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Overview of
Developmental Disability Services

Topics Include:
Life Plan | Self-Directed Services
Residential Options | Family Support Services
Special Education | Assessments
and more!

Tuesday, November 19th
Light Dinner Provided

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December 5, 2019
8:30 am to 3:00 pm

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

Michael's Catering & Banquets
4885 Southwestern Blvd.
Hamburg, NY 14075


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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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Parent Network of WNY
has launched its

Money Management Program

Fact Sheets | Budgeting Worksheets
External Resources | Videos

To benefit parents and caregivers of individuals with disabilities.

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Download our Current Calendar of Events!

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3rd Annual Family Engagement Conference! 12/5

When families, schools, and communities work together, partnership happen. ...
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What's Up Buffalo?

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Understanding Special Education – 10/16

Designed to help families learn how to take an active role in the education process, this class provides useful resources for the future. ...
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Understanding the Individualized Education Program (IEP) Process – 10/21

Review tips and tools to help you gain confidence and to become more involved in the planning and creation of your child's IEP. ...
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Speak- Up! Skills for Effective Advocacy & How to Prepare for Meetings - 10/23

The class will provide you with tips on how to be prepared and organized. You will learn how to be a powerful advocate (someone who speaks up). ...
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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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