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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


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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.

Group for Parents of Teenagers with Autism Spectrum Disorders - FLYER



Workshop: Individualized Education Program

Date of Event: Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Start Time: 6:30 PM | End Time: 8:30 PM

Location:

Winchester Community Church
909 Harlem Road
West Seneca, NY 14224


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Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Phone: Call: 716-335-4170 or Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Parent Network of Western New York presents the workshop Individualized Education Program on Tuesday, Mar. 28 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Learn what special education is, how to begin the process, the steps of the process and what to expect at Committee on Special Education (CSE) and Preschool CSE meetings. Also learn about the Individualized Education Program (IEP), what it is and who writes it. Learn tips and tools to become an move involved in process.

This workshop is free to attend, call 716-335-4170 or email to RSVP.



Workshop: Autism 101

Date of Event: Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Start Time: 6 to 7 p.m. | End Time:

Location:

Autism Services Resource Center
97 Main St.
Hamburg, NY 14075


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Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Karen Malloy Phone: Call: 716-992-0131 or Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Autism services.jpgAutism Services, Inc presents the workshop Autism 101 on Wednesday, April 19 from 6 to 7 p.m. presented by Shaun Doyle, ASI's Director of Training. Explore the communication and social needs of individuals on the Autism Spectrum. This workshop is geared toward helping both professionals and families understand the characteristics of Autism and strategies for working with this population in a multitude of settings.

For additional information contact Karen Malloy at 716-992-0131 or email.



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

Date of Event: Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Start Time: 5:30 PM | End Time: 7:30 PM

Location:

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


Event Address:

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Event Cost: FREE
Contact Person: Phone: 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 My Child With a Disability Has Been Suspended - Now What? on Wednesday, April 19 from 5:30 to 7:30 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, to RSVP call 716-332-4170 or email.

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



Workshop: Preparing For High School

Date of Event: Thursday, April 20, 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


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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 Preparing For High School on Thursday, April 20 from 6 to 8 p.m. Do you attend school planning meetings for your middle school child/student? Beginning at age 15, an Individualized Education Program (IEP) is required to provide a section for the student's future called a transition plan. Participants will develop an understanding of graduation requirements and the transition process by focusing on identifying the student's interests, strengths and needs for all areas of life.

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

Workshop: Preparing For High School - FLYER



Access BSC - Bridge to Success in College: Summer Transition for Students with Learning Differences

Date of Event: Monday, July 10, 2016 - Friday, July 14, 2016
Start Time: 9:00 AM | End Time: 3:00 PM

Location:

Buffalo State College
Student Accessibility Services
120 South Wing
1300 Elmwood Ave.
Buffalo, NY 14222


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Buffalo State College presents Access BSC - Bridge to Success in College: Summer Transition for Students with Learning Differences Monday, July 10 through Friday, July 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Access BSC is a week long program aimed at helping pre-collegiate students with learning differences strengthen the skills needed to easily transition from high school to college.

Access BSC will help students learn to talk about their disability and their needs. The goal is for students to feel comfortable speaking up and asking for help in college.

Students will learn how to use technology as a strategy to address issues with: 

  • Time Management
  • Executive Functioning
  • Note taking
  • Mentoring
  • And more...

Students must be at least a sophomore in High School. Parent or guardian permission is required. Sessions will be held at Buffalo State College. Transportation will not be provided. Applications are due by April 1, 2017.

For additional information, or to apply see the attached flyer below. Parents can also apply online.

Summer Transition for Students with Learning Differences - Flyer