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Research Study: to better understand caregivers’ experiences with respite

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Contact Person: Phone: Call 706-542-5471 or 716-236-8361 (New York) or Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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The Health Foundation for Western and Central New York has awarded researchers from the University of Georgia, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the University of Rochester are collaborating on a research study to better understand caregivers' experiences with respite. Caregivers who reside in one of 16 western or central counties will be interviewed via telephone between January and April 2019. Between 80 to 85 caregivers will be selected to participate in focus groups at the 2019 ARCH National Lifespan Respite Conference in Buffalo April 30 to May 2. Participants will be mailed a $100 gift card at the completion of their interviews.

   

The target population is family adult caregivers of older adults who have physical, intellectual, or cognitive disabilities, and are consumers of respite services. Caregivers must be 18 years or older and have been caregiving for at least 3 months.

   

To participate contact:

University of Georgia
School of Social Work|
Dr. Tiffany Washington
706-542-5471 or 716-236-8361 (New York)
or email twashing@uga.edu

   

Participants must be a resident of:

  1. Allegany
  2. Cattaraugus
  3. Cayuga
  4. Chautauqua
  5. Erie
  6. Genesee
  7. Herkimer
  8. Madison
  9. Niagara
  10. Orleans
  11. Oneida
  12. Onondaga
  13. Oswego
  14. Tompkins
  15. Wyoming


Workshop: The Nurtured Heart Approach Part I

Date of Event: Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Start Time: 5:30 PM | End Time: 8:00 PM

Location:

Baker Hall School


Event Address:

777 Ridge Road


Buffalo, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Phone: Call 716-332-4170 or Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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Parent Network of Western NY presents the workshop The Nurtured Heart Approach Part I on Tuesday, Feb. 26 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Participants will learn how to hold clear limits and consequences while building positive connection. You will immediately feel the difference in home, and in time, you, your children and your family learn to flourish.

   

The workshop is free to attend but reservations are requested, call 716-332-4170 or email info@parentnetworkwny.org. For additional information click here for the event website.



Workshop: Students with Disabilities and Dealing with Suspension

Date of Event: Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Start Time: 7:30 PM | End Time: 9:30 PM

Location:

C. Dee Wright Community Center


Event Address:

11 Church St.


Akron, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Phone: Call 716-332-4170 or Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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Parent Network of Western NY presents the workshop Students with Disabilities and Dealing with Suspension on Tuesday, Feb. 26 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Participants in this workshop will learn:

  • General school discipline issues
  • Disciplining students with disabilities
  • Manifestation Determination Review (MDR)
  • Effective advocacy and communication
  • A detailed review of the school code of conduct

The workshop is free to attend but reservations are requested, call 716-332-4170 or email info@parentnetworkwny.org.

   

Workshop: Students with Disabilities and Dealing with Suspension - FLYER



Workshop Functional Behavior Assessment

Date of Event: Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Start Time: 6:30 PM | End Time: 8:30 PM

Location:

Orleans Niagara BOCES


Event Address:

4124 Saunders Settlement Road


Sanborn, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Phone: Call 716-332-4170 or Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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Parent Network of Western New York presents the workshop Functional Behavior Assessment on Wednesday, Feb. 27 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Participants in this workshop will learn:

  • When and why a Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA) is conducted
  • When, why and how to develop a Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP)
  • How the BIP leads to goals that can be built into a child's Individualized Education Plan & 504 accommodations

    

Participation in this workshop is free, but reservations are requested. To register call 716-332-4170 or email info@parentnetworkwny.org.

   



The Nurtured Heart Approach Part 2

Date of Event: Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Start Time: 5:30 PM | End Time: 8:00 PM

Location:

Baker Hall School


Event Address:

777 Ridge Road


Buffalo, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Phone: Call 716-332-4170 or Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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Parent Network of Western New York presents the workshop The Nurtured Heart Approach Part 2 on Tuesday, March 5 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Participants will learn how to hold clear limits and consequences while building positive connections. You will immediately feel the difference in your home, and in time you, your children and your family learn to flourish. 

   

Participation in this workshop is free, but reservations are requested. To register call 716-332-4170 or email info@parentnetworkwny.org. For full event details and online registration click here.



How to Speak Up: Skills for Effective Advocacy

Date of Event: Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Start Time: 6:00 PM | End Time: 8:00 PM

Location:

Parent Network WNY


Event Address:

1000 Main St.


Buffalo, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Phone: Call 716-332-4170 or Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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Parent Network of Western New York presents the workshop How to Speak Up: Skills for Effective Advocacy on Wednesday, March 6 from 6 to 8 p.m. Participants in this workshop will learn:

  • What advocacy means
  • How to improve advocacy skills
  • How to make a difference
  • Participation in this workshop is free, but reservations are requested. To register call 716-332-4170 or email info@parentnetworkwny.org.

    

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Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra

Date of Event: Sunday, March 10, 2019
Start Time: 2:30 PM | End Time:

Location:

Kleinhans Music Hall


Event Address:

3 Symphony Circle


Buffalo, NY
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Contact Person: Jana Phone: Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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BPOkids for Exceptional Kids presents Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra on Sunday, Mar. 10 at 2:30 p.m. This lively, colorful work has illustrated the instruments of the orchestra to generations of concert-goers. Explore the individual sections as they build toward playing beautiful music together. Featuring the poetry of local children's author Amy Ludwig VanDerwater. Come at 1:30 for free activities.

   

Click here for more information or to purchase tickets. Tickets are $9 to $14. To purchase special discount rate of $15 per family call 716-885-5000, ask for Rachel and mention "BPO Kids Exceptional Kids." Parking is available for $5 per concert or on the street for free. Email Jana with any questions at jmertz@kaleidahealth.org.

   

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The Nurtured Heart Approach Part 2

Date of Event: Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Start Time: 5:30 PM | End Time: 8:00 PM

Location:

Baker Hall School


Event Address:

777 Ridge Road


Buffalo, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Phone: Call 716-332-4170 or Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Event: 

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Parent Network of Western New York presents the workshop The Nurtured Heart Approach Part 2 on Tuesday, March 12 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Participants will learn how to hold clear limits and consequences while building positive connections. You will immediately feel the difference in your home, and in time you, your children and your family learn to flourish.

   

Participation in this workshop is free, but reservations are requested. To register call 716-332-4170 or email info@parentnetworkwny.org. For full event details and online registration click here



Moving from Pre-K to Kindergarten

Date of Event: Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Start Time: 6:00 PM | End Time: 8:00 PM

Location:

Delavan Grider Community Center


Event Address:

877 East Delavan Ave.


Buffalo, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Phone: Call 716-332-4170 or Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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Parent Network of Western New York presents the workshop Moving from Pre-K to Kindergarten on Tuesday, March 19 from 6 to 8 p.m. Participants in this workshop will learn:

  • About the Special Education process, and timelines
  • About the Committee on Special Education, it's members and roles
  • Skills for effective advocacy

Participation in this workshop is free, but reservations are requested. To register call 716-332-4170 or email info@parentnetworkwny.org.

   

Moving from Pre-K to Kindergarten - FLYER



Autism and Social Skills

Date of Event: Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Start Time: 6:00 PM | End Time: 8:00 PM

Location:

Parent Network WNY


Event Address:

1000 Main St.


Buffalo, NY
Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Phone: Call 716-332-4170 or Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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Parent Network of Western New York presents the workshop Autism and Social Skills on Wednesday, March 20 from 6 to 8 p.m. Participants in this workshop will learn:

  • About the social challenges for individuals with ASD
  • Strategies for success at home, school, and community

Participation in this workshop is free, but reservations are requested. To register call 716-332-4170 or email info@parentnetworkwny.org.

   

Autism and Social Skills - FLYER