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Going to Kindergarten is an exciting time for every child and family. Learn the differences between preschool special education (CPSE) and school age special education (CSE).

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We believe your child's potential knows no bounds.


The Parent Network of WNY enriches the lives of families and individuals with special needs through education, resources and 1-on-1 support.

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Proudly serving all 8 counties of Western New York.


We provide families and individuals with special needs the tools and knowledge to flourish today and tomorrow.

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Come for Drinks and Chit Chat
Venir para bebidas y charlar - 2/12


Do you have questions on your child’s education?

¿Tiene preguntas sobre la educación de su hijo?

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Because supporting your child is your #1 priority.


Do you have a question about your child’s development? Speak 1-on-1 with our Support Specialists to discover life-changing services and resources.

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Attend one of our free Learning Events.


Our small-sized groups provide the space to learn more about your child’s disabilities while getting to know other families in the community.

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Come for Drinks & Chit Chat / Venir para bebidas y charlar – 3/9

Drinks are free! / las bebidas son gratis! Do you have questions on your child’s education? ¿Tiene preguntas sobre la educación de su hijo? ...
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All About My Child: Creating a “One Page” – 2/27

In this workshop you will learn how to create a profile page for your child and what information to share with people who will interact with your child. ...
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Bullying & Promoting Well-Being for Students with Disabilities – 3/5

In this workshop you will learn about the different types of bullying, how to recognize the warning signs and how to add supports into an IEP ...
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Understanding the Individualized Education Program (IEP) Process - 3/10

In this workshop you will learn about the development of the Individualized Education Program (IEP), your role in the process and how to be an active participant in the creation of the IEP. ...
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Life After High School Support Systems and Having A Plan – 3/13

In this workshop you will learn about the key concepts of transition, names of the adult support systems and the roles & responsibilities for the school and for parents ...
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New Support Groups Page!

Parent Network of WNY offers free support groups that provide a welcoming environment for parents and other caregivers of young people with autism or developmental disabilities to meet, share experien ...
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