Location:

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


Event Cost: FREE

Event:

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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.








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