Family Engagement Conference

Family Engagement Conference

Evidence shows when families, communities and schools work together,
students are more successful and the entire community benefits

Jim Kelly / Parent Network of WNY Scholarships

Jim Kelly / Parent Network of WNY Scholarships

Applications for conferences focusing on disabilities will be accepted all year long

Supporting Parents, Families and Professionals

Supporting Parents, Families and Professionals

To empower individuals with disabilities to reach their full potential.

Education and Resources

Education and Resources

To effectively communicate with professionals to successfully advocate for children.

Support. Educate. Connect. Empower.

Support. Educate. Connect. Empower.

We Provide 1-On-1 Support and Education on Disabilities, Special Education and Services.

    • Hot Topic

      Hot Topic

      What is an Exit Summary?  Part 1

      The Student Exit Summary is meant to provide a written overview of the student’s academic achievement and functional performance.

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    • Visit us on YouTube!

      Visit us on YouTube!

      PLEASE VISIT OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL TO SEE ALL OF OUR VIDEOS

       

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    • NEW VIDEO

      NEW VIDEO

      Transition from Pre-School to Kindergarten

      Going to Kindergarten is an exciting time for every child and family. Take a look at some of the differences between preschool special education (CPSE) and school age special education (CSE).

      The more you know, the easier it will be for you and your child!

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    • Autism Workshop

      Autism Workshop

      Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD): Ways to Communicate 6/27 (Chautauqua) - In this workshop participants will learn about communication disorders related to Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and treatment strategies to improve communication skills in children with ASD.

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    • bullying workshop

      bullying workshop

      Bullying and Students with Disabilities 6/30 (Cattaraugus) - How do students with disabilities cope with bullying?  Participants will learn advocacy skills and how supports and services can be built into an Individualized Education Program (IEP) to promote social growth.

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    • behavior workshop

      behavior workshop

      What To Do About Challenging Behaviors in The Home and Community 6/30 - The purpose of this workshop is to help parents recognize the early signs of conflict and put in place plans that can manage the conflict before it turns into a full blown storm.

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    News

    • HOT TOPIC! What is an Exit Summary? Part 1

      Parent Network News

      Thursday, June 22, 2017

      The Student Exit Summary is meant to provide a written overview of the student’s academic achievement and functional performance.  It should include recommendations for continued support and skill development as the student transitions from high school to his/her post-secondary goals.

    • Graduation at Buffalo Public School #84

      Parent Network News

      Monday, June 19, 2017

      This morning our executive director, Susan Barlow, was bestowed the opportunity to speak at School #84’s graduation ceremony.  Her advice to the graduates: “Remember with each right comes a responsibility. It is important to make good choices. Learn. Be patient. And most of all,more

    • HOT TOPIC! Military and Veteran Family Program

      Parent Network News

      Thursday, June 15, 2017

      Military and veteran families in WNY live a civilian lifestyle. This means they do not live on a military base and children do not attend military schools. Because of this, many military connected families are not aware of the support and resources that are available to them. That’s where wemore

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