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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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Supporting families and professionals to empower individuals with disabilities to reach their full potential.

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HOT TOPIC! What is an Exit Summary – Part 2

Students receiving Special Education services will receive an Exit Summary upon graduation. This is meant to be a description of the student’s overall current skills, abilities, limitations and needs. ...
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Learning Disabilities – Embracing the Future 8/19

Upon completion of this training, participants will be able to engage in positive dialogue about child’s learning disability, describe how emotions and expectations can be a barrier ...
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Observing and Communicating Behaviors 8/25

Do you recognize the behaviors that could be effecting your child’s development? Do you know how to document these behaviors and effectively communicate them to educational professionals? ...
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Observing and Communicating Behaviors 9/18

Do you recognize the behaviors that could be effecting your child’s development? Do you know how to document these behaviors and effectively communicate them to educational professionals? ...
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Preparing for High School 9/19

Do you attend school planning meetings for your middle school child/student? Beginning at age 15, an Individualized Education Program (IEP) is required to provide a section for the student’s future ca ...
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Family Engagement Conference 11/30

Evidence shows when families, communities and schools work together, students are more successful and the entire community benefits. Learn from expert national and state leaders, thinkers ...
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Learning Events

10,000+

People Served Annually

75

Engaging Topics

17

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The Parent Network of WNY is closer than you think.

With 275+ Learning Events available online or in-person, our extended services provide guidance and support to meet your unique needs.

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The contents of this website were developed under a grant from the US Department of Education, #H325160003. However, those contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the US Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government. Project Officer, Carmen Sanchez.