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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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The Wildly Engaged
Inclusive Classroom – Featuring Julie Causton, Ph.D.


This interactive presentation provides teachers, therapists and parents with countless ways to improve student engagement with practical and easy to implement ideas.

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The Wildly Engaged Inclusive Classroom – Featuring Julie Causton, Ph.D. - 11/15

This interactive presentation provides teachers, therapists and parents with countless ways to improve student engagement with practical and easy to implement ideas. ...
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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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Did you know...

That Parent Network in conjunction with the Kelly for Kids Foundation can provide funding to assist with the cost of conference/event registration fees, as well as transportation & accommodations. ...
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How to Speak Up: Skills for Effective Parent Advocacy – 10/22

In this workshop you will learn what advocacy means, how to improve your advocacy skills and how you can make a difference! ...
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Individualized Education Program (IEP) Practical Advice for Families – 10/23

An IEP, Individualized Education Program, is like a special, unique recipe to help a child succeed. This workshop teaches parents or caregivers all about the recipe-writing process, including who writ ...
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Understanding Special Education – 10/23

You will learn what is special education and where do you start, the steps in the special education process and w hat to expect at meetings of the Committee on Special Education (CSE) and Presc ...
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