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Gaining Understanding Through Knowledge


Guide & Connect simplifies and delivers information about NYS OPWDD changes that affect the way individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities receive their services and health care.

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Family & Caregiver Group: On The Go


An online group for families and caregivers of people with developmental disabilities living at home, approved for OPWDD Services

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Leadership in Special Education Conference - 6/1

Roundtable discussions on Autism, mental health, special education, learning disabilities, developmental disabilities and more! ...
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Partners in Employment Summit – Connections for Career Path Development – 6/4-5

New York Alliance for Inclusion & Innovation, will provide targeted sessions to educate, advocate and promote how, in New York, to assist any New Yorker – with or without disabilities – to be employed ...
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Western New York & Northern Pennsylvania – Inclusion Conference – 7/11

This interactive presentation provides attendees with countless ways to improve student engagement with practical and easy to implement ideas. ...
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Autism and Social Skills – 5/14

The class will review strategies to use at home, school, and within the community to help a child be successful. ...
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How to Protect My Child’s Future Through Guardianship, Wills & Trusts – 5/22

This workshop provides parents or caregivers with an overview of things to think about: guardianship, wills, and trusts. ...
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What to do About Challenging Behavior – 6/1

The course will teach you how to manage conflict and offer suggestions for establishing consequences before the behavior turns into something even more difficult to handle. ...
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