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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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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 – 6/1

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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Going to Kindergarten for Children with Special Needs (CPSE to CSE) – 5/23

Going to Kindergarten is an exciting time for every child and family. In this workshop we will discuss the differences between pre-school special education and school age special education. We will an ...
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Creating a Path to Positive Behaviors – 5/25

You will learn when and why a Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA) is conducted, when, why and how to develop a Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP) and how the BIP leads to goals that can be buil ...
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Anxiety and School Avoidance – 5/23

You will learn strategies for success, about supports available through Special Education Services and ways to partner with your school for solutions ...
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Special Education Mediation - 6/9

This highly engaging six-hour workshop will teach participants what mediation is, how it works, and key principles and strategies to help achieve a successful resolution. Through hands-on exercises, v ...
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Skills for Effective Parent Advocacy – 6/11

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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