Nurturing in the Neighborhood

Nurturing in the Neighborhood Niagara University, the Niagara Falls City School District ,and Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center are bringing free early childhood activities to Niagara Falls! Activities include early childhood learning, early reading skills, food and nutrition, recreational fun, behavioral health, developmental screenings, social interactions, and more! A unique piece of ‘Nurturing in the Neighborhood’ is parent

Episode 10: Behavior Interventions for Students with Disabilities

  Hello everyone! We are back in Episode 10 with Debbie Schutt. She is part of the Parent Network Family and is our Behavioral Support. We learn about possible behavioral interventions for students with disabilities by listening to some case scenarios. Do you have difficulty with time limits on devices in your home such as

Kindercamp – for Children Entering Kindergarten

About Kindercamp Kindercamp is a program specifically designed to ease the transition for children (and their families) entering kindergarten. Kindercamp is embedded within a graduate course offered by the College of Education, and introduces children to various developmentally appropriate learning experiences and activities that build upon and strengthen skills necessary for kindergarten. Activities focus on

Episode 9: Court Working with Educators and the Community

***disclaimer:  Some gang references included and community violence.*** In this week’s episode Laura and Katie speak with Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn. This interview helps to clarify the role of District Attorney Flynn in our community and what his prosecution of an individual with a disability can look like. He offers some insight

Accessible Academics!

We have BIG transition news to share with you! A new non-profit agency in WNY is currently expanding and seeking new students for the Fall 2019 semester! Accessible Academics is to provide transition support exclusively to students with varying abilities who are seeking a credit or certificate bearing post-secondary education. With the help of this

New York State Announces February SNAP Benefits Being Issued Early Due to Federal Government Shutdown

Most New Yorkers Receiving SNAP Will Get Full February Benefits by January 17 The New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance today announced that most recipients of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits will receive their full February benefits early, due to the ongoing federal government shutdown. Current SNAP recipients may receive their