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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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Belonging Matters Conference - 5/18


Building relationships with and for children and adults with disabilities in schools and communities

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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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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 – 5/11

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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Belonging Matters Conference - 5/18

Building relationships with and for children and adults with disabilities in schools and communities ...
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Transition: Let’s Take a Closer Look - Free Conference - 5/14

Free Transition Conference for kids graduating high school - what is available and your options. ...
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Effective Communication: Helping Families and Professionals Work Together – 4/26

In this workshop you will learn about your role in the special education process, communication challenges and strategies and tools to collaboration ...
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The Nurtured Heart Approach – Part 4 - 5/1

Are you frustrated by behavior challenges that put your child in control of your home? Have your discipline methods stopped working? Do you want your children to have good morals, be compassionate, an ...
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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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