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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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Parent Network of WNY
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To benefit parents and caregivers of individuals with disabilities.

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Check back weekly and download our current events calendar! ...
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Family & Caregiver Group for Parents of Teenagers with Autism Spectrum - 12/12

Join us at our workshop to provide a welcoming environment for parents and other caregivers of teenagers with autism spectrum disorders to meet, share experiences, ask questions and receive support. ...
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What's Up Buffalo?

Check out what Parent Network has in store for you Buffalo! ...
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Parent Network of WNY Informational Session - 1/29/2020

Hear a parents perspective on working with your child's school and discuss what disability related topics you would like to learn more about! ...
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"Got Stress?" - Three-Session Series Starting 1/2/2020

Our three-session "Got Stress?" series will provide you with coping skills that have been shown to reduce stress and anxiety ...
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WEBINAR – Supported Decision Making as an Alternative to Guardianship

In this webinar you will learn about supported decision-making and an exciting project sponsored by DDPC, SDMNY that is facilitating supported decision-making in a number of sites around New York. ...
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