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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


The Nurtured Heart Approach Part 1

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

Location:

Clarence Center Elementary


Event Address:

9600 Clarence Center Road


Clarence Center, 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 1 on Tuesday, March 26 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.



Finding the Best Graduation Option for Students with Disabilities

Date of Event: Tuesday, March 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 New York presents the workshop Finding the Best Graduation Option for Students with Disabilities on Tuesday, March 26 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Participants in this workshop will learn:

  • The current NYS diploma options for students with disabilities
  • The difference between a Skills Credential and CDOS Credential
  • How to determine the best pathway for your child

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

   

Finding the Best Graduation Option for Students with Disabilities - FLYER



Workshop: Anxiety and School Avoidance

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

Location:

Clarence High School Library


Event Address:

9625 Main St.


Clarence, 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 Anxiety and School Avoidance on Wednesday, March 27 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Participants in this workshop will learn:

  • Strategies for success
  • About supports available through Special Education Services
  • Ways to partner with your school for solutions

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

   

Workshop: Anxiety and School Avoidance - FLYER



How to Handle Negative Behavior in the Home and the Community

Date of Event: Thursday, March 28, 2019
Start Time: 7:00 PM | End Time: 9:00 PM

Location:

Wellspring Ministries


Event Address:

5993 County Rd 16


Belfast, 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 Handle Negative Behavior in the Home and the Community on Thursday, March 28 from 7 to 9 p.m. This workshop will help parents and caregivers understand negative behavior. It will teach how to recognize early warning signs of trouble, as well as how to manage conflict and offer suggestions for establishing consequences before the behavior turns into something even more difficult to handle.

   

Participation in this workshop is free, but reservations are requested. To register call 716-332-4170 or email info@parentnetworkwny.org. For additional workshop information or to register online click here.



The Nurtured Heart Approach Part 2

Date of Event: Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Start Time: 5:30 PM | End Time: 8:00 PM

Location:

Clarence Center Elementary


Event Address:

9600 Clarence Center Road


Clarence Center, 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, April 2 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.



Around the World with the BPO

Date of Event: Sunday, April 7, 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 Around the World with the BPO on Sunday, April 7 at 2:30 p.m. Travel the world in this exciting program that combines music and cultures from America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and South America. Come at 1:30 for free activities.

   

Click here for more information or to purchase tickets. Tickets are $9 to $14. Parking is available for $5 per concert or on the street for free. Email Jana with any questions atjmertz@kaleidahealth.org"> jmertz@kaleidahealth.org.

   

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The Nurtured Heart Approach Part 3

Date of Event: Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Start Time: 5:30 PM | End Time: 8:00 PM

Location:

Clarence Center Elementary


Event Address:

9600 Clarence Center Road


Clarence Center, 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 3 on Tuesday, April 9 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



Theatre of Youth: Sensory Friendly Performance of Dragons Love Tacos

Date of Event: Sunday, May 19, 2019
Start Time: 10:00 AM | End Time:

Location:

Theatre of Youth


Event Address:

203 Allen Street


Buffalo, NY
Event Cost: $5
Contact Person: Phone: Call 716-884-4400 ext 304 or Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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Theatre of youth presents Sensory Friendly Performance Series featuring Dragons Love Tacos on Sunday, May 19 at 10 a.m. in a sensory friendly environment. Children can sit where they are most comfortable and move around as they need, all while enjoying the magic of live theatre.

   

All performances start promptly at 10 a.m. Tickets are $5, general seating. Noise muffling headsets and a calming space are available. Contact the TOY box office by calling 716-884-4400 ext 304, email boxoffice@theatreofyouth.org or go to www.theatreofyouth.org (access code 1N68) to purchase tickets.