Chautauqua County check out these opportunities near you!

Parent Network of WNY is proud to announce their workshops and family and caregiver group in Chautauqua County! Our September 24 workshop, “Effective Communication: Helping Families and Professionals Work Together” will clarify your role in the special education process, communication challenges, and introduce tools for collaboration. The next workshop on October 1, “What is Special Education?” will inform

Niagara County Workshops and Family and Caregiver Group!

Parent Network of WNY is proud to offer a Family and Caregiver group and workshops in your area this fall! Our family and caregiver group provides a welcoming environment for parents and other caregivers of children with autism spectrum disorders to meet, share experiences, ask questions and receive support. This group meets once a month on

Allegany County Workshop Series and Family and Caregiver Group

A free, three workshop series tackling subjects on disabilities such as bullying, sexuality, and graduation requirements to be held in Wellsville, NY. The next workshop titled, Sexuality and Students with Disabilities: How to Have a more Comfortable Conversation, will be held Oct. 16 at 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. This informational series will be hosted at the Allegany ARC Rehabilitation

Parent Network Pod

Parent Network of WNY launched their own podcast titled, “Parent Network Pod!” The podcast providing professionals and parents of individuals with disabilities the information they need whenever and wherever they need it. “We want people to be able to access this information from anywhere,” said Laura, podcast co-host. “The podcast is like having an expert

Eligibility Navigator

Did you know that if you have a child with a disability, they may qualify for additional services through the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD)? Many students with disabilities receive supports and services through the special education process. Students with developmental disabilities may be eligible for additional services through The Office for People

HOT TOPIC! Supports for Students with Developmental Disabilities

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Many students with disabilities receive supports and services through the special education process. Students with developmental disabilities may be eligible for services through The Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD).  Eligible students can receive services from their school district and OPWDD. In order to be eligible for OPWDD services the student must go through

Parent Network of Western New York launches “Guide and Connect” Campaign

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE            Contact: May 30, 2018                                     Danielle M. DelMonte Danielle Marie Communications 716.597.8854 ddelmonte@wnycommunications.com Parent Network of Western New York launches “Guide and Connect” Campaign Outreach program to serve individuals and families affected by developmental disabilities in Erie and Niagara counties May 30, 2018 | Buffalo, New York: The Parent Network of Western