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Group for Parents of Teenagers with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Date of Event: Thursdays, March 9 through June 8, 2017
Start Time: 6:00 PM | End Time: 8:00 PM

Location:

Wegman’s Cafe
Back Conference Room
601 Amherst St.
Buffalo, NY 14207


Event Address:

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Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Phone: Call: 716-878-7417 or Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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Parent Network of Western New York presents Group for Parents of Teenagers with Autism Spectrum Disorders on Thursdays, Mar. 9, April 13, May 11 and June 8 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. A welcoming environment for parents and other caregivers of teenagers with autism spectrum disorders to meet, share experiences, ask questions and receive support. All are welcome to attend, but the group is geared toward parents of teenagers who may be transitioning to higher education, employment and/or independent living.

A group for Teens with Asperger's will be available at the same time with prior registration. Contact Jana at 716-878-7417 or by email for more information.

This group is free to attend and all are welcome, reservations are appreciated. To RSVP call 716-878-7417 or by email.

If you are interested in attending but have transportation or other barriers that would limit participation, please describe when RSVP'ing.

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Workshop: Transition to Adulthood

Date of Event: Thursday, April 27, 2016
Start Time: 6:00 PM | End Time: 8:00 PM

Location:

Buffalo Public School #206
South Park High School
150 Southside Parkway
Buffalo, NY 14220


Event Address:

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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 Transition to Adulthood on Thursday, April 27, from 6 to 8 p.m. What happens after high school for students with disabilities? What questions should you ask and whom do you ask? When should families start thinking about and planning for adult life? In this workshop participants will understand the special education system’s responsibilities regarding all areas of living…”Live, Learn, Work and Play.” An introduction to community based services will be provided.

This workshop is free to attend, RSVP is requested, call 716-332-4170 or email.



Workshop: Special Education: Picking up the Pieces

Date of Event: Monday, May 8, 2017
Start Time: 5:30 PM | End Time: 7:30 PM

Location:

Buffalo Public School #200
Bennett High School
2885 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14214


Event Address:

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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 Special Education: Picking up the Pieces on Monday, May 8 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. In this workshop learn what an IEP is, who writes it and what it means. Receive tips and tools to become more involved in the planning process.

This workshop is free to attend but RSVP is required. To register call 716-332-4170 or email.

Workshop: Special Education: Picking up the Pieces - FLYER



Workshop: The Nurtured Heart Approach

Date of Event: Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Start Time: 6:00 PM | End Time: 8:00 PM

Location:

Cleveland Hill High School
105 Mapleview Road – Auditorium
Cheektowaga, NY 14225


Event Address:

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

ParentNetworkWesternNY7.jpgParent Network of Western New York presents the workshop The Nurtured Heart Approach on Wednesday, May 10 from 6 to 8 p.m. The Nurtured Heart Approach is a powerful tool that will transform a difficult child and build you up as a family member or professional. Participants will walk away with strategies and tools to increase success in all areas of life.

The workshop is free to attend, RSVP by calling 716-332-4170 or email.

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Workshop: My Child with a Disability Has Been Suspended - Now What?

Date of Event: Thursday, May 11, 2017
Start Time: 6:00 PM | End Time: 8:00 PM

Location:

Buffalo Public School #204
Lafayette High School
370 Lafayette Ave
Buffalo, NY 14213


Event Address:

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

Parent-Network-Logo2014-LR1.jpgParent Network of Western New York presents the workshop My Child with a Disability Has Been Suspended - Now What? on Thursday, May 11 from 6 to 8 p.m. Before a school can suspend any student, the school must follow certain rules (due process). "Manifestation Determination Review" is a process to determine if a student's disability was or was not a factor in the behavioral problem. Participants will learn the process of long and short term suspensions and MDR.

This workshop is free to attend, but RSVP is requested, call 716-332-4170 or email

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Workshop: Benefits for Persons with Developmental Disabilities in NYS

Date of Event: Thursday, May 11, 2017
Start Time: 9:00 AM | End Time: 12:00 PM

Location:

Chautauqua Connections North
10825 Bennett Road
Dunkirk, NY 14048


Event Address:

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

ParentNetworkWesternNY3.jpgParent Network of Western New York presents the workshop Benefits for Persons with Developmental Disabilities in NYS on Thursday, May 11 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Learn about benefits available for persons with Developmental disabilities in New York State.

This workshop is free to attend, but RSVP is requested, call 716-332-4170 or email.

Workshop: Benefits for Persons with Developmental Disabilities in NYS



Workshop: Bullying and Students with Disabilities

Date of Event: Thursday, May 11, 2017
Start Time: 6:00 PM | End Time: 8:00 PM

Location:

Buffalo Public School #206
South Park High School
150 Southside Parkway
Buffalo, NY 14220


Event Address:

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

ParentNetworkWesternNY2.jpgParent Network of Western New York presents the workshop Bullying and Students with Disabilities on Thursday, May 11 from 6 to 8 p.m. How do students with disabilities cope with bullying? Participants will learn advocacy skill and how supports and services can be built into an Individualized Education Program (IEP) to promote social growth.

This workshop is free to attend, but RSVP is requested, call 716-332-4170 or email.

Workshop: Bullying and Students with Disabilities



Workshop: Skills for Effective Advocacy

Date of Event: Monday, May 15, 2017
Start Time: 5:30 PM | End Time: 7:30 PM

Location:

Buffalo Public School #307
East High School
820 Northampton Street
Buffalo, NY 14211


Event Address:

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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 Skills for Effective Advocacy on Monday, May 15 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Parents and caregivers of children with special needs will walk away with the improved advocacy skills needed to effectively speak up for their child's needs.

This workshop is free to attend, but RSVP is requested, call 716-332-4170 or email.

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Workshop: Can You Hear Me Now? Effective Communication

Date of Event: Monday, May 15, 2017
Start Time: 5:30 PM | End Time: 7:30 PM

Location:

Buffalo Public School #200
Bennett High School
2885 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 142141


Event Address:

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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 Can You Hear Me Now? Effective Communication on Monday, May 15 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Participants will learn how to improve communication skills to effectively work with professionals who work with children who have a learning challenge or a disability. This workshop will help participants learn how to work together to help their child be successful.

This workshop is free to attend, but RSVP is requested, call 716-332-4170 or email

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Workshop: Overview of Special Education

Date of Event: Monday, May 15, 2017
Start Time: 5:30 PM | End Time: 7:30 PM

Location:

Buffalo Public School #307
East High School
820 Northampton Street
Buffalo, New York 14211


Event Address:

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

ParentNetworkWesternNY2.jpgParent Network of Western New York presents the workshop Overview of Special Education on Monday, May 15 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. What is special education and where do you start? Participants will learn the steps in the special education process and learn what to expect at meetings of the Committee on Special Education (CSE) (Preschool - CPSE). Families will learn to be an active part of the process and walk away with resources for the future.

This workshop is free to attend, but RSVP is requested, call 716-332-4170 or email.

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