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Western Region 2017 Youth & Family Conference

Date of Event: Saturday, October 21, 2017
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Genesee Community College


Event Address:

1 College Rd.


Batavia, NY
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Children's Mental Health Coalition of Western New York & Finger Lakes Parent Network Youth Programs's Western Region 2017 Youth & Family Conference will take place on Saturday, Oct. 21. Presentations will include Conflict Resolution by Willie Tyrone Elliott and Coping Skills for Anxiety by Michael G. Kephart.

   

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Workshop: Parent Member Training

Date of Event: Saturday, October 21, 2017
Start Time: 9:00 AM | End Time: 12:00 PM

Location:

Brocton Central Middle High School


Event Address:

138 W Main Street


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

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Parent Network of Western New York presents the workshop Parent Member Training on Saturday, Oct. 21 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. This New York State Education department (NYSED) training is intended to provide Parent Members who sit on the Committees on Preschool and School Age Special Education (CPSE/CSE) with an understanding of their role, requirements and the special education process. Participants will learn techniques and strategies to fulfill the Parent Member role in a meeting.

   

This workshop is free to attend. To register call 716-332-4170 or email info@parentnetworkwny.org. Childcare will be provided, please request care no later than Oct. 3.

   

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Workshop: What To Do About Challenging Behaviors in the Home and Community

Date of Event: Monday, October 23, 2017
Start Time: 6:00 PM | End Time: 8:00 PM

Location:

Harvey C. Fenner Elementary School


Event Address:

2016 East Main Street


Falconer, 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 What To Do About Challenging Behaviors in the Home and Community on Monday, Oct. 23 from 6 to 8 p.m. The purpose of this workshop is to help parents recognize the early signs of conflict and put in place plans that can manage the conflict before it turns into a full blown storm.

   

This workshop is free to attend, to rsvp call 716-332-4170 or email info@parentnetworkwny.org.

  

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Workshop: Working It Out Together: Mediation

Date of Event: Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Start Time: 6:00 PM | End Time: 8:00 PM

Location:

BPS #206 South Park High School


Event Address:

150 Southside Parkway


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 Working It Out Together: Mediation on Tuesday, Oct. 24 from 6 to 8 p.m. Participants will learn about Special Education Mediation and the Office of Dispute Resolution. Mediation is a voluntary process that brings people together to resolve their disagreements. a mediator helps parents and schools communicate with each other, so that everyone has an opportunity to express concerns and offer solutions. The goal is finding a solution that meets the educational needs of the child.

   

This workshop is free to attend, to rsvp call 716-332-4170 or email info@parentnetworkwny.org.

   

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Workshop: Pathways to Graduation

Date of Event: Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Start Time: 6:00 PM | End Time: 8:00 PM

Location:

North Tonawanda Public Library


Event Address:

505 Meadow Drive


North Tonawanda, 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 Pathways to Graduation on Wednesday, Oct. 25 from 6 to 8 p.m. What does it mean to get a Regent’s diploma? A local diploma? An IEP diploma? A SACC? What can you do? What can you not do? How much effort does it take? Can your child do the work? This workshop explores the options and outlines the updates to NYS regulations.

   

This workshop is free to attend, to rsvp call 716-332-4170 or email info@parentnetworkwny.org.

   

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Workshop: Guardianship, Wills & Trusts

Date of Event: Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Start Time: 6:30 PM | End Time: 8:30 PM

Location:

Orleans Niagara BOCES


Event Address:

4124 Saunders Settlement Road, Room 3


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 NY presents the workshop Guardianship, Wills & Trusts on Wednesday, Oct. 25 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Does your child need a guardian? When do you begin the process? Why do you need a will? How do you protect your child’s future services? An overview of who needs a guardian and the different types of guardians will be provided. Participants will learn about trusts for a child with special needs and gain an understanding of the various processes.

   

This workshop is free to attend, to rsvp call 716-332-4170 or email info@parentnetworkwny.org.

   

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Workshop: Bullying and Students with Disabilities

Date of Event: Thursday, October 26, 2017
Start Time: 6:00 PM | End Time: 8:00 PM

Location:

BPS # 204 – Lafayette High School


Event Address:

370 Lafayette Avenue


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 Bullying and Students with Disabilities on Thursday, Oct. 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. Participants will learn advocacy skills and how supports and services can be built into an Individualized Education Program (IEP) to promote social growth.

   

This workshop is free to attend, to rsvp call 716-332-4170 or email info@parentnetworkwny.rog



Workshop: The Sensory Processing Disorder Part II

Date of Event: Thursday, October 26, 2017
Start Time: 6:00 PM | End Time: 8:00 PM

Location:

Frontier Education Center


Event Address:

5120 Orchard Avenue


Hamburg, 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 Sensory Processing Disorder Part II on Thursday, Oct. 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. Does your child/student seem unsteady, uncoordinated and sensitive to sounds and touch? Is a challenging behavior a choice or a simple reaction to what is happening around him or her? Participants will gain an understanding of how the senses work and ways to improve their functions.

   

This workshop is free to attend. Reserve a spot by calling 716-332-7170 or email info@parentnetworkwny.org.

   

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Workshop: All About Autism

Date of Event: Friday, October 27, 2017
Start Time: 9:30 AM | End Time: 12:30 PM

Location:

George K. Arthur Community Center


Event Address:

2056 Genesee Street


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 All About Autism on Friday, Oct. 27 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), what does that mean? Participants in this workshop will learn about supports and services available through school, doctors and other community resources and walk away with the information necessary to take the next steps toward success.

   

This workshop is free to attend. Reserve a spot by calling 716-332-7170 or email info@parentnetworkwny.org.

   

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Workshop: Pathways to Independence

Date of Event: Thursday, November 2, 2017
Start Time: 5:30 PM | End Time: 7:30 PM

Location:

Bemus Point Elementary School


Event Address:

41 Liberty Street


Bemus Point, 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 Pathways to Independence on Thursday, Nov. 2 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Are you a parent of a student with a disability moving from middle to high school? Independence is something that every child hopes to achieve someday. Sometimes we forget our role in helping our children become successful adults. Due to some limitations some students will need more help, support, and guidance to reach their goals. Learn how independence can open up and create opportunities for these students in school and in the community.

   

This workshop is free to attend, to reserve a spot call 716-332-4170 or email info@parentnetworkwny.org.

   

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