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Transition from
Pre School to Kindergarten Video

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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DDAWNY Transition Conference - 4/27

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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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If you have a child with a disability, they may qualify for additional services outside of school.

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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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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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Special Education Community Circle / Círculo de la Comunidad de Educación Especial – 4/13

FREE REFRESHMENTS / REFRESCOS GRATIS Do you have questions on your child’s education? ¿Tiene preguntas sobre los servicios de educación especial de su ...
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Bullying & Promoting Well-Being for Students with Disabilities - 3/17

In this workshop you will learn about the different types of bullying, how too recognize the warning signs and how to add supports into an IEP ...
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My Child with Learning Disabilities: Understanding & Supporting Emotions - 3/20

In this workshop you will learn how to identify emotions experienced by children with learning disabilities, strategies to support the emotional well-being of children with learning disabilities ...
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Creating a Path to Positive Behaviors – 3/27

Participants will learn about FBA process, behavior plans and goals that can be built into a child’s individualized Education Program (IEP). ...
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Making Sense of School Discipline and Suspension Series – 3/28

This four week workshop series will focus on the codes of conduct schools use, school discipline policies and practices, and how students with disabilities fit into this scheme. This four week worksho ...
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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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