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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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2nd Annual Family Engagement Conference - 11/29

Learn from expert national and state leaders, thinkers and innovators in the Family Engagement community. ...
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Hands on with Sensory Processing – 11/17

Through fun and engaging activities, parents will have an opportunity to experience and use real-life suggestions with their children, that will be easy to incorporate into everyday routines. ...
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Entendiendo y aprendiendo planes de comportamiento escola / Understanding School Behavior Plans – 11/20

Este taller enseña a las familias todo sobre el proceso de educación especial, incluyendo qué esperar en las reuniones del Comité de Educación Especial (CSE) (Preescolar CPSE) ...
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Finding The Best Graduation Option for Students with Disabilities – 11/20

You will learn the current NYS diploma options for students with disabilities, the difference between a Skills Credential and CDOS Credential and how to determine the best pathway for your child ...
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Life After High School – 11/27

In this workshop participants will understand the special education system’s responsibilities regarding all areas of living…”Live, Learn, Work and Play.” An introduction to community based services wi ...
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Understanding Special Education in the Catholic Education System – 11/28

You will learn what is special education and where do you start? Understanding how the Public School Services are integrated in a Catholic School setting, and more! ...
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