Archive for the ‘workshops/seminars’ Category

Resources for Children w/Special Needs workshops

November 5, 2008

Resources for Children with Special Needs, Inc.


What’s Out There and How to Get It

2008-2009 Free Training Series

For Families and Professionals Needing Programs and Services for Children with Disabilities


Gary Shulman, MS.Ed.:212-677-4650

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Staten Island


Joan and Alan Bernikow Jewish Community Center of Staten Island

1466 Manor Road, Staten Island NY 10314


Dec. 4, 2008  Getting Appropriate Educational Services 10 AM-1 PM

Jan. 6, 2009  Early Childhood Services: Birth to 5 10 AM-1 PM

Feb. 5, 2009 Transition from School to Adult Life 10 AM-1 PM

March 18, 2009  Advocacy Skills for Parents 10 AM-1 PM

April 7, 2009 Community Resources  10 AM-12 Noon


Transition Workshop–Very Important!

October 30, 2008

From Jackie Tripodi–  An extremely important event of interest to all!

All of our kids will be transitioning, whether we like to think about it or not. Come and find out about the many options available to your child.


When the Bus Doesn’t Come ………

                 When School is Finished………

                                              What Happens Next?


Learn About Options for Your Son or Daughter


Healthy Transitions: Collaboration Among Families, Youth, Service Providers and the Medical Community


Join us on

Saturday, November 15, 2008

9:00 AM-1:30 PM

Institute for Basic Research

1050 Forest Hill Road, Staten Island


√ How can I use the remaining school years to create a positive

plan for transition and next steps?

√ HEALTHY Transitions– and Healthy Skills Checklist

√ Transition from pediatric to adult medical care

√ Emotional support—recognizing and validating the emotions

faced in transition


RSVP by 11/08/2008

Parent to Parent of New York State

718-494-3462 leave a message or



Refreshments will be served


Sponsors: NYS Family to Family Health Care Information Center, Parent to Parent

of NYS and NYS Institute for Health Transition Training for Youth with Developmental Disabilities, Families and Health Care Providers. NYS Developmental Disabilities Planning Council and NYS Office of MR and Developmental Disabilities


Oct.18–special ed forum in Brooklyn

October 3, 2008

May be of interest to many parents. H/t: Andrea


Are You the Parent of a Child with Special Needs?

Do You Wonder About Higher Education Opportunities for Your Special Needs Child?

Do you have Questions about Services Offered by Advocacy Organizations?

Saturday, October 18, 2008

10 AM to 2 PM

Marine Academic Center (MAC)

Kingsborough Community College

2001 Oriental Boulevard , Brooklyn, NY 11235

Contact Senator Martin Golden

Room 946 LOB • Albany, New York 12247 • (518) 455-2730

7403 5th Avenue • Brooklyn, New York 11209 • (718) 238-6044

Invited Speakers include:

Linda Wernikoff, Executive Director

Office of Special Education Initiatives

Yolanda Cacciolo, Director

New York University, CRC Counseling

Students with Chronic Illnesses & Psychological Disabilities

Information Tables:

Local Advocacy Organizations

Resources in the Community

State & City Agencies Devoted to

Special Education

Senator Martin Golden’s

2nd Annual Special Education Forum


Owen H. R. Johnson, Legislative Analyst

Hon. Martin J. Golden

New York State Senate, 22nd District

7408 Fifth Avenue

Brooklyn, NY 11209

Tel 718.238.6044


New Parent Training announced

September 30, 2008

Parent Workshop

Autism: Using Visual Supports

 in the Home

Presented by:  District 75: Office of Autism

Topics will include:

Ø Using schedules at home

Ø Visual supports for the community

Ø How to make visual supports at home!

Date: October 8, 2008

Time: 10:00 am– 1:00 pm

Location: District Office

400 First Avenue

New York, NY


Please RSVP contacting your parent coordinator or Thomasina Howe:



“Educating our Students with Disabilities”

September 28, 2008

presented by AnneMarie Caminiti, Program Director, Parent to Parent NY, Inc.

**Educational Support Services

**Determining What’s Appropriate

**Determining Eligibility

**Developing the IEP

The workshop will be held Friday, October 17 from 10:00 to 12:00 at the Institute for Basic Research, 1050 Forest Hill Rd, Staten Island. Refreshments will be served and childcare is provided with prior registration. Please call 718-494-4872 to register or for further information.