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

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Resource Fair – 3/30

Join us for a day packed with fun and information for individuals with disabilities and their families. ...
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Children’s Medicaid System Transformation for Children & Families Enrolled in Medicaid Waiver Programs – 3/21

New York State is hosting an event on the Children’s Medicaid System Transformation for Children and Families enrolled in Medicaid waiver programs to learn and ask important questions about changes an ...
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Working With My School Around Problem Behavior Part 1 – Webinar – 3/23

Ask the EXPERT! Learn more about working with your school about problem behavior. ...
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Finding The Best Graduation Option for Students with Disabilities – 3/26

You will learn the current NYS diploma options for students with disabilities, the difference between a Skills Credential and CDOS Credential and how to determine the best pathway for your child. ...
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Anxiety and School Avoidance – 3/27

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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How to Handle Negative Behavior in the Home and the Community – 3/28

he course will teach you how to manage conflict and offer suggestions for establishing consequences before the behavior turns into something even more difficult to handle. ...
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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.

Parent Network provides information of a general nature
and is designed for information and educational purposes only and does not constitute medical or legal advice.